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Carmel UNICEF to host Charity Ball on Valentine’s Day

Grace Xu | January 10, 2020

Carmel UNICEF is currently preparing for its second annual Charity Ball which will take place on Valentine's Day, according to club sponsor Jill Noel.     “This will be our second year to (host the Charity Ball), and it’s just to raise money for UNICEF,” Noel said. “There’s food, fun, games, prizes, and all money that is raised will go to help impoverished children throughout...

Saumya Somasi | January 10, 2020

The speech team is focusing on individual practice, according to Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior.   She said the practice is for competitive members that will compete in the upcoming Sectional. Misterka said the date of the next meeting is unclear but there will be one in January.   She said, “The meetings are a little up in the air right now because...

School Resource Officers (SROs) to have collegiate campus safety visits

Hari Patel | January 10, 2020

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS to have students interested in collegiate campus safety visit an SRO, according to SRO Shane VanNatter.   “Students who would like to learn more about and become aware of college campus safety can visit an SRO at their convenience this semester,” VanNatter said.   According to VanNatter, SROs will provide information to ensure students...

New chemistry grading scale confuses students

Christian Ledbetter | December 16, 2019

Earlier last month a small group of chemistry teachers were invited to the National Science Teachers Association Conference in Boston. There this small group of teachers hope to discuss progress with a new rubric that has been continuously updated in the past 10 years under Science teacher Jeremy Horner, who teaches chemistry. The scale is called the Standards Based Grading scale (SBG) and according...

YouTube Playlist: Lofi Music for “Hifi” Studying [MUSE]

Grace Xu | December 11, 2019

As finals week approaches with no sign of stopping (unfortunately), here is a list of curated study music. Rather than the usual Spotify playlist, however, I’ve chosen to recommend a list of my favorite study music YouTube channels. They’re all gems filled with a whole curation of study music of their own to explore, and I’ve linked to the channels as well as my favorite video/playlist of that...

Students, parents identify pros in working during the holiday season

Sarah Zheng | December 10, 2019

The holiday season is a time, for many students, to take a break from any form of stress and enjoy quality time with friends and family. Whether that quality time is defined as watching tv with friends or going on a holiday trip with family, or anything in between, all students can find something enjoyable to do over the holiday season to relieve stress. But for sophomore Anna Frey and Kaitlyn Varghese,...