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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 that large of an emphasis on textbooks anymore just, you know, in this current day and...

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 diagnosed when she was 8. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the...

This year’s virtual learning to focus on social-emotional learning, bonds between teachers, students

Wendy Zhu | August 13, 2020

In the 2019-2020 school year, teachers taught the final quarter of school entirely online after Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) closed on March 16 and Gov. Holcomb later ordered all K-12 schools in Indiana to remain closed for the rest of the school year. It’s likely that most, if not all teachers were not expecting to deal with a global pandemic and a full shift to virtual learning. Over the summer,...

Students, mentors gain opportunities in virtual summer STEM programs during COVID-19 pandemic

Sowmya Chundi | July 16, 2020

Nationwide, thousands of high school students work on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) research projects that challenge students to come up with innovative solutions. Many of these students work in research labs at local universities that have professors and college students who mentor them through their research.  Junior Aditya Ariyur was excited to participate in IUPUI’s Project...

Students, counselors challenge the benefits, disadvantages of preparing early for college

Kiersten Riedford | June 8, 2020

With the school year concluded, senior Lina Waseem said she is determined to prepare herself for college before setting foot on campus. According to The Skyline View, college is a place of learning independence as a young adult, where students have to learn how to live on their own and manage academics at the same time. Waseem said she has taken it upon herself to learn important life skills before...

COVID-19 encourages socially conscious behavior among students, community

Leah Tan | May 21, 2020

Prior to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, Janvi Bhatia, Carmel Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) activities co-chair and junior, said she frequently volunteered at hospitals. However, since the first restrictions were imposed, Bhatia has been unable to  physically volunteer there. This, however, has not stopped her from helping. “I volunteered at Community Health Network...