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Maintenance department to continue preventative maintenance, clear snow

Lillian He | February 15, 2019

Throughout the next month, the maintenance department will continue preventative maintenance. According to maintenance technician Fred Sheats, “(Preventative maintenance) means you’re troubleshooting, looking at things and making sure its running good before it fails. You want to fix any problems before they come up.” Sheats said this preventative maintenance includes “working on heating and...

Teens with a Choice to host meeting Feb. 13

Anushka Dasgupta | February 15, 2019

Teens with a Choice will host a meeting Feb. 13 after school in E111, according to Sasha Matsuki, club president and senior. Matsuki said the club will discuss its course of action for the rest of the year. Sponsor Chad Andrews said, “The leaders have been busy but we have been achieving our goals of passing down leadership, as far as I know.” Matsuki said the club also hopes to look into plans...

Cabinet to organize Dance Marathon

Christina Yang | February 15, 2019

According to speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons and Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, Cabinet will spend most of its time preparing for its biggest event of the year, Dance Marathon (DM). Simmons said, “The best event of the year: (DM). It is a six-hour event from 4 to 10 p.m. (on Feb. 23) in the Freshman Cafeteria (where participants) dance to raise awareness to kids at Riley, hear Riley stories,...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to participate in White River Vision Plan, open applications

Emily Dexter | February 15, 2019

According to Kelli Prader, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) sponsor, on Feb. 16 the council will participate in the White River Vision Plan, put on by Hamilton County Tourism. During the event, CMYC members plan to walk along and clean up the river, and then meet with representatives of Hamilton County Tourism to provide their perspectives on the project. Prader said, “They’re probably going...

Sowmya Chundi | February 15, 2019

On Feb. 11, French students participated in state-level competitions at West Lafayette High School. The competitions were open to any students enrolled in a French class who wanted to compete. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, said, “Competitions are open to all students who are interested in competing in topics like geography, vocabulary and singing in Indiana. We go every...

Lin-Lin Mo | February 15, 2019

The Mock Trial defense team will participate in their first competition of the season Feb. 13 after cancellations last month because of the harsh winter weather in Indiana. The competitors, according to the coach Robert Browning, include: senior Christina Yang, juniors Lina Waseem and Becca Counen, sophomore Zoe Edwards and freshman Laila Betancourt. The plaintiff team will spectate. After this competition,...