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Young Life Capernaum meet today

Members of Young Life Capernaum hold up shirts they have created at a meeting. The last meeting took place today at 6 p.m. (Submitted photo, Bryn Walker)

Cory Steele

November 14, 2017

According to Carmel Young Life sponsor John Balmat, Young Life’s Capernaum branch's last meeting was today at 6 p.m. Today’s meeting was a “campaigners” meeting, as opposed to a “club” meeting, Bryn Walker, Capernaum leader and senior said. Walker said the meeting followed the structure of typic...

Mixed Signals; Proposed Carmel ordinance may require turn signals on roundabouts, editor and junior Cory Steele advises against it

Mixed Signals; Proposed Carmel ordinance may require turn signals on  roundabouts, editor and junior Cory Steele advises against it

Cory Steele, Column

April 20, 2017

They’re the City of Carmel’s claim to fame – roundabouts, and lots of them. I’ll admit that I was once among the roundabout-naysayers – why clog up the city with construction detours to turn an intersection into another kind of intersection? I’m impatient. But now that I’ve been a license...

Social Media Sensation: Q&A with senior Elizabeth Shelton, who runs her own popular YouTube channel

Senior Elizabeth Shelton sits in her bedroom which doubles as her studio. Shelton films most of her videos in the room.

Cory Steele, 15 Minutes Editor

December 12, 2016

“For me, it’s more about the message than putting on makeup or showing people my room... it’s about making people happy and sharing my story as well.”

Another String To Her Bow: Freshman Abirami “Abi” Meyyappan plays the carnatic violin

Freshman Abi Meyyappan plays her carnatic violin. Meyyappan plays with the scroll of the instrument resting on her foot.

Cory Steele, Editor

November 17, 2016

Talk a little bit about the instrument you play. I play the Indian carnatic violin. In Indian carnatic music there’s a set of notes, and there are a lot of different sets of the same notes, just in different pitches… It often accompanies a singer. For people who sing carnatic music, a lot of vi...

CHS student discusses the causes of depression and how to deal with them

CHS student discusses the causes of depression and how to deal with them

Cory Steele, 15 Minutes of Fame Editor

September 28, 2016

Junior Amelia Harrison has depression. She was diagnosed in the seventh grade, but she said the signs began to manifest themselves at the beginning of her fifth grade year. Since her diagnosis, she has found many misconceptions about the disease exist, and in general, the subject is somewhat taboo. ...

Leaders of the Pack

Beats

August 17, 2016

Georgia Simmons, Speaker of the House Why did you decide to do House? I decided to become a member of house after realizing Carmel High School is so big, and I wanted to find a way to get involved. Why did you decide to do Cabinet? The reason I ended up deciding to interview for cabinet was ul...

IB program to expand from eight diploma students to over 40

IB program to expand from eight diploma students to over 40

News

May 19, 2016

Next school year and the year after that, over 40 current sophomores plan to pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma, compared to eight juniors currently pursuing the diploma. IB students such as Mitchell Adzema, IB diploma student and junior, attribute the sizable increase largely to efforts...

Students, teachers find many don’t know true meaning of Cinco de Mayo, seek to spread awareness

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS:
Spanish teacher Gabriela Mendoza works on a class exercise. She said while many Americans who celebrate Cinco de Mayo don’t celebrate for the Mexican victory at Puebla, the CHS Spanish curriculum teaches the true story behind the holiday.

SHREERAM THIRUNA-VUKKARASU // PHOTO

feature

April 21, 2016

Junior Bella Layman said she wants more people to know the real history behind Cinco de Mayo before they celebrate this year. “I think the general American thinks that Cinco de Mayo is Independence Day (for Mexicans). They haven’t researched it; they just assume,” Layman said. According to...

RISING PRODUCER: Freshman Ashton Gleckman produces full movie musical scores, and creates his own films

RISING PRODUCER: Freshman Ashton Gleckman produces full movie musical scores, and creates his own films

15min

December 14, 2015

Q&A with Freshman Ashton Gleckman What have you written music for in the past? A filmmaker in New York City… was directing a Holocaust documentary film, and he has partners all around the world who were helping fund the project, and the main source is Project Witness… it was completely dedicated to preserving history, so over 50 Holocaust survi...

Principal’s Advisory Council to begin selling raffle tickets to increase attendance at sporting events

Principal’s Advisory Council to begin selling raffle  tickets to increase attendance at sporting events

News

October 9, 2015

The Principal’s Advisory Council (PAC) plans to begin holding ‘Super Fan of the Week’ raffles in order to increase student attendance at sporting events. According to Student Body President Mary Caltrider, one of the goals is to encourage attendance at events besides football games, which typically...

“Whitewashing” in Media

“Whitewashing” in Media

entertainment

September 16, 2015

The words “Peter Pan” invoke images of a quintessential childhood fantasy movie: the fantastical island Neverland, the sly, charming titular character, the glittering pixie Tinker Bell and the tribe of “Injuns” with their beautiful princess Tiger Lily. “Pan,” a live-action remake of the classic...