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Jasmine Zhang | March 31, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the Carmel Orchestras’ plan to participate in the ISSMA performance this year virtually. According to Maggie Hite, associate director of orchestras, “We will record those performances and make them available for friends and family to view.” Carmel Orchestras’ after-school rehearsals were canceled in the beginning of the semester to COVID-19. Rachel Wu, a member of Symphony...

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for graduation, reflect on school year

Calina He | March 31, 2021

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS are planning for Senior Celebration, a combination of prom and Gradfest, and graduation, according to School Resource Officer Scotty Moore. “We are all in the process of helping graduation and GradFest and prom” said Moore. “We are just tentatively (planning Senior Celebration) outdoors at Murray Stadium for COVID-19 precautions. GradFest would typically...

Carmel Clay Public Library to host “The Rise of Tabletop Gaming” virtual speakers event

Raghav Sriram | March 30, 2021

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host a live virtual discussion on the rise of tabletop gaming for teenagers and adults on April 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. According to Jamie Beckman, young adult department manager at the library, this event provides a behind-the-scenes look at how games are developed and where the tabletop gaming industry is headed as part of the library’s Spring Break Game Week. The...

Students should evaluate the importance of poetry, the benefits it has and reflect on diversity

Zainab Idrees | March 27, 2021

Poetry is a form of art; it’s a way of expressing something in an untraditional manner.  When you think of poetry, you’re most likely picturing those old guys writing about loneliness ,and that’s what many people have been exposed to. But that’s not all poetry has to offer. While many students have read poems by authors that aren’t relevant to our day and age, it’s important to realize...

Saumya Somasi | March 26, 2021

According to Melissa Su, veteran DECA member and senior, the biggest upcoming event will be the international conference in April. “In this year’s virtual international conference, participants will be competing through an online system similar to the district and state conference,” she said via email. Sponsor Robert Holman said going virtual has limited the excitement of DECA conferences and...

Sam Hawkins | March 26, 2021

According to Key Club co-sponsor Allyson Ward, the key club in the coming month will be participating in a variety of community services, including volunteering at the Carmel Marathon, planting trees with Tree-Plenish, donating food to teachers in an ongoing appreciation project and taking donations for the Terracycle Dental and Stationary Recycling Program. The Carmel Marathon will take place on...