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WHJE to host Riley-Thon, collect competition entries for IASB

WHJE to host Riley-Thon, collect competition entries for IASB

Angela Qian

January 19, 2020

WHJE will conduct a Riley-Thon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital and promote Dance Marathon, which will be at 4 p.m. on Feb. 29, according to Jess Cooper, Riley-Thon organizer and junior. “I am a Riley kid. I’m an oncology kid, so I spent six months at Ri...

Senior Class officers brainstorm senior-specific events

Senior Class officers brainstorm senior-specific events

Leah Tan

January 16, 2020

The Senior Class officers are planning smaller, senior-specific events for the second semester following winter break. According to Senior Class vice president Lydia Yong, some ideas include a senior spirit week or a Senior Class game of assassin. “Our only wish is that you get involved by participa...

Democrats Club to establish voter registration drive prior to primary elections

Democrats Club to establish voter registration drive prior to primary elections

Michelle Lu

January 15, 2020

The Democrats Club will host a club meeting to decide activities for second semester on Jan. 15. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the meeting will focus on the upcoming primary elections as well as the general elections in November. “One of the big things that we’re really trying to do and gonn...

Math Club next meeting Jan. 14, hold Math League competition

Math Club next meeting Jan. 14, hold Math League competition

Leslie Huang

January 14, 2020

Math club members will host another round of Math League on Jan. 14 and begin practicing for the American Mathematics Competition (AMC). Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “For the AMC, sign-ups will close on Jan. 14 and students must sign-up using their school account.” Broman sai...

TEDx to plan speaker auditions at meeting on Jan. 13

TEDx to plan speaker auditions at meeting on Jan. 13

Rhea Acharya

January 12, 2020

Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, said during the club’s next meeting on Jan. 13 in Room E235, the members will devote the majority of their time to planning the speaker auditions for the club’s upcoming conference. Konrad said she anticipates these auditions to take place in the last week...

Carmel UNICEF to host Charity Ball on Valentine’s Day

Carmel UNICEF to host Charity Ball on Valentine’s Day

Grace Xu

January 10, 2020

Carmel UNICEF is currently preparing for its second annual Charity Ball which will take place on Valentine's Day, according to club sponsor Jill Noel.     “This will be our second year to (host the Charity Ball), and it’s just to raise money for UNICEF,” Noel said. “There’s fo...

Speech team to work on individual practice in the upcoming weeks

Saumya Somasi

January 10, 2020

The speech team is focusing on individual practice, according to Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior.   She said the practice is for competitive members that will compete in the upcoming Sectional. Misterka said the date of the next meeting is unclear but there will ...

Maintenance staff prepares for sports, performing arts, winter weather

Maintenance staff prepares for sports, performing arts, winter weather

Lillian He

December 8, 2019

With the end of the football season this past weekend, winter sports are in full swing. This means additional tasks for the maintenance staff as they make sure all these sports have the equipment and area they need. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said via email, “We are preparing for inside winte...

K-8 mentoring finishing semester with holiday activities

Isabel VanZetta

December 7, 2019

Students in the K-8 mentoring program are finishing their first semester while planing and going to holiday events. Club sponsor Robin Pletcher said some members will get together with their younger kids for individual holiday parties. If the member chooses, they will bring their kid a gift and hang out...

Cabinet wraps up semester with Smoothie Smashdown, Wrapping Drive, begins preparations for next semester

Cabinet wraps up semester with Smoothie Smashdown, Wrapping Drive, begins preparations for next semester

Aditi Kumar

December 7, 2019

After their success with Runway for Riley and the garage sale, Cabinet will continue to plan its December events: Smoothie Smashdown and the Wrapping Drive. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, attendance for both Runway for Riley and the garage sale exceeded Cabinet’s expectations for these events. “Runway for Riley wa...

Science Olympiad to have next meeting Dec. 3, next competition Dec. 7

Science Olympiad to have next meeting Dec. 3, next competition Dec. 7

Uma Kandallu

December 5, 2019

 Science Olympiad is scheduled to have its next meeting Dec. 3, preceding the club’s upcoming competition on Dec. 7. Science Olympiad member and sophomore Jinhee Won said that the invitational is typical of the competitions the club attends. She said that this is one of the invitationals that wil...