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Academic Super Bowl announces subject team captains, divides into subject teams

Academic Super Bowl sponsor James Ziegler reviews the final list of captains. Ziegler said that although they have begun to divide into individual subject teams, it is not too late for new members to join. 
November 11, 2020

The 2020-21 subject team captains for Academic Super Bowl are Joshika Sathyamathan for English, Ayaan Abbasi for fine arts, Karolena Zhou for math, Sofia Li-Harezlak for science and Sanchali Pothuru for...

Academic Super Bowl to conduct captain interviews, meet on Oct. 26

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor and social studies teacher, reviews the agenda for the Oct. 26 meeting. Ziegler said the team plans to announce the individual subject team captains and divide into subject teams at the meeting.
November 11, 2020

The Academic Super Bowl team will conduct subject team captain interviews between Oct. 20 to Oct. 25. Any member interested in becoming a subject team captain should turn in their captain application to...

Academic Super Bowl to host call-out meeting on Oct. 1

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor and social studies teacher, reviews the agenda for the Oct. 1 meeting. Ziegler said the team plans to explain what Academic Super Bowl is and go over specific logistics with upcoming practices and COVID-19 restrictions.
November 10, 2020

The Academic Super Bowl team will host an in-person call-out meeting after school in Room E212 on Oct. 1. Any students interested in attending the meeting can also participate virtually through a live...

Voters must avoid casting ballots for celebrities who take away from important issues in elections

Voters must avoid casting ballots for celebrities who take away from important issues in elections
October 20, 2020

When my sister told me rapper Kanye West was running for president, I found it funny. When people think of Kanye West, they think of his Yeezy shoe brand or the Kardashian family—not him seated in the...

Despite CCS district making new changes to promote diversity, administration still must take additional steps for better racial inclusivity

Despite CCS district making new changes to promote diversity, administration still must take additional steps for better racial inclusivity
September 23, 2020

Over the past summer, representatives from the CCS district met with a new organization, Carmel Against Racial Injustice, to discuss educational reforms and racial equity within the school district. In...

Student Athletes, staff reflect on the affect the decreased revenue has on CHS sport seasons

September 22, 2020

This year, because of COVID-19 restrictions, tickets to sporting events have been in short supply. Schools, including CHS, have limited the supply of tickets to regulate social distancing and to keep spectators...

Colleges should reconsider the use of standardized tests, go test-optional for admissions

Colleges should reconsider the use of standardized tests, go test-optional for admissions
June 26, 2020

Whenever I think about the junior year of high school, I think about the stress of taking the SAT, ACT or other standardized tests. I picture stressed out students trying to balance studying for these...

In-school summer courses, counseling workshops to move online

Students listen to a guest speaker's presentation at a college and career workshop hosted at CHS by the counseling center. Due to COVID-19, these workshops have been moved to be online.
May 21, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP Macroeconomics and AP Government, in-school summer classes traditionally offered at CHS, have been transferred online. This school still plans to offer students the opportunity to receive...

English teacher Chad Andrews is a professional disc jockey (DJ)

Chad Andrews, DJ and English teacher, mixes music for the Yule Ball at the Carmel Clay Public Library. The event, inspired by the dance of the same name in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was filled with food, music and dancing.
March 20, 2020

How did you first get into Djing? I first got into DJing when I was 14 years old. I just really enjoyed music. I wanted to do something, but I really didn't find my niche. I was in (a) band but it wasn’t...

Art students to compete in Scholastic Art Awards on March 22

Art students to compete in Scholastic Art Awards on March 22
March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be...

Qudditch Club to start meetings, matches

Qudditch Club to start meetings, matches
February 21, 2020

In your own words, what is Quidditch? (Quidditch) is a mixture between dodgeball, football, soccer, water polo, and handball. It essietnally mixes all the sports into one and allabout just having...

Academic Super Bowl to meet Feb. 6, attend three invitationals

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor, reviews the agenda for the Feb. 6 meeting. Ziegler said the team plans to use the meeting to provide a time for individual subject teams to check in with the other teams and adjust preparation methods.
February 4, 2020

The Academic Super Bowl team will meet on Feb. 6 in Room E212 until 4 p.m. Members should bring copies of their outlines, study guide materials and the books their subject teams require. The team will...

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