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Recycling Renovations: New recycling policy is an improvement, but would benefit from clearer instructions

Recycling Renovations: New recycling policy is an improvement, but would benefit from clearer instructions

December 13, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials

In this day and age, with the planet’s temperature consistently increasing and sea levels rising, it’s vital to make little changes to culminate to a greater overall effect. However, it’s not hard to accidentally throw away recyclable items like papers, magazines and bottles into a trash can. ...

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

Natalie Khamis

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

While on her way to work at Amanda’s Exchange, a local consignment shop on Carmel Drive, junior Katie Sankey received an unusual message from her manager. According to Sankey, the message warned all employees about a possible influx of counterfeit money circulating through businesses in Carmel. “I ...

Interim Study Committee of Education discusses graduation pathways, no requirement for ISTEP

Interim Study Committee of Education discusses graduation pathways, no requirement for ISTEP

Pranav Jothirajah

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

On Aug. 23, the Interim Study Committee of Education sat down at the Senate Chamber in Indiana to discuss issues related to counselor workload and a new way to attain a diploma, known as graduation pathways. This system will be implemented for current eighth graders. By utilizing pathways, students wi...

My Spine Doesn’t Hold Me Back: CHS students discuss scoliosis, lack of awareness, impact on their daily lives

My Spine Doesn’t Hold Me Back: CHS students discuss scoliosis, lack of awareness, impact on their daily lives

Anushka Dasgupta

May 18, 2018


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, feature-top, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

By all measures, senior Lauren Salmon is very good at the viola. Salmon currently plays in the Camerata and Symphony orchestras at CHS and will attend the IU Jacobs School of Music in the fall to continue her education. However, her journey into the instrument has been, at the least, unconventional. In...

Q&A With a Scoliosis-Diagnosed Athlete

Anushka Dasgupta

May 18, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

When did you learn you had scoliosis? I learned I had scoliosis about a year and a half ago during Homecoming week. Me and my mom actually went to a store to dry on dresses for Homecoming and I was trying on a dress, and I looked in the mirror and said, ‘Mom, my rib cage, or like one side of my body, is s...

Dealing with Dyslexia: Students, teachers reflect on new bill regarding dyslexic students

Dealing with Dyslexia: Students, teachers reflect on  new bill regarding dyslexic students

Armaan Goel

May 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

The recently passed Indiana Senate Bill 217 looks to provide dyslexic students with additional assistance to overcome their disability. It states that schools must screen students for risk factors of dyslexia, as well as employ a reading specialist to work with dyslexic students. Alissa Bandejas...

Teens with a Choice to conclude year

Teens with a Choice to conclude year

Anushka Dasgupta

May 11, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Teens with a Choice club will conclude its year. The club initially planned to have a sexual education talk in early May, but members decided to cancel. “We’re actually done for this year since the rest of the juniors and I have so much going on,” Sasha Matsuki, club president and junior, said. S...

Teens with a Choice to have a sexual education talk

Teens with a Choice to have a sexual education talk

Anushka Dasgupta

April 17, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Teens with a Choice club plans to conduct a comprehensive sexual education talk in early May, according to Sasha Matsuki, club president and junior. She said the club will continue to finalize plans at their next meeting on April 25. "We’re trying to do it in a fair-style where people will be able...

‘Rep Urself’: CHS staff, students reflect on utilization, progression of modern slang

‘Rep Urself’: CHS staff, students reflect on utilization, progression of modern slang

Anushka Dasgupta

March 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates

With the advent of the Internet, social media and a wider range of mass media, teenagers today are far different from their predecessors. They use new slang words daily, each passing in and out of trends, made up by anyone and everyone who has access to the Internet. In the past few years, many have  c...

Teens with a Choice to plan for sex education talk

Teens with a Choice to plan for sex education talk

Anushka Dasgupta

March 22, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Teens with a Choice will have a meeting April 18, according to president and junior Sasha Matsuki. She said the club finished its fundraiser for Prevail, a non-profit organization that helps victims of abuse and crime in the Hamilton county area. Matsuki said, “We chose (Prevail) because they're ...

A Call for Change: UNICEF Club to host phone-a-thon to advocate for current issues

A Call for Change: UNICEF Club to host phone-a-thon to advocate for current issues

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Recent Updates

ON Tuesday, the CHS united Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Club will host a phone-a-thon. According to Muskaan Ramchandani, head of UNICEF Club’s committee for advocacy and junior,  club members will call their local senators to voice their opinions on current issues during the phone-a-thon. Ramch...