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CHS House of Representatives Events Canceled

Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo leads a group of dancers at Dance Marathon on March 1. Two other events scheduled for this year, the egg hunt and Music for Miracles, are postponed until further notice.

Viyang Hao

March 28, 2020

Since school is currently not in session, what House events were canceled and can you describe them?  As or fight now, the events that have been postponed have been our Easter egg hunt (originally on March 28) and our Music for Miracles event (originally on April 19). Our Easter egg hunt is held annual...

Culture of Care week to direct school’s focus toward mental health and positivity

Principal Tom Harmas discusses Culture of Care week activities with Speak of the house Deion Ziwawo. Culture of Care week with take place during next week.

Da-Hyun Hong

February 6, 2020

According to Principal Tom Harmas, Culture of Care week will take place next week. This is the school’s third year of Culture of Care. “Our intention is that it brings the social, emotional learning component of school to the forefront and that that never leaves what we’re doing. It’s the idea of bein...

Cabinet exceeds expectations with December events, continues to plan for Zumba

Cabinet members engage in discussion in their Cabinet SRT on Jan.16. The next House meetings will be Jan. 29 for upperclassmen and Jan. 31 for freshmen.

Aditi Kumar

January 24, 2020

Following its success with the Wrapping Drive and Smoothie Smashdown, Cabinet will plan for its final January event, Zumba.     According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, Cabinet saw great turnout at Smoothie Smashdown and received large numbers of gifts to wrap until the final day of the W...

Cabinet wraps up semester with Smoothie Smashdown, Wrapping Drive, begins preparations for next semester

Cabinet members engage in discussion in their Cabinet SRT on Dec. 2. The final House meetings of the semester was on Dec. 4 for upperclassmen and Dec. 6 for freshmen.

Aditi Kumar

December 7, 2019

After their success with Runway for Riley and the garage sale, Cabinet will continue to plan its December events: Smoothie Smashdown and the Wrapping Drive. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, attendance for both Runway for Riley and the garage sale exceeded Cabinet’s expectations for these events. “Runway for Riley wa...

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

A House committee explains their plans for an event during a House meeting in the freshmen cafeteria on Oct. 15

Aditi Kumar

November 16, 2019

Following its success with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, Cabinet will continue to plan for the garage sale and begin preparations for its December events. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, families were grateful to have Trick-or-Treat for Riley to attend due to the weather forecast on Oct. 31. “Trick-or-Treat ...

As basketball season begins, CHS Big Game club makes strides towards promoting events bigger and better than ever before

As basketball season begins, CHS Big Game club makes strides towards promoting events bigger and better than ever before.

Adam Spensley

November 15, 2019

Over the course of last year and especially this year, members of the Big Game Club have created a new emphasis on the way members encourage student involvement. The main purpose of the club is to promote school sporting events and try and get as many students to come to the game and get involved as...

Cabinet looks ahead to November with Runway for Riley and the garage sale

 The Runway for Riley Committee explains their plans for the event during a House meeting in the freshmen cafeteria on Oct. 15. The next House meeting will be on Oct. 30 for upperclassmen and Nov. 1 for freshmen.

Aditi Kumar

October 26, 2019

As November approaches, Cabinet will turn its attention to its two main events for the month: Runway for Riley in the varsity gym on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m and the garage sale in the main cafeteria on Nov. 19 from 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 20 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. According to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, ...

Cabinet to organize car wash, Trick-or-Treat for Riley, experiment with new promotional methods to increase community outreach 

Cabinet members collaborate during SRT. According to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, the next House meeting will be Oct. 9

Aditi Kumar

October 2, 2019

Following its success with the FT5K and the Tailgate for Life, Cabinet will turn its attention to its events for October: their annual car wash and Trick-or-Riley. All proceeds will go to Riley Children's Hospital. "(The FT5K) blew our expectations out of the water,"  Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo said. "There...

Cabinet plans FT5K, Tailgate for Life, looks forward to bonding with new House representatives

Cabinet members work together during their Cabinet SRT in C123.

Aditi Kumar

September 20, 2019

According to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, House held its first meetings during the week of Sept. 10. Cabinet members have taken steps toward accomplishing the goals it has set for itself this year. To increase involvement, Cabinet had potential House members submit applications online. They received abo...

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Cady Armstrong

September 20, 2019

Last year, each school in the Carmel Clay School District received a “Stop the Bleed” kit that goes inside every AED box in their school. These kits hold supplies to control bleeding from a traumatic injury.  According to Meredith Haines, Freshman Center nurse and registered nurse, each kit inclu...

Q&A with student body president (SBP) Maddie Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Deion Ziwawo

Student body president Maddie Heath and speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo sit back-to-back. Heath said Senate will take over Culture of Care this year.

Victoria Nopporn

August 13, 2019

Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo What are your responsibilities? One of the main things that I will be doing is running the House of Representatives, so the 700 member student government group. I will also be leading the Cabinet. How has your role changed over the years? I have been in Cabinet si...

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

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...