New STEM club forms to provide educational opportunities to students

New STEM club forms to provide educational opportunities to students

Viyang Hao

December 12, 2019

What is STEM Club? STEM club is basically a club that is focused on bringing educational outlets and opportunities to students that might not necessarily have access to these programs otherwise. What are some goals for the club this year? One big goal is just to being able to provide connectio...

TEDx postpones speaker auditions

Sarah Konrad, Design Head and junior, tries to open her friend’s locker. Konrad said the speaker auditions have been postponed, and the club will decide on a new date soon.

Rhea Acharya

October 11, 2019

According to Sarah Konrad, Design Head and junior, the TEDx leadership team postponed the speaker auditions that were scheduled for Oct. 3 to a later date that is not scheduled yet due to conflicts with the original date.    At the auditions, students will present their proposed TED tal...

With World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, students reflect on experiences helping communities in need

Senior William “Will” Pugh (left) hugs two Cambodian students. Pugh said his involvement in the TASSEL club to help others has had a positive influence on him.

Natalie Khamis

August 13, 2019

Once a week throughout his sophomore year, senior William “Will” Pugh would set aside his homework for an hour or two and log onto his computer. A few moments later, a group of excited children from a rural village in Cambodia would appear on the screen, ready for their next English lesson with Pugh,...

Speech team to expand membership to those wanting to learn speaking skills, not wanting to compete

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works on her computer at her desk. As the speech team’s season came to a close with the end-of-the-year party, Joiner said she took time to reflect on the improvements of the speech team members throughout the year. She said seeing them build up their confidence over the course of the season is her favorite part of being the team’s sponsor.

Isabella White

April 16, 2019

With this year’s season coming to an end, Mackenzie Misterka, speech team member and sophomore, said she is now looking forward to next year and is excited to meet new speech team members. She said even those who do not want to compete can find a place on the team next season. “Current team mem...

FCCLA Ready for State Conference

Ashwin Prasad

March 1, 2019

FCCLA is working on the final preparations for the 2019 State Leadership Conference, which takes place March 7-9 at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie. Competitors are fine-tuning their event presentations; they will deliver them to this chapter March 1. FCCLA also put together its first honor ...

Design for CHS plans new projects

Design for CHS plans new projects

Kris Otten

February 6, 2019

Design for CHS has started planning a different project because they couldn’t get in contact with nursing homes for their nursing home project. According to junior Hannah Na, club members have begun brainstorming plans for a project making blankets for sick children. Design for CHS is still collecting c...

Design for CHS sets date for Street Store and works on new projects

Junior Karthik Arcot works on a computer at the Design for CHS meeting. Design for CHS has scheduled the Street Store for March 16.

Kris Otten

January 23, 2019

Design for CHS has continued work on the Street Store, Hands on Education, as well as other new projects. Design for CHS has continued reaching out to middle and elementary schools for clothing donations for the Street Store which is scheduled for March 16. According to junior Hannah Na, members have also continu...

Speech team members to work on judges’ critiques for next competition on Feb. 16

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works on her computer. Joiner said she is looking forward to the upcoming competitions this semester. “(I am most excited for) District, State and Sectional competitions to see how students have improved throughout the year,” she said.

Isabella White

January 14, 2019

According to Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, the next competition for the speech team will be Feb. 16 at Columbus East High School. In order to prepare for this competition, team members are focusing on the critiques they have received from judges at their past meets, Wang said. The sp...

DECA members to compete at district competition on Jan 12

Sophomore Zoha Aziz takes a practice roleplay in SRT to prepare for the upcoming district-level competition on Jan. 12 at CHS. She said,

Natalie Khamis

January 12, 2019

On Jan. 12, DECA members signed up in a roleplay cluster will compete at the district-level competition at CHS — the first competition of the season. Students will perform their roleplays in classrooms located in the business and English departments. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said ...

Creative Writing Club arranged to meet Oct. 31

Cara Roberge

October 15, 2018

The Creative Writing Club is having its second meeting of the year on Oct. 31, in room E131. They will be hanging locker signs, and participating in a given writing prompt. Last meeting was on Sept. 26th. They did a Care to Share which club member Kierstyn Hubbard described as her favorite part because, ...

FCCLA Holds Opening Meeting, Leadership Conference on Sept. 27

O’Connor prepares to set up a presentation for the FCCLA call-out meeting. O’Connor and several other FCCLA members will attend a leadership event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next month.

Ashwin Prasad

September 25, 2018

FCCLA held their call-out meeting on Aug. 30 in the family and consumer sciences wing. The FCCLA chapter at this school will perform community service activities during its first two meetings. Afterward, this school’s chapter is expected to send members to the Fall Leadership Rally, a state event ...

DECA to host LEAD conference on Sept. 29

Sophomore Carolyn Rake helps a customer check out in the Carmel Café during SRT. She said,

Natalie Khamis

September 24, 2018

DECA will host its annual Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conference on Sept. 29 from 9 a.m to noon in the auditorium. “We’ve got speakers from around the community, experts in their fields, who are going to be coming in and talking about things like branding and marketing strategies...