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Rising Junior Claire Qu sells handmade necklaces to contribute to World Health Organization Covid-19 Response Fund

Rising junior Claire Qu assembles necklaces by hand. She started selling them about a month ago and has raised more than $120 so far.

Thea Bertolini

May 27, 2020

What are you making? I’m making seed bead necklaces! They are clasp necklaces with different glass seed beads strung onto them. The necklaces are simple but cute and they are great to wear during the summer. Why are you making them? I’m able to make the necklaces because I now have the free t...

Carmel Clay School District to continue to pay regularly scheduled employees until May 28

Carmel Clay School District to continue to pay regularly scheduled employees until May 28

Cady Armstrong

May 8, 2020

Regularly scheduled employees working in the Carmel Clay School (CCS) district will continue to be paid for the remainder of the school year (May 21) despite the closure of school campuses according to Mike Kerschner, president of the school board. Superintendent Michael Beresford said via email that regularl...

Biggest takeaways from COVID-19 pandemic as a high school senior

Biggest takeaways from COVID-19 pandemic as a high school senior

Angela Li

April 25, 2020

I can’t believe it’s been over six weeks since our last day of school, as this whole situation still seems so surreal at times.  I’ve been wanting to write this for weeks now, but honestly, was never able to form a cohesive message. It is truly hard to believe in the matter of weeks, COVID-19 ...

In light of COVID-19 pandemic, Asian restaurants face new challenges

Japanese restaurant Wild Ginger on 116th has temporarily closed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent stay-at-home orders. Tiffany Zhou, co-owner and operator of the restaurant, said she is looking into offering takeout services.

Sophia Hawkins

April 13, 2020

On March 16, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced that all restaurants would be required to close their dine-in services and shift to delivery and curbside pickup only. This has left many restaurant owners and their employees either with reduced income or no income at all, as many restaurants did...

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Grace Xu

April 13, 2020

I have finally started to read books for fun again during this (much too long) corona-cation, so what better time to recommend some novels? Additionally, a lot of companies and organizations have been providing free reading resources for quarantined students, so reading digitally has been about the ea...

As e-learning resumes on April 13, continues through rest of school year due to COVID-19, students structure time differently without necessity of normal routine

Junior Maylee O'Brien takes notes as part of her e-learning study method. O'Brien said that as junior year is important and she is close to college where she will have to manage on her own, she is trying to use this more unstructured time to build productive habits and life skills.

Viyang Hao

April 13, 2020

For the majority of the school year, from Monday through Friday, sophomore Eliana Jin’s everyday routine involved her waking up at 6:20 a.m., going to school and arriving home at 3:53 p.m., occasionally staying after school for a club meeting. After coming back, she’ll go straight to her computer, pu...

Coronavirus affects students’, owners’ jobs in retail, service businesses

Sophomore Grace Hutton poses in her Goldfish Swim School shirt. Hutton served as a swim teacher at the school until it temporarily closed following the stay-at-home order due to COVID-19.

Kiersten Riedford

April 9, 2020

Goldfish Swim School has recently temporarily let go of all of their staff members due to the latest stay-at-home order. This, unfortunately, has taken away sophomore Grace Hutton’s job as a swim teacher, along with many other adults’ jobs.  Hutton said, “I think closing temporarily was the ri...

All Indiana K-12 schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

All Indiana K-12 schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Da-Hyun Hong

April 2, 2020

This afternoon, Gov. Holcomb announced that all Indiana K-12 schools will deliver online instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Schools must complete 160 total instructional days or at least 20 more days of e-learning from today. CHS's last day of remote learning will be May 21. Fo...

Logan Tullai, Stock Market Club co-president and junior, gives financial advice amid COVID-19 pandemic

Logan Tullai, Stock Market Club co-president and junior, watches the stock market. Tullai said he has had a brokerage account since seventh grade.

Grace Xu

March 28, 2020

Can you give a brief overview of your experiences with finances, whether that be through stock trading, classes or otherwise? I don't have any formal class experience in school with trading or anything, but I've had a brokerage account since seventh grade, and there are a number of really good resource...

Senior Chris Zou explains COVID-19’s effects on stock market, personal experience with trading

Senior Chris Zou follows the stock market. Zou said getting involved in trading stocks allowed him to be more informed about the real world.

Grace Xu

March 28, 2020

Can you give a brief overview of your experiences with finances, whether that be through stock trading, classes or otherwise? So with stock trading, I technically started doing it several years ago, but I didn't really do anything with it. It wasn't until earlier this year, senior year, that I sta...