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Holiday Lights Recycling Drive to reduce long-term carbon impact on environment

Holiday Lights Recycling Drive to reduce long-term carbon impact on environment

Helena Wang January 18, 2023

Established in 2011, the annual Holiday Lights Recycling Drive will offer Carmel residents an opportunity to recycle used and unwanted holiday lights. Carmel Clay Schools’ (CCS) Green Teams, Technology...

Carey Anderson, Green Action Club (GAC) sponsor, holds up one of many art projects made by club members. She said members utilized lamination scraps to create the art in order to encourage environmentalism around CHS.

Green Action Club to meet, prepare for Carmel Clay Public Library event Nov. 29

Ryan Zhang November 28, 2022

The Green Action Club (GAC) will meet on Nov. 29 in the freshman large group instruction (LGI) room located at Room H121 to work on ongoing activities and plan for an event called the Green Gift Shop at...

Carey Anderson, Green Action Club (GAC) sponsor, looks at the Trick or Trash website in Room F104. Anderson said she hopes to use this project to promote recycling at CHS rather than compete against other participants of the event.

Green Action Club to meet and talk about community activities on Nov. 8

Ryan Zhang November 5, 2022

The Green Action Club (GAC) will meet on Nov. 8 in the freshman large group instruction (LGI) room located in Room H121 to talk about ongoing plans and environmental opportunities. According to Julien...

Green Action Club (GAC) members discuss trivia questions and other plans for Homecoming in the large group instruction (LGI) room at room H121. Julien Doty, GAC co-leader and senior, said the club plans to spread awareness about environmentalism and the GAC at Homecoming.

Green Action Club to meet on Sept. 27 to plan for Homecoming activities

Ryan Zhang September 21, 2022

The Green Action Club (GAC) will meet on Sept. 27 after school in the freshman Large Group Instruction (LGI) room located in room H121. At this meeting, members will talk about plans for Homecoming and...

Jillian Moore (left) and Julien Doty (middle), Green Action Club (GAC) co-leaders and seniors, encourage freshmen at the CHS Club Fair in the freshman cafeteria to think about joining the GAC. Ella Lipnik, GAC co-leader and junior, who was also at this event, said the GAC is trying to get freshmen to join to help and involve themselves with the environment.

Green Action Club to meet, discuss club sections, plans Aug. 30

Ryan Zhang August 30, 2022

The Green Action Club (GAC) will meet on Aug. 30 after school in the large group instruction (LGI) room to discuss arranging members into topic-focused groups. Members will also plan for ongoing and future...

Maanya Rajesh, Green Action Club (GAC) co-President and senior, reviews her notes before meeting with Carmel City Councilor Tim Hannon. Rajesh and other members of GAC met with members of the Carmel city council to advocate for the passing of a climate action plan, set to be voted around May 16.

Students call for implementation of Carmel’s Climate Action Plan

Chenyao Liu May 18, 2022

Every so often, Julien Doty, member of Green Action Club (GAC) and junior, stops by the Panera Bread on Rangeline Road. Though most students go to Panera to eat and relax, Doty goes for a different reason....

Green Action Club Members

Club Spotlight: Green Action Club

Siri Surapaneni May 17, 2022

Club sponsor Carey Anderson  Q: What has been your favorite event you’ve put on this year? A: There’s just too many. So I’m a district representative for our district and I come back...

Sophomore Sara Standish picks up a tree sapling. Green Action Club (GAC) was giving out tree saplings as a part of city councilor Miles Nelsons 10,000 Trees in Carmel Campaign.

Members of Green Action Club address ever-changing environment, climate change

Maryam Hafeez May 17, 2022

Junior Gracie Belt, one of the co-President’s of Green Action Club (GAC), considers herself an environmental activist. “I’m one of the founding members of Green Action Club,” Belt said.”We...

Green Action Club sponsor and CCS Green Team representative Carey Anderson hangs a poster for the club on her wall. Anderson said she helps students increase awareness of environmental issues.

On eve of National Public Lands Day, students volunteer to help protect public lands in Carmel

Sumedha Kota September 23, 2021

National Public Lands Day is this Saturday, and volunteering for public lands lends more attention to environmental groups at this school. CHS has a variety of opportunities for students to get involved...

Student activists walk the home stretch of the Global Climate Strike at the Indiana Statehouse in September 2020. Maanya Rajesh, Green Action club president and junior, said the activists, many of whom were CHS students, marched in support of climate policy reform and greater awareness of the global issue.

Student activists, science teacher continue conservation efforts amid pandemic

Archit Kalra November 16, 2020

For Maanya Rajesh, Green Action Club president and junior, environmental conservation has never been more important, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic hasn’t really made that much...

COMPOST QUEEN: Maanya Rajesh, co-leader of Green Action Club and sophomore, carries buckets of compost materials to add to her compost pile. Rajesh said she created Green Action club because she really cares about the environment and wants to bring awareness to saving the planet at CHS.

Earth Day Every Day: In honor of Earth day, students, staff practice living sustainably, discuss importance of environmental movement

Marissa Ryan and Kris Otten March 20, 2020

In a school of over 5,000 students, there are bound to be different talents, terms of expression and passions, but not many can say their passion surrounds the environment like Maanya Rajesh, leader of...

Bob Rice, former Hamilton Southeastern (HSE) science teacher, now clean energy advocate for HSE schools, speaks with CHS Green Action Club students about how HSE implemented solar energy at multiple schools. Rice described how the project began with one school and quickly expanded to multiple schools within the district.

Green ACTION Club: Green Action Club hosts solar energy speakers, hopes to implement similar plans at CHS

Sarah Kim October 18, 2019

Green Action Club hosted three speakers at their last meeting on Oct. 14. These speakers included Hamilton County Commissioner Mark Heirbrandt and representatives from Hamilton Southeastern (HSE). Sarah...

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