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Many teenagers develop sense of individuality, confidence by dressing differently than popular fashion due to personal styles, experiences

Junior Richard Reisch picks out an outfit from his closet. Reisch said he found most of his clothes thrifting or buying second hand.
December 12, 2020

Junior Victoria Simich has been sewing since she was in fourth grade, and since then has made many of her own clothes and accessories. “(My style) is like I live in a van, but I don’t actually live...

Jeanette James, instructional assistant

Jeanette James, instructional assistant
December 7, 2020

"My favorite memory from my childhood (during Thanksgiving) was at my Grandma’s house with my family and Aunts, Uncles and cousins.   After we had eaten our dinner and the kitchen was cleaned up, the...

Olivia Reynolds, sophomore

Olivia Reynolds, sophomore
December 7, 2020

"We have a recipe called Buffalo chicken dip. The recipe consists of a can of chicken, a block of cream cheese, shredded Mexican cheese, ranch dressing and Buffalo hot sauce. It’s really good if you...

Mallorey Cheslock, freshman

Mallorey Cheslock, freshman
December 7, 2020

"Normally we would have my grandparents over for a couple days around thanksgiving and there’s usually an annual hockey tournament, but it got canceled this year, that one of my brothers would be playing...

Anna Pescio, senior

Anna Pescio, senior
December 7, 2020

"My dad said basically, “hey, let’s try this recipe!” We all loved (cranberry salad) so we have made it every year since. We chop up cranberries, let them sit in sugar usually overnight, and then...

Jacob Young, senior

Jacob Young, senior
December 7, 2020

"One thanksgiving tradition in my family is what we call unthanksgiving. Since I have a big family every year we wouldn’t be able to see each other on thanksgiving because everyone was going all different...

Sarah Warf, junior

Sarah Warf, junior
December 7, 2020

"I usually go to my grandma’s house, but I can't this year. We are doing a Zoom thanksgiving. We love going to hockey games on thanksgiving. My aunt is actually the manager of the Fort Wayne Comets,...

In light of Veterans Day, military connection greatly impacts military families, veterans

November 11, 2020

With Veterans Day, occurring today on Nov. 11, people all over the world remember the sacrifices and efforts of veterans and current military personnel. Specifically, military families and veterans are...

In celebration of National Cappuccino Day, staff of Carmel Cafe share the impact of coffee

In celebration of National Cappuccino Day, staff of Carmel Cafe share the impact of coffee
November 8, 2020

Coffee affects students and teachers’ lives all over the world. To celebrate its importance, Cappuccino Day is celebrated on November 8. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 14.8% of all...

Tommy Oliver, teacher

Tommy Oliver, teacher
November 6, 2020

"(I started playing football when) I was 9 years old and in 4th grade. (My favorite part about coaching football is) watching the players develop and improve as players and young men as the season goes...

Dave Romano, instructional assistant

Dave Romano, instructional assistant
November 6, 2020

"(When I was a kid, my favorite house to trick-or-treat at was this)  house that the adult always dressed up in a costume and the entire entryway was all decorated with lights, cobwebs and spooky music."

Q&A with students working the polls in honor of Election Day

Juniors Lisa Venckus (left) and Erin Gordon (right) pose for photo while holding 'Fady for Indiana' brochures. Venckus said that
November 3, 2020

Erin Gordon, junior How did you first get involved with the election and working the polls? I’m in CHS Young Democrats, so I’ve been really active, especially with this election since it’s so monumental....

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