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Marissa Ryan | August 15, 2018

As summer rears to a close, the festivities don’t have to. The Indiana State Fair, rated one of the top state fairs in the midwest by Forbes magazine is just beginning. Not only is the fair voted one of the best entertainment attraction in the region but offers a wide array of opportunities for students. Junior Zoe Horne who has attended the Indiana State Fair the last four years said, “At...

Controversy Crisis: With Social Media Safety and Awareness Month in May, CHS  students, teachers contemplate mixed effects of social media

Adhi Ramkumar | April 20, 2018

Prior to the start of her math class, sophomore Kendall Greene briefly glances at her Instagram feed to remain up to date with ongoing events and incidences in her friends’ and families’ lives. On such social media usage, Greene said she regularly turns to social media for purposes such as establishing connections and engaging in real-world relationships. However, in light of Social Media Safety...

4-H 4ever: CHS students, staff discuss importance of 4-H organization  and its role in their lives

Riya Chinni and Anushka Dasgupta | April 20, 2018

While Indiana's history has long emphasized farming, agriculture and craftsmanship, this hands-on way of life has decreased in prevalence over the past century. However, Head, Heart, Hands and Health (4-H), a youth association that focuses on honing various skills through various competitions and projects, has reinforced the importance of these values  in an increasingly technological world, drastically...

Online Harassment? Students, staff define online harassment, reflect on its effects

Raphael Li | April 20, 2018

To most students, the bell at the end of fourth period signals the end of school. But, for Claire Estabrook, Instagram model and senior, it is not only the end of the school day but also the start of a time when she can focus more on her social media accounts online as a model. Estabrook is not alone; in fact, she is part of a growing number of people who devote a significant amount of time on social...

Pretty Produce: Students evaluate food waste  caused by appearance of produce

Angela Qian, Beats Editor, Feature Reporter | April 20, 2018

The first time sophomore Thomas Gimeno planted corn in his backyard, he planted them too late in the season, and they were too far apart to pollinate effectively. He was only able to harvest five cobs from a total of 20 corn plants. Gimeno said, “I’m not a professional farmer or anything. Those people obviously know what they’re doing, and they can grow corn, but a lot of the time (the corn...

To Give And To Get: Even with emphasis on academics, CHS students  explain why they continue to prioritize community service

Hari Patel | April 20, 2018

While volunteering at the Carmel United Methodist Church food pantry, sophomore Jack Martin places another filled box of food donations on the metal rack. Martin said he hasn’t volunteered at the local food pantry for the last five years just for a college application resume booster. Rather, he said he volunteers to assist other individuals and experience viewpoints he would not be able to at home...