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Sophomore Nora Perkins (left) celebrates as she watches a football game on TV with her dad.Perkins said she and her family are football fans who regularly watch IU games and the NFL.

Students discuss family Thanksgiving football traditions, impact on family

Addison Joyce November 12, 2021

Thanksgiving is a time when many families get together and spend time with each other. That idea can look different for everyone. Students and staff around Carmel all have different ways of bonding with...

With holiday season approaching,  make sure to spend time relaxing, winding down

With holiday season approaching, make sure to spend time relaxing, winding down

Ally Horwitz December 11, 2020

By this time already, my family and I would know exactly what the holiday plans are and how the two-week break would be split up between my divorced parents. My room would be decorated, and I would have...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people should make time for family this holiday season

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people should make time for family this holiday season

Maddie Kosc December 11, 2020

Some of my fondest childhood memories can be attributed to the magic of the holidays. I grew up in an interfaith family, so the holidays have always been a time for our family to come together and celebrate...

Students assess how family dynamics, roles have changed due to COVID-19

Students assess how family dynamics, roles have changed due to COVID-19

Leah Tan August 13, 2020

Prior to March 14, senior Alana Blumberg’s daily life would often consist of staying at her dad’s house with her younger sister while bearing the same responsibilities most students have—homework,...

Family vacations create lasting memories, bring families closer together

Family vacations create lasting memories, bring families closer together

Kris Otten March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be...

Family Learn to Fish participant catches a fish while his mom watches nearby. The Department of Natural Resources scheduled the event on a Free Fishing Day, which means that anglers dont need a license to fish the states public waters. Participants also learned about ethics during the event, so they caught and released the fish.

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Rhea Acharya and Grace Xu May 17, 2019

On May 18, the Monon Community Center plans to host a “Family Learn to Fish” event at the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon. According to Erica Foreman, the Carmel Clay...

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li April 19, 2019

Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three...

Family First: People should spend more quality time with their families

Family First: People should spend more quality time with their families

Angela Qian December 13, 2018

Like many students, I traveled over Thanksgiving break to visit family. But this family was my mom, and it was the first time I’d seen her in months. My sister came home from college, and we were all...

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Natalie Khamis November 16, 2018

For junior Gabe Quigley, the adoption of his younger sister Metta six-and-a-half years ago was more than an opportunity to expand his family; it was a chance to help. According to the United Nations...

O’Connor prepares to set up a presentation for the FCCLA call-out meeting. O’Connor and several other FCCLA members will attend a leadership event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next month.

FCCLA Holds Opening Meeting, Leadership Conference on Sept. 27

Ashwin Prasad September 25, 2018

FCCLA held their call-out meeting on Aug. 30 in the family and consumer sciences wing. The FCCLA chapter at this school will perform community service activities during its first two meetings. Afterward,...

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

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

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...

Carmel Culture: As USA Today ranked Carmel as the Best Place to live in America, students, staff define what makes Carmel unique from other locations

Carmel Culture: As USA Today ranked Carmel as the “Best Place to live in America”, students, staff define what makes Carmel unique from other locations

Amy Tian, Raphael Li, and Laasya Mamidipalli October 26, 2017

Based on the interviews, respondents said what defines CHS is the size of the student body and the number of opportunities available. On the other hand, there’s more academic and athletic competition,...

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