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Tones of Growth

Saahas Kandru, Entertainment Reporter September 23, 2021

As the theatre students recover from the hardships of COVID-19, they transition back to a fully in-person school year with many new faces and anticipation of performances. Last year, the Carmel musical...

Students walk up the trail towards school after parking their cars as a bus leaves the campus in the background. Recent bus driver shortages have forced some students to carpool or drive to school.

Bus driver shortage changes students’ views on riding buses

Royce Brown September 23, 2021

Junior Arthur Yeh sits in the front seat of the bus, staring blankly through the window. He sluggishly moves in his seat as sweat rolls down his face. The humid air radiates inside the bus, even with the...

Students, teachers face unique challenges as they resume a normal schedule this year

Students, teachers face unique challenges as they resume a “normal” schedule this year

Cady Armstrong and Raghav Sriram August 12, 2021

Before the pandemic, juniors Abby Burnham and Nyah Lam said that they were inseparable.  “Previously, we always hung out during cross-country. We always had sports together and we went to the...

A representative for Mike’s Crew Carwash waits for students to arrive at her station at the job fair. The job fair was an opportunity for students to find and gain work experience while still in high school.

CHS students share how pandemic has shaped views on employment

Raghav Sriram May 16, 2021

Amidst the pandemic, junior Grace Sullivan laces up in her personal protective equipment before departing for work. “I work at the Carmel Senior Living Center so each time I go to work I need to make...

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect  community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Calina He April 24, 2021

In early January, I received an email saying that I was eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Of course, this shocked me; I only knew healthcare workers were eligible for the vaccine. After reading the email,...

ISSMA to take place virtually

Jasmine Zhang March 31, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the Carmel Orchestras’ plan to participate in the ISSMA performance this year virtually. According to Maggie Hite, associate director of orchestras, “We will record those performances...

Freshman Carolyn Jia plays her instrument in preparation for ISSMA. She practices independently, in private lessons and in Concert Orchestra so she can perform well in ISSMA, even though it is virtual this year.

Orchestra, band students prepare for ISSMA while following COVID-19 guidelines

Michelle Wan March 22, 2021

As ISSMA  (Indiana State School Musical Association) season begins,  the CHS orchestras and bands at this school have been practicing and preparing for their competitions while taking precautions for...

Superintendent Michael Beresford sits in his office. He said CCS is currently devising a plan to reopen school fully for grades 6 to 12 and added that all-virtual students would be able to continue their all-virtual schedule.

CCS potentially to reopen fully for grades 6 to 12

Grace Xu March 16, 2021
Congrats to Angela Snyder for receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest honor for K-12 math teachers!
Academic Super Bowl sponsor James Ziegler poses for a photo. Ziegler said the team will hold a practice invitational on March 22.

Academic Super Bowl to hold practice invitational March 22, attend area competition April 20

Cady Armstrong March 16, 2021
The Academic Super Bowl team will hold a practice invitational on March 22 at 4 p.m.

Club Med to host presentation over STEM internships, guest speakers

Olivia Stock March 16, 2021

According to Rineet Ranga, Club Med president and senior, club officers will give a presentation on April 22 about the Project STEM internship program at IU School of Medicine. He said the program would...

National Honor Society members to use new volunteering discussion board

Jillian Moore March 16, 2021

National Honor Society (NHS) has recently begun using a discussion board Canvas page for NHS members to share any volunteer opportunities they use, the latest idea to benefit a currently virtual club....

House and Cabinet host garage sale

Tessa Collinson March 15, 2021

Members of House and Cabinet are preparing for their annual garage sale on March 20 and 21. According to Drew Miller, Speaker of the House, this event will have some slight changes to follow COVID-19 safety...

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