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

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 ...

Comedy Sportz to discuss next meeting date

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 ra...

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Viyang Hao

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Counseling Center will host the Business Majors and Careers Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. At the fair, there will be a combination of in-state and out-of-state college repr...

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

Nick Beckman and Hari Patel

November 18, 2019

The Bands of America Grand Nationals took place last weekend, Nov. 14-16. CHS marching band placed fourth. 97.175 - Vandergrift HS, TX 96.700 - Avon HS, IN 95.550 - Hebron HS, TX 94.575 - CHS 94.300 - Leander HS, TX Photos by Nick Beckman ...

Maintenance staff transitions to winter by clearing snow, keeping school warm, prepares for sports

Maintenance staff transitions to winter by clearing snow, keeping school warm, prepares for sports

Lillian He

November 17, 2019

The maintenance staff is getting ready for winter. Every year, cold weather brings a multitude of new responsibilities. According to maintenance worker Fred Napier, one of the most pressing issues they dealt with today was clearing the snow that fell last night. Napier said via email, “We had to c...

K-8 Mentoring members begin the program by traveling out to schools to meet kids

Isabel VanZetta

November 16, 2019

The K-8 mentoring club members at CHS are beginning to travel out to the participating schools in Carmel to begin the program. Last week on Oct. 15, according to Robin Pletcher, sponsor for 18 years, students who are a part of the club received the names and grades of the four younger students they wi...

Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2019

After the conclusion of the LEAD conference on Nov. 9, DECA members will prepare for the upcoming district exams, which will take place Dec. 2 and Dec. 6 during SRT in the Main Cafeteria. According to Melissa Su, chief of role plays and junior, said students signed up to compete in a role play must ...

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

Aditi Kumar

November 16, 2019

Following its success with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, Cabinet will continue to plan for the garage sale and begin preparations for its December events. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, families were grateful to have Trick-or-Treat for Riley to attend due to the weather forecast on Oct. 31. “Trick-or-Treat ...

Bring Me My Money: CHS teachers reflect on new pay raises

Viyang Hao

November 15, 2019

This school year, Carmel Clay teachers will receive the largest pay raise they have received in the past decade. In the new contract, it states that Carmel Clay teachers will see a 4% increase of pay this year and will also receive an additional 2% increase next school year. These raises, according t...

Always Changing Tests: Students and counselor consider the implications of new ACT features

Riley TerBush

November 15, 2019

In September of 2020, the ACT will implement a three-pronged policy to its testing services. The changes will allow students to take the test online at testing centers, retake individual test sections and superscore sections of the test.  Students will be able to retake the individual sections an unlim...

A New Addition:CHS offers new International Baccalaureate (IB) courses: IB Sports Exercise and Health Science, IB Environmental Systems and Societies

Cady Armstrong

November 15, 2019

CHS plans to offer two new IB classes as options for the 2020-2021 school year. The courses are IB Sports Exercise and Health Science and IB Environmental Systems and Societies.  According to Katie Overbeck, IB program director and English teacher, CHS added these to increase the variety of classe...