With in-person classes canceled, sophomores Abigail Ko, Natsume Wu continue to train as violin soloists at Indiana University (IU) pre-college String Academy program

Sophomore Abigail Ko practices at the IU Jacobs School of Music as a part of the pre-college String Academy program. Ko said there is nothing like the program in Indiana and it’s the best she has experienced.

Christian Ledbetter

April 23, 2020

Abigail Ko When did you first play violin? “I think I was 5 or 6 and my friend's mom was a violin teacher and I was at that friend's house. I saw a girl come in and she was playing having her lesson and I wanted to play. That's how I started." What are the classes that you take at IU like?  “It happens ev...

Establishment of CBD month acknowledges rise in popularity of CBD oil, various uses

Srinivasu Kesa, founder and owner of MD Medical Weight Loss, Medical Center and Med Spa schedules his next appointment. Kesa said there are several different benefits to using CBD oils.

Uma Kandallu

January 23, 2020

Sophomore Manasa Kesa said she first learned about cannabidiol (CBD) and its potential uses when her parents opened their weight loss store and began selling the product. Now, Manasa said she primarily uses CBD to enhance her concentration while studying. “I have problems with focusing and energy, and my pa...

Model U.N. students recognized for 19 awards at IU conference, preparing for IUPUI conference

Model U.N. students discuss plans for the IUPUI conference. At the competition on Feb. 22, 19 out of 41 delegates who attended were recognized for awards.

Sam Hawkins

March 22, 2019

On Feb. 22 to 24, students from CHS Model United Nations competed at IU, and 19 out of 41 were recognized for awards. “That was actually the highest we’ve ever gotten in our history,” said Model UN adviser Sandy Gardner. She also mentioned plans to create a display case, which Model UN and the ...

Model U.N. to attend conference at IU

Model U.N. member and sophomore, Ava Hutchinson, looks over parliamentary procedure packet.

Richa Louis

February 17, 2018

Model U.N. members to attend a conference at IU. On Feb. 8, Model U.N. members met in Room E208 for an upcoming conference in Bloomington. The conference will take place on Feb. 23 to 25. Model U.N. members continue to use simulations to prepare students for the conference at their weekly meetings....

IU tuition increases to fund renovations for housing, higher salaries

IU tuition increases to fund renovations for housing, higher salaries


March 18, 2016

Next year, the cost of the most common type of room on the Indiana University Bloomington (IU) campus will increase $245, and the most commonly selected meal plan will increase $50, according to Mark Land, associate vice president of public affairs at IU. This increase in prices will allow for upgra...

CHS to offer collegiate schedule option for seniors to help prepare them for college transition

CHS to offer collegiate schedule option for seniors to help prepare them for college transition


December 14, 2015

Next school year, an optional, college-style schedule will be available to seniors who fulfill certain requirements. With this schedule, eligible students must take the equivalent of four fully-weighted courses, but they are not required to enroll in any other classes. Students will still have the abi...

Studying abroad hosts benefits in the job market

A view of an old chateau undergoing restoration


August 13, 2014

Last summer, senior Madeleine Leonard flew halfway across the world, stepped into the home of her new family and was unable to speak English for two months. As a participant in the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL), Leonard decided to travel to France to fully immerse herself in...

Guest Speaker Ken Larose to come for seniors on Oct. 16 while other grades take standardized tests

Student Body President George Gemelas works on a computer to prepare issues to discuss with the administration. Gemelas said he hopes that senior attendance will improve this year on PSAT day, but is doubtful. HUANG/PHOTO


October 13, 2013

Ken Larose, associate athletic director at Butler University, has been invited to speak to seniors on Oct. 16, the day that the PSAT will be administered to the juniors and sophomores and the PLAN for freshmen, according to Principal John Williams. Seniors will rotate from three sessions, each lasting...

Indiana University’s Honors Program helps students learn about other cultures


May 23, 2013

Each summer, some students stay home working or vacationing with their families, while others travel to Europe to live with a host family and learn about a new culture firsthand. Students are offered this opportunity through Indiana University’s Honors Program in Foreign Languages, also known as the...

Spring break plans: merger ups flight prices

Spring break plans: merger ups flight prices


March 22, 2013

  As spring break approaches, sophomore Olwen Menez and her family looked into taking a trip to California. However, the trip never came to fruition. The reason: the ticket prices were too high to afford. Two major airlines, American Airlines (AA) and United Airways (UA) have merged, and while...

State fails to address Carmel proposal of ‘high performing school district’ status

Superintendent Jeff Swensson looks through a “college readiness” standards chart from the ACT. Swensson said being able to address student scores in such tests and improve in areas is exactly what a state acknowledgement of “high performing school district” status would allow. PATRICK BRYANT/PHOTO


October 24, 2011

An October meeting of the state board of education that was said by Tony Bennett, state superintendent of public instruction, to do something about the Carmel-Clay Schools proposal, of having a “high performing school district” status, failed to do so.  By having such a status, the district would...

CHS receives letter of praise from IU Bloomington


October 4, 2010

Carmel High School received a letter last month from the director of scholarships at Indiana University Bloomington. According to Superintendent Jeff Swensson, the letter praised Carmel High School for having the largest number of students from any school earning scholarships. Although the total scholarship...