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Environmental Action Club

Laasya Mamidipalli, Audience Engagement Editor

September 4, 2019

“For the new school year, officers and members met over the summer and discussed possible changes and projects that may be implemented,” said Ben Ring, Environmental Action Club officer and senior. Brian Yuan, club member and junior, said, “We are hoping to have more community outreach projects t...

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

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...

Environmental Action Club looks to involve more students

Environmental Action Club looks to involve more students

Laasya Mamidipalli

April 16, 2019

Environmental Action Club is preparing to reach out to more students in order to grow the club during the next school year. Kian Robinson, club member and junior, said, “I think the biggest change is probably the greater involvement since we have more people in the club now, though. I think in th...

Media center switches displays, continues March Madness event

Media center switches displays, continues March Madness event

Karen Zhang

March 26, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center has switched its displays to reflect the upcoming school library month. “We like to switch displays around themes which is something really fun,” Ramos said. “So we have ‘Love Your Library Month’...

Environmental Action Club looks forward to Eagle Creek volunteer opportunity

Environmental Action Club looks forward to Eagle Creek volunteer opportunity

Laasya Mamidipalli

March 22, 2019

Ben Ring, Environmental Action Club officer and junior, said, “The Invasive Species Strike Team at Eagle Creek looks like a great volunteer opportunity. This involves locally identifying and removing invasive species in the environment.” The club officers are contacting organizations like those at Eag...

Media center prepares for ancestry unit, Ramos prepares for RosieCon

Media center prepares for ancestry unit, Ramos prepares for RosieCon

Karen Zhang

March 5, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is preparing for its ancestry unit beginning on March 12. Ramos said this particular event is often popular as students and staff are curious about their ancestry. “Especially now, more people are intereste...

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019

On March 11, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host an informative event regarding the Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) open to the public at the Monon Community Center. Led by Natural Resources Coordinator Brittany McAdams, attendees will learn about the program and how...

Media center prepares for NHD, ancestry unit, busy month ahead

Media center prepares for NHD, ancestry unit, busy month ahead

Karen Zhang

February 12, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is currently preparing for its National History Day (NHD) exhibit. Ramos said, “It’s a collaboration with some classes as well as some teachers and it’s basically a practice evening for the kids ...

Environmental Action Club to participate in new events, activities

Environmental Action Club to participate in new events, activities

Laasya Mamidipalli

February 1, 2019

Environmental Action Club members are looking for new opportunities to volunteer in the community as a club. Kian Robinson, club member and junior, said, “While in the past we have focused on bringing in the community to our club, I think we can involve more people by participating in a community e...

Media center to host 9/11 event, SilverHounds meeting

Media center to host 9/11 event, SilverHounds meeting

Karen Zhang

January 22, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will host a 9/11 interactive event during B3 and B4 on Jan. 25 and G1 on Jan. 28. “The (event) is basically very interactive lessons. For example, it all centers around ‘102 Minutes,’ which is a book ...

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...

Media center reflects on WW1 exhibit, prepares for finals week

Media center reflects on WW1 exhibit, prepares for finals week

Karen Zhang

November 14, 2018

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is reflecting on the successful WW1 exhibit it displayed last week. “I think it was extremely successful. We had hundreds of students at times…and the veterans got to see it after the event during SRT l...