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Students, staff explore new club,  CyberPatriots, centered around cybersecurity at CHS

Tara Kandallu | September 21, 2018

Over 5,000 teams from around the nation will compete in this year’s CyberPatriot XI competition, an event that will test participants on various skills related to cyber security. Chris Zou, CyberPatriots Club president and junior, plans to add Carmel teams to the mix. New this year, the club had its call-out meeting earlier this month in room F114. Zou said that there are clubs at CHS that focus...

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

Lillian He | September 21, 2018

TOver the summer, Ball State University announced it would make submitting SAT and ACT scores optional for students applying for the Class of ’23. Ball State’s decision is a part of a wider movement across the country that aims to decrease the importance of standardized test scores in the college admissions process. “There are over a thousand schools already that do it,” Ann Boldt, CHS college...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council prepares for ultimate frisbee tournament, Howl-o-ween

September 13, 2018

According to Rik Bag, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) president and senior, CMYC plans to host its ultimate frisbee tournament on Sept. 14. Bag said there will be a fee for entry, and the proceeds will go to the nonprofit organization of the winning team’s choice. “It gives you a prize for winning, on top of already winning,” Bag said. While the council members have been busy preparing...

Biking Boom: Students, community members discuss Bike Carmel events, including upcoming Ride, Dine, & Dance this Saturday

Tara Kandallu | August 14, 2018

    On Saturday, the city of Carmel will host a casual 8-10 mile bike ride that ends with bikers enjoying a street party on main street called Ride, Dine, and Dance. The event was started in 2017 and usually sees around 150 bikers. Along with the Ride, Dine, & Dance, the city of Carmel also hosts Family Fun Rides, an event that typically sees more families compared to the Ride,...

Angela Li | August 14, 2018

Bob Swanay, Director of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), said the CCPL unveiled a vision to the public in April that encompasses three primary elements of the library including branch services of the library in other areas of Carmel, re-imagination of the current CCPL space, and a potential expansion. “The piece of that vision that we’re closest to moving on is the branch services piece....

The New Top Dog: New Superintendent Michael Beresford discusses upcoming background, plans as superintendent

Riya Chinni, Veronica Teeter | August 14, 2018

Why did you decide to step into the position of superintendent? I was at a point in my career where I’ve had a lot of experience and I just felt that it was time to go ahead and move out of the assistant superintendency and go ahead and go for the big chair, so I think it was just timing. I felt a real peace about it, it was time, and this job became available and I was encouraged to apply for...