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Matthew Du | February 1, 2023

Emerson Barrett, president of the Girls Who Code (GWC) club and junior, is planning new ideas to start off the new semester.  She said, “(During meetings), there will be a mini lesson on a woman in the STEM field, usually related to whatever project we’re currently working on. Then we work on our projects, and sometimes do gallery walks for them.” Sarah Robinson, sponsor of the club and...

February 1, 2023

Next meeting on Jan. 6 tryouts will be held for the Washington University Chemistry Tournament (WUCT) where CHS sends three teams of six people to compete. Club members will take a test and based on scores they placed into the teams. Grace Yang, Chemistry Club’s officer and senior said, “It will just be like a chemistry test and whoever gets the most problems right (gets in) it's a point system....

February 1, 2023

Champions Together (CT) continues to plan for Mr. Carmel— a fundraising event that raises awareness for the Special Olympics. Students can witness and support Mr. Carmel by going to the auditorium on March 10. According to Sarah Mysogland, CT president and senior, a selected group of senior boys were selected to participate in the pageant, but the process of contacting escorts is still underway.  “Escorts...

Indiana adopts new climate education standards, students, teacher consider impacts

Jenny Li | January 30, 2023

Last summer, the Indiana State Board of Education approved new science standards. The old standards earned a “D” grade in a 2020 study of climate change in state science standards conducted by the National Center for Science Education and the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund. These new changes come on the heels of a recent estimate from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. In their...

Q&A with CCPL teen services librarian Caroline Niepokoj on organizing Yule Ball

Chenyao Liu | January 28, 2023

It's been a few years since the last Yule Ball due to COVID-19. How does it feel to be back? It feels good. I actually have never been to the Yule Ball before, I was hired after. So, this is also my first year. But, I think it's going to be exciting because the new space is big, (it's) huge. And everybody seems excited about it. I think, especially after watching everybody set up, I think it's going...

New Polytechnic department: Q&A Brad Sever and Chard Reid

Helena Wang | January 27, 2023

Brad Sever, CHS assistant principal Could you briefly describe what the new polytechnic department is? Essentially, we’re not adding any new departments; what we’re doing is we are combining departments. So, the communications department, the art department, the family consumer science department, the business department and the engineering and technology department are now combined...

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