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Downsized Decor: As seniors prepare to move into college dorms, students, staff give tips for decorating small spaces

Downsized Decor: As seniors prepare to move into college dorms, students, staff give tips for decorating small spaces

Tessa Collinson

May 23, 2019

Although sophomore Ashley Elmore has a couple years before she will go to college, she’s well prepared for living in a dormitory. She said she knows how to utilize her furniture in the most efficient way possible to optimize her space. “(A struggle I’ve encountered) with decorating a small room is fin...

Students utilize creativity, individuality when handmaking their own prom dresses

Marissa Ryan

April 19, 2019

From mermaid style to ball gowns, there seems to be an endless number of prom dresses available to fulfill a high school girl’s image of the perfect dress. However a few like Jessica Qu, advanced fashion student and senior, find that the perfect dress is in the hands of the creator. Qu, who plans t...

Freshman Daniel Tanner transcends typical gender stereotypes with fashion

Freshman Daniel Tanner transcends  typical gender stereotypes with fashion

Tessa Collinson

March 22, 2019

All heads turn to him as he walks down the hall. It could be how he holds himself with confidence. Then again, it could be because of the way he dresses. One day, he’s dressed in a turtleneck with heels and statement jewelry, and on the next, it’s a women’s T-shirt with a headband and leggings....

With Mardi Gras on March 5, CHS students, staff discuss impact of francophone world

With Mardi Gras on March 5, CHS  students, staff discuss impact of francophone world

Marissa Ryan

February 22, 2019

While french is only one  of the many world languages offered at this school, the concept of  the francophone world, which educators teach to French students here, poses an impactful statement on international cultural influence. Francophonie encompasses more than justthe language spoken in France...

Here’s your guide for where to go for a perfect date this Valentine’s Day

Here’s your guide for where to go  for a perfect date this Valentine’s Day

Heidi Peng and Riya Chinni

January 24, 2019

A Casual Date Mammamia Gelato 834 W. Main St, Carmel, IN 46032 This small Italian dessert and coffee shop is right off Main Street, just a few minutes away from CHS. Mammamia Gelato offers fresh gelato for an authentic and high-quality dessert for about $2 to $5. The cozy atmosphere of the shop ...

Holiday Baking Contest

December 13, 2018

We reviewed three fall activities available near Carmel, this is what we found

We reviewed three fall activities available near Carmel, this is what we found

Kris Otten

October 25, 2018

STUCKEY FARM ORCHARD AND CIDER MILL Stuckey Farm Orchard and Cider Mill is the perfect location to have a fall photoshoot with friends or spend time with family. It costs $7.50 to get into the apple orchard, where there are thousands of trees with 27 varieties of apples to pick from. The apple orc...

Students, staff explain deeper impact of building Homecoming playhouses

Marissa Ryan

September 21, 2018

Senior class president Meredith Lipps is a veteran of the annual Homecoming playhouse build. While she participates in other charitable activities, the three year veteran said she values the event, which involves building and decorating a child’s prefabricated playhouse from beginning to end in one a...

Sophomore Jiwon Yu

Sophomore Jiwon Yu

May 18, 2018

Artist and sophomore Jiwon Yu uses colored pencils to work on her Frida Kahlo portrait. Yu said she added her own twist to the portrait in order to personalize it.

Junior Katie Phan

Junior Katie Phan

May 18, 2018

Artist and junior Katie Phan displays her art show piece. Phan said she wanted to use vibrant colors in her piece to convey an idea of boldness.

Sophomore Natalie Wells

Sophomore Natalie Wells

May 18, 2018

Artist and sophomore Natalie Wells colors in final touches with white chalk on one of her pieces. Wells said she tries to redraw pictures and express what she’s feeling at the moment.