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Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Toy Drive, Kid’s Booth

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Toy Drive, Kid’s Booth

Angela Li

December 2, 2019

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will meet on Dec. 4 to continue planning its holiday events, according to Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior. Metaxas said this meeting will be very important for the group, as two of CMYC’s events, Toy Drive and Kid’s Booth, fall back-to-back later ...

WHJE to broadcast football, basketball games, ban Christmas music

WHJE to broadcast football, basketball games, ban Christmas music

Angela Qian

November 27, 2019

WHJE will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium with the football team on Saturday for the State Championship, according to Charlie Maurer, co-sports director and senior. The game will begin at 7 p.m. Radio adviser Dominic James said WHJE also has four teams working on basketball live shows. They will broadcast during the first men’s basketball game at Zionsville tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. “This gives a great opportunity for second year (staff members) to get involved, so they  actually have started broadcasting (junior varsity) games all by themselves,” James said. “That means we’ve got between 12 and 15 people every week broadcasting live sports.” However, Maur...

Comedy Sportz to discuss next meeting date

Comedy Sportz to discuss next meeting date

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 21, 2019

Comedy Sportz members will arrange a meeting date after Thanksgiving break to discuss effective algorithms for continuous, positive audience reaction. James Peterson, Comedy Sportz sponsor and IB Film and theatre arts teacher, said the meetings are very relaxed, with the group coexisting as friends ra...

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Viyang Hao

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Counseling Center will host the Business Majors and Careers Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. At the fair, there will be a combination of in-state and out-of-state college repr...

Students, counselors reflect the Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Viyang Hao

November 6, 2019

Earlier this year, a group of Asian-Americans filed a lawsuit against Harvard University and its admissions office, claiming its admissions process was discriminated against Asian-Americans. The federal judge who oversaw this case recently announced that there was little discrimination towards Asian Am...

Academic Super Bowl Announces Captains, Divides into Subject Teams

Academic Super Bowl Announces Captains, Divides into Subject Teams

Cady Armstrong

November 1, 2019

The 2019-20 subject team captains for Academic Superbowl are Natalie Khamis for English, Noah Sim for fine arts, Martin Emerson for math, Tara Kandallu for science, John Mikucki for social studies, and Alyssa Smith for the interdisciplinary team. According to James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor a...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host Howl-o-Ween dog event

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host Howl-o-Ween dog event

Angela Li

October 21, 2019

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will host the second annual Howl-o-ween event at West Park on Oct. 26, according to Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior. “It’s a dog halloween event. There’s an orange carpet and a dog pageant show, so they’ll wear costumes and they walk down the...

Comedy Sportz to review elements of successful performances in Oct. 18 meeting to educate new members

Comedy Sportz to review elements of successful performances in Oct. 18 meeting to educate new members

Valliei Chandrakumar

October 15, 2019

Comedy Sportz will meet in P123 on Oct. 18 to reexamine techniques and strategies discussed in its Oct. 4 training session directed by a member of the Comedy Sportz team from downtown Indianapolis. During the meeting, the leaders plan to explain the usual content of performances to new members by rehashing...

Media center to promote book voting, German exhibition

Media center to promote book voting, German exhibition

Karen Zhang

October 12, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is currently promoting book voting which will close on Oct. 15. “It’s the American Library Association, and it’s voting for the top ten books. So the voting will close in the next few weeks. We hav...

AP exam registration to begin Oct. 14

AP exam registration to begin Oct. 14

Viyang Hao

October 8, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, AP exam registration will begin Oct. 14 and end Oct. 27. Emails will be sent out to students and parents throughout the fall semester on how to register and be prepared for the AP exam in May. If students miss th...

AVID students practice college-readiness skills

AVID students practice college-readiness skills

Marvin Fan

October 8, 2019

According to AVID coordinator Jamie Newcomer, a large part of the AVID course is teaching students college-readiness skills. She said that this year, there will be a small change to the note-taking approach in the class. Newcomer said, “We used to really encourage students to take Cornell Notes. Now, w...