The Chesterton High
School Singing Sands yearbook and Sandscript newspaper
continue to build an excellent tradition.
The CHS yearbook
was recognized as a Hoosier Star Award Honorable Mention for the 2012-2013
school year at the Indiana High School Press Association’s Annual State
Convention at the end of October. The Singing Sands was one of 14
books to be named a Hoosier Star Award winner in the state’s large school
In addition to the
2012-2013 yearbook’s success, the 2013-14 yearbook received recognition by
placing in five of the seven entered IHSPA Harvey Award competitions. The
staff was recognized for having the best ‘academic’ section in the state.
The book also received second place for its ‘Student Life’ section, third in
‘Sports Photography’ section, and fourth in its ‘Theme Design’ and ‘Sports’
Sandscript newspaper was also recognized for its excellence. The
newspaper received a Hoosier Star Honorable Mention award for its production
during the 2013-2014 school year. The Sandscript was one of eight
books that were recognized as a Hoosier Star Award winner in the state’s
large school division.
Sands yearbook was created under the direction of Editor-in-Chief
Katherine Smith, while the Sandscript was created under
Editor-in-Chief Lauren Lecy. Lecy was also elected to her third consecutive
term as one of the IHSPA’s State Student Advisers.
The yearbook is
advised by English teacher John Thanos and the newspaper is advised by
English teacher John Hayduk.