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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. She said, “At the next meeting (the club members) will be getting ready with other field trips...

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

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 to improve their knowledge of French. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language departm...

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

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 cultural influence. Francophonie encompasses more than justthe language spoken in France...

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

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, she still stops to say “Bonjour.” For Hutchison, although France has always been a passion of he...

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 the date of the trip. They are considering times between May 4 to 15 and the full ranges of days the...

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

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 and French teacher, French 1, 2 and 3, as well as all Spanish and German classes, will receive text...

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 his school. According to the school’s website, the Christian School of New Vision is a...

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 depends on each teacher and their class schedules. However, should they choose to take part in...

Culture Clash: How do CHS students who have multiple backgrounds see life differently than their peers?

Culture Clash: How do CHS students who have multiple backgrounds see life differently than their peers?

acumen

October 3, 2013

Every year for Thanksgiving, senior Jessica Lecher experiences a fusion of her two cultural backgrounds as she enjoys both turkey and the traditional Chinese food that her grandmother makes. With a father of European descent and a Chinese mother, Lecher is just one of a few students with a culturally...

Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages gives students opportunities to study abroad

Beats

October 2, 2013

The selection process for the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL) is in the process of reviewing student applications to participate in its study abroad program. While the deadline for the applications was on Sept. 29, students participating in the program will begin the selection...

French Club members to decorate locker signs

Beats

November 28, 2011

French Club members plan to decorate locker signs near the end of November in Room A223. Lucy Terhune, president of French Club and junior, said “I’ve never had a locker sign for anything. I’m excited to get one for French Club because I really care about this club.” On Nov. 12, French...