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An Outside Look: Athletes discuss differences in non-school sports scouting, the difficulty for getting exposure

An Outside Look: Athletes discuss differences in non-school  sports scouting, the difficulty for getting exposure

Livvie Hurley

December 13, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS

For gymnast and senior Hadyn Crossen, gymnastics started being a big part of her life at age two, when she started the sport. Flash forward to middle school, and colleges were looking at her. Crossen now sits with a scholarship to Eastern Michigan University, but she said the process is different from school...

Carmel Clay Public Library to offer college fit program

Carmel Clay Public Library to offer college fit program

Adam Spensley

December 4, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

On Tuesday, the Carmel Clay Public Library will be partnering with Smart College Selection to present Finding your College Fit. The program will run from 7 to 8 p.m. in the program room at the library. It will focus on learning the fundamentals of finding a college that is the best fit. Finding your C...

The Right Fit: Use this flowchart to see College Counselor Ann Boldt’s advice on how to select the right college

The Right Fit: Use this flowchart to see College Counselor Ann  Boldt’s advice on how to select the right college

Raphael Li

September 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, feature-top, Print, Recent Updates

  Excerpt from the Q & A: What usually happens during a typical college representative visit? “Usually at the beginning, the rep might tailor-make a little bit of the information she talks about to the students in the room. Then, she would do a short presentation about the school,...

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

Lillian He

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

TOver the summer, Ball State University announced it would make submitting SAT and ACT scores optional for students applying for the Class of ’23. Ball State’s decision is a part of a wider movement across the country that aims to decrease the importance of standardized test scores in the college...

Class of 2018 Future Plans

Rachael Tan and Jai Sanghani

May 18, 2018


Filed under Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

The link to the spreadsheet containing all of the Class of 2018's future plans can be found here.

Dorm Sweet Dorm: Graduating seniors prepare for transition into life in college dorms

Dorm Sweet Dorm: Graduating seniors prepare for transition into life in college dorms

Ashwin Prasad

May 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, feature-top, Recent Updates

Senior Sophia Tragesser's high school days are running out fast. In just six months, she will move out of her childhood home and into her college dorm at the University of St. Thomas for the foreseeable future. Tragesser said she knows this transition is coming soon, and she knows the significance of ...

Exploring the Options: State to require new career exploration program, CHS students, staff discuss implementation

Exploring the Options: State to require new career exploration program, CHS students, staff discuss implementation

Tara Kandallu

May 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

Every year, the Indiana General Assembly passes educational laws that impact districts, schools and teachers. This year, during the 2018 legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly passed a bevy of laws ranging from a new computer science curriculum to reporting requirements. Among them is a n...

Q&A with Melinda Stephan on College and Career Planning Night

Q&A with Melinda Stephan on College and Career Planning Night

Anushka Dasgupta

February 23, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

We start out with me doing a brief presentation on some of the resources we have here in the College and Career center, and then I stop talking to them and we do break out sessions.

Higher Education: Students, Teacher Reflect on Impact of College on Employment

Higher Education: Students, Teacher Reflect on Impact of College on Employment

Alanna Wu

February 21, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

In current times, it seems like the emphasis on higher education is greater than ever — the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce predicted that at least 65 percent of jobs by 2020 will require some form of higher education after high school. At first glance, this statistic seems to indicat...

Climbing the Big Leagues: CHS athletes, staff discuss the process of athlete signing for colleges

Climbing the Big Leagues: CHS athletes, staff discuss the process of athlete signing for colleges

Samuel Shi

December 11, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Becoming a college athlete is by no means an easy task. Indeed, very few of the millions of high school athletes ever make it to the collegiate level. Colleges only accept the very best of the best on their team, especially because many signed athletes are given scholarships to play for their schools. Many...

Loathing Loans: With the school year coming to an end, students puzzle over how to pay for college

Loathing Loans: With the school year coming to an end,  students puzzle over how to pay for college

Alina Yu, Feature Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, Print

After a long and strenuous four years, senior Abby Leonard is ready to graduate CHS in the class of 2017. Although excited to attend Yale University this fall, Leonard said she had a small issue regarding her education there: financial aid. Leonard said, “I had to file for a waiver to not include my...