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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...

Media center to host WW1 gallery walk

Media center to host WW1 gallery walk

Karen Zhang

October 23, 2018

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is preparing for the upcoming gallery walks that will honor Indiana veterans. “Gray Martens actually came up to me with this idea,” Ramos said. “He wanted to have a poppy for every single Indiana sold...

World War I exhibit to be displayed from Nov. 4 to Nov. 11 in media center

World War I exhibit to be displayed from Nov. 4 to Nov. 11 in media center

Karen Zhang

October 2, 2018

From Nov. 4 to Nov. 11, the media center will host two gallery walks. The first gallery walk will be a World War I exhibit in partnership with the U.S. History classes, according to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications. Ramos said, “It will also be with the art department...We’ll...

Media center to prepare for smart device event

Media center to prepare for smart device event

Karen Zhang

September 10, 2018

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is preparing for it’s upcoming event in partnership with the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) for Digital Citizens Week. “This week is Digital Citizens Week,” Ramos said. “It’s about smart living ...

Environmental Action Club Makes Plans to Start off New School Year

Environmental Action Club Makes Plans to Start off New School Year

Laasya Mamidipalli

September 3, 2018

Ben Ring, Environmental Action club officer and junior, says, “The call out meeting is after school on Sept. 10 in room B207, and the club typically meets the second Monday of every month.” Ring says, “At the call out meeting we mainly want to talk about what’s going on locally. We want to introduce the clu...

Treeting the Environment: Students, teachers reflect as West Park plans to remove 500 trees

Treeting the Environment: Students, teachers reflect as  West Park plans to remove 500 trees

James Yin

March 23, 2018

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation began a project this February to remove ash trees in West Park due to complications created by an insect species known as the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species that has devastated parts of Hamilton County and other parts of Indiana. According to yourwestpark.com, “through an...

Environmental Action Club plans for Nov. 16 meeting on factory farming

Environmental Action Club plans for Nov. 16 meeting on factory farming

Laasya Mamidipalli

November 6, 2017

According to Kian Robinson, Environmental Action Club member and sophomore, said Environmental Action Club plants to meet Nov 16 and discuss factory farming. “Our next meeting is Nov. 16, we have a guest speaker for that. She will be talking about factory farming,” said Robinson. As the club’s goal thi...

Education on Paper vs. Technology: Recent studies show most people believe paper is crucial to a student’s education. How do CHS students compare to this trend?

Education on Paper vs. Technology:  Recent studies show most people believe paper is crucial to a student’s education. How do CHS students compare to this trend?

Angela Li

October 26, 2017

According to a study conducted in August by the Paper and Packaging Board, 96 percent of parents think that paper is "an essential part of children being able to achieve their educational goals." In a society that is becoming increasingly technology-driven, especially locally, with the recent distri...

Environmental Action Club prepares for a second guest speaker

Environmental Action Club prepares for a second guest speaker

Laasya Mamidipalli

October 19, 2017

Following through with the Environmental Action Club’s initial plan to bring in speakers more often this year, at the past meeting a guest speaker came in, and similarly at the upcoming meeting, another speaker will attend. Ben Ring, club officer and sophomore, said, “The next meeting is Nov. 16, and w...

Environmental Action Club focuses on food waste and food quality

Environmental Action Club focuses on food waste and food quality

Laasya Mamidipalli

September 22, 2017

This semester, Environmental Action Club will focus on food waste and related topics. Within the vast subject, club members have decided to put their attention specifically on smaller aspects that many students may not think about. Ben Ring, club officer and sophomore, said, “This semester focuse...

Environmental Action Club to make a larger impact on local sustainability

Environmental Action Club to make a larger impact on local sustainability

Laasya Mamidipalli

September 7, 2017

With the new year, Environmental Action Club is in new hands. With that comes the fresh ideas and plans for growth by both the officers and club members. Although the club’s call out is yet to come on Sept. 11, Ben Ring, club officer and sophomore, has come up with potential focuses for the year. “We have a ...

Recycling’s New Look: CHS adjusts to new waste management method, complete with offsite recycling

Michelle Yin, Reporter

August 15, 2017

CHS has installed a trash compactor to manage its waste. This follows the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) administration's 2015 decision to send its waste to a Ray's Trash sorting facility. According to CCS administrator Roger McMichael, CHS did not initially participate in this program. “The trash at...