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TEDx Carmel club to have conference on Jan. 22, students, sponsor discuss public speaking

Ryan Zhang January 12, 2022

The TEDx Carmel club will have a conference on Jan. 22 in the freshman cafeteria. At this conference, students and adults will present speeches. According to Maddie Wilson, a speaker at this conference...

Curriculum changes in English, history departments inspire alterations in content representation for teachers, students

Curriculum changes in English, history departments inspire alterations in content representation for teachers, students

Archit Kalra and Raghav Sriram September 23, 2021

For junior Laura Martens, taking the AP Literature course last year was an eye-opening opportunity to read an array of different books. “We read The Great Gatsby, Frankenstein (and) As I Lay Dying...

Freshman Braeden White (left) along with his brother, freshman Brooks White (right) and his mother, Amy White-Meadows  (middle-right) went to their grandparent’s house for a family dinner 
on May 2.

In light of Mother’s Day on May 9, students, teacher consider parenting, working through pandemic

Kruti Subbannavar May 9, 2021

For freshman Braeden White, the morning of Mother’s Day dawns the same way it has for many years before: with breakfast of citrus pancakes for his mother in bed and a necklace as a present. However,...

How AP history teachers are planning to review for AP exams

Karolena Zhou April 15, 2021

After the College Board's announcement that AP exams will return to their traditional format this year, many students have started to review content for upcoming exams. This year, the AP U.S. History exam...

History teachers adjust to changes to AP exams

Karolena Zhou March 17, 2021

AP teachers have just received new information about the upcoming AP exams. This year, the format for AP history exams has changed slightly from the traditional version. Because of this, AP U.S. History...

Student, teacher discuss changes to AP exams, hopes for this year

Karolena Zhou March 14, 2021

Last year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The College Board changed the formats of AP exams by shortening them to 45 minutes and removing some of the tested content. However, this year, College Board's...

Junior Labeeb Hossain analyzes his protein model of the amino acid phenylalanine at his home.Hossain said he is aware there are some conflicts between religious and scientific doctrines, but said he is open to modifying his beliefs to accept scientific facts.

Students, teacher discuss impact of religion on scientific learning, vice versa

Archit Kalra December 8, 2020

Religion and science are both important aspects of junior Labeeb Hossain’s life that go hand-in-hand. “I think (religion and science) are pretty complementary–they kind of work with each other...

Students say taking AP World History freshman year helped them in U.S. History junior year

Karolena Zhou November 11, 2020

Freshmen generally have a choice between AP World History or regular/honors World History for their history class. Similarly, juniors generally have a choice between AP U.S. History (APUSH), IB History...

AP U.S. History teachers make changes due to pandemic

Karolena Zhou November 11, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some history teachers had to change the way they teach for virtual students. AP U.S. History teacher Allison Hargrove said compared to last year, she had to adjust her teaching...

Allison Hargrove, TEDx co-sponsor and social studies teacher, works at her computer during SRT. Hargrove said, “I am really excited for the upcoming conference. I think the leadership team has really done a lot of good work leading up to this event, and I think it will be a success. Plus, I really like the theme.”

TEDx to secure sponsors, finalize details for April 18 conference

Rhea Acharya March 9, 2020

According to Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, the club will continue to finalize the details for its upcoming conference at its meetings that take place every Monday until 4 p.m. in Room E235....

Sarah Konrad puts on her coat afterschool. Konrad said she is excited for the upcoming conference, which is scheduled for April 18.

TEDx finalizes student speakers, sets conference date for April 18

Rhea Acharya February 20, 2020

According to Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, the club recently finalized the date for their upcoming conference: It is now set to be on April 18 in the Studio Theater from noon to 4 p.m.   Additionally,...

History teacher Allison Hargrove displays her figurines and cutout of Abraham Lincoln. Hargrove said she looks up to Lincoln’s bravery and passion.

Idolization of public figures, role models creates both positive, negative effects

Kiersten Riedford January 23, 2020

Firearms and drugs were loaded on a private jet alongside SoundCloud rapper Juice WRLD on Dec. 7, 2019. The rapper’s actions—choosing to intake as much of the illegal substances as possible—led to...

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