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New STEM club forms to provide educational opportunities to students

Viyang Hao | December 12, 2019

What is STEM Club? STEM club is basically a club that is focused on bringing educational outlets and opportunities to students that might not necessarily have access to these programs otherwise. What are some goals for the club this year? One big goal is just to being able to provide connections and opportunities for people who don’t have them otherwise. Even someone I just texted now,...

Maintenance staff prepares for sports, performing arts, winter weather

Lillian He | December 8, 2019

With the end of the football season this past weekend, winter sports are in full swing. This means additional tasks for the maintenance staff as they make sure all these sports have the equipment and area they need. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said via email, “We are preparing for inside winter sports which include basketball, wrestling, and swimming (both) boys and girls.  These sports require...

Isabel VanZetta | December 7, 2019

Students in the K-8 mentoring program are finishing their first semester while planing and going to holiday events. Club sponsor Robin Pletcher said some members will get together with their younger kids for individual holiday parties. If the member chooses, they will bring their kid a gift and hang out with them for the holiday. In addition, members can choose to go to their kids’ holiday programs...

Cabinet wraps up semester with Smoothie Smashdown, Wrapping Drive, begins preparations for next semester

Aditi Kumar | December 7, 2019

After their success with Runway for Riley and the garage sale, Cabinet will continue to plan its December events: Smoothie Smashdown and the Wrapping Drive. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, attendance for both Runway for Riley and the garage sale exceeded Cabinet’s expectations for these events. “Runway for Riley was a huge success, if you were there you would have seen that the...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Toy Drive, Kid’s Booth

Angela Li | December 2, 2019

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will meet on Dec. 4 to continue planning its holiday events, according to Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior. Metaxas said this meeting will be very important for the group, as two of CMYC’s events, Toy Drive and Kid’s Booth, fall back-to-back later that week. “For Toy Drive, we have all the middle school (National Junior Honor Society) chapters...

Comedy Sportz to discuss next meeting date

Valliei Chandrakumar | November 21, 2019

Comedy Sportz members will arrange a meeting date after Thanksgiving break to discuss effective algorithms for continuous, positive audience reaction. James Peterson, Comedy Sportz sponsor and IB Film and theatre arts teacher, said the meetings are very relaxed, with the group coexisting as friends rather than peers with a similar interest. “Still, the most important part is working together as...