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Chick-fil-Nay?: Students say Christian company should be more transparent with its business practices, values

Chick-fil-Nay?: Students say Christian company should be more transparent with its business practices, values

Angela Qian

May 23, 2019


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A few months ago, freshman Daniel Tanner started to boycott Chick-fil-A. “There had been a lot of news about how they treated their employees, little rumors and stuff, and then them being a big Christian company, obviously the connotation to some people of that is negative,” Tanner said. “Some ...

Spin it to Win it: Q&A with Elisabeth Butz, figure skater and freshman

Spin it to Win it: Q&A with Elisabeth Butz, figure skater and freshman

Angela Qian

May 23, 2019


Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

What level are you in? I’m a novice figure skater. They have it split into qualifying and non-qualifying and senior ladies are like the top level that you see at the olympics, and i’m like two down from them. What got you interested in figure skating? I honestly don’t really know. I was (ar...

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Rhea Acharya and Grace Xu

May 17, 2019


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On May 18, the Monon Community Center plans to host a “Family Learn to Fish” event at the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon. According to Erica Foreman, the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation program supervisor in charge of Family Learn to Fish, the event will teach p...

Champions Together to prepare for next year

Champions Together to prepare for next year

Angela Qian

May 5, 2019


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Champions Together is finished for the year. At their last meeting on April 19, members discussed the plans for next year and a summer program open to committee members. “(The summer program) is through the Hamilton County Community Tennis Association, and there are eight sessions during the summer,...

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism in climage change, ways to help the Earth

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism  in climage change, ways to help the Earth

Kassandra Darnell, Maddie Kosc, and Angela Qian

April 19, 2019


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On march 15, senior evan Kenyon spent his afternoon listening to speeches from students all over Indiana and participating in chants about climate change while marching around downtown Indianapolis. The event was the Indiana Climate Strike and it is just one example of how students like Kenyon have s...

Champions Together hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament

Champions Together hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament

Angela Qian

March 24, 2019


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Champions Together (CT) hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament at Woodland Bowl last Saturday. According to co-president and senior Emily Elzinga, the tournament was four hours long. “There are three teams: boys, girls and co-ed,” Elzinga said. “Each team has two partners and two athletes, an...

Q&A with Katerina Folkin, rhythmic gymnast and freshman

Q&A with Katerina Folkin, rhythmic gymnast and freshman

March 22, 2019


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What's your favorite part about rhythmic gymnastics? My favorite part is probably the beauty of the sport because it’s something you don’t see everyday, especially here in Indiana. We’re the only club here, so it’s just really beautiful, and I love working with apparatus and being able to work wi...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li

February 22, 2019


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With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. M...

Respect The Gestures: With Japanese exchange students arriving March 20, students, teacher explain some barriers when interacting with foreign cultures

Respect The Gestures: With Japanese exchange students arriving March 20, students,  teacher explain some barriers when interacting with foreign cultures

Angela Qian

February 22, 2019


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Last summer, junior Christian Peasley spent 21 days in Japan with a host family through the Japanese foreign exchange program. He was fully immersed in the culture, despite having known next to nothing about the country just a few years earlier. The over 30-year-old program is a partnership with our siste...

Champions Together to support member in IndyStar award pursuit, host fundraising events in March

Angela Qian

January 31, 2019


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Sloan Goldblatt, Champions Together (CT) member and senior, has been nominated for the I AM SPORT award, which is sponsored by the Indianapolis Star. Co-president and sophomore Audra Marchese said, “The I AM SPORT award is for students that have given back to the children of their community.” ...

Here’s your guide for where to go for a perfect date this Valentine’s Day

Here’s your guide for where to go  for a perfect date this Valentine’s Day

Heidi Peng and Riya Chinni

January 24, 2019


Filed under Recent Updates, STUDENT SECTION, student-section-top, Top Story

A Casual Date Mammamia Gelato 834 W. Main St, Carmel, IN 46032 This small Italian dessert and coffee shop is right off Main Street, just a few minutes away from CHS. Mammamia Gelato offers fresh gelato for an authentic and high-quality dessert for about $2 to $5. The cozy atmosphere of the shop ...

Q&A with 2019 Miss Indiana Teen USA, sophomore Catelyn “Catie” Combellick

Q&A with 2019 Miss Indiana Teen USA, sophomore Catelyn “Catie” Combellick

Angela Qian

January 24, 2019


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What got you started on pageants? One day I was sitting at the kitchen table, and my mom showed me newspaper clippings of her when she was my age. She did Miss Missouri, and so she was showing me pictures of her when she was my age and trophies and newspaper clippings and all that stuff, and I though...