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American audiences should consider foreign movies when choosing what to watch

American audiences should consider foreign movies when choosing what to watch

Christian Ledbetter

January 23, 2020

The Oscars will air on Feb. 9, and with the awards program comes the arguments of which films should win and lose. Critics have often accused the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, which votes on the award of prioritizing Hollywood films over indie and foreign ones as the academy is mostl...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host dodgeball tournament Jan. 17.

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host dodgeball tournament Jan. 17.

Angela Li

January 17, 2020

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) will host its annual dodgeball tournament at the CHS fieldhouse Jan. 17, according to Nina Metaxas, CMYC vice president and senior. Metaxas said students can form teams and sign-up for the tournament by picking up forms in the Activities Office. “The winner will ...

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 ...

Students should consider utilizing various CHS tutoring resources before seeking paid expertise outside of school

Students should consider utilizing various CHS tutoring resources before seeking paid expertise outside of school

Angela Li

November 15, 2019

Like many CHS students, I’ve served as a tutor for a few different organizations. I tutor for the National Honor Society (NHS) tutoring program during SRT and outside of school as well as work twice a week at an official tutoring business. As a tutor, there’s no feeling more common to me than sitting in SRT, prepared to utilize this period of time to help other stu...

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...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Howl-o-ween dog event

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to plan Howl-o-ween dog event

Angela Li

September 25, 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 Mexatas, 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 t...

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li

April 19, 2019

Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang

March 22, 2019

As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or s...

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

Kassi Darnell

February 22, 2019

Last month, junior Korryn Reichard walked into her SRT room to grab her things, talking with her friends as they exited. While Reichard was at school, her father went to work but was not receiving a paycheck. Reichard’s father is a federal employee, and last month, he worked for 35 days without pay duri...

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Natalie Khamis

January 24, 2019

The Indiana General Assembly convened for its first session on Jan. 3 to discuss the enactment of new Senate and House of Representatives legislature for this year. During one of these sessions, Jeff Raatz, Senator and Senate education and career development committee chairperson, said he has propo...

Scouting for the Future: Students, community members explore what drives some students to stay, some to quit Girl Scouts

Scouting for the Future: Students, community members explore what drives some students to stay, some to quit Girl Scouts

Tara Kandallu, Sarah Kim, Angela Li, and Raphael Li

January 24, 2019

For Sapna Nakshatri, Girl Scouts and junior, Girl Scouts has always been an integral part of her life. She joined the program in second grade and started out her experience with Troop 1500. Even when the troop’s leader quit after her sophomore year, Nakshatri continued on with the program by joini...