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Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Lin-Lin Mo

April 19, 2019

Every spring, our school’s gyms, theaters and classrooms are lined wall-to-wall with beige and gray desks. Students stand in queues holding their student IDs, pencil cases and water bottles in hand to spend their morning or afternoon inside those rooms taking standardized exams. I have been in those ...

Best Buddies looks forward to annual Friendship Walk

Best Buddies looks forward to annual Friendship Walk

Riya Chinni

April 15, 2019

Best Buddies club members are currently looking forward to the annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk which will take place at the White River State Park in Indianapolis on April 28. The Friendship Walk is the largest event the club participates in during the school year, as it invites all high school a...

CHS student discusses the causes of depression and how to deal with them

CHS student discusses the causes of depression and how to deal with them

Cory Steele, 15 Minutes of Fame Editor

September 28, 2016

Junior Amelia Harrison has depression. She was diagnosed in the seventh grade, but she said the signs began to manifest themselves at the beginning of her fifth grade year. Since her diagnosis, she has found many misconceptions about the disease exist, and in general, the subject is somewhat taboo. ...

Make It Count. Students should enjoy high school while it lasts.

Make It Count. Students should enjoy high school while it lasts.

perspectives

August 16, 2016

Writing a column like this usually makes people sound pretentious and a little snobby, but what I’m about to say comes from personal reflection and is sincere. When I think about the good times I have had with my friends, even alongside that terrible, terrible week chock full of AP exams and other...

It’s not all about the grades. Schools should de-emphasize grades and emphasize learning.

It’s not all about the grades. Schools should de-emphasize grades and emphasize learning.

perspectives

March 20, 2015

As a student in high school, it is easy to become stressed due to the increasing pressure surrounding grades and GPA and whether or not they meet the expectations set not only by society, but also by yourself. Recently, like most other seniors, I took part in the college application process, and it seemed as though...

Staff members Acton and Pasanen, who have been dating for nine months, give advice on relationships

Staff members Acton and Pasanen, who have been dating for nine months, give advice on relationships

acumen

February 14, 2014

SHOULD A COUPLE BREAK UP BECAUSE OF COLLEGE? Taylor: It kind of depends on the relationship. College relationships are different from high school relationships. However, just because a couple isn’t going to the same school doesn’t mean it can’t work. It just takes a lot of commitment on both ends....

Silent Killer. Bully-induced suicide is a growing problem in all schools across the nation.

Silent Killer. Bully-induced suicide is a growing problem in all schools across the nation.

perspectives

September 12, 2013

I recently got the opportunity to watch a documentary I had been wanting to see for a very long time. The documentary is titled “Bully” and is directed by highly acclaimed filmmaker Lee Hirsch. The movie chronicles the lives of five middle school and high school students and their daily lives in school ...

Building Experience. Students should not fully depend on parents, but work part-time to build experience and learn valuable life skills.

Building Experience. Students should not fully depend on parents, but work part-time to build experience and learn valuable life skills.

perspectives

February 22, 2013

Since Carmel is one of the most affluent cities in Indiana, it is no surprise that people stereotype students here as being spoiled or pampered. In essence, the stereotype is true. Many students in Carmel have wealthy parents who pay for their cars, clothes, phones and other luxuries, but this might ...

IGN: 25 Best PS3 Games

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August 21, 2012

Every year, IGN updates its list for the top 25 games on each major console. Recently, they published the PlayStation 3 top 25 list. As a PlayStation 3 owner, I hope you find this as interesting as I did.   IGN will post the top 25 PlayStation Network games later. Here is last year's list....

Find yourself. As we return back to school, a new year of opportunities unfolds.

Find yourself. As we return back to school, a new year of opportunities unfolds.

perspectives

August 15, 2012

Welcome (back) to high school. As summer vacation comes to an end, many students will welcome school back into their daily lives, seeing again friends and acquaintances whose faces have appeared only in thoughts and dreams. Ironically, however, the same students will end up wishing for days off...