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Finals schedule altered to accommodate hybrid, virtual students

Finals schedule altered to accommodate hybrid, virtual students
November 20, 2020

Due to complications from the new hybrid and virtual programs, finals for the first semester this year will look different than the finals of previous years. According to Assistant Principal Toby Steele,...

CHS English department expands 2021-2022 course options for juniors and seniors, plans to diversify curriculum

English 11 teachers Emily LeFors and Enid Baines meet over lunch to discuss changes to the curriculum for the 2021-2022 school year as well as adaptations for hybrid schedule. Baines led the meeting, speaking on how to teach The Great Gatsby with the limited schedule.
November 15, 2020

Next school year, 2021-2022, CHS will offer new courses focused on specific areas of literature for incoming juniors and seniors. In every course, the English department will change its curriculum for...

In-person college visits matter, but applicants should stay safe and find alternatives

In-person college visits matter, but applicants should stay safe and find alternatives
November 14, 2020

Spring break of my freshman year, I visited nearly 15 universities over the span of a week. My sister, who was a soon-to-be senior, was visiting as many colleges as she could before her time to apply came....

Q&A with Brandon Anderson, co-president of African History and Culture Awareness Club

Brandon Anderson (top right), African History and Culture Awareness Club co-president and sophomore, speaks at the racial equity meeting with Dr. Harmas. This meeting occurred on Sept. 24 and was organized by the Black Student Alliance in order to discuss racism at Carmel High School and future steps.
November 12, 2020

Brandon Anderson, co-president of African History and Culture Awareness Club and sophomore How would you describe the African History and Culture Awareness Club? “It is a club dedicated to filling...

A tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice

A tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice
November 9, 2020

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had passed, I can remember social media being flooded with endless “Thank You RBG” appreciation posts by celebrities and other influential figures. They called her...

Q&A with students on new library location

Q&A with students on new library location
November 7, 2020

 Sophomore Rachel Wu Q: What do you think of the new library location? Are you still able to have access to everything that was available at the previous location? A: “It was a little confusing...

Online zines provide supportive communities, positive exposure

Online zines provide supportive communities, positive exposure
October 28, 2020

Juiced! Magazine. Ruin Mag. Pastel Serenity Zine. This past summer, I discovered the world of zines. Especially over quarantine, it seems hundreds of zines have been created on platforms like Instagram,...

Q&A with Jennifer McFarland, Director of Food and Nutritional Services

Q&A with Jennifer McFarland, Director of Food and Nutritional Services
October 5, 2020

What led to the decision to switch to free lunches? The United States Department of Agriculture created a waiver that is nation-wide, so all schools in the country were able to hop on this assistance...

Arguing with teen workers over masks achieves nothing, comply with mask regulations

Arguing with teen workers over masks achieves nothing, comply with mask regulations
September 21, 2020

On July 27, Indiana issued the mask mandate. As a worker at Freddy’s Frozen Custard on 146th Street, my coworkers and I are required to enforce the mask mandate. We can’t choose whether or not we want...

New district Wi-Fi process confusing and inconvenient, school should work out kinks

New district Wi-Fi process confusing and inconvenient, school should work out kinks
September 15, 2020

On the very first day of school, I got here early to take my sister to marching band practice, and as I sat in the back of the auditorium I kept getting notifications on my phone that said, “the identity...

Movie theaters are dying, we shouldn’t let them

Movie theaters are dying, we shouldn't let them
August 24, 2020

Not too long ago it seemed rare to see a film premier on a streaming service of decent quality. For a while, oneself could be assured that a meme or two making fun of Netflix originals or adaptations would...

Q&A with rising senior Gannon McDonald over moving during pandemic

Rising senior Gannon McDonald poses for the camera. He only recently moved out of California during the pandemic.
August 12, 2020

Rising senior Gannon McDonald What led your family’s decision to move despite the pandemic? (COVID-19) put California’s economy in such a bad state that taxes are rising, pay is becoming lower,...

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