The Harbinger

Blast From the Past

Forty eight ZCHS students of all grades were interviewed on what they remembered from their past.

By Mary Demarco, Staff

February 20, 2020

When thinking of childhood, most think of the fun games and culture of the time. They think of the songs during the early 2000s and the fun toys they saw on Disney Channel commercials. They think of playing outside with neighborhood friends or going to a grandparent’s house. So much of our childhood...

A Guide to Mindfulness

By Gretchen Drews, Staff

February 12, 2020

Have you been feeling stressed lately? Has homework or friendships been just too much for you recently? Do you need something to just escape from life for a couple seconds? Practicing mindfulness every day is your solution. Millions of Americans practice this form of meditation and it has lots of ...

Major Reflection

Band Practice

By Joshua Nieman, Staff

November 1, 2019

Since the marching season has come to a bitter-sweet conclusion the time for reflection has come. The Marching Eagles have articulated their way through the competition, no doubt, but what absolutely cannot be simply glanced over are the figures that pushed them toward their continual success. These...

An Undefeated Season

Photo provided by Makenna Hoftiezer. The Choralaires celebrate their win at the Pike Music Fest competition.

By Anna Murphy, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

The girls step out on stage eagerly waiting to hear the final decisions from the judges. Huddled together, they listen with excitement hoping to hear their name called. And, finally, they all celebrate together when they hear the words, “Zionsville Choraliares, Grand Champions!” Week after week...

Model Citizens

Zionsville Model United Nations club watches a presentation during their trip to Chicago. Photo provided by Brenna Ackert.

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2019

At first glance, the Model United Nations club is a bit confusing. For the average student who knows absolutely nothing about the United Nations or the way it works, the concept can be difficult to grasp. However, the members of Zionsville Community High School’s Model U.N club have managed to naviga...

The Awakening

By Grace Gogis, Staff

February 26, 2019

Maybe you attended it yourself or maybe you’ve just scrolled through the overwhelming amount of related Instagram posts, but you’ve certainly been living under a rock if you haven’t heard about it: The Awakening. What is this event that has somehow been all over social media and yet has re...

A Different Side of Music

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

The students of ZCHS are no strangers to possessing musical talent. Our bands and show choirs put on professional-grade concerts, and individual students have started their own musical careers. But, outside of school, musical students are finding other opportunities than just the ones provided at schoo...

Combo Rehearsal

By Grace Gogis, Staff

February 7, 2019

Sadie’s Switch-Up

By Grace Gogis, Staff

February 7, 2019

Every January, ZCHS students get geared up for the biggest school event of the winter: Sadie’s. Known as the school’s “girls ask” dance, this dance has always been a fun way to flip conventional gender roles and put a unique twist on a school dance. So it was evident that students were confused and curious whe...

Mr. Zionsville – Tyler Benson

By Ruth Cronin, News Editor

January 29, 2019

Every year boys from the ZCHS senior class perform a talent show, competing for the title of Mr. Zionsville. This year, the winning act, and senior to take home the title of Mr. Zionsville, was Tyler Benson. “My act was a combination between a classical piece, a more rock piece, and then I ‘Rick...

On Pointe

Elizabeth Arnold, 9, laces her pointe shoes.
Photo by Kylie Heagy

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

     In the wings of the Monon Center stage, there is an almost tangible excitement. Ballerinas in pointe shoes and tutus wait anxiously to begin the run through of their upcoming show. This is the moment where months of their hard work will finally be seen in its entirety: costumes, hair, makeup, and, of...

Mr. Z 2019

Mr. Z 2019

By Josie Hughes, Social Editor

December 29, 2018

     It’s almost time for another iconic performance of the Mr. Zionsville production. In case you haven't heard or seen in the past, Mr. Z is a huge production that brings in thousands of dollars each year for good reason.      For almost 40 years, since the early 1980s, 15 senior boys step u...