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With additional COVID-19 regulations, staff members find themselves working harder during school hours

With additional COVID-19 regulations, staff members find themselves working harder during school hours

Archit Kalra, Aniket Biswal

September 25, 2020

Before COVID-19 shut this school down in March, French teacher Lisa Carroll already had her lessons planned out for the upcoming year. She knew she could use materials from past years to help her teach concepts to students intent on learning. However, with the new challenges in this school year, Carroll...

Students reflect on experience of having, coming out of quarantine after having COVID-19

Freshman Joseph Sandy sits in the Freshman Cafeteria by himself. “I expected negativity, but instead I got positivity,” Sandy said.

Kruti Subbannavar, Feature Reporter

September 24, 2020

It’s hot in the classroom. Junior Emily Long lowers her mask to take a sip of water. A classmate jokingly quips, “Don’t pull down your mask,” and Long is reminded of the fact that she is a COVID-19 survivor in a school where many people are scared of getting infected. It’s a stigma of which Long said she’s f...

District should implement more measures to have united student body by better including virtual students

District should implement more measures to have united student body by better including virtual students

Archit Kalra

September 23, 2020

During the pandemic, I often feel like I’ve been thrust past the event horizon of a jarring black hole, with no way out. 2020 has managed to unite us against a common enemy, but divide us into separate rooms, homes and communities at the same time. If I had told you a year ago that the 2020-2021 school...

Graphic Perspective: Your Guide to Masks

Graphic Perspective: Your Guide to Masks

Gray Martens

September 23, 2020

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Toxic stigma surrounds crying despite it being effective coping mechanism for stress, should be normalized

Toxic stigma surrounds crying despite it being effective coping mechanism for stress, should be normalized

Valliei Chandrakumar

September 23, 2020

The United States is approaching 200,000 COVID-19 deaths; deadly shootings happen every week here in Indiana; racial tensions are rising nationwide over the shootings of African-American people at the hands of police brutality… 2020 is giving us a lot of reasons to cry and sometimes, we humans need...

Student Athletes, staff reflect on the affect the decreased revenue has on CHS sport seasons

Cady Armstrong

September 22, 2020

This year, because of COVID-19 restrictions, tickets to sporting events have been in short supply. Schools, including CHS, have limited the supply of tickets to regulate social distancing and to keep spectators a safe six feet apart. But, with the stadium operating at 25% capacity, the revenue made ...

Students, staff find new ways of dealing with excessive use of technology

Tsion Daniel

September 21, 2020

Senior Jasmine Hsu is not able to finish her last year at CHS normally. Due to COVID-19, Hsu is facing a new reality as she manages college applications, clubs,and rigorous AP courses as a virtual student. Because of this, technology has become essential to her academic success.  “I feel like, there’s not t...

Athletes, coaches adapt to new COVID-19 safety guidelines, prepare for possible quarantines

STAYING OPTIMISTIC:  Baron Smith, varsity football player and senior, gives his team a thumbs up after a football game. Smith said he and his team are trying their hardest to stay safe and distant while also trying to practice to the best of their ability. Smith said the threat of getting a game canceled each week is very possible, but he tries not to think about it in order to play his best.

Hannah Baer

September 21, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, rules are constantly changing and new challenges occur every single day. For athletes like Baron Smith, varsity football player and senior, playing during a pandemic comes with its difficulties, but these athletes are trying to adapt to the endless possibilities and make the ...

Athletes remark on new regulations for spectators at games, reflect on pros, cons

Many students gather on Friday, Aug. 28 to watch a home game for the Carmel Greyhounds against Cathedral. The Hounds lost the game 44-28; however, on Sept. 11, the Hounds won in a double overtime thriller 45-44 over Pike high school.Many students gathered to show energy, despite the 250 spectator limit set by the IHSAA. Athletic director Jim Inskeep said he finds players are becoming more and more accepting of the changes.

Andrew Caito and Alivia Romaniuk

September 21, 2020

Around the world, sporting events are beginning to resurface, but with COVID-19 precautions in place, these events look far different than usual. Professional leagues, including the MLB, the NBA and the NHL, are conducting events without spectators. On Aug. 23, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the biggest...

Arguing with teen workers over masks achieves nothing, comply with mask regulations

Arguing with teen workers over masks achieves nothing, comply with mask regulations

Tessa Collinson

September 21, 2020

On July 27, Indiana issued the mask mandate. As a worker at Freddy’s Frozen Custard on 146th Street, my coworkers and I are required to enforce the mask mandate. We can’t choose whether or not we want to enforce it. However, customers ranging from teenagers to middle-aged men regularly argue wit...

Students that have other conditions are more conscious about their health during this time.

Joshika Sathyamathan

September 20, 2020

Many students here at this school may have chronic health issues that require repeated trips to the hospital and for these students, it may be challenging to make appointments and get the care they need because of COVID-19. Senior Skylar Greaves developed Crohn's disease when she was 7 and was di...

Students assess how family dynamics, roles have changed due to COVID-19

Students assess how family dynamics, roles have changed due to COVID-19

Leah Tan

August 13, 2020

Prior to March 14, senior Alana Blumberg’s daily life would often consist of staying at her dad’s house with her younger sister while bearing the same responsibilities most students have—homework, projects, and tests—as well as some other chores around the house.  “I was pretty involved around the house pr...