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Superintendent continues with technology integration plan, including technology training for teachers

Senior Nathan Fei finishes homework on his laptop. According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the technology implementation plan for this year includes rolling out devices—Microsoft convertible laptops, Chromebooks, and iPads—for students to all 15 buildings in the district.

Jenny Zhao, Managing Editor

November 9, 2016

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, most teachers in all 15 Carmel Clay school buildings have their own device, and a current goal is to roll out devices for students in all buildings by the end of first semester. These devices will include Microsoft convertible laptops, Chromebooks and iPads....

Media center to host flight simulator MUSE event

A therapy dog at the MUSE event on Jan. 14 interacts with students while its handler answers questions about therapy dogs. The next MUSE event will be on Feb. 4 and will feature a flight simulator.

Beats

January 29, 2016

The media center will be hosting an Army flight simulator for the MUSE event on Feb. 4, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos.             “We’ve secured the date but we’re still working on the logistics of this thing. (The flight simulator) that’s coming is quite la...

Science department receives grant to purchase new science equipment

Science department receives grant to purchase new science equipment

News

December 14, 2015

On Nov. 23, the Carmel Education Foundation awarded a grant to both CHS’s AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology courses to purchase a classroom set of electrophysiology equipment after Xuchen Wei, lead author of the grant and sophomore, decided to write a proposal in May. “Basically, I wanted ...

Media center partnering with Carmel Clay Public Library for library card sign-up month

Hannah Stigter, media aide and junior, reads a book in one of the new pieces of furniture at the media center. Almost all of the furniture and carpet in the media center is new.

Beats

September 14, 2015

September is library card sign-up month at the media center, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. “We partner with Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), so it’s for teachers in order to get their faculty card, which gives them more opportunity and access to library privileges, including the digital part, which is not av...

Media center to build makerspace with grant, donated video games, electronics

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.  SWETHA NAKSHATRI / PHOTO

News

August 11, 2015

The media center will include stations for students to be creative and create, invent and learn about working with electronics and building crafts, according to media department chairperson Theresa Ramos. She said these stations will be called makerspaces and will be implemented in one of the pods at the medi...

Media center to host Creative Writing Con, Vietnam Day

Johanne Vincent, media aide and sophomore, stands in front of a poster advertising Creative Writing Con. This event will take place on May 1 and will feature four authors, a writing workshop, and a summer reading challenge kick-off. JENNY ZHAO/PHOTO

Beats

April 29, 2015

Tomorrow, the media center will host Creative Writing Con, which will include author visits, a writing workshop and a summer challenge kickoff for the Carmel Clay Public Library’s (CCPL) summer reading program, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. Ramos said the four authors visiting...

Authors to visit media center on May 1

Media department chairperson Terri Ramos sits in her office. According to Ramos, four authors will be visiting the media center on May 1. JENNY ZHAO/PHOTO

Beats

April 28, 2015

On May 1, four authors will be visiting the media center to work with students on writing, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. “We have Barnes and Noble coming in, and they are bringing in the four authors,” Ramos said. “English classes will be able to come, and students will be able to take part ...

Interact Club partners with Paws and Think to host Hounds for Hounds

During a meeting, Natalie Cotherman, Interact Club member and sophomore, discusses ideas and organization for the Hounds for Hounds event. Members will host Hounds for Hounds on Tuesday in the freshman cafeteria. SWETHA NAKSHATRI / PHOTO

News

April 24, 2015

Interact Club will host Hounds for Hounds on Tuesday in the freshman cafeteria from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for $2 per person. The club is partnering Paws and Think to bring  10 to 15 dogs to play with students. Gabby Seal, club president and sophomore said proceeds go to Paws and Think to teach children...

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

News

March 20, 2015

Over the next six years, senior Jack Denger will spend close to $300,000 studying pharmacy at Butler University. He will spend two years taking general core classes, three years taking rigorous pharmaceutical courses and one final, expensive year in rotation to ensure a successful future. “(The future) coul...

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

(Left to right) Junior Jessica Tao, sophomore Michael Wang, business teacher Paul Clayton, sophomore Brendan Yap, senior Kevin Mi and junior Joe Philleo (not pictured) will participate in the 2015 Fed Challenge. Participating teams of three to five students will offer 15-minute presentations. DARA LEVY / PHOTO

News

March 20, 2015

On April 22, five students will compete in the High School Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, according to Paul Clayton, Fed team sponsor and business teacher. Clayton said the competition requires students to analyze monetary policy. “I certainly enjoy helping them prepare fo...

Traditional fast food declines while newer “fast casual” restaurants continue to rise

Traditional fast food declines while newer “fast casual” restaurants continue to rise

Contributor

January 22, 2015

Sophomore Natalie Tanchon goes to Chipotle about once every two weeks, but she rarely eats at traditional fast food restaurants like McDonald’s or Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). “Chipotle, I feel like, is more of a healthy option—it can be, at least—compared to other fast food restaurants, but it ...

Media center publicizing “Mockingjay,” holding staff event

Media center publicizing “Mockingjay,” holding staff event

Beats

November 20, 2014

The media center is currently advertising “Mockingjay,” according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. “Right now, we are publicizing the movie that is coming out, that’s a tie-in for one of our novels, the third in the Hunger Games series, that comes out November 21, Mockingjay. W...