News Briefs 11/16

Josie Cruzan, Tara Kandallu, and Aditi Kumar | November 16, 2018


A traditional pyramid structure and thirteen wines are new additions to this year’s Carmel Christkindlmarkt

Josie Cruzan | November 16, 2018

This year, the Carmel Christkindlmarkt is partnering with the Indiana German Heritage Society to create a more authentic market. A pyramid with over 3,000 lights has been built for the Carmel Christkindlmarkt, which will run from tomorrow through Dec. 23, and will take place in the Center Green by the Palladium. The market and the ice rink will be open Wednesdays through Sundays. The pyramid will...

Members of Write A Book Club aim to foster  community of writers, participate in NaNoWriMo

Lillian He | November 16, 2018

One of the newest clubs   formed this year is the Write a Book Club. The club’s founders said they formed the club for a variety of reasons, but one of the main ones was the community of writers they hoped to create. Jasmine Hsu, vice president of Write a Book Club and sophomore, said, “Me and some close friends of mine, we have always had a passion for writing, and we really wanted to create...

Design planning for construction of new elementary schools to be held this Thursday

Sam Shi | November 14, 2018

School board president Layla Spanenberg said the school board is beginning the planning phases for two new elementary schools in the Carmel Clay Schools district in a school board workshop meeting this Thursday. Spanenberg said the board will meet with architectural consultants to discuss building designs for the new schools using the most current building trends. One of the two new schools will be...

Sowmya Chundi | October 26, 2018

On Oct. 25, the students from the Spanish IV and V classes will see the musical “Man of La Mancha,” a musical production based on the story of Don Quixote at Beef & Boards in Indianapolis, to gain a better understanding of Spanish language and culture. Spanish teacher Nicole Yañez says, “Man of La Mancha is a musical interpretation of  Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote de la Mancha. It...

Maintenance staff to drain, do additional work on sports fields in preparation for winter

Lillian He | October 26, 2018

With the onset of colder weather and the impending end to many of the fall sports seasons, the maintenance staff is getting ready to prepare all the outside sports stadiums and fields for winter. Maintenance Foreman Mike Wyatt said, “The concession stands we have to drain and pull all the lines out so they don’t freeze up and bust… same thing has to happen for the baseball field, the tennis...