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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.

Kassandra Darnell

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 credit and take part in the classes, but they will take them virtually through the Indiana Online...

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.

Cady Armstrong

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 my passion. The other reason was my stepfather was a radio DJ and I really liked watching him...

Art students to compete in Scholastic Art Awards on March 22

Art students to compete in Scholastic Art Awards on March 22

Cady Armstrong

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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

Qudditch Club to start meetings, matches

Qudditch Club to start meetings, matches

Cady Armstrong

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 a good time.    How does how does Quidditch in real life differ from the sport played in t...

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.

Cady Armstrong

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 attend a new invitational this year hosted by Hamilton Southeastern as well as the invitationals hos...

J. Everett Light Center health science education courses to become semester long classes taught at CHS

Cassidy Bruner, JEL student and senior,  spends time pretending to  moving a patient into a wheelchair with a mannequin. JEL students get time to apply their learnings outside of class, whether that is as an intern, or when visiting hospitals and other locations that work with JEL.

Cady Armstrong

January 23, 2020

For the 2020-2021 academic school year, the J. Everett Light Center (JEL) courses Health Science Education: Nursing and Emergency Medical Services classes will move to CHS and become semester courses. Each will still occupy three hours of the school day. The changes to the courses will not affect th...

Prevail to relaunch 100 Men Campaign starting in 2020

Prevail to relaunch 100 Men Campaign starting in 2020

Cady Armstrong

December 12, 2019

In 2017, Prevail launched the 100 Men Campaign, which aims to develop male leaders willing to stand up to oppose violence, creating a safer community in central Indiana. According to Sara Roorbach, 100 Men Campaign coordinator and primary prevention specialist at Prevail, Prevail plans...

A New Addition:CHS offers new International Baccalaureate (IB) courses: IB Sports Exercise and Health Science, IB Environmental Systems and Societies

Cady Armstrong

November 15, 2019

CHS plans to offer two new IB classes as options for the 2020-2021 school year. The courses are IB Sports Exercise and Health Science and IB Environmental Systems and Societies.  According to Katie Overbeck, IB program director and English teacher, CHS added these to increase the variety of classe...

Academic Super Bowl Announces Captains, Divides into Subject Teams

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor and social studies teacher, reviews the final list of captains. Ziegler said that although they have begun to divide into individual quads, it is not too late for new members to join.

Cady Armstrong

November 1, 2019

The 2019-20 subject team captains for Academic Superbowl are Natalie Khamis for English, Noah Sim for fine arts, Martin Emerson for math, Tara Kandallu for science, John Mikucki for social studies, and Alyssa Smith for the interdisciplinary team. According to James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor a...

Academic Super Bowl to host call-out meeting on Sept. 26

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and social studies teacher, marks upcoming Academic Super Bowl call-out meeting on his calendar. Ziegler said this meeting will be on Sept. 26 in Room E225.

Cady Armstrong

September 24, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl team will host a call out meeting on Sept. 26 in Room E225.  The team plans to pass out the code of conduct, field trip form and dress code policy. Information about becoming a subject team captain will also be available. Additionally, the team will discuss this year’s the...

Academic Super Bowl to host call out meeting during the first week of September

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and social studies teacher, prepares  for  upcoming Academic Super Bowl call out meeting. Ziegler said this meeting will be during the first week of September.

Cady Armstrong

September 1, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl team will host a call out meeting in Room E225 during the first week of September. At the meeting, the team will pass out the code of conduct and provide information to anyone interested in joining. The theme for this year is the Roaring 20s. According to Academic Super Bowl co...

Academic Super Bowl to select new team captains

Cady Armstrong

October 11, 2018

With their call-out meeting concluded, the Academic Super Bowl plans to take the next step in their season by electing new team captains for the 2018-19 season. Matthew Dillon, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and social studies teacher, said the club is still taking applications and plans to conduct t...