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Sophomore Abbygale “Abby” Karpinski naps on a desk during SSRT on March 14, 2023. Karpinski said that due to the number of classes she is taking she is often overwhelmed with the amount of work she has to do.

Sleep deprivation influences student academics, health

Ayaan Nadeem March 27, 2023

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, a teenager needs around 9 to 9.5 hours of sleep a night, but junior Pari Batra said she doesn’t get close to that amount. “I get an average of four to five hours...

As Gym-culture grows post-COVID, concerns about unhealthy habits arise

Kate Loper January 9, 2023

From world-renowned Olympic athletes to just daily gym-goers, the gym has had a large presence in American culture. Wil Franks, gym-goer and junior, said he started going to the gym at 13 to better himself...

In light of ACE Week, students should prioritize health over academic pressure

In light of ACE Week, students should prioritize health over academic pressure

Devyn Sapper and Pahal Sehgal December 13, 2022

During the school year, we as students are constantly sacrificing aspects of our life for academics. Choosing to stay home and study instead of spending time with friends and family. Choosing to drink...

Sophomore Anna Hesser said she deals with seasonal allergies. Hesser said her pollen allergy deters her from going outside and getting close to flowers.

Students, nurse share impacts of seasonal allergies to everyday life

Rose Clark October 28, 2022

Sophomore Dolly Metzger deals with seasonal allergies. They said allergies affect their day-to-day life and make them hesitant to do some activities.  “I deal with allergies every day of my life,”...

Daniyal Sher, dental club student leader and senior, speaks to fellow club members about plans for the school year. During their most recent meeting club members brainstormed potential fundraising opportunities. According to Sher, while their most recent supply drive ended, another supply drive has been tentatively scheduled for Spring of 2022.

Club Spotlight: Dental Club

Ryan Zhang November 12, 2021

Daniyal Sher, dental club student leader Why was Carmel dental club created? I wanted a space where I could adventure with dentistry because that’s one of my passions. I knew that I had a couple...

Sophomore Avery Guo poses with a sword in her dojang. Guo said the instructors at her dojang have taught her how to properly defend herself both with and without weaponry.

25 years after International Fighting Championship 4, instructors, female martial arts students evaluate female participation in martial arts

Saumya Somasi, Sam Hawkins January 16, 2021

Sophomore Avery Guo puts on her uniform for the third time this week. She fastens her black belt to her waist, sets her shoes aside and steps into her dojang—a term used in Korean martial arts to refer...

CNA and senior Eve Szydlowski poses in her scrubs. Szydlowski got her CNA certification after taking a course at the J. Everett Light Career Center and currently works at an assisted care home.

With 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingales birth on May 12, ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, school nurse, students share thoughts on nursing, changes through time

Lillian He May 12, 2020

On May 12 the world will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. In conjunction with this occasion, the World Health Organization has designated 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse...

Construction workers carry out their jobs prior to CHS moving to online schooling. Despite COVID-19 construction continues to happen at CHS though there have been changes made to the timeline.

Q&A with Joseph Schaller, Assistant Principal of Operations, about changes to the construction around the school due to COVID-19

Lillian He April 14, 2020

What would you say your involvement is with construction around the school?  I'm kind of the liaison between the school and the construction crews. If (the construction crews) working at the high school...

Junior Melissa Su divides her lunch into individual boxes to make it easier to bring in the morning. Su said she started focusing on having a more balanced diet last month.

In light of World Health Day on April 7, changes in diet lead to improved mental, physical health amongst students

Uma Kandallu March 20, 2020

Junior Melissa Su typically starts off her day by eating a breakfast with eggs. She then prepares a lunch centered around vegetables and ends the day by eating a protein-focused dinner.  Su said she follows...

Sophomore Yashaswini “Yashu” Battina looks at yogurt before she eats. She said her Type 1 diabetes diagnosis has caused her to be more aware of her diet.

New technologies, information help to combat burden of responsibility as diagnoses of Type 1, 2 diabetes rise

Leah Tan January 23, 2020

Before fourth grade, sophomore Yashaswini “Yashu” Battina used to live much more at ease. She said that since her Type 1 diabetes diagnosis in fourth grade, her life has changed drastically. “I’ve...

RN Amy Fletchall reviews student immunizations on her desktop. Fletchall said the new policy is mandatory for the center to follow.

Health center adopts a new policy

Marissa Ryan September 9, 2019

Through these first few months, the health center continues to work towards gathering student immunization information. According to RN Amy Fletchall, the health center Is arranging a “Little Clinic”...

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