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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...

Statewide Inclusive Sports: Interactive Graphic

Maddy Paxton, Unified Track member and senior, stretches with her teammates before practice.

Rhea Acharya and Chloe Sun

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...

Senate shuts down all events due to COVID-19 outbreak

Student body president Madeline “Maddie” Heath addresses the Senate SRT. Senate has shut down alongside the rest of the school.

Uday Lomada

March 19, 2020

With COVID-19 in Indiana and CHS closing down, Senate has, until further notice, discontinued any future events. “Everything like March Madness and the blood drive is on hold since we are waiting for new information.” Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and Economics teacher, said. “We are playing it by...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to meet late March, early April

Carmel Electric Ensemble president and senior Jiwon Yu and club sponsor Elisabeth Ohly-Davis discuss the types of music the ensemble will be playing at their upcoming rehearsal in late March or early April. Yu said that the ensemble will be playing more pop and rock songs at their spring concert.

Kiersten Riedford

March 16, 2020

The Carmel Electric Ensemble has not yet set a date for an upcoming rehearsal, but Jiwon Yu, the club’s president and senior, said the ensemble plans to meet close to late March or early April. The club recently had a concert on Valentine’s Day where the members played before and after school as we...

Chemistry Club members look toward spring chemistry competitions

Chemistry Club sponsor Virginia Kundrat writes an SRT pass for one of her AP Chemistry students on March 10.

Madeline Misterka

March 12, 2020

Multiple Chemistry Club members are currently working in preparation for the Washington University Chemistry Tournament (WUCT), and the United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). The WUCT competition will take place in St. Louis on April 4. The USNCO competition will take place in late March at ...

Choirs prepare for Legacies Concert, Choral Showcase

Katherine Kouns, Director of Choirs, goes over performance blocking in her office on Feb 26. Kouns was making final revisions and adjustments to the set-up for the Choral Showcase, which took place on March 4.

Josie Cruzan

March 11, 2020

The Legacy concert will take place on April 13 at the Palladium beginning at 7:00 p.m. This is the first Legacy concert, and the department is unsure whether it will be annual. “The Legacy Concert will celebrate the rich, decades long history of Carmel Choirs. We are celebrating the past, present and future of one of the premier high school choir pr...

TEDx to secure sponsors, finalize details for April 18 conference

Allison Hargrove, TEDx co-sponsor and social studies teacher, works at her computer during SRT. Hargrove said, “I am really excited for the upcoming conference. I think the leadership team has really done a lot of good work leading up to this event, and I think it will be a success. Plus, I really like the theme.”

Rhea Acharya

March 9, 2020

According to Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, the club will continue to finalize the details for its upcoming conference at its meetings that take place every Monday until 4 p.m. in Room E235. This conference is scheduled for April 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Studio Theater.   Konrad...