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Counseling center to improve second semester; no new changes

Viyang Hao

January 22, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, the counseling center plans on improving rather than changing its goals for the second semester. “We continue to work to support our students academically, socially, emotionally and, of course, in terms of colleg...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018

At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...

Senior Jackson Roberts dies Jan. 4, counseling services available

Manahil Nadeem

January 9, 2018

Senior Jackson Roberts died on Jan. 4. CHS counselors will be available the week of Jan. 9 for students to talk to. Principal Tom Harmas said, “It is always difficult to lose a student, but we always have to remember that it is more difficult to lose a child. We have to make sure we keep Jackson...

Junior Patrick McCalley dies Oct. 6, counseling services available

Melissa Yap, Management

October 7, 2016

Junior Patrick McCalley died on Oct. 6. CHS counselors will be available the week of Oct. 10 for students to talk to. According to counselor Cathleen Johnson, the counselors have an open-door policy, so students can stop by any time. She said CHS also has social workers who will available to help...

CHS senior Jacqueline “Jackie” Reissig passes away at 18

CHS senior Jacqueline “Jackie” Reissig passes away at 18

Contributor

April 11, 2016

Senior Jacqueline "Jackie" Reissig's obituary as submitted by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers: Jacqueline J. Reissig, 18, Carmel, passed away April 2, 2016. She was born March 11, 1998, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Jeffery and Anna (Ogden) Reissig. Jacqueline Jay Reissig was a free spi...

Counselors to host College Education Boot Camp over the summer

Counselors to host College Education Boot Camp over the summer

Beats

May 21, 2015

According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Resource Center programming coordinator, there will be a College Education Boot Camp available in June and August for rising seniors for $30. Stephan said the event will act as a “crash course” on how to apply to college. Juniors who sign up are re...

Counselors organize additional college workshops for juniors, Scholarship Night for seniors

Counselors organize additional college workshops for juniors,  Scholarship Night for seniors

Beats

March 12, 2015

Three more “Finding Your College Fit” workshops for juniors will be conducted on March 16, 30 and April 27 to meet the demand of the last workshops. Additionally, counselors encourage seniors to attend Scholarship Night on May 23, according to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Resource Center program coordinator. “(The workshops) were popular enough th...

AP exam registration to end March. 13

AP exam registration to end March. 13

Beats

March 10, 2015

According to counselor Bettina Cool, online registration for AP testing will end March 13. “That’s plenty of time don’t you think? Except for procrastinators, there’s never enough time (for them),” Cool said of registration, which began Feb. 13. After students have registered onli...

Counselors to schedule sophomores and juniors for next school year

Beats

December 15, 2013

Counselors plan to finish sophomore scheduling for next school year before winter break. Scheduling for juniors will begin in January, according to counselor Bettina Cool via email. “Our current priority is scheduling sophomores for next year,” Cool said. Sophomore Juliet Sanders, who has already...

Sophomores and freshmen to continue scheduling appointments

Beats

December 4, 2009

Both freshmen and sophomore schedules for next year are expected to be complete by winter break, which is Dec. 18. Scheduling appointments are taking place with both classes in which the students are putting a plan together for the next few years as well as being shown their GPA. “Scheduling first...