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New chemistry grading scale confuses students

New chemistry grading scale confuses students

Christian Ledbetter

December 16, 2019

Earlier last month a small group of chemistry teachers were invited to the National Science Teachers Association Conference in Boston. There this small group of teachers hope to discuss progress with a new rubric that has been continuously updated in the past 10 years under Science teacher Jeremy Ho...

CHS administration to allow students to take online summer school courses through Indiana Online Academy

CHS administration to allow students to take online summer school courses through Indiana Online Academy

News

April 24, 2014

This summer, when students open up their laptops at home, some of them may be studying and earning credits instead of just roaming the internet. Since CHS partnered with the Indiana Online Academy in order to offer some summer school classes online, students will have the opportunity to take over 35 di...

Chemistry Club members to take the USNCO national exam

Patrick Tan, Chemistry Club president and senior, discusses his plans for upcoming events and demonstrations. Some of Chemistry Club’s demonstrations range from making ice cream to their newest experiment which is freeze-dried soap bubbles. JOSEPH LEE / PHOTO

Beats

April 1, 2014

According to Chemistry Club sponsor Virginia Kundrat, two CHS students are nominated to participate in the United States National Chemistry Olympiad’s (USNCO) national exam in Terre Haute on April 24. Many students throughout central Indiana participated, but only two were picked from each school....

Chemistry Club members to participate in the USNCO national exam

Senior David Liang, International Chemistry Olympiad participant, helps his fellow Chemistry Club members prepare for the regional exam. Two students from each school will be qualified to take the national exam in late April. JOSEPH LEE / PHOTO

Beats

March 6, 2014

According to Chemistry Club sponsor Virginia Kundrat, Chemistry Club students participated in the regional exam for the U.S National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) at CHS last week. Two participants will be selected from CHS to represent the school in the national exam in late April. These students wi...

Chemistry Club to schedule more demonstrations

Alyssa Zhao, Chemistry Club officer and senior, leads Chemistry Club members in an experiment called “Elephant Toothpaste”. Chemistry Club members conduct the experiments to understand the scientific process behind them, so that they can easily replicate the process during demonstrations in elementary schools. JOSEPH LEE / PHOTO

Beats

February 16, 2014

According to Chemistry Club sponsor Virginia Kundrat, Chemistry Club members have been busily preparing for the United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). However, instead of solely studying for the USNCO, Chemistry Club members are still arranging demonstrations for CHS students, as well as you...

Chemistry Club to prepare for the United States National Chemistry Olympiad

Patrick Tan, Chemistry Club president and senior, guides students and helps them prepare for the United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) national exam. Chemistry Club still offers chemistry help for students, but is focusing mainly on the national exam. JOSEPH LEE / PHOTO

Beats

January 30, 2014

Chemistry Club members are preparing for the United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). According to the American Chemical Society (ACS) website, “approximately 1,000 students sit for the three-part national exam. No more than two students from any given school can compete in the national ...

CHS to offer new courses for 2014-15 school year

CHS to offer new courses for 2014-15 school year

News

December 13, 2013

Several new courses will be offered to students in the 2014-15 school year, Amy Dudley, CCS assistant superintendent for curriculum instruction and assessment, said. In addition to the AP Capstone program, students can now schedule for IB Computer Science, IB Business and Management, Advanced Scien...

Science teacher Jeremy Horner uses @chschemcrazy to communicate with teachers, update students about classes and to post interesting science tidbits

studentsection

February 23, 2012

What are your Tweets generally about? That ranges. It’ll be random updates from class to science news articles. Today, I just posted something about a schedule change to what we’re doing in class. I’ll tweet other teachers so there’s more of a professional conversation. I stay in touch with ot...

Chemistry Club to have next meeting Dec. 12 or Monday following winter break

Beats

December 8, 2011

Chemistry Club will have its next meeting on Dec. 12 or the first Monday proceeding winter break, according to club sponsor Virginia Kundrat, to start studying harder for the American Chemical Society (ACS) chemistry exams in March. Club members study during the club meetings with questions, according...

Women's soccer players display team chemistry on and off the field

sports

October 4, 2011

Many athletic teams excel at this school, yet among those teams this year’s women’s soccer team still stands out. Boasting a 12-0-1 record so far and doubling its opponent’s score almost every game makes Carmel a dangerous spot on every team’s schedule. But what is the secret that holds this...