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NHS advertises Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k

Kassandra Darnell | October 9, 2019

As Halloween approaches, National Honor Society (NHS) officers and members have been working to promote the Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k throughout Carmel as well as planning the event with the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF). “We are doing a lot of planning for the Ghost and Goblins run on Oct. 26 so we have a lot of volunteering opportunities going out to our club members for that,” NHS vice president...

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for potential new SRO at CHS

Hari Patel | October 8, 2019

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS plan for the transition to potentially having a new SRO in November, according to SRO Shane VanNatter.   “We often have only three SROs at the high school so another officer will help with that, and we will always have four SROs if we get another officer in November,” VanNatter said.   According to VanNatter, the upcoming safety referendum...

Ally Richey | October 8, 2019

The Mock Trial Club call-out meeting was Oct. 8 and continues to hold tryouts on Wednesdays. Mock Trial is a team of ten students that organize a case, then throughout the second semester, the team competes in competitions where they present their case in front of a real judge. The members have a choice of acting as an attorney or a witness.    “It involves a lot more acting and thinking...

AP exam registration to begin Oct. 14

Viyang Hao | October 8, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, AP exam registration will begin Oct. 14 and end Oct. 27. Emails will be sent out to students and parents throughout the fall semester on how to register and be prepared for the AP exam in May. If students miss this initial deadline, late AP registration will take place from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1; a $10 late fee will...

AVID students practice college-readiness skills

Marvin Fan | October 8, 2019

According to AVID coordinator Jamie Newcomer, a large part of the AVID course is teaching students college-readiness skills. She said that this year, there will be a small change to the note-taking approach in the class. Newcomer said, “We used to really encourage students to take Cornell Notes. Now, we realized that Cornell Notes don’t work for everyone. Sometimes taking different kinds of notes...

Big Game Club prepares for tailgates during basketball season

Robbie Ge | October 8, 2019

Big Game Club Sponsor Erin Modisett has announced that Big Game Club is planning tailgates for the upcoming basketball season. Specifically, the club is working on encouraging more students to come to sports games. “We have a couple tailgates planned for the basketball season and are working on the themes for each game. We’re looking into some fundraisers and continuing to try to get everyone...