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Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Jesse Cooper, Isabella White

December 13, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Little Richard, Ray Charles, and The Rolling Stones—these are the names of the people and bands who contributed to the birth of the rock genre. The electric guitar, the bass, the drums and the lead vocals all create the sound that can make people so excited that they br...

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

Lily McAndrews, Ashwin Prasad

December 13, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

The impact of Black Panther—Lily McAndrews The best Entertainment event of the year was the release of Black Panther, the best movie 2018 had to offer. From the movie’s production, direction and costume design, this movie outstandingly nailed every aspect, as well as representing bigger life ch...

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with  safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

Pranav Jothirajah

November 16, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Seven months ago, on May 25, a 13-year-old middle school student walked into Noblesville West Middle School with two handguns, shooting both a teacher and a student multiple times. Fortunately, they both survived, and a teacher stopped the student before he could harm others. Incidents like this are w...

Dancing in the Spotlight: Local dance group Expressenz earns new performance opportunities after being on “World of Dance,” will perform in Yuletide celebration

Dancing in the Spotlight: Local dance group Expressenz earns new performance opportunities after being on “World of Dance,” will perform in Yuletide celebration

Emily Carlisle

November 16, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

Earlier this year, students may have seen some familiar faces on their television screens. Eight girls from a local dance group, Expressenz, had the opportunity to compete on NBC’s reality competition series, “World of Dance.” Now months later, Expressenz is still receiving publicity from the show...

Let’s Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Let’s Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Misha Rekhter and Raiha Zainab

October 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, Cover Story, Recent Updates, Top Story

This past June, Indiana legislators passed Senate Enrolled Act 65, a law that requires schools to seek written consent from a parent or guardian before providing lessons on human sexuality in addition to Indiana’s abstinence-only curriculum. Over the years, sexual education has been a controversia...

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Isabella White, Jesse Cooper

October 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

The first horror film on record is “Le Manoir du Diable,” created in 1896, according to IMDb. Since that time, horror movies have gripped audiences, forcing them to the edge of their seats. These films documenting gore, suspense and fear have attracted large audiences without fail, remaining rele...

Making a Fashion Statement: With Paris Fashion Week earlier this month, fashion, textiles students tackle idea of using fashion to make political statements

Making a Fashion Statement: With Paris Fashion Week earlier this month, fashion, textiles students tackle idea of using fashion to make political statements

Grace Xu

October 25, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, Uncategorized

"When you walk up to a person—when you first see them­­—the first thing you notice is what they’re wearing.” Those words came from Katherine Springston, a senior taking Fashion and Textiles III. Her own sense of fashion seemed to model that sentiment. The day of her interview, she wore a ye...

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, Cover Story, FEATURE, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Near the end of the school day on Aug. 17, as Lara Staton, varsity women’s tennis player and junior, walked through the E halls, crowds of students cheered her on from either side. This was not Staton’s first time being honored for her accomplishments in tennis; it was her first time, however, being...

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Emily Carlisle and Grace Xu

September 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

This weekend, Carmel plans to host its 21st annual Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF). The festival will consist of over 130 juried artists, food vendors, entertainment, as well as an “Art Rocks!” party on Saturday evening. Joan Cimino, vice president of CIAF, introduced CHS to the festival...