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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...

April 20, 2018

and stuff. There’s a lot more than animals, so that was really cool. It’s just kind of a tradition, that’s the thing you do during July: the fair." Q: What’s been your favorite experience, if you could pick one out? A: "I really liked the Pork Ambassadors. Anyone can join it, but it’s for the most part kids that take pigs to the fair and we get to educate the second graders and the...

Transparency: As Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31 approaches, CHS student shares his insight about the environment for transgender students at Carmel

Riya Chinni | March 23, 2018

March 31 marks international transgender Day of Visibility— a day established in 2009 as a way to celebrate transgender people and to raise awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.

In Close Quarters: CHS students, administration reflect  on recent events, future safety regulations

Raphael Li, Manahil Nadeem | March 23, 2018

A knife. Multiple fights. Threats. Rumors. These are words that could be used to describe the month of February, which was plagued with an unfortunate series of events, leading to two arrests and two public video announcements, and several press releases to the community. These events, along with the terror created from the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on...