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Aspiring NCAA athletes react to changes to in-person college recruitment visits, scholarship decisions

Senior Maggie Love swims the butterfly stroke after school in preparation for the upcoming season for the varsity women’s swim team.She said she is committed to Purdue University but is frustrated with the changes to college recruiting. She said she wished she could meet the coaches face-to-face because so she could feel like a student athlete.
November 22, 2020

On Sept. 16, the NCAA suspension of all Division 1 in-person recruiting went into place. This suspension is effective through Jan. 1 and prohibits coaches from meeting in-person with potential student...

With CHS’s large, competitive environment, students assess how pressures foster imposter syndrome

With CHS’s large, competitive environment, students assess how pressures foster imposter syndrome
November 21, 2020

This past summer, sophomore Celia Watson moved to Carmel two weeks before the start of school with only a suitcase full of clothes and her guitar in her hand. Watson moved here from São Paulo, Brazil,...

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,...

Wrestling team begins season amid pandemic, practices new safety procedures

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Members of the wrestling team put on their gear before practice. Harel Halevi, varsity wrestler and senior, said he believes contracting the virus while wrestling is less likely than it seems because athletes meet only a few people at each meet on top of the many new safety procedures.
November 19, 2020

For all sports, everything including practices, games and matches has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Carmel wrestling team has also been adapting to new rules and regulations. In order to prevent...

Student activists, science teacher continue conservation efforts amid pandemic

Student activists walk the home stretch of the Global Climate Strike at the Indiana Statehouse in September 2020. Maanya Rajesh, Green Action club president and junior, said the activists, many of whom were CHS students, marched in support of climate policy reform and greater awareness of the global issue.
November 16, 2020

For Maanya Rajesh, Green Action Club president and junior, environmental conservation has never been more important, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic hasn’t really made that much...

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...

Unwelcome Guests

Unwelcome Guests
November 14, 2020

 

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&As with Carmel Mini Marathoners club leader, sponsor

Q&As with Carmel Mini Marathoners club leader, sponsor
November 13, 2020

Lauryn Forster, Club Leader and senior Why did you join/start Carmel Mini Marathoners Club? Normally every year after cross country ends, we participate in the Monumental mini marathon, but because...

News Briefs 11.10

News Briefs 11.10
November 10, 2020

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...

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