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Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and Athletics)...

Riley TerBush

March 24, 2019

As of this week, Julian Knudson, Chess Club president and senior, has closed off the teams competing at the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) tournament. “The deadline to register the teams on the SCI chess website is this Friday. This is the last meeting of Chess Club before this Friday, so I’m...

Chess Club continues tournament preparations

Riley TerBush

February 27, 2019

In preparation for the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) state tournament in March, Julian Knudson, senior and president of Chess Club, continues to form tournament teams. The club will still accept non-members to add to tournament teams. Each person attending will need a U.S. Chess Federation (USCF...

Chess Club looks for new members, assembles tournament teams

Riley TerBush

January 31, 2019

With the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) tournament coming up in March, Julian Knudson, president of Chess Club and senior, is looking to recruit people to represent CHS. “I’m trying to reach out to people at Carmel High School who are good at chess,” he said. Knudson will form one to three teams to send t...

Chess club prepares for statewide tournament

Riley TerBush

January 13, 2019

Chess Club will take a competitive focus in the second semester, according to president and senior Julian Knudson. In preparation for the statewide tournament the club attends annually, Knudson said he will form a team of four to send to the competition. “Now that the second semester has arrived, I...

Chess club to take club photos Nov. 29

Riley TerBush

November 26, 2018

The Chess Club is scheduled to take club photos at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 29 in the Varsity Gym. The club will continue to play casual games until the second semester, when the club will begin preparations for the statewide chess tournament. “I don’t really have to make a decision on who’s on what team ...

Chess Club continues recreational play

Riley TerBush

October 29, 2018

As of this month, the Chess Club is meeting to play games and improve strategy. “Right now, it’s just playing games with them. That’s kind of how I gauge the skill throughout the year,” said president and senior Julian Knudson. The Chess Club culminates in a statewide tournament ...

Club Spotlights 3/17

Club Spotlights 3/17

Michelle Yin, Spotlights

March 17, 2017

FED CHALLENGE: SPONSOR: Paul Clayton CURRENT EVENTS: Students may be participating in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Fed Challenge on March 31 and April 24, in which a group organizes a 15-minute presentation on the state of the economy and recommends policies. Carmel may not participate th...

Chess Club to compete in State Finals on March 19

Chess Club to compete in State Finals on March 19

Beats

March 15, 2016

According to Sam Philleo, Chess Club co-president and junior, the club will compete in the State Finals on March 19 at Morton High School in Hammond. All teams will play five rounds and trophies will be awarded to the top 10 teams, according to Philleo. “Chess Club had a fantastic year last year by wi...

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

feature

January 21, 2016

Senior Joe Philleo has applied to several of the most well-known and prestigious universities in the country: Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are all possibilities for him. Furthermore, he said he thinks he has a good chance of being accepted into these “dream...

Chess Club to meet on Nov. 30

Chess Club to meet on Nov. 30

Beats

November 26, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will meet on Nov. 30 after school in Room F103.  As always, late bus passes will be provided. According Joe Philleo, club sponsor and senior, the club is currently working on getting T-shirts and locker signs. He said this will hope...

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 28

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 28

Beats

September 23, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club members will meet after school on Sept.28 in Room F103. Club meetings will continue to be every Monday after school with late bus passes provided. According to Joe Philleo, club co-president and senior, Chess Club has had a great turnou...