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Carmel UNICEF hosting “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF” throughout October

Carmel UNICEF hosting “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF” throughout October

Grace Xu

October 11, 2019

Carmel UNICEF is currently hosting Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a fundraiser that will last throughout the entirety of October. According to club sponsor Jill Noel, the initiative invites people to donate spare change into small orange boxes placed around the school, such as in the media center and Noel’s room, F100.    “Trick-or-Tre...

CCS to increase teacher salaries for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years

October 10, 2019

All CCS teachers will be receiving a salary raise for the rest of this current 2019-2020 academic year and also for the 2020-2021 school year as well. Furthermore, life insurance for teachers will increase from $50,000 to $75,000.    Superintendent Michael Beresford said this will increase teacher salaries by 4% for the 2019-2020 academic year and by another 2% for the 2020-2021 academic year.    Once Roger McMichael, Associate Supe...

NHS advertises Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k

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 ...

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

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,”...

Mock Trial Club holds tryouts for the 2019-2020 season

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...

AP exam registration to begin Oct. 14

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 th...

AVID students practice college-readiness skills

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, w...

Big Game Club prepares for tailgates during basketball season

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 ...

Community Computer Repair Club Starts Work

Community Computer Repair Club Starts Work

Anna Klauz

October 6, 2019

Community Computer Repair Club has 25 active members this 2019-2020 school year. Andrew Lykenn, club president and senior talks about the club’s first meeting and their goals for upcoming club meetings. “The club is doing really good, today we are just teaching officers how to do things so we can ac...

K-8 mentoring club to begin going to elementary and middle schools on Oct. 18

Isabel VanZetta

October 6, 2019

K-8 mentoring club will begin traveling to middle and elementary schools in the Carmel school district on Oct.18. On this day, they will meet the new kids in the program. Club members will meet with students during period G3. Members will do various things with the kids throughout the year and will ha...

Design for CHS to continue with previous projects, starts a new project

Design for CHS to continue with previous projects, starts a new project

Kris Otten

October 6, 2019

According to Karthik Arcot, club member and senior, Design for CHS plans to continue with the Street Store and Hands on Education projects as well as start a new project called Heart Shakers.  “This year we have started a new project called Heart Shakers in which we go to retirement homes and do...

Homecoming Week from a Football Players Perspective: Q+A with Zach Gish

Homecoming Week from a Football Players Perspective: Q+A with Zach Gish

Kiersten Riedford

October 3, 2019

What is your position on the football team?  Wide Receiver What is of more importance to you, the game or the homecoming week and the festivities? The game. As a football player all 4 years, I think the coaches have just drilled into our heads that the homecoming festivities are fun, but it’...