DECA to organize future practices and competitions

Saumya Somasi

September 16, 2020

The next meeting for DECA has not been scheduled yet, but will take place within the next month, according to sponsor Robert Holman. He said, “We’re still trying to get a good handle on all (the schedule). Generally the IB classes and the marketing classes are in DECA and not much has changed ther...

Students, admissions counselors debate the importance of extracurriculars

Senior Nishita Prasad writes down her to do list in a notebook to stay oranized and to make sure she gets all the points on her list done and to not stress out with all her school work and extracurriculars.

Kiersten Riedford

August 13, 2020

When it comes to applying to college there are several important aspects, the main ones being GPAs, test scores (ACT/SAT), activities lists, letters of recommendation and personal statements. While GPAs are important to students, having an activities list or test scores can boost one’s application....

Q&A with Mock Trial, DECA and Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council members over social distanced summer activities

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) poses for a photo after their annual Howl-o-ween fall event. Howl-o-ween, former Bow Wow Bash, is an event hosted by the council that features a doggie costume pageant as well as various activities for Carmel’s dogs and their owners to participate in.

Maddie Kosc

June 20, 2020

CMYC, Nimish Bhat, rising senior 1. What impact did the coronavirus pandemic have on your most recent term (19-20)? "It had a lot of different impacts on the council. One main thing is the fact that we can’t meet in person. Especially right now, since our new term is starting, it is really important ...

DECA Conference Canceled

On March 3, 2020 junior Melissa Su and senior Hannah Liu take photos with DECA advisor Rob Holman during the DECA State Career Development Conference. This event was the last major DECA event before cancellations.

Viyang Hao

March 25, 2020

What event from DECA was canceled and can you explain what that event is?  The International Career Development Conference (ICDC) was canceled. So ICDC is the annual international competition for DECA students. Students work from the beginning of the year to prepare for our district competition in ...

DECA state competition on March 1, students sign up for SRT sessions to practice

Senior Jaehee Kim signs into a DECA meeting during SRT. The state competition will take place March 1 to 3 in Indianapolis.

Natalie Khamis

February 15, 2020

DECA members who placed at the district level competition are preparing for the DECA state-level competition. The state-level competition will take place March 1 to 3 at the JW Marriott located in downtown Indianapolis. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, DECA executi...

Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Melissa Su, chief of role plays and junior, works with a student during SRT regarding DECA district exams. Su said students should take practice tests in order to prepare for the 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

Senior Roshan Mahesh looks through merchandise in the Carmel Café during SRT. Mahesh said,

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

Senior Katie Sankey and Junior Nimish Bhat discuss plans for the Carmel Café. Sankey said DECA is currently working on a brand deal with Adidas and will sell its merchandise at community events.

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

Senior Abinay Devarakonda makes a drink in the Carmel Café during SRT. Devarakonda said,

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

Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, looks over the Senate elections rules and regulations. According to Foutz, these elections is the final event for current members of Senate.

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...