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Surviving CHS

Daniel Lee

May 18, 2018

French Club to open cooking class to language students on May 20

Alexis O’Brien, vice president and senior, explains the situation of interest in French Club. She said one thing to improve for next year is organization in terms of who is participating in which events.

Daniel Lee

May 16, 2018

Though French Club’s cooking class with Chef Sentissi, a Moroccan chef, was cancelled due to a lack of interest, according to sponsor Lisa Carroll, French Club officers decided to allow students outside of French Club to experience the class. President and junior Kelly Xiang said, “The Moroccan C...

To Give And To Get: Even with emphasis on academics, CHS students explain why they continue to prioritize community service

Sophomore Jack Martin poses for a photo with his church group. He said he likes volunteering to benefit people, despite the increase in competitiveness of academics.

Hari Patel

April 20, 2018

While volunteering at the Carmel United Methodist Church food pantry, sophomore Jack Martin places another filled box of food donations on the metal rack. Martin said he hasn’t volunteered at the local food pantry for the last five years just for a college application resume booster. Rather, he sai...

French Club will likely cancel cooking class

Alexis O’Brien, vice president and senior, explains the situation of interest in French Club. She said one thing to improve for next year is organization in terms of who is participating in which events.

Daniel Lee

March 27, 2018

French Club officers have recently been planning a cooking class with Chef Sentissi, a Moroccan chef, according to sponsor Lisa Carroll. However, due to a lack of interest, French Club will likely have to cancel the cooking class. “We haven’t really talked about doing much for the cooking class la...

French Club to have a cooking class

Former president and senior Alexis O’Brien hands out plates during a French Club meeting. She said she was too busy to fulfill her role as French Club president, leaving senior Kelly Xiang to fill her place.

Daniel Lee

March 6, 2018

For March, French Club is looking to expand their cultural knowledge of French culture through cooking Moroccan food, according to sponsor Lisa Carroll. Carroll said, “We’re trying to get in contact with Chef Sentissi, a Moroccan chef from downtown. He runs the Saffron Cafe, and we’re trying to p...

French Club to plan events for March after Le Congrés

French Club sponsor Lisa Carroll gives a rundown of last week’s events at Le Congrés. She said, “As a school, we had 17 different students place, and 41 awards overall. We had around 17 first places and 12 second places.”

Daniel Lee

February 14, 2018

After last Saturday’s competition, Le Congrés, French Club will take a break and begin to plan for future events. According to Alexis O’Brien, the next French Club meeting and planning session will be on March 1. At the meeting they will discuss potential events to attend for the rest of the school...

French Club to compete at Le Congrés

Daniel Lee

January 23, 2018

French Club will compete at Le Congrés, a competition scheduled on Feb. 10, at West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School. According to sponsor Lisa Carroll, French Club has attended Le Congrés in previous years, and she hopes for another year of results and great learning. Carroll said, “It’s a compe...

O’ Christmas Tree: Students put up Christmas decorations, not necessarily for religious aspect

Sophomore Elle Nichol sets up miniature Christmas trees over her fireplace.  Nichol said she incorporates her German tradition with Christmas.

Richa Louis

December 14, 2017

Like many people  during this time of the year, freshman Shreya Sinha has a Christmas tree full of lights and ornaments sitting prominently in her house. But Sinha isn’t a Christian, and she said she puts up the decorations for other reasons. “We decorate (Christmas trees) because it’s fun,...

French Club to have a Christmas party

Daniel Lee

December 5, 2017

French Club will have an annual Christmas party in Room A223. Officers will release information regarding the party to members during their meeting on Dec. 7, according to sponsor Lisa Carroll. Carroll said, “The Christmas party really depends on the officers and what they want to do. Some years we’...

Bridging the Gap: CHS students, staff consider decreasing gender gap, improved minority involvement in AP Computer Science Principles

Students learn how to code in Python, a programming language, through a hands-on learning approach during AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP). AP CSP teacher Theresa Kane said she believes the class is helping to close the gender and minority gap.

Adhi Ramkumar

November 17, 2017

Computer Science Awareness Week, from Dec. 4 to 10, is a yearly event which serves to foster the growth of computer science and encourage STEM participation. In accordance with this philosophy, the College Board debuted a new AP Course, namely AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP), in 2016 to expand the...

French Club to celebrate Christmas

President and senior Alexis O’Brien explains what Christmas means to French people. She said she has high hopes for the annual Christmas party.

Daniel Lee,

November 14, 2017

French Club will celebrate Christmas in a variety of ways this December. According to sponsor Lisa Carroll, the party will be at Room A223, but officers have not yet determined the date for the Christmas party. President and senior Alexis O’Brien said members will follow traditions of gift giving fro...

Education on Paper vs. Technology: Recent studies show most people believe paper is crucial to a student’s education. How do CHS students compare to this trend?

Education on Paper vs. Technology:  Recent studies show most people believe paper is crucial to a student’s education. How do CHS students compare to this trend?

Angela Li

October 26, 2017

According to a study conducted in August by the Paper and Packaging Board, 96 percent of parents think that paper is "an essential part of children being able to achieve their educational goals." In a society that is becoming increasingly technology-driven, especially locally, with the recent distri...