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Design for CHS begins interactive program to encourage students to recycle during lunchtime

Design for CHS begins interactive program to encourage students to recycle during lunchtime

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December 14, 2015

A new and interactive recycling project called “Agent Recycle,” created by Design for CHS, will make its debut this year. The goal of this project is to encourage students to recycle by voting with their recyclable items. The system will work by having a board displaying a question with two ...

Girls Scouts introduce Digital Cookie Program

Junior Troy Li buys cookies from Girl Scout and junior Alex Isler. With the new Digital Cookie program, most Girl Scout troops are selling cookies online instead of in person. SWETHA NAKSHATRI / PHOTO

News

February 20, 2015

The Girl Scouts of USA has recently implemented a new program called the Digital Cookie, allowing members to complete cookie sales online rather than with traditional face-to-face sales methods. According to Ellen Winking, a director of product sales, although some Girl Scouts groups have been implementing this program, the Central Indiana grou...

Rhythmic Relaxation: Junior Kamna Gupta dances to relieve stress

Rhythmic Relaxation: Junior Kamna Gupta dances to relieve stress

Contributor

December 12, 2014

Finals. Stress. These two words are almost synonymous with each other in CHS as the semester comes to a close—suddenly, projects, exams and essays pile up, and due dates draw even closer. It is no wonder that teens report an even higher stress level than adults do during the school year, according ...

Science department to make changes to curriculums, students to present research

Junior Kamna Gupta talks to her friend, junior Tulsi Patel. Gupta said she did research on the effects of retinoic acid, or vitamin A, in axolotls and will present it on Nov. 7 at the Indiana Junior Academy of Science competition.

Beats

November 3, 2014

According to science department chairperson Jennifer Marlow, there will be a few changes in science curriculums. She said the department will add AP Physics 2 and possibly make Astronomy a dual-credit course. Also, the department may add a Project Lead the Way course in biomedical science. “Nothin...

Freshman becomes youngest to qualify for science fair

News

April 25, 2013

On April 6, freshman Kamna Gupta became the youngest student in Indiana to qualify for the National level of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix from May 12 to 17. “I feel really excited and nervous and just amazed...This opportunity doesn’t come to very many freshmen at all,” Gupta said. Fo...