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  • Environmental Action Club focuses on food waste and food quality
  • School vs. Sports: CHS students struggle to balance  academics, athletics
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  • Carmel to celebrate Oktoberfest on Sept. 22, Bow Wow Bash on Sept. 24
Science department begins textbook adoption process

Science department begins textbook adoption process

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Editor

According to department chairperson Jennifer Drudge, this will be the first year the science department is offering a medical intervention course. The textbook adoption process will also continue throughout the semester. “So medical interventions is the third year of the project Lead the Way course,” Drudge said, “this is our first year offering medical intervention, so that’s our only new course for the year.” Drudge also said the department went around the district and took a look at th...

September 22, 2017

Recent NEWS Stories

Kenya Club plans fundraiser with UNICEF Club, meetings Sept. 21, Oct. 5

Kenya Club plans fundraiser with UNICEF Club, meetings Sept. 21, Oct. 5

September 22, 2017

According to Mandeep Dhillon, Kenya Club president and junior, Kenya Club i...

Greyhound Connections to participate in a women’s soccer game tailgate

Greyhound Connections to participate in a women’s soccer game tailgate

September 22, 2017

Greyhound Connections, a club that helps introduce new sophomores, juniors and ...

Round and round: Mayor’s plans for new carousel in downtown Carmel incite controversy among residents

Round and round: Mayor’s plans for new carousel in downtown Carmel incite controversy among residents

September 21, 2017

Mayor James Brainard has continually strived to better Carmel by adding more...

The Shop Speak-ups

September 21, 2017

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CHS ranked as a top 10 athletic program in the nation

CHS ranked as a top 10 athletic program in the nation

Sameen Siddiqui, Sports Reporter

Maxpreps, a source for high school sports, ranked CHS number 10 in the nation for best athletic programs and number one in Indiana. Student athletes said this ranking has created a different atmosphere while playing for CHS. Quarterback and senior Jake McDonald said, “People always kind of look at Carmel as having an advantage for some reason, just by how many students we have or whatever it may be and so they always want to come after us. Some people think the stereotypical Carmel kid is the ...

September 21, 2017

Recent SPORTS Stories

Players discuss Unified Bocce Ball and its growing interest among student body

Players discuss Unified Bocce Ball and its growing interest among student body

September 21, 2017

Among the variety of specialty clubs at this school, the Bocce Club is...

CHS welcomes coed cheer team for the first time in school history

CHS welcomes coed cheer team for the first time in school history

September 21, 2017

In the past, the sidelines of sporting events around the country, have...

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Trinity Invitational

Men’s cross-country team prepares for Trinity Invitational

September 20, 2017

According to Colin Altevogt, men's cross-country team's head coach, this ...

Men’s soccer faces Pike on Sept. 19

Men’s soccer faces Pike on Sept. 19

September 20, 2017

The Carmel men’s soccer team will play Pike on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at Murray Stadi...

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Stronger than Terrorism: Boston bombing film sparks controversy and awareness among CHS students and staff

Stronger than Terrorism: Boston bombing film sparks controversy and awareness among CHS students and staff

Hannah Gretz, Entertainment Reporter

Onthe afternoon of Monday, April 15, 2013, two young men detonated a homemade bomb at the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon. Since the attack, the event has been nationally publicized and is now being portrayed in a film titled “Stronger,” which releases tomorrow. Staff and students at this school have reflected personally, academically and theatrically about the movie and the message it is expected to project. Annie Rose, Boston native and sophomore, was personally impacted by the even...

September 21, 2017

Recent ENTERTAINMENT Stories

A Trip Down Main Street: CHS students explain the benefits of attending events in the heart of Carmel

A Trip Down Main Street: CHS students explain the benefits of attending events in the heart of Carmel

September 21, 2017

Downtown Carmel is home to numerous events organized by CHS students. Mor...

Tech Check:  Studio tech theatre students  finish move of new Techloft space

Tech Check: Studio tech theatre students finish move of new Techloft space

September 21, 2017

Per auditorium director Christopher “Chris” Plunkett, the tech theater cla...

Falling into Festivities: As Munich’s 16-day OktoberFest approaches, Carmel prepares to celebrate the festival in Indiana.

Falling into Festivities: As Munich’s 16-day OktoberFest approaches, Carmel prepares to celebrate the festival in Indiana.

September 21, 2017

The polka band plays in the background as the sounds of German music and...

Entertainment Briefs

September 21, 2017

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Frida(m) Calling: CHS students, teachers assess how  the work of female artists has empowered them

Frida(m) Calling: CHS students, teachers assess how the work of female artists has empowered them

Angela Qian, Feature Reporter, Beats Editor

To honor what would have been Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday on July 6, hundreds of people donned floral dresses, shawls, artificial flowers and unibrows in an attempt to set the world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Kahlo. In the years since her death, especially with the current political climate, Kahlo and other female artists have become symbols for hope and power. In its Sept. 18 issue, Time Magazine wrote a special report on women who are changing the world. The magazine cites ...

September 21, 2017

Recent FEATURE Stories

Relative Advantage: Students with parents who work at CHS evaluate the merits, demerits of their situation

Relative Advantage: Students with parents who work at CHS evaluate the merits, demerits of their situation

September 21, 2017

Most students say goodbye to their parents every morning and don’t see...

The Upper(Class) Hand: CHS students evaluate the validity of the claim:   “older students perform better than younger students in class”

The Upper(Class) Hand: CHS students evaluate the validity of the claim: “older students perform better than younger students in class”

September 21, 2017

Senior Nick Gemelas is taking five AP classes this year as part of the...

One hundred and counting: With this school’s wide array of over 100 clubs, new groups continue to form

One hundred and counting: With this school’s wide array of over 100 clubs, new groups continue to form

September 21, 2017

Over the summer, in the cafe at the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), Sel...

Through the Lens: With photos becoming progressively more prevalent in  everyday life, CHS students and staff reflect on their purpose

Through the Lens: With photos becoming progressively more prevalent in everyday life, CHS students and staff reflect on their purpose

September 21, 2017

For sophomore Reagan Smiley, she said she has been in love with photogra...

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Chipotle Comeback. Despite recent struggles, Chipotle remains superior to Qdoba

Chipotle Comeback. Despite recent struggles, Chipotle remains superior to Qdoba

Hannah Glazier, Social Media Editor

Recently, Chipotle made an announcement that changed the Tex-Mex fast food restaurant game forever. Starting at a test kitchen in New York, Chipotle will now serve queso at select locations. In the spirit expansion, Chipotle will also test an avocado vinaigrette, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic margaritas. The significance of this announcement is it’s impact on one of the most debated topics this generation faces: Chipotle or Qdoba? For me, the answer has always been clear: Chipotle....

September 21, 2017

Recent PERSPECTIVES Stories

Qdoba’s Queso Advantage. Qdoba should continue to establish itself atop the Tex-Mex hierarchy

Qdoba’s Queso Advantage. Qdoba should continue to establish itself atop the Tex-Mex hierarchy

September 21, 2017

As Tex-mex chains have flooded into the general public, one of the giants in the industry, Chipotle, has long been considered the st...

Graphic Perspective. The Southern Situation.

September 21, 2017

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Backyard Birding. Students should take time to appreciate nature found in their own backyards.

Backyard Birding. Students should take time to appreciate nature found in their own backyards.

September 21, 2017

Backyards are not known for attracting wildlife, but given the right habitat, wildlife ca...

Graphic Perspective. No-flix Netflix.

September 21, 2017

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Humans of CHS

September 22, 2017

  • Ask a Stupid Question Day Poll September 21, 2017
  • Elise Conour, 11 September 21, 2017
  • Shubhi Sinha, 11 September 21, 2017
  • Columbus Day Speak-Ups September 21, 2017

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Players discuss Unified Bocce Ball and its growing interest among student body

Players discuss Unified Bocce Ball and its growing interest among student body

Caleb Shaffer, Reporter

Among the variety of specialty clubs at this school, the Bocce Club is...

September 21, 2017

  • ComedySportz team begins to prepare for upcoming season September 20, 2017
  • Art Club to participate in Carmel International Arts Festival September 20, 2017
  • TechHOUNDS starts official meetings September 20, 2017
  • Project Sunshine’s Callout Meeting is Approaching September 19, 2017

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