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“This is not just a hashtag, this is real life:” pro-choice protest takes place at Indiana Statehouse

“This is not just a hashtag, this is real life:” pro-choice protest takes place at Indiana Statehouse

Da-Hyun Hong

May 22, 2019


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On May 21, 2019 an hour-long protest against abortion-restriction laws took place at noon, organized by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Indiana’s Chapter of the Women’s March on Washington and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana. This rally was one of many as a part of a nati...

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Rhea Acharya and Grace Xu

May 17, 2019


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On May 18, the Monon Community Center plans to host a “Family Learn to Fish” event at the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon. According to Erica Foreman, the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation program supervisor in charge of Family Learn to Fish, the event will teach p...

Administration to hire new teachers, consider potential later start time next year, Harmas says

Administration to hire new teachers, consider potential later start time next year, Harmas says

Carson TerBush

May 10, 2019


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On Tuesday May 16, representatives from AdvancedED—a company that evaluates schools—will be on the CHS campus evaluating classes and speaking with administrators, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas also said he has been working on hiring teachers next year and finalizing what classes will be available ...

Breaking News!

April 30, 2019


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In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li

April 19, 2019


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Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Carrying the Banner: Civic Theatre’s new adaptation of “Newsies” production provides opportunities, lessons of character

Carrying the Banner: Civic Theatre’s new adaptation of “Newsies”  production provides opportunities, lessons of character

Emily Carlisle

April 19, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

"The woild is yer erster.” This line from the Disney-hit musical “Newsies” is exactly what Civic Theatre lives by this season. “Newsies” is based off a true story of struggle and triumph over oppression and control, and it shows that the underdogs can prevail if they work hard enough and do ...

ComedySportz team prepares for April 25, 26 home matches

ComedySportz team prepares for April 25, 26 home matches

Jessica Konrad

March 27, 2019


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The ComedySportz team will play in its final home matches of the season on April 25 and 26. The matches will take place in the Studio Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $5 and are available online at ticketracker.com or at the door. Piper Dafforn, ComedySportz captain and senior, said she hopes there will be an enthusiastic audience for the team’s last matches. Dafforn said, “Currently, we’re just trying to get the word out (about the matches) so we have a bi...

Zero out of Ten: Ten minutes added onto school day helps district meet time requirement, creates issues for community

Zero out of Ten: Ten minutes added onto school day helps district meet time requirement, creates issues for community

March 22, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials, Uncategorized

To make up for two snow days, Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) added 10 minutes to every school day. State legislature requires Indiana schools to have 180 days of instructional time (defined as time in which students participate in an approved educationally-related activity under the direction of a teacher) ...

Science Bowl reflects on Invitational Competition results

Riley Hamilton

March 4, 2019


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The 2019 Invitational Competition which took place on Jan. 2, took a good turn for the top A team this season. After months of preparation since the summer, head sponsor and science teacher Virginia Kundrat helped lead the team. The final placements for this competition are not important, because as K...