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Construction by Door 21 to finish by early November

Construction by Door 21 to finish by early November

Da-Hyun Hong

October 20, 2019

Construction at Door 21 should conclude by Nov. 1, according to Principal Tom Harmas. The new secured entrance will not only feature a buzzer system but will also have an office window. Harmas said, “In the vestibule of Door 21, we’ll have an office window so people can drop off stuff without co...

Green ACTION Club: Green Action Club hosts solar energy speakers, hopes to implement similar plans at CHS

Green ACTION Club: Green Action Club hosts solar energy speakers, hopes to implement similar plans at CHS

Sarah Kim

October 18, 2019

Green Action Club hosted three speakers at their last meeting on Oct. 14. These speakers included Hamilton County Commissioner Mark Heirbrandt and representatives from Hamilton Southeastern (HSE). Sarah Gillim, Green Action Club sponsor and science teacher, explained the main goals of the club meet...

Democrats Club to meet with election candidates, begin canvassing

Democrats Club to meet with election candidates, begin canvassing

Michelle Lu

October 16, 2019

The Democrats club is set to meet with a candidate for the Fishers city council election on Oct. 16. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, one of the club goals this year is to work more with similar liberal groups to promote shared beliefs. “Next Wednesday, we’re actually going to be meeting...

Orchestras continue to prepare for upcoming fall concert, Midwest Clinic

Orchestras continue to prepare for upcoming fall concert, Midwest Clinic

Wendy Zhu

October 14, 2019

The CHS orchestras continue to practice for their fall concert that will take place on Oct. 15 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the concert will be split into two parts; The first half will be at 6 p.m. and will feature performances from the G3...

Media center to promote book voting, German exhibition

Media center to promote book voting, German exhibition

Karen Zhang

October 12, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is currently promoting book voting which will close on Oct. 15. “It’s the American Library Association, and it’s voting for the top ten books. So the voting will close in the next few weeks. We hav...

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...

Key Club to promote other service clubs, centralize volunteer opportunities with Serve Carmel

Key Club to promote other service clubs, centralize volunteer opportunities with Serve Carmel

Sophia Hawkins

September 30, 2019

This school year, members of the Key Club board hope to make serving the community easier and more accessible to students through its new program, Serve Carmel. "So it's basically for freshmen because when you're a freshman, you're kind of overwhelmed with all the different clubs and such. And you t...

New sports joining intramurals this year

Hannah Baer

September 27, 2019

Intramurals are adding new sports this year such as ping pong, pickleball, and badminton. In addition, intramurals are continuing to offer basketball as well. Ping pong and euchre will occur during October and November. Pickleball, 3 versus 3 basketball and badminton will also happen during October thro...

A New Face in the Freshman Health Center

Marissa Ryan

September 27, 2019

Registered nurse (RN) Meredith Haines continues settling into her new position as the freshman health center RN after working at Clay Middle School’s health center last year. Haines said she sees many familiar faces of those eighth-graders from Clay who graduated to freshmen this year. Haines said, “The...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Howl-o-ween dog event

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Howl-o-ween dog event

Angela Li

September 25, 2019

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will host the second annual Howl-o-ween event at West Park on Oct. 26, according to Nina Mexatas, CMYC vice president and senior. “It’s a dog halloween event. There’s an orange carpet and a dog pageant show, so they’ll wear costumes and they walk down t...

WHJE and CHTV to host alumni night Thursday

WHJE and CHTV to host alumni night Thursday

Angela Qian

September 25, 2019

Radio staff members will conduct an alumni night this Thursday. According to the Carmel Clay Historical Society website, alumni can take a tour of the WHJE and CHTV studios from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by a panel discussion of alumni for current students. The event opens to the public at 7:30 p.m. with a ...

New homecoming activities designed to fuel student interest, participation

New homecoming activities designed to fuel student interest, participation

Da-Hyun Hong

September 24, 2019

This year, student government has many new plans for homecoming week, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Changes such as having the senior football players dance at the pep rally, Kiss Queen changing to Hair Queen, and music playing during the walk to the stadium at the end of school on Friday were all...