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 Members of Best Buddies celebrated the start to the school year with a Picnic last semester. According to Dunham, while members have to be more cautious about COVID-19 when planning events, the club still plans to host many fun events.

Best Buddies cancels January events, continues future planning 

Riley Laferriere January 12, 2022

According to Tony Dunham, Best Buddies club sponsor, Best Buddies club officers have decided to cancel January events due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. However, because events were totally virtual last...

Brooke Ye, GKOM member and junior, discusses GKOM sessions plans with sponsor Ryan Ringenberg. Ye said, “I’ve been enjoying our sessions and look forward to helping freshmen feel more supported throughout the school year”.

GKOM to Meet with Freshmen Jan. 20

Pallevi Pillai January 12, 2022

GKOMs will have their first session of second semester during SSRT on Jan. 20, according to sponsor Ryan Ringenberg. He said the session will be focused on continuing the “Social Emotional Learning”...

Sean Grove, WHJE events manager and senior, makes sure the WHJE awards are in order. Grove said there are some upcoming events with WHJE. Grove said, “So springtime is (when we have) our two big (events) every year which are Rileython and Radiothon. Im still working with the team thats running the Dance Marathon to kind of figure out the details of that but with Rileython, (we will) probably start to plan that in the next week or so.”

WHJE reaches out to eighth graders during Academic Transition Night

Tsion Daniel January 12, 2022

On Jan. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m., eighth graders came to visit CHS and learn more about the different programs and courses this school offers. As a part of the event, WHJE staff members worked to promote the...

Rising Stars preparing for state competition

January 12, 2022

Rising Stars is preparing for the Indiana State Thespian Conference on Jan. 21-23. The conference will consist of many different events, all with different methods of scoring. These events include individual...

Quiz Bowl club attends tournaments, plans to compete further

Claire He January 4, 2022

The Quiz Bowl club continued to meet every Monday morning in Room H213. Throughout the semester, the club leadership experimented with teams to determine the best combinations of topic expertise for each...

WHJE puts finishing touches on Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) competition submissions, moves forward with winter sports broadcasting

Tsion Daniel December 9, 2021

As the submission deadline is nearing, WHJE staff members are adding finishing touches to their submissions for the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) competition. Additionally, staff members are  WHJE...

Economics Club members learning Economics on their own

December 9, 2021

Economics club has not yet hosted a new meeting and the students are still learning things on their own. Some are choosing to take practice tests to study Economics while others prefer to work by themselves....

Fiber arts teacher Christopher Kuhne added the knitting and crocheting skills to the curriculum. He said, “Knitting and crochet is one of the biggest joys in my life.”

Fiber arts class adds knitting and crocheting to the curriculum this year

Avery Carlisle December 9, 2021

Starting this year, the fiber arts teachers started to teach students how to knit and crochet. This new addition to the curriculum was added by fiber arts teacher Christopher Kuhne.  “I added crocheting...

 Principal Tom Harmas works at his desk. Harmas said, by updating the way finals work, CHS hopes to prioritize true understanding of content and ensure students are prepared before entering second semester.

Administration works on changes to final exam structure to better fit student needs

Chloe Sun December 9, 2021

CHS has shifted from its previous week-long half-day final exam structure to a more lenient one that allows individual teachers to decide when and how final exams will be conducted—a model similar to...

National Honor Society to plan future meetings, volunteer opportunities in second semester

Jillian Moore December 9, 2021

After a successful beginning, the National Honor Society (NHS) will continue to discuss the format of meetings and to provide volunteer opportunities going into 2022. There is some debate among NHS officers...

 Superintendent Michael Beresford and Facility Dog Jim Dandee smile for the photo. According to Beresford, Dandee is adjusting well to his new role.

Carmel Clay Schools formulates strategic plan for next two years, re-evaluates COVID-19 protocol

Cady Armstrong November 11, 2021

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) district is currently in the beginning stages of forming the strategic plan for the next two years. “We are just starting...

DECA to start preparing for competition in December

Saumya Somasi November 3, 2021

According to Claire Qu, veteran DECA member and senior, the executive meets early October to discuss changes regarding DECA members. “The number of DECA members has decreased due to the new requirement...

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