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Students sit on the bleachers as they wait for the Carmel Mayor Youth Council (CMYC) badminton tournament to start on Feb. 16. The tournament, partnered with Badminton Club, raised $558 for Riley’s Children’s Hospital.

Club Spotlight: Badminton Club

Salima Sher April 21, 2024

Ryune Kono, president of Badminton Club and senior When did you join the Badminton Club? I joined Badminton Club in my sophomore year when it was newly made. What made you decide to get involved...

READY TO REMINISCENCE: Seniors Sandra Yang (left) and Pragathi Arunkumar (right) discuss their plans to travel together during summer break on Nov 20th, 2023. “We really wanted to go on a senior trip this upcoming summer so we can make the most of our summer because it is very likely we will go to different colleges,” said Arunkumar.

Students, counselor discuss impact of high school friendships, staying in touch after graduation

Emma Hu March 1, 2024

When senior Alexandra “Sandra” Yang moved to this school for her sophomore year, she said she struggled to fit in at first. Yang said her friendships played a big role in helping her through the transition. “I...

Students, counselor, teacher debunk AP and IB stereotypes, discuss how to find best fit for students

Students, counselor, teacher debunk AP and IB stereotypes, discuss how to find best fit for students

Jenny Li and Jasmine Y. Zhang January 14, 2024

According to the College Board, the Advanced Placement (AP) program is defined as “college-level courses and exams that you can take in high school.” The International Baccalaureate define the International...

Sophomore Bhavana Rupakala participates in an Indian cultural event called “Annaprasana”, in which infants choose objects that are supposed to indicate their future careers. Rupakala said most people she met in the United States were friendly toward her. (Submitted Photo: Bhavana Rupakala)

Students, counselor discuss experiences faced by immigrant students in Carmel

Evelyn Foster October 31, 2023

When sophomore Bhavana Rupakula immigrated to the United States from India at the age of 13, her expectations were high. After years of seeing the country depicted on television, Rupakula said she had...

Students, counselors weigh benefits, drawbacks of new Indiana bill

Students, counselors weigh benefits, drawbacks of new Indiana bill

Jasmine Y. Zhang September 18, 2023

The new Indiana law, House Bill 1608, titled “Education matters,” is stirring significant controversy among students, parents and schools, as the school year begins. Having gone into effect July 1,...

A5 members play Asian American Women trivia at their last meeting. Liu said that in their upcoming meeting, A5 members will be decorating posters for AAPI month.

A5 to decorate posters for AAPI month for their next meeting on April 19

Jenny Li April 14, 2023

According to Chenyao Liu, A5 president and senior, A5 will be having their next meeting on April 19. Liu said, “We’ll be decorating posters to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI)...

Sophomore Aarini Pareek confirms her course requests on Powerschool on March 22, at CHS. Pareek said she emailed her counselor about changing her classes before the deadline.

Counseling Center to finalize course requests by March 1

Helena Wang February 28, 2023

The counseling center is finalizing all course requests of sophomores and juniors for the 2023-2024 school year. Counselor Casey Danubio said the deadline to change course requests is March 1. Danubio...

Junior Jodie Yoshitomi confirms her course requests for her senior year on Feb. 3, 2023, at CHS. Yoshitomi said she is glad she talked to her counselor two weeks ago.

Counseling Center to continue scheduling for juniors

Helena Wang February 9, 2023

The counseling center is continuing scheduling for juniors for the 2023-2024 school year. Counselor Casey Danubio said counselors will be finishing their meetings with juniors. Danubio said, “Counselors...

Sophomore Eesha Singh finalizes her course requests for her junior year on Nov. 21. Singh said she is uncertain about the classes she signed up for.

Counseling Center to continue scheduling for sophomores until Dec. 6

Helena Wang November 28, 2022

The counseling center is continuing scheduling for sophomores for the 2023-2024 school year. Counselor Casey Danubio said counselors will be meeting with sophomores to enter course requests through Dec....

Chenyao Liu, A5 president and senior, receives a mehndi during A5s Diwali event on Oct. 27. Liu said that A5 officers will meet Nov. 9 to discuss November plans.

A5 to hold movie night on Nov. 18, set up basic plans for A5IAFEST

Jenny Li November 9, 2022

According to Chenyao Liu, A5 president and senior, A5 will host a movie night on Nov. 18. “Next Friday, on Nov. 18, (A5) is going to be putting together a movie night in media center classrooms 3 &...

Counselor Casey Danubio and junior Sandra Yang discuss college plans on Oct. 28 at the counseling center. Danubio and Yang talked about college applications and letters of recommendation.

Counseling Center to start scheduling for sophomores on Nov. 7

Helena Wang November 5, 2022

The counseling center is starting scheduling for sophomores for the 2023-24 school year. Counselor Casey Danubio said counselors will be meeting with their students one-on-one to talk about their course...

Grace Guo, photographer of A5 and junior, looks through the club roster for yearbook photos. Guo said that club member have risen to 180 members since last year.

A5 to host Diwali event, guest speaker event over Zoom on Oct. 27 and 28

Jenny Li October 19, 2022

According to Chenyao Liu, president of A5 and senior, A5 will collaborate with Carmel South Asian Club and Carmel Giving Hope to host a Diwali event on Oct. 27. “(The Diwali event) is going to be right...

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