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Q&A: New African Studies class with social studies teacher Shawn Curtis

Q&A: New African Studies class with social studies teacher Shawn Curtis

Helena Wang February 7, 2023

Could you briefly describe what the new African Studies class is? This year we’re experimenting with building the African history class, which is a study of Africa itself and the history of Africa....

The Great Grammys Interactive JAM

The Great Grammys Interactive JAM

Kent Fujita, Grace Guo, and Darshini Shankar February 4, 2023

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Student, parent, oncology social worker share experiences with cancer

Student, parent, oncology social worker share experiences with cancer

Lorna Ding and Pahal Sehgal February 2, 2023

“I have cancer” are three words senior Tara Corra never expected to hear from her mother. Tara said the first sign of cancer appeared when she was at her grandfather’s home.  She said, “My...

Students connect musical genres to their own identity, personalities

Students connect musical genres to their own identity, personalities

Royce Brown February 1, 2023

Junior Caleb Kim loads his barbell with heavy plates. As he prepares himself for the bench press, he takes a sip of water before putting both of his AirPods in his ear. Turning up the volume on his phone,...

Senior Gloria Sanchez is holding a giraffe stuffed animal. She said that having an inner child is a good thing.

Involved students weigh in on bringing “inner child” into their personality

Ayaan Nadeem January 31, 2023

Sophomore Ashlyn Higley said students at this school feel pressured to act mature when they are still learning how things work. Higley said that this in part is due to social media.  “I think that...

Junior Grace Larkey presents during a meeting for the Students for Safer Learning Club on January 18, 2023. At the meeting, Larkey discussed how it is extremely important for students to recognize the importance of digital safety.

Students, SRO examine school safety procedures, new student ID policy

Lorna Ding and Pahal Sehgal January 30, 2023

According to the CDC, guns are the leading cause of death for American teens and children. In fact, there have been six school shootings with fatalities in the United States as of January 2023, according...

Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and senior, studies her music sheet and practices her fingering before after-school rehearsal. According to Wu, “It helps to look through the piece before we start playing together.”

Carmel Orchestras to perform Winter Concert on Feb. 14

Jasmine Zhang January 28, 2023

Carmel Orchestras are currently rehearsing for the upcoming Winter Concert on Feb. 14. Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and senior, said she is looking forward to this performance. “I think...

With Walt Disney Studios’ 100th anniversary, students, teacher share struggles pursuing art-centered careers, succeeding in animation careers

With Walt Disney Studios’ 100th anniversary, students, teacher share struggles pursuing art-centered careers, succeeding in animation careers

Avery Carlisle January 27, 2023

As Justine Wang, president of Animation Club and senior, enters the second half of her final year of high school, she said her mind has been racing with the possibilities of future careers. “I am...

A volunteer at the Lunar New Year event on Monday’s paints a CHS student’s face. They wear red, which symbolizes the Lunar New Year in Chinese culture.

CCPL celebrates cultural events

Pahal Sehgal January 24, 2023

With two Lunar New Year celebrations just this week, CCPL has begun diversifying its activities offers.  Jamie Beckman, the young adult services manager at CCPL, said CCPL attempts to make these events...

Senior Eric Yang scrolls through tik tok during his SSRT. He said that social media can lead to less personal friendships.

Students recognize social media’s impact on communication, social aggression

Chenyao Liu January 24, 2023

Senior Eric Yang spends a lot of time on TikTok. However, though he said he enjoys being on social media, he also believes it can be harmful.  “I believe (social media is) a very inevitable thing...

Adam Havice, health and wellness teacher, directs students with a partner activity. Havice said, “Hopefully, (the sex education curriculum) helps prevent intimate partner violence and helps young people develop healthy relationships of any kind.”

Students hope to see changes to current sex-ed curriculum

Chenyao Liu and Ella Lipnik January 19, 2023

Junior Gabrielle “Gabby” Aitken is one of many students who has taken this school’s required health and wellness education class. Among other topics, teachers in this course go over the topic of...

Holiday Lights Recycling Drive to reduce long-term carbon impact on environment

Holiday Lights Recycling Drive to reduce long-term carbon impact on environment

Helena Wang January 18, 2023

Established in 2011, the annual Holiday Lights Recycling Drive will offer Carmel residents an opportunity to recycle used and unwanted holiday lights. Carmel Clay Schools’ (CCS) Green Teams, Technology...

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