• Carmel High School dismissed on May 26. We will continue to periodically release information throughout the summer.

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As American Sign Language is seen in more forms of media, we should reflect on how the deaf community is represented through entertainment

Riley Laferriere May 23, 2021

Before my eighth grade year, I knew almost nothing about deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL) or the deaf community in general; but, after watching the Freeform series “Switched at Birth,” my...

Sinder photographed artwork at Holsteins at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Sinder said Sam Dameshek and Tyler Kohlhoff’s photography styles have influenced the direction of her own photography.

With May as National Photography Month, students discuss different types of photography

Emily Carlisle May 21, 2021

  Senior Elizabeth “Liz” Winders What type of photography do you do? I do mainly portrait and disposable camera photography, then add digital art and editing to enhance the pictures What...

Accents members perform live for the first time this year at the Palladium on April 25. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on auditorium capacity, the Accents held this event outdoors.

Accents members perform at Palladium, reflect on importance of live performances

Pallevi Pillai May 20, 2021

On April 25, the Accents choir group performed at the Palladium, the group’s first live performance this school year. Accents, along with the rest of Carmel Choirs, has been recording their concert pieces...

Short Story Playlist: Long Story Short [MUSE]

Short Story Playlist: Long Story Short [MUSE]

Grace Xu May 18, 2021

Someone, somewhere, has designated May as "Get Caught Reading Month." This fact is mostly an excuse for me to once again indulge in my not-so-secret plan to turn MUSE into a reading blog, but since it's...

Junior Aleen
Zhao practices
her lines. She
said while
she thinks
progress with
representation
has been made,
there is still a
long way to go.

With Chinese director Chloe Zhao becoming the first woman of color to win the Best Director Oscar, students in “Mamma Mia: The Musical” reflect on Asian representation in media

Pallevi Pillai April 30, 2021

The Oscars made headlines this year for its diverse nominations, particularly for those of Asian descent. Steven Yeun, nominated for his performance in “Minari,” is the first Asian American to be nominated...

Come Support Accents at Center Green on April 25 from 3 to 4 p.m. [Of Stage and Screen]

Emily Carlisle April 23, 2021

Hi everyone and welcome back to “Of Stage and Screen.” As we know, the past year has been anything but normal. And the pandemic has hit the performing arts HARD. Coming up on April 25, the Accents...

Senior Skylar Greaves records and edits a segment for her podcast “What’s in Wyoming.” Greaves said her main focus for WHJE is drama podcasts, and she is one of three podcasting managers.

After Radiothon on April 17 and 18, students share their interest in creating podcasts

Riley Laferriere April 21, 2021

Producing podcasts has become a passion for senior Skylar Greaves, a podcast manager and creator for WHJE, and many others as the medium’s viewership has continued to increase steadily over the years. Since...

As disputes over social media occur between millennials and Gen Z, students should take opportunities to grow closer to other Gen Z members and have discussions with Millennials

As disputes over social media occur between millennials and Gen Z, students should take opportunities to grow closer to other Gen Z members and have discussions with Millennials

Riley Laferriere April 16, 2021

Side parts and the laughing-crying emoji are a craze of the past according to many Gen Z’ers that have been criticizing the Millennial generation. Recently, criticisms like these have been traveling...

Music Playlist: Spring Beginnings [MUSE]

Music Playlist: Spring Beginnings [MUSE]

Grace Xu March 26, 2021

MUSE is back with our original characteristic post—a music playlist for the season! Even though the spring months are often the busiest in school, I still love this time because it seems so full of possibilities....

Alexander “Alex” Ferrell (bottom), guitarist of band “Plastic Fruits’’ and senior, poses with senior Matthew Arnold and junior Townsend Wright. The band has music out on Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud.

Q&A with senior Alexander “Alex” Ferrell, guitarist of band “Plastic Fruits”

Riley Laferriere March 24, 2021

How did you decide on naming the band “Plastic Fruits”? We were trying to think of an indie band name, and we always had trouble finding a good name, and we were like, “Oh, Plastic Fruits, that...

Freshman Carolyn Jia plays her instrument in preparation for ISSMA. She practices independently, in private lessons and in Concert Orchestra so she can perform well in ISSMA, even though it is virtual this year.

Orchestra, band students prepare for ISSMA while following COVID-19 guidelines

Michelle Wan March 22, 2021

As ISSMA  (Indiana State School Musical Association) season begins,  the CHS orchestras and bands at this school have been practicing and preparing for their competitions while taking precautions for...

Yumi Colombo, president of Accents and senior, rehearses after school for the upcoming community shows. The shows’ set will be 1940s-themed, and Colombo said she cannot wait to perform again.

CHS show choirs modify spring competition season

Emily Carlisle March 18, 2021

This year, most groups and teams that compete or perform in any aspect have had to drastically change their plans of attack; the show choirs at this school are no exception. Last year’s show choir competition...

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