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Student Arts Spotlight: Mason Catalon

Senior Mason Catalon uses dry materials and ink to create artwork.

By Laura Sneller, Arts Editor

December 12, 2018

From the random paint colors staining her wardrobe to the doodle-filled sketchbook that is glued to her hand, it is no secret that senior Mason Catalon is a passionate artist. For her, art is an integral part of her life and her need to draw is equivalent to her need to breathe.   “I’v...

Student Art Spotlight: Ethan Shrier

Student Art Spotlight: Ethan Shrier

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

June 14, 2017

What do Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Miles Davis and Barry Manilow all have in common? Not only are they legendary musicians, but they all went to the Juilliard School. And now, senior Ethan Shrier will join their impressive rank. Shrier will take his talents to New York next year, as he accepted the...

Student Art Spotlight: Precious Melchizedek and Calissa Park

Juniors Calissa Park and Precious Melchizedek perform during CHS Got Talent Jan. 26.

By Sai Sreenivasan, Observations Editor

February 21, 2017

This year’s CHS Talent winners are the dynamic duo, juniors Calissa Park and Precious Melchizedek. They performed a mash-up of “Hotline Bling” by Drake, “Needed Me” by Rihanna and “Too Good” by Drake and Rihanna. Both sang and Park played the guitar. Park first became interested in music...

Student Art Spotlight: Kevin Ho

Junior Kevin Ho creates digital art and charcoal drawings. He enjoys helping other artists and is the head of the CHS I-Illustrate club. Ho’s artwork is pictured below.

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

December 5, 2016

Much like a heart, The Observer has many components that it needs to thrive: the well written stories, the unique pictures, the creative headlines, the informative graphics and the amazing cartoons. For Junior Kevin Ho, the artist behind the cartoons, his creativity has no limits. Although he is...

Student Art Spotlight: Lauren Hassan

Senior Lauren Hassan, founder of the CHS Slam Poetry Club, delivers a slam poem. Hassan writes and performs poems covering a wide range of topics from racism to romance.

By Sarah O'Brien and Balbina Yang, Arts Editors

September 29, 2016

When we think of the arts, it’s usually music, theater or fine arts. However, ever since senior Lauren Hassan started the Slam Poetry Club, the CHS arts community has had an outspoken new member. “Since she came to CHS, I have seen her grow into a respected leader of her peers,” Slam Poetry club...

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