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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

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. ...

Media center to host SilverHounds meeting, prepare for finals week

Media center to host SilverHounds meeting, prepare for finals week

Karen Zhang

December 4, 2018

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will host a SilverHounds meeting over the book Delicious on Friday as well as begin to prepare for finals week. Ramos said, “I did a little something and so everyone can bring a dish that represents their f...

Accents rehearse for upcoming Holiday Spectacular amidst preparation for competition season

Accents rehearse for upcoming Holiday Spectacular amidst preparation for competition season

Alina Yu

December 1, 2018

This year, the annual Holiday Spectacular concert will be on Dec. 6, 7 and 8 at 7 p.m., as well as on Dec. 8 and 9 at 2 p.m. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, Accents will join the rest of the choir program to sing songs revolving around this year’s theme, “Once Upon a Holida...

Chocolate cake to replace pumpkin pie for the holiday meal

Andrew Caito

December 1, 2018

This year’s Holiday meal, set to take place on Dec. 5, now has a menu change.  Chocolate cake will be replacing pumpkin pie as the dessert this year, but everything else, including the turkey and jello, will be staying the same. Freshman Owen Hershberger said, “I’m surprised that they are changing...

FCCLA in midst of holiday activities

Ashwin Prasad

November 28, 2018

FCCLA is moving into the holiday season and the community service activities that come with it. The chapter continued work on Christmas hats and stockings and participated in a district meeting Nov. 3. On Dec. 10, FCCLA and its culinary division will hold a silent auction to raise funds for the food...

CHS Art Club Hosting Art Show and New Semester Club

Aaron Haas

November 22, 2018

The Art Club is hosting the Fall Art Show, which will continue for one more week. During this Art Show, the Art Club will be displaying some piece from every class. CHS encourages all staff, students, and guest to come and support the Art Club.  This event will be hosted in the CHS auditorium all week...

A job well done: year two of Christkindlmarkt underway, a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends this holiday season

A job well done: year two of Christkindlmarkt underway, a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends this holiday season

Hannah Gretz

November 21, 2018

With the opening of Carmel’s Christkindlmarkt on Nov. 17, I had the opportunity to explore the event in all its glory, from food to gifts to entertainment. As the photos depict, the event’s decorations was the number one attraction for me. It’s nearly impossible not to feel cheery and in the...

Lifelines Club brings new ideas to pre-winter break week

Lifelines Club brings new ideas to pre-winter break week

Avery Thorpe

November 19, 2018

Lifelines is currently brainstorming new plans for the annual pre-winter break week. "We are trying to change up what we've done in the past. We have thought about having some kind of movie night or just something that would encourage students to continue to make good choices over the holidays," co-sponso...

Thank You(th) : With upcoming holidays such as Thanksgiving, students give back to community through volunteering

Thank You(th) : With upcoming holidays such as Thanksgiving,  students give back to community through volunteering

Richa Louis

November 16, 2018

While many people come together with their family to prepare feasts for Thanksgiving Day dinner,  watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or plan for Black Friday sales, families, like senior Karsen Williams’s, use Thanksgiving break as an opportunity to help the less those who are less fortun...

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up, students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up,  students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Kassi Darnell, Anjali Natarajan, and Gray Martens

November 16, 2018

Junior Sofia Rashid looks through online stores every day. She likes to browse and put things in her cart but she doesn’t actually buy anything until she has saved up enough money to make a large purchase. She said she likes online shopping because it’s more convenient, especially with the holiday sea...

Willkommen Back: As Carmel prepares for second year of popular German-style market, here are takeaways from year one

Hannah Gretz

November 16, 2018

The smell of scrumptious hot chocolates, pretzels and several other food and drink options create a satisfying aroma when walking around Carmel’s Christkindlmarkt. However, last year this family-friendly event was hard to enjoy while smushed shoulder-to-shoulder with others. While attending Chri...

A traditional pyramid structure and thirteen wines are new additions to this year’s Carmel Christkindlmarkt

A traditional pyramid structure and thirteen wines are new additions to this year’s Carmel Christkindlmarkt

Josie Cruzan

November 16, 2018

This year, the Carmel Christkindlmarkt is partnering with the Indiana German Heritage Society to create a more authentic market. A pyramid with over 3,000 lights has been built for the Carmel Christkindlmarkt, which will run from tomorrow through Dec. 23, and will take place in the Center Green by th...