AP French students bring different French foods to try

Michelle Wan November 11, 2020

During September and October, World Languages department chairperson Andrea Yocum said she will bring samples of different desserts from French-speaking countries for students to try.  “I’ve been...

Sophomore Brooke Yi explores the front page of the Tour de France website during her French III class on Sept. 10. French 3 students have started to learn about the different cultures and backgrounds of the Tour de France event. Ive really been looking for this lesson, and it is really interesting to learn about (its) background,” Yi said.

French III students explore, do activities related to annual Tour de France

Michelle Wan November 11, 2020

French III students have chosen a student as a "rider" to follow the annual Tour de France bicycle race from its beginning on August 29 until its end on September 20. It is Anabelle Yang's first year experiencing...

Le Congrès scheduled for Feb. 15

Riley Laferierre February 10, 2020

Club co-president and senior Vivian Zheng says that Carmel’s National French Honors Society plans to host its Le Congrès competition at Creekside Middle School on Feb. 15. Club sponsor Andrea Yocum...

National French Honors Society to host competition in November

Riley Laferriere October 21, 2019

National French Honors Society had its second meeting on Sept. 18 and has already started discussing multiple ideas for the club in more detail. Club sponsor Andrea Yocum has many plans in mind....

Junior Nishita Prasad finishes up her French homework during lunch before heading to class. Prasad said she likes the changes being made to the classes because they have improved her overall understanding of the language.

French 4 students focus more on SEL and immersion in language classes this year

Sowmya Chundi September 28, 2019

This year, French 4 teachers are focusing more on a better understanding of the language that surpasses learning basic vocabulary. Students are participating in social and emotional learning (SEL) in order...

MARDI GRAS MASKS: Andrea Yocum, French teacher and world language department chairman, presents a mask for Mardi Gras and a New Orleans mug, where Mardi Gras originates. Most French classes at CHS celebrate Mardi Gras each March to experience the culture of New Orleans, the primary francophone region in the United States.

With Mardi Gras on March 5, CHS students, staff discuss impact of francophone world

Marissa Ryan February 22, 2019

While french is only one  of the many world languages offered at this school, the concept of  the francophone world, which educators teach to French students here, poses an impactful statement on international...

Junior Ava Hutchison (left) visits the Academie Nationale de Musique with her IUHPFL exchange group in France over the summer of 2018. Hutchinson said her summer program allowed her to learn more about France.

Fighting a Language Battle: Students, staff discuss Carmel’s foreign language learning opportunities throughout high school compared to internationally

Tara Kandallu, Maddie Kosc, Robbie Ge, and Raphael Li January 24, 2019

Junior Ava Hutchison walks down the hall with purpose, but stops when she sees someone who is familiar to her, her French II teacher, Kim Manlick. Although she was planning to go class early to study,...

French Club to attend Phantom of the Opera

French Club to attend “Phantom of the Opera”

Beats March 15, 2016

French Club plans to attend “Phantom of the Opera” at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre in May. Cindy Lee, French Club secretary and junior, said French Club officers are still determining...

Media department chairperson Theresa Ramos holds up an old electronic to be used in the new makerspace. According to Ramos, this makerspace, created with  donated electronics, video games, and a grant the media center has received, will be a place for students to learn and express their creativity.

New textbooks for AP U.S. History, world language courses include improved features

News August 11, 2015

With the beginning of the new school year, the world language and social studies departments will be using new textbooks in most classes. According to Andrea Yocum, world language department chairperson...

French students writing to pen pals in Haiti

Beats March 3, 2014

Following a recent visit from Ludner St. Amour, director of the Christian School of New Vision in La Jeune, Haiti, French IV students have been preparing their letters to send back to their pen pals attending...

World language department to organize Christmas caroling

Beats December 8, 2013

With the upcoming holiday season, the world language department will have its annual Christmas caroling on Dec. 11 and 12. According to Andrea Yocum, activity organizer and French teacher, participation...

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