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Pranav Jothirajah | May 23, 2019

On March 32, the Florida House committee passed Bill 1253 which would allow teachers to arm themselves on campus if the local school boards approve it. The passing of this bill follows states like Texas and Utah, which have let teachers arm themselves in an attempt to further school safety and the protection of their students. Other states have also begun to follow, one of which is Indiana. The state...

Lillian He | May 23, 2019

What is Carmel FCCLA? FCCLA is a career and technical student organization that focuses on the family consumer science classes; those are your cooking classes and your education classes and any of your sewing classes. It’s an organization that focuses on student leadership and community service and integrating family and consumer sciences into both of those. How does the competition aspect work? ...

Sowmya Chundi | May 14, 2019

Throughout the year, Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee gained support for her classes through her Twitter account. Her feed consists of several pictures of Chinese students participating in cultural and linguistic activities. As the school year comes to an end, Lee said that she will not be posting as much until August. Lee said, “My Twitter account is a good resource because people can learn about new...

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Da-Hyun Hong | May 10, 2019

Today, May 10, 2019, Sen. Todd Young held a press conference in the media center to address the national epidemic of drug abuse among underaged students. According to Young, between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use went up 48 percent for middle school students and 78 percent among high school students. “That is a trend line that is unsustainable and incredibly dangerous. We have a national epidemic...

Maintenance department to continue working on chillers, prevent roof leaks

Lillian He | April 24, 2019

With spring now in full swing, the maintenance department is focusing on making sure the chillers are working well. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re getting the cooling systems up and running (and) we’re working with a contractor, Edwards Mechanical, that has helped us out with a lot of stuff this year.” Additionally, according to Wyatt, the maintenance department is trying to finish...

Sowmya Chundi | April 24, 2019

On April 24, Chinese National Honors Society (CNHS) members are hosting an induction ceremony for new members of the club. The ceremony will involve honoring the students and naming new members who will be part of the club next year. CNHS sponsor Tungfen Lee said “We will be awarding and honoring the students tomorrow for their involvement in the club. We will also be announcing the new officers...