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Recent NEWS Stories

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize Clay Middle School toy drive, continue volunteering

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize Clay Middle School toy drive, continue volunteering

November 19, 2018

The annual National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) toy drive will take place at Clay Middle School this...

Cabinet balances Garage Sale, Smoothie Smashdown, 100-day challenge, Dance Marathon

Cabinet balances Garage Sale, Smoothie Smashdown, 100-day challenge, Dance Marathon

November 18, 2018

According to speaker of the House Neil Walker Simmons, Cabinet’s most upcoming event will be Garage...

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

November 16, 2018

Complete Q and A with Christi Cloud, CCS director of technology and data solutions Why has the decision...

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Back in Business: As Abercrombie & Fitch recently reopened in Indiana,  students, staff consider how companies recover from past mistakes

Recent ENTERTAINMENT Stories

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with  Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

November 16, 2018

This sunday at 4 p.m., for the first time, the CHS Symphony and Camerata orchestras, the most prestigious...

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate  darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

November 16, 2018

Most people are familiar with the quirky, comedic plays that students put on seasonally, but according...

Entertainment Briefs

Entertainment Briefs

November 16, 2018

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CHS women’s swimming team preparing for meet at Hamilton Southeastern

Recent SPORTS Stories

With winter break close, JV men’s basketball faces Noblesville on Dec. 6

With winter break close, JV men’s basketball faces Noblesville on Dec. 6

December 6, 2018

In their fourth game of the regular season, the junior varsity men’s basketball team prepares to face...

Winter Cheerleading will support the men’s basketball team as they head to Southport to play Jeffersonville on Dec. 8.

Winter Cheerleading will support the men’s basketball team as they head to Southport to play Jeffersonville on Dec. 8.

December 4, 2018

The game will be held at Southport and will start at 1:30 p.m. Nicole Vetter, Blue Varsity head coach,...

Team places second at meet, continues to train

Team places second at meet, continues to train

December 4, 2018

The Wrestling team placed 2nd at a meet on Dec. 1. Head Coach Ed Pendowski said, “This weekend was...

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Graphic Perspective: Black Friday

Recent PERSPECTIVES Stories

New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

November 18, 2018

Read our 11.16 Staff Editorial about New Voices Indiana here.

Graphic Perspective: Pardoning Turkeys

Graphic Perspective: Pardoning Turkeys

November 16, 2018

Working to #BeHeard: Former Acumen editor-in-chief reflects on involvement in New Voices legislation movement

Working to #BeHeard: Former Acumen editor-in-chief reflects on involvement in New Voices legislation movement

November 16, 2018

I was part of New Voices Indiana back in the 2016-2017 school year. It was exciting to help put together...

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Students use athletic talent to give back during holiday season
Junior Pari Mollabashy

Junior Pari Mollabashy

November 16, 2018

“I always get asked what my race is. No one knows that I’m half-Korean and half-Persian until I...

HERE’S THE (BUBBLE) TEA

HERE’S THE (BUBBLE) TEA

November 16, 2018

 

Junior Markus Ilo

Junior Markus Ilo

November 16, 2018

“We turn normal people into ballroom dancers. We just take people who don’t know anything about dancing...

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Senior Class is inactive but officers still prepare

December 6, 2018

The Senior Class is currently inactive. According to Meredith Lipps, Senior Class President, the officers...

Teens with a Choice continues development of reproductive health fair

Teens with a Choice continues development of reproductive health fair

December 6, 2018

According to Sasha Matsuki, Teens with a Choice president and senior, Teens with a Choice will have a...

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Ending Hate : Students, community deem hate crimes  ineffective, emphasize need for hate crime law

Recent FEATURE Stories

Thank You(th) : With upcoming holidays such as Thanksgiving,  students give back to community through volunteering

Thank You(th) : With upcoming holidays such as Thanksgiving, students give back to community through volunteering

November 16, 2018

While many people come together with their family to prepare feasts for Thanksgiving Day dinner,  watch...

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

November 16, 2018

For freshman Ashnaya Gupta, gymnastics has been part of her life since she was 2 years old. Gupta spends...

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up,  students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up, students consider pros, cons of online shopping

November 16, 2018

Junior Sofia Rashid looks through online stores every day. She likes to browse and put things in her...

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Insomnia Cookies Review
“Free Solo”: A Cinematic Masterpiece chronicling Alex Honnold’s Attempt to Scale El Capitan [Reel Talk]

“Free Solo”: A Cinematic Masterpiece chronicling Alex Honnold’s Attempt to Scale El Capitan [Reel Talk]

November 8, 2018

As I watched “Free Solo,” all I kept thinking was Alex Honnold cannot be human. No sane person would...

Rock & Roll & School: “School of Rock” shows how fun and education can be intertwined [Reel Talk]

Rock & Roll & School: “School of Rock” shows how fun and education can be intertwined [Reel Talk]

May 17, 2018

“School of Rock” is a must-see for everyone simply because it makes you remember how it felt to be...

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All the Stars

Recent JUST A MINUTE Stories

GRAPHIC: Cramming for Midterms?

GRAPHIC: Cramming for Midterms?

October 25, 2018

Over the Years

Over the Years

September 21, 2018

A Sleep-Deprived Student’s Guide to Dreams

A Sleep-Deprived Student’s Guide to Dreams

August 14, 2018

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