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Senior Kevin Hu looks over his FAFSA forms with his dad on Feb 15th, 2024. Hu said his dad helped him a lot while applying for the program.

College coordinator, students share concerns about current financial aid system, promote financial transparency and literacy

Mahitha Konjeti February 22, 2024

For senior Sara Standish, the financial aid system in America is unfair. “Personally, I didn’t apply for financial aid because I wouldn’t receive any money. I feel like people in the middle (class)...

Senior Nick Stitle works on his next book on at the CHS Media Center on Feb 8th, 2024. The next book of Stitles The Stormless series is set to release sometime in 2024.

In honor of Library Lovers day, students, media assistant discuss the spiking trend of self-publishing

Aidah Brown February 15, 2024

The first of three annual book publishing seasons may have begun, but media assistant Terri Spilman said those processes can differ because of the varying ways of publishing. "There are a lot of different...

Junior Feryal Haider reads a book on American family traditions at the CHS library. “My parents have taught me that after you establish a foundation, and you have something to fall back on, you can go do anything you want, Haider said.

Students, child psychologist explore impact of religious, political traditions on teenager’s value system

Mahitha Konjeti and Asini Jayarapu January 30, 2024

For sophomore Joseph “Joe” Kim, his relationship with his family significantly influences his belief system. Kim said his family traditions and environment have notably influenced his views of society.  “I’m...

Seniors Arushi Nadagatti and Amanda Pan play a card game during SSRT on Dec 18th, 2023.

Students in Early Childhood Education reflect on importance of board games, effect on development

Arya Pinnamaneni January 25, 2024

Senior Mallory Gardner has been applying to college in hopes of one day becoming a fourth-grade teacher. In preparation, Gardner has been taking the course Early Childhood Education A/B, and she said she...

Freshman Luke Choi learns how to write in Korean at a Korean-American Student Association (KASA) meeting. KASA club sponsor Natalie Bellotti said KASA is an open space for Korean-American students, as well as anyone who is interested in the culture.

Students, Korean-American Student Association club sponsor discuss exploring Korean culture, Korean-American identities

Emma Hu January 17, 2024

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Korean-American population was 2 million in 2023, making up less than 1% of the total U.S. population, however this population is steadily increasing every day...

Junior Chris Gabriel practices for his Hoosier FC boy’s team before an Indy indoor Off The Wall soccer game. “Practice can be really rough, but the effort I see in my team regardless of winning or losing is incredibly motivating,” said Gabriel.

Students, coach discuss misconceptions due to appearance, attitude on performance

Lily Hao January 10, 2024

Chris Gabriel, a member of the varsity men’s soccer team as well as the Hoosier FC 07 boy’s team and junior, said he feels as though he is at a disadvantage because of his physical appearance. “Although...

Sophomore Arjun Yadav (left) and Spanish teacher Margaret Edwards (right) have a conversation about their plans over winter break in Spanish on Dec. 12. Yadav said, “Students could take more foreign language classes, utilize language learning apps, go to some of the clubs that CHS offers, or even watch shows from other countries that are linguistically different than here.”

Learning multiple languages help students explore different cultures

Emma Hu January 9, 2024

Jan. 10 marks National League of Nations Day, a day dedicated to promoting cohesive culture and international cooperation. According to the Center for Immigration Studies, 67.3 million people in the U.S....

Senior Sandra Yang distributes flyers during the Computer Science Honors Society meeting on Nov. 27th, 2023. The flyers promote our upcoming Hour of Code event, which we will hold during computer science education week, said Yang.

As Computer Science Education Week nears, computer science education continues to adapt and expand

Aidah Brown December 5, 2023

Computer Science Education Week, which this year is Dec. 4 to 10, is a yearly program focused on getting K-12 students involved in computer science. Sandra Yang, Computer Science Honors Society president...

Junior Madi Fleischer poses for photos, showing her continuous glucose monitor. “As I’ve gotten older, I’ve just gotten used to it. It’s not anything different anymore, because it is just part of my day-to-day life. I don’t really think of it as anything different,” she said. (Submitted Photo: Madi Fleicher)

Students, nurse discuss struggle with diabetes

Pahal Sehgal November 20, 2023

Almost 300,000 teenagers live with Type 1 Diabetes in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Junior Madi Fleicher was barely 12 when she received the diagnosis,...

Junior Ariyanna O’Neal drawing for her Human Body System notes. “I love how Carmel is able to offer classes that can get you a headstart on your career path,” ONeal said.

Students, teacher share experiences across state education systems

Lily Hao November 17, 2023

Senior Claire Fackler, who attended school in Idaho up until this year, said she noticed major differences between the education she received in Idaho in comparison to CHS. “I have an IEP (individual...

Students, coach weigh benefits, harms of gym addiction

Students, coach weigh benefits, harms of gym addiction

Jasmine Zhang October 31, 2023

For Matthew Paraboschi, self-proclaimed “gym rat” and senior, mornings are not for sleeping in. While his fellow students are most likely sleeping in the early hours before school starts, Paraboschi...

Media department chairperson Terri Ramos talks to a student about a book. Ramos said, “Books are such a powerful tool for communication and I think it’s important that the students understand that as well.”

National Book Month provides opportunity for students, media department chairperson to reflect on value of reading

Aidah Brown October 23, 2023

For junior Jacqueline Ramsey, National Book Month  is a reminder of the value of books and reading. "National Book Month is important to bring awareness to the stories around the world," Ramsey said...

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