GREASED LIGHTNING: Seniors Nicholas “Nick” Dunbar, Andrew Kathan, Kyle Caress and Eric Wiegand rehearse a number for the spring musical “Grease.” Theater students will perform May 15, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m., and May 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. in the CHS auditorium. CRYSTAL CHEN / PHOTO

Theater students to perform spring musical ‘Grease’ May 15 to 18

entertainment April 24, 2014

The cast and crew of the spring musical, “Grease”  are preparing to perform for the Carmel community on May 15, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m., and May 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. in the CHS auditorium, according to...

CREATION OF A MASTERPIECE: Senior Alex Mikev makes sketches for his next work. Mikev said he wants to study art in college and wants to make an impact on this school through his passion for art. CRYSTAL CHEN / PHOTO

Difference Maker: Alex Mikev

acumen December 5, 2013

Through his work as president of Art Club, senior Alex Mikev spreads his passion for art around this school. His current project with the Art Club is a small mural for the Arts Garden, which club members...

The Ambassadors perform their sets at the fall choral concert. The concert took place on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. CRYSTAL CHEN / PHOTO

Cabaret to take place on Oct. 27

Beats October 24, 2013

On Oct. 27 from 1 to 6 p.m., Ambassadors will host a cabaret at the Ritz Charles, according to choral director Lamonte Kuskye. During the Ambassadors’ performance, there will be a silent auction. Kuskye...

Culture Clash: How do CHS students who have multiple backgrounds see life differently than their peers?

Culture Clash: How do CHS students who have multiple backgrounds see life differently than their peers?

acumen October 3, 2013

Every year for Thanksgiving, senior Jessica Lecher experiences a fusion of her two cultural backgrounds as she enjoys both turkey and the traditional Chinese food that her grandmother makes. With a father...

Ambassadors rehearse their set for the fall choral concert, which will take place on Oct. 2. The choir has evening rehearsals every Wednesday. CRYSTAL CHEN / PHOTO

Fall choral concert to take place on Oct. 2

Beats September 26, 2013

Choral director Lamonte Kuskye said the fall choral concert will take place on Oct. 2 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium at 7 p.m. This year, choral concerts will take place half an hour earlier. Students...

Sophomore Yash Bharatula presses the buzzer to get into the school. Administrator recently enacted a new buzzer system to enhance security. SCOTT LIU / PHOTO

Administrators enact buzzer system for progressive outlook on providing security

News May 23, 2013

On April 15, the administration activated a new buzzer system for all students and visitors entering this school. Now, all school doors will be locked throughout the school day, and students may enter...

Exams using new AP curricula to begin in May

News April 25, 2013

As AP exam season begins on May 6, many students will prepare by taking previously released AP exams and by asking their older friends who have already battled the exam for advice on the test. For senior...

Richard Saucedo to retire, Mike Pote selected for new director of bands

News April 25, 2013

At the end of this semester, Richard Saucedo, Director of Bands and performing arts department co-chairperson will retire after teaching at this school for 30 years. Mike Pote, associate Director of Bands...

Junior Joshua Josh Chang works with machinery in the engineering department. In their work, TechHOUNDS utilize the 3-D printer, which makes production easy and cheap while also raising several copyright and patent questions.

Increasing prevalence of 3-D printers raises concerns about copyright, patent law

James Streisel March 22, 2013

A machine slowly pieced bits of melted plastic together into a shape. Junior Joshua “Josh” Chang watched eagerly as his vision came to life. As if in a science fiction film, an object that was...

Ambassadors and Accents rehearse their competition sets at an open rehearsal. Both choirs received Grand Champion titles in their respective divisions at their first competition on March 2 in Fairfield, OH. CRYSTAL CHEN / PHOTO

Ambassadors and Accents continue competing, prepare for Concert for Community

Beats March 20, 2013

According to choral director Ann Conrad, Ambassadors and Accents will compete in their third and final competition of the show choir season at Wapakoneta High School in Wapakoneta, OH on March 23. Ambassadors...

Academic Superbowl participants William Baach and Crystal Chen share a smile and a questioning glance after Ziegler recommended that students bring their own snacks to the competition. Ziegler said, “They’ll provide us with one bag of chips and a bottle of water or something. I mean, I try to bring granola bars, but still.” HALEY BRACKEN / PHOTO

Academic Superbowl participants meet bi-weekly to Prepare for competition March 7

Beats February 27, 2013

According to Academic Superbowl co-sponsor James Ziegler, participants should be fully focused on the provided material, and should be actively attempting to meet on at least a bi-weekly basis in preparation...


Negotiations suspended due to unfair labor practice complaint

News January 25, 2013

Due to the Carmel Clay Education Association’s (CCEA) recent filing of an unfair labor practice (ULP) complaint, contract negotiations between the association and the Carmel School Board have been suspended....

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