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Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2019

After the conclusion of the LEAD conference on Nov. 9, DECA members will prepare for the upcoming district exams, which will take place Dec. 2 and Dec. 6 during SRT in the Main Cafeteria. According to Melissa Su, chief of role plays and junior, said students signed up to compete in a role play must ...

Protect The House: Carmel Cafe staff, advisers plan to implement new security measures

Protect The House: Carmel Cafe staff, advisers plan to implement new security measures

Kassi Darnell

November 15, 2019

This month, the Carmel Cafe is planning to implement new security measures, focusing mainly on crowd control within the cafe, in addition to the security cameras already installed in the establishment. DECA advisers have decided to introduce line dividers in order to control large crowds in the cafe and to...

New brand deal with Adidas to be sold in Carmel Café, DECA to continue preparing for district competition

New brand deal with Adidas to be sold in Carmel Café, DECA to continue preparing for district competition

Natalie Khamis

October 23, 2019

In an effort to continue transforming the Carmel Café, the Carmel Café and Market team recently announced new brand deal with Adidas.  “We’re really excited about this deal with Adidas,” Katie Sankey, manager of a marketing satellite team for the Carmel Café, said. “We’re already have...

After finalizing competitive events, DECA to start preparing for districts, further market Carmel Café

After finalizing competitive events, DECA to start preparing for districts, further market Carmel Café

Natalie Khamis

October 1, 2019

Concluding the call-out meetings that took place earlier this month, DECA members and business teachers will begin preparations for this year’s competition season. The first competition of the school year will take place on Jan. 11 at CHS. “Pretty soon, we will be working on projects and preparing for...

DECA to have second call-out meeting Sept. 10

DECA to have second call-out meeting Sept. 10

Natalie Khamis

September 9, 2019

DECA will have its second call-out meeting in the Auditorium for students not already enrolled in a business course on Sept. 10 during the first session of SRT. “DECA is a fantastic opportunity for those in high school to get involved with different activities and competitions to learn about different disciplines in busi...

Senior Loraine Lee

Senior Loraine Lee

May 23, 2019

“I used to be really involved in DECA, I still I am, but I used to be in love with DECA, DECA was like my life and everything I did and I was pretty good at it but sometimes you put in a lot of work for something and you don’t get that recognition that you want, it really makes you question how ...

Senate to end year with Senate elections

Senate to end year with Senate elections

Heidi Peng

May 5, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate has moved back Senate elections for a week due to DECA absences. “The petitions are due on Friday (May 3), and the call-out meeting is Friday in Room E231. Their signs are due Monday (May 6) morning at 8 a.m. They can pi...

DECA members returns from ICDC, wraps up competition season

DECA members returns from ICDC, wraps up competition season

Natalie Khamis

May 4, 2019

Students who competed at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC)  in Orlando, Fla. returned on May 1. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, the conclusion of ICDC marked the end of the club’s competition season. “Competition-wise, we are pretty much done for t...

Following successful state competition March 5, DECA to prepare for ICDC in April

Following successful state competition March 5, DECA to prepare for ICDC in April

Natalie Khamis

March 30, 2019

Students who placed in their event at the state-level competition will compete at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando on April 27 to 30. After the last competition which took place early March, Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she is pleased with the ...

Motivated by local business, DECA students start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Motivated by local business, DECA students  start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Natalie Khamis

March 22, 2019

     At No Label at the Table Food Co.—a gluten and-dairy-free food company located on 111 W. Main St.—employees take on tasks that range from packaging and labeling bakery items to making cereal treats. Unlike most businesses, employees at No Label at the Table Food Co. who help run the busines...

DECA state-level competition to start March 3

DECA state-level competition to start March 3

Natalie Khamis

February 26, 2019

DECA members who qualified for the state-level competition will compete March 3 to 5 at the JW Marriott. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, students will compete in their assigned clusters all day while preparing for their events is designated rooms. “We don’t get ...

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating  Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Adam Spensley

February 22, 2019

How did the idea for the online store come about? Over the summer, we were trying to figure out how can we make more money, how can this business make more money. We were in desperate need of a new revenue stream. And we realized there is a whole demographic we’re not reaching and that’s parents.  What features do you plan to include on the website? It ...