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Freshman Chendi Liu plays at competition. Liu said she began competing when she was five years old.

Music To My Ears: Q&A with freshman Chendi Liu, who competes in piano

Cory Steele, 15 Minutes Editor May 17, 2017

How long have you been playing the piano? I've been playing piano for 9 years. Why did you start playing? I started playing piano at 5 and I thought it was a cool instrument. I had friends who played...

Junior Charlotte Seidnesticker demonstrates her makeup work. She has painted her face to look like a skull.

A Different Kind of Artist: Q&A with junior Charlotte Seidensticker, stage and special effects makeup artist

Hannah Glazier, Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2017

How did you get into makeup? It kind of started that I was just watching makeup youtube videos and thought, “Oh this is cool. I'm going to see if my mom can get me makeup at the drugstore and...

Senior Elizabeth Shelton sits in her bedroom which doubles as her studio. Shelton films most of her videos in the room.

Social Media Sensation: Q&A with senior Elizabeth Shelton, who runs her own popular YouTube channel

Cory Steele, 15 Minutes Editor December 12, 2016
“For me, it’s more about the message than putting on makeup or showing people my room... it’s about making people happy and sharing my story as well.”
Freshman Abi Meyyappan plays her carnatic violin. Meyyappan plays with the scroll of the instrument resting on her foot.

Another String To Her Bow: Freshman Abirami “Abi” Meyyappan plays the carnatic violin

Cory Steele, Editor November 17, 2016

Talk a little bit about the instrument you play. I play the Indian carnatic violin. In Indian carnatic music there’s a set of notes, and there are a lot of different sets of the same notes, just in...

Finding how it works (Q&A): Parker Lawrence is a CHS student who is working on his own game engine, programming language, and computer.

Finding how it works (Q&A): Parker Lawrence is a CHS student who is working on his own game engine, programming language, and computer.

Michelle Yin, Reporter October 20, 2016

What inspired you to pursue these projects in making your own game engine, and computer? PL: I’m really fascinated with how things work, so if I get an explanation of how something works, I don’t...

Marching to her Own Beat (Q&A): Caroline Heyl is the only sophomore drum major in marching band this year

Marching to her Own Beat (Q&A): Caroline Heyl is the only sophomore drum major in marching band this year

Hannah Glazier, Reporter October 13, 2016

What is your role in Marching Band and why is it important? Drum majors during competitions their most major role is conducting and stuff like that. During practice, it's a lot more micromanaging such...

Junior Emma Hedrick plays the piano during the combos practice.

Jazzing It Up: Emma Hedrick, Luke Belcher, Will Rice

Adhi Ramkumar September 16, 2016

  Can you describe your personal history with music? Are there any jazz performers who inspired you? Hedrick (EH): I joined the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, and we did some jazz music. We learned...

Leaders of the Pack

Beats August 17, 2016

Georgia Simmons, Speaker of the House Why did you decide to do House? I decided to become a member of house after realizing Carmel High School is so big, and I wanted to find a way to get involved. Why...

LIGHT BRIGHT: Ben Scholer

LIGHT BRIGHT: Ben Scholer

15min May 19, 2016

Q&A with Senior Ben Scholer What have you changed about  your car? I’ve put a lot of lights on it. At one point I had 1,200 LED lights, which totals up to the light output of 105 40-watt light...

FURY ON WHEELS: Chloe Wiser

FURY ON WHEELS: Chloe Wiser

15min April 21, 2016

Q&A with Sophomore Chloe Wiser How long have you participated in roller derby? I have played for five seasons. What is the hardest part of a roller derby competition? The hardest part of roller...

Lets Develop a Game: Christopher Oyer

Let’s Develop a Game: Christopher Oyer

15min April 20, 2016

Q&A with Senior Christopher Oyer So what kind of game did you create? So there’s a site called Roblox that I played when I was a kid. In that game, you basically create videogames for a user...

CONTINUING THE PASSION: Gabi Crowley

CONTINUING THE PASSION: Gabi Crowley

15min February 19, 2016

  Q&A with Senior Gabi Crowley What inspired you to be involved in CHS Dance Marathon? First of all, I knew a lot of people in it, and they were like my idols in life because they were all...

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