Not a Walk in the Park. CHS should make parking easier for upperclassmen.

Not a Walk in the Park. CHS should make parking easier for upperclassmen.


May 19, 2016

Every spring, sophomores join juniors and seniors as they get their driver’s licenses and finally get to drive themselves to school. Although an exciting time for younger students, it tends to get on the nerves of upperclassmen who are faced with increased competition for parking spots. At CHS, we...

RUNNING DOWN THE COMPETITION: Men’s track and field team hopes to defend State title

Senior Ben Veatch runs along the track at practice. Veatch said he believes that, due to their hard work, the team will reach state and receive deserved recognition for their efforts. 


April 21, 2016

According to Theodore “Teddy” Browning, varsity men’s track team member and senior, many people do not believe the CHS men’s track and field team is anything special, despite winning the IHSAA State championship last June. “It’s kind of weird because even though we won last year, and we w...

Senate honors cafeteria staff, prepares for blood drive

Senior senators Neil Shah and Molly Frank discuss NCAA March Madness over lunch on March 15. Shah said senate members are organizing a March Madness bracket competition that any SRT can participate in. PHOTO // EMMA LOVE


March 15, 2016

According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, the week of March 14 is Cafeteria Staff Appreciation Week. Foutz said that Cafeteria Staff Appreciation Week is celebrated throughout the Carmel Clay school district, and senators at CHS honor the cafeteria staff in multiple ways. “We put up signs, we’ve...

Senate prepares for Dance Marathon, continues Brain Game

Senior senator Neil Shah discusses an event with student body president Mary Caltrider. Shah said he is excited to participate in his fourth and final CHS Dance Marathon on Feb. 27. EMMA LOVE// PHOTO


February 24, 2016

According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, Senate members are preparing for Dance Marathon, which is scheduled to take place on Feb. 27. This year marks the 11th year that CHS will host a Dance Marathon to benefit Riley Children’s Hospital (http://iuhealth.org/riley/). “We are all involved in Dance...

Senate prepares for Disco Dance

Senior Senator Neil Shah reviews his notes during AP Government class. Shah said he is looking forward to seeing everyone dressed up in disco clothing at the disco dance on Jan. 22. PHOTO/ EMMA LOVE


January 13, 2016

According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, Senate members are preparing for the disco-themed dance on Jan. 22. The dance is scheduled to take place in the fieldhouse after the CHS men’s basketball team competes against Pike High School at 7:30 p.m. Senior Senator Neil Shah also said Senate’s ma...

Rethink Refusal. Banning Syrian refugees from our state is harmful to not only them but also us.


December 14, 2015

In order to “ensure the safety and security of all Hoosiers,” Indiana Governor Mike Pence has refused to allow any Syrian refugees into the state of Indiana. Over half of U.S. governors have similar concerns about the relocation of refugees from Syria. These positions were taken in response to the...

Senate finalizes details of Care to Share

Senior Senator Neil Shah speaks with senior Mary Caltrider about Care to Share at CHS. Shah said his favorite part of Care to Share is when the Senate SRT is full of presents. PHOTO/ EMMA LOVE


November 10, 2015

According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, Senate members are figuring out the final details of Care to Share. Care to Share is an annual event put on at CHS by Senate members. Care to Share at CHS is part of the United Way of Central Indiana’s Christmas Assistance Program (http://www.uwci.org/programs/...

Senate prepares for Care to Share

Senior senator Neil Shah addresses his peers in a meeting during SRT. Shah said Senate plans to begin organizing its annual Care to Share event soon. EMMA LOVE/ PHOTO


October 15, 2015

According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, Senate members are beginning to think about Care to Share, which she said begins in early November. Every year, Senate members at CHS organize Care to Share, a holiday-oriented fundraising program affiliated with the United Way of Central Indiana's (http://www.uw...

Senate continues work for Homecoming week

Senior Senator Neil Shah participates in “Senior Citizen Day” by dressing up and using a walker to support himself as he grabs his books from his locker on Sept. 21. Shah said Homecoming week this year is more special and he is more motivated to participate because it is his senior year. PHOTO/ EMMA LOVE


September 23, 2015

According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, Senate members are continuing to coordinate Homecoming (https://hilite.org/homecoming/ ) activities. Foutz said Homecoming week is stressful for Senate members because they are organizing so many different things. After Homecoming week is over, Foutz said...

Senate prepares for Homecoming

Senate members (left to right) Aaron Surface, Eric Virden and Mike Pitz check students in at the Blood Drive on Sept. 1. Senators said this blood drive is the largest in the state of Indiana and benefits the Indiana Blood Center. EMMA LOVE/ PHOTO


September 11, 2015

According to senior senator Neil Shah, planning for Homecoming is the top priority for Senate right now. Homecoming week (https://hilite.org/homecoming/ ) will begin on Sept. 21 and will conclude on Sept. 26 with the Homecoming dance. Shah said Senate members are currently working on coordinating the...




August 11, 2015

If you ask any athlete at CHS what his or her team’s goal is for the season, you will almost always hear “to win a State championship” as the response. Considering that CHS has won 119 IHSAA State championships, over twice the number of any other Indiana high school, this statement is not surprising. Despite...