Health Department Urges Caution on New Variants

Ashwin Prasad February 16, 2021

As new COVID-19 variants crop up throughout Indiana, RN Caroline Pasko warned that Carmel as a whole has not yet turned the corner, despite gradual decreases in both positivity rate and hospitalization...

Carmel Orchestras resume rehearsals

Jasmine Zhang February 16, 2021

The Carmel Orchestras canceled all afternoon and evening rehearsals due to the high number of positive COVID-19 cases in the community. Recently, Carmel Orchestras resumed rehearsals. However, there have...

Tungfen Lee’s Chinese 2 class celebrates Chinese New Year in 2020. Lee's class made

Due to COVID-19, students, staff adapt to their change in Chinese New Year celebrations, traditions

Karolena Zhou, Reporter February 12, 2021

Today, Chinese New Year is celebrated all around the world, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have to change the way they celebrate the holiday. For example, while junior Aleen Zhao said...

In honor of Relationship Wellness Month, remember to set healthy boundaries with friendships

In honor of Relationship Wellness Month, remember to set healthy boundaries with friendships

Wendy Zhu February 8, 2021

I can’t speak for everyone but I think for most of us the past 11 months or so have been emotionally draining. In the midst of isolation, virtual learning and a deadly disease, the COVID-19 pandemic...



Tessa Collinson and Gray Martens February 8, 2021

Principal Tom Harmas sits at his desk while wearing a mask to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. He said he believes that all of the changes made this year due to the pandemic have actually made CHS stronger in the long run.

Administration uses lessons learned from COVID-19 while preparing for next school year, late spring events

Rhea Acharya January 27, 2021

According to Principal Tom Harmas, many of his current day-to-day activities center around planning for next school year. Although he said no decisions have been made by Superintendent Michael Beresford...

Nurses Receive First COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Ashwin Prasad January 25, 2021

As the global vaccine roll-out wends its way through the population, millions of health care workers have been first in line. CHS RNs Caroline Pasko and Amy Fletchall were among them. “I received my...

Cinema Crisis

Cinema Crisis

Gray Martens January 19, 2021

Superintendent Michael Beresford sits at his desk. He said he thinks newly elected board member Louise Jackson will be a great addition to the school board.

New board member Louise Jackson joins CCS during school board appreciation week

Grace Xu January 11, 2021

Starting from the first Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) board meeting of 2021 on Jan. 11, newly elected board member Louise Jackson, along with reelected incumbent Katie Browning, will be sworn in. Jan. 11 also...

CMYC continues meeting virtually, adjusts events due to COVID-19 restrictions

Josie Cruzan January 11, 2021

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) is currently adjusting many of their plans for second semester to follow Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines, as well as coming up with new, COVID-19 approved...

National Honor Society to continue virtual presentations in spring semester

Jillian Moore January 11, 2021

National Honor Society (NHS) had declined to meet in-person first semester due to COVID-19 precautions; the club will continue this policy indefinitely in the second semester. During the fall semester,...

Virtual students in Chinese II take on challenges, choose safety over risks of COVID-19

Michelle Wan January 11, 2021

As school starts up for its second semester, students have the choice to switch between the all virtual or hybrid systems of learning. Some Chinese II class students who have chosen the all virtual path...

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