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Females in Jazz

Females in Jazz
Geneve Thomas-Palmer June 11, 2018

A crowd of CHS jazz students threw their arms in the air, pounded on the wooden railing, and cheered until their throats were hoarse as Mei Semones began to play as the first, and only female musicians...

Wooten Woods

Wooten Woods
Geneve Thomas-Palmer June 11, 2018

In April, about 60 of Community High’s jazz students went to a camp in Tennessee run by a grammy award winning bassist named Victor Wooten and his world famous teachers. Senior drummer Mason Cox knew...

Forum Council Presidential Candidates Race to the Top

A poster of presidential candidate Danny Freiband on a CHS hallways door.
Francisco Fiori September 28, 2016

It’s fall 2016, the time of the elections. Campaigns and posters are invading the hallways and each candidate is trying to obtain the treasured positions of the presidency. However, these candidates...

Why it Sucks to Have Your Voice Change

Why it Sucks to Have Your Voice Change
Danny Freiband January 22, 2016

When I was thirteen years old, I was, for the most part, a soprano; sure, I mostly sang alto in choir, but my voice went just as high as most of the soprano singers, and I was known to jump up to the soprano...

To Paris and the World

To Paris and the World
Communicator Staff November 17, 2015

Our hearts go out to the people of Paris and to the victims of terrorism and injustice everywhere in the world. What happened on Friday was a tragedy for humanity, something felt around the globe. Out...

Cull of the Wild

Cull of the Wild
Danny Freiband November 13, 2015

AAPS Media Specialist and Citizens for Safe Deer Management Co-founder Jeri Schneider spoke the minds of many Ann Arbor citizens when she said she was “shocked and appalled” at Ann Arbor City Council’s...

Time Out: A Reconsideration of Timed Testing

Time Out: A Reconsideration of Timed Testing
Danny Freiband October 23, 2015

Timed testing has been around for so long that many of us consider it an unpleasant yet necessary part of our lives. It is high time that its merits be called into question. The true purpose of testing...

Monty Python’s SPAMalot

Rehearsal a week before opening night. Oren Levin (center left) portrays King Arthur holding Excalibur. Milo Tucker-Meyer (center right) portrays Patsy, servant/steed of King Arthur. Sophia Werthmann (far left) and Isaac Scobey-Thal (second from the left) portray Dennis' widowed mother and Dennis Galahad respectively.
Natalie Potter and Andreea Serban March 20, 2015

One Week Before Opening Night Diction, energy and staying in character were the three things running through the minds of the actors and actresses of Community’s Ensemble Theatre (CET) one week before...

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