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German Club members enjoy German snacks at the club meeting on May 13. The meeting was a karaoke Just Dance party.

Club Spotlight: German Club

Emma Hu May 19, 2024

  Sofia Dagvadorj, German Club historian and junior What is German Club? It’s a club where we do some fun activities that have to do with German culture. It’s great for people...

Q&A with students, teachers about upcoming orchestra trip to Germany, Austria

Q&A with students, teachers about upcoming orchestra trip to Germany, Austria

Jasmine Zhang May 7, 2024

Rachel Zhou, member of the CHS Symphony Orchestra and sophomore What are you most looking forward to on the trip?  I’m most looking forward to sightseeing and hanging out with my friends from...

Students, German teacher praise Carmel’s new German sister city, talk about cultural exchange

Students, German teacher praise Carmel’s new German sister city, talk about cultural exchange

Jasmine Y. Zhang December 16, 2023

Carmel has established a new sister city partnership with the city of Seiffen, Germany. Seiffen is Carmel’s seventh sister city, and the partnership was made official in early November. German...

Q&A with Christkindlmarkt CEO Maria Murphy

Q&A with Christkindlmarkt CEO Maria Murphy

Jenny Li December 5, 2022

What is the Carmel Christkindlmarkt? The Carmel Christkindlmarkt is an authentic, German Christmas market that sells imported wares from Germany that are handmade for the most part, handpainted, handcrafted...

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt will open to the general public on Nov. 20 after being canceled last year due to SARS-COV-2 safety concerns. Maria Murphy, market master and CEO of the Carmel Christkindlmarkt  said, “We really are excited to have our guests back and hope everyone comes and could enjoy the holiday season together.”

Carmel Christkindlmarkt to change after two-year hiatus, student, teacher express involvement in maintaining cultural accuracy

Raghav Sriram and Aniket Biswal November 12, 2021

The Christkindlmarkt is a longstanding tradition of Germanic culture that celebrates the holiday season with antique shops, food stalls, and gift stores. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation...

German Club members miss out due to Christkindlmarkt cancellation

German Club members miss out due to Christkindlmarkt cancellation

Michelle Wan December 23, 2020

When it comes to the holiday season, the noises of skates on the ice rink and the smell of bratwurst, Gluhewien, and the sweetness of gingerbread begin to fuse into the air of the city of Carmel.  Christkindlmarkt...

Christkindlmarkt 2019 Season Guide: Things to Do

Christkindlmarkt 2019 Season Guide: Things to Do

Leah Tan and Victoria Nopporn November 19, 2019

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt reflects the Christmas market tradition in Saxony, Germany during the middle ages.  You can buy German or handcrafted holiday gifts and ornaments, eat delicious holiday food,...

German exchange students to arrive at CHS late October

Sowmya Chundi October 20, 2018

In late October and early November, the German exchange group from Frankfurt, Germany will come to Carmel to live with 16 CHS families for 3 weeks, as part of the German American Paired Partnership (GAPP)....

Merry Christkindlmarkt: Carmel continues German Christmas tradition as it opens its first Christkindlmarkt

Merry Christkindlmarkt: Carmel continues German Christmas tradition as it opens its first Christkindlmarkt

Karen Zhang November 17, 2017

Starting tomorrow, the smell of gingerbread, sweet roasted almonds, bratwurst and Glühwein will mix with the crisp cold air and winter in Carmel will never be the same. According to Maria Murphy, CEO...

MAKER OF THE MAKERSPACE:
Media department chairperson Theresa Ramos holds up an old electronic to be used in the new makerspace. According to Ramos, this makerspace, created with  donated electronics, video games, and a grant the media center has received, will be a place for students to learn and express their creativity.

New textbooks for AP U.S. History, world language courses include improved features

News August 11, 2015

With the beginning of the new school year, the world language and social studies departments will be using new textbooks in most classes. According to Andrea Yocum, world language department chairperson...

World language teachers say being bicultural broadens perspectives

acumen February 15, 2013

Besides teaching world languages at this school, German teacher Angelika Becker and Spanish teacher Norma Schehl have something else in common: They both grew up speaking a language other than English...

Exchange students to meet in December

Beats November 29, 2012

Exchange students are scheduled to have their third club meeting in the end of December to discuss students’ problems and their success in becoming a part of American culture. They will also share their...

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