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Q&A With Julia Fernandes, 2000s TV show club founder and president

Q&A With Julia Fernandes, 2000s TV show club founder and president

Cady Armstrong

September 22, 2020

What inspired you to create the 2000s TV show club? I've always been obsessed with the aesthetic of the 2000s. Two years ago I started watching Gilmore Girls because I had heard it was a good show. Then, I watched it, and I fell in love with it instantly. I became obsessed with it and ever since I’ve...

Senate starts year with Elections, planning for Custodial Appreciation Week, Homecoming

Lillian He

September 16, 2020

Senate started off their school year by holding elections. According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, elections ended Sept. 11 and results were given over the announcements Sept. 14 and 15. Foutz said she is currently in the process of working with the school to transfer all new Senate members to t...

TechHOUNDS to have Rookie Rotation Sept. 17

Marvin Fan

September 16, 2020

On Sept. 10, TechHOUNDS had their call-out meeting on Zoom for new members. According to Drew Sanchez, the team lead for TechHOUNDS, about 40 people showed up to the call-out meeting, which was more than anticipated due to the current COVID-19 situation. Sanchez said on Sept. 17, the rookies will participate in...

DECA to organize future practices and competitions

Saumya Somasi

September 16, 2020

The next meeting for DECA has not been scheduled yet, but will take place within the next month, according to sponsor Robert Holman. He said, “We’re still trying to get a good handle on all (the schedule). Generally the IB classes and the marketing classes are in DECA and not much has changed ther...

House and Cabinet meetings rearranged to accommodate COVID-19 regulations

Tessa Collinson

September 12, 2020

Due to social distancing and other measures in place due to COVID-19, House will now meet only once a month, while Cabinet meetings will now have a limited number of people. “Due to the number of people, House meets during (SSRT). In previous years House would meet every late start week during (SSRT)...

Science Bowl to begin tryouts, determine teams

Noah Tan, Science Bowl president and senior, sits in the CHS library during school. According to Tan, Science Bowl will mainly function virtually this year due to COVID-19.

Ally Horwitz

September 12, 2020

In the upcoming months, Science Bowl will have tryouts to determine the A, B and C teams. The first three meetings were call-out meetings for virtual-only students, Carmel cohort students and Greyhound cohort students, according to president and senior Noah Tan, who organizes and leads meetings for ...

Q&A with Mock Trial, DECA and Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council members over social distanced summer activities

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) poses for a photo after their annual Howl-o-ween fall event. Howl-o-ween, former Bow Wow Bash, is an event hosted by the council that features a doggie costume pageant as well as various activities for Carmel’s dogs and their owners to participate in.

Maddie Kosc

June 20, 2020

CMYC, Nimish Bhat, rising senior 1. What impact did the coronavirus pandemic have on your most recent term (19-20)? "It had a lot of different impacts on the council. One main thing is the fact that we can’t meet in person. Especially right now, since our new term is starting, it is really important ...

HOSA State Leadership Conference Canceled

HOSA State Leadership Conference Canceled

Riya Chinni

April 12, 2020

What specifically was cancelled? Indiana HOSA’s State Leadership Conference was cancelled. This is the state level competition for HOSA and includes dozens of events ranging from online testing to performance base to oral events. Why was it cancelled? It was cancelled due to concerns regarding COVID-19, speci...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) Events Canceled, Applications Modified

Carmel Mayor's Youth Council (CMYC) Events Canceled, Applications Modified

Edward Dong

April 10, 2020

What exactly is CMYC? CMYC stands for Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council. Basically, we are a club/organization that is not associated with any school. We’re actually associated with the mayor’s office, and we do events and community outreach and things like that. It’s been a great experience t...

Super Smash Nos: CHS TASSEL Super Smash Bros Tournament Canceled

On Mar. 23, 2019, the CHS TASSEL chapter hosts a Super Smash Bros tournament as a fundraiser for the club. This event was TASSEL’s largest fundraiser, but the 2020 Super Smash Bros Tournament was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Edward Dong

April 6, 2020

What exactly is Tassel? Tassel stands for Teaching And Sharing Skills to Enrich Lives. Basically, it’s an organization that helps people in rural Cambodia, and on our end we fundraise and we also teach the (Cambodian) students English. What’s the goal behind teaching them English? It’s...

National Art Honor Society Events Canceled

National Art Honor Society Events Canceled

Kassandra Darnell

April 3, 2020

With National Art Honor Society, what specifically has been canceled because of the coronavirus? Okay, well, technically, March is Youth Arts Month. So this was really supposed to be our like biggest month of activities and things that we do in National Art Honor Society. So that's kind of a bummer. W...

Inclusive programs for special needs students continue to grow at CHS, across nation

Linh Nguyen, United Sound mentor and senior,  helps Maddy Paxton, United Sound member and senior, play an instrument at a United Sound meeting.

Sarah Kim and Natalie Khamis

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...