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Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sophia Hawkins

September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine this effect on a much greater scale—say, perhaps, the recent Amazon Rainforest fire—where, argua...

New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

Leslie Huang

September 20, 2019

Known by some as the “Beverly Hills of the Midwest,” Carmel has been named time and time again as one of the safest places to live in America, most recently in August 2019. According to AreaVibes, Carmel’s crime rate is 72% lower than the national average. Despite numerous credentials proving ...

THE GIRL ON FIRE: Junior Amy Hanners performs flaming stunts

THE GIRL ON FIRE: Junior Amy Hanners performs flaming stunts

Beats

February 20, 2015

 Photos by Kyle Crawford How did you become interested in fire? Well, I’ve always hula-hooped, and then the person that I took lessons from used to perform with a circus group, and so I guess that’s how I learned, and I just got into it from her. Why do you like doing fire stunts? It’s r...

Fire department alerted to investigate elevator, no problems found

Fire department alerted to investigate elevator, no problems found

News

December 6, 2012

Today during SRT around 10:00 a.m., the Carmel Fire Department came to this school to investigate the elevator in the A-wing of the building. "The emergency button in one of the elevators was pushed," assistant principal Doug Bird said. "The fire department came to see what was going on." According...