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Juniors Mariam Morad (left) and Laila Abumahfouz (right) take pictures during SSRT on Feb. 16, 2023. “I started wearing the hijab because many Islamic scholars have agreed that wearing the hijab is mandatory,” Morad said. “However, this is not the only reason I wanted to wear the hijab because it represents who I am as a Muslim.”

Hijabi students, teacher discuss experience with and stigma surrounding hijab

Ayaan Nadeem and Salima Sher February 27, 2024

Every Muslim’s journey with the hijab is different.  For junior Mariam Morad, she started wearing her hijab right before high school.  “I started wearing the hijab because many Islamic scholars...

Senior Zoey Hornback, House of Representatives Cabinet Member organizes donation items to send to sick children at the Riley Children’s Hospital. Giving back to your community allows you to become a better person, said Hornback.

As the giving season approaches, young people give back in rising numbers

Aidah Brown November 28, 2023

International Volunteer day is on Dec. 5th this year, but David Jiang, co-president of the Key Club and junior, said something as complex as giving can't be defined and categorized by one thing.  "Giving...

Senate fall blood drive aims to help community, taking place Sept. 7

Senate fall blood drive aims to help community, taking place Sept. 7

Jenny Li and Helena Wang September 6, 2023

For the past 30 years, the annual CHS Senate blood drive has partnered with Versiti Blood Center to help local hospitals collect as many blood donations as possible. Students who are 16 years old or...

Students, teacher, food bank CEO address importance of community involvement, volunteering

Students, teacher, food bank CEO address importance of community involvement, volunteering

Isaac Hsu May 11, 2023

Clubs at this school can come and go, but some desire to have lasting effects within the community. Julia Dong, Key Club co-president and senior, said she believes in the value of giving back to the community...

Junior Kenzie Mattingly waters and measures plants kept in a biology room for scientific observation. She said as a woman in the life sciences there have  been times where shes been afraid to give her input.

Women in STEM emphasize the struggles of gender bias within school, workplace

Avery Carlisle March 31, 2023

Junior Kenzie Mattingly said she has a dream of working in the medical field as a woman once she graduates. However, she said the STEM field is still not quite an equal community for women compared to...

In light of 5th Anniversary of March for Our Lives, citizens, governments, should treat gun control with urgency

In light of 5th Anniversary of March for Our Lives, citizens, governments, should treat gun control with urgency

Grace Guo March 24, 2023

March 12 marked the 71st day of the year. In those days 3,511 individuals have died from gun violence outside of suicide (Gun Violence Archive). According to EducationWeek, nine school shootings have occurred...

Superintendent Michael Beresford writes messages on birthday cards for Carmel Clay School staff members. Beresford said that it’s important to celebrate and recognize the people that help our school run.

Carmel Clay Schools to connect with families outside school district

Raghav Sriram March 12, 2023

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, Carmel Clay Schools is implementing programs to connect with families who do not have any children enrolled in the district. “We found out during the school...

Radio adviser Dominic James stands at his desk on his 60th birthday. WHJE staff members decorated his classroom and the radio hallway for the occasion.

WHJE to continue raising money for Riley

Angela Qian February 9, 2020

WHJE will conduct its first annual RileyThon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to support Riley Children’s Hospital and Carmel Dance Marathon, according to radio adviser Dominic James. “We are getting...

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments during passing period. According to Ziegler, Indiana-based activist Tim Bagwell will speak with the club during late February.

Democrats Club to encourage contact with state senators, host guest speaker

Michelle Lu February 7, 2020

In the midst of the ongoing impeachment trial, the Democrats Club will begin promoting members to contact their senators to address issues such as witness hearings. According to club sponsor James Ziegler,...

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments after class. According to Ziegler, the club has a busy season ahead of them as the primary and presidential elections approach.

Democrats Club to establish voter registration drive prior to primary elections

Michelle Lu January 15, 2020

The Democrats Club will host a club meeting to decide activities for second semester on Jan. 15. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the meeting will focus on the upcoming primary elections as well...

Members of Key Club’s board discuss plans for the future of the club at a meeting on the morning of Sept. 24. According to Key Club sponsor Diana Grimes, the Serve Carmel initiative will be a major focus this year.

Key Club to promote other service clubs, centralize volunteer opportunities with Serve Carmel

Sam Hawkins September 30, 2019

This school year, members of the Key Club board hope to make serving the community easier and more accessible to students through its new program, Serve Carmel. "So it's basically for freshmen because...

Club member and junior Chloe Wareham operates the Democrat’s Club during the Freshman Activites Fair on Aug. 26. According to Zoe Koniaris, a major goal of Democrats Club is educating people in and outside of the club about civics.

Democrats Club to host call-out meeting, distribute voting information to senior class

Michelle Lu September 11, 2019

After a summer of activism, the Democrats Club is set to host a call-out meeting in the coming weeks. According to Zoe Koniaris, club president and senior, the primary goal the club has this year is to...

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