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Productivity is not required during a pandemic

Productivity is not required during a pandemic

Karen Zhang

May 25, 2020

I tried to channel my inner Shakespeare during the first month of quarantine. And I was successful. Sort of. After picking embroidery back up at the beginning, I haven’t embroidered anything in two weeks. I exercised practically everyday until two weeks ago, and since then, it has been a constant st...

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

Karen Zhang

May 21, 2020

  During quarantine, junior Emily Chan has been bullet journaling. Her process is the same each time—she makes a cover page, a monthly layout with important dates, various trackers and finally creates weekly spreads that help her keep track of her assignments and other tasks. When she...

Managing Editor Karen Zhang gives advice to underclassmen about high school

Managing Editor Karen Zhang gives advice to underclassmen about high school

Karen Zhang

May 21, 2020

Dear underclassmen, I’m a senior, and as you probably all know, the last two months of my high school career have disappeared, just like that. There are a couple of things I regret not doing—going to prom, watching Holiday Spectacular, being in the pit for the spring musical—but really, I c...

Spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) does not excuse increased racist behaviors, anti-Chinese sentiment

Spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) does not excuse increased racist behaviors, anti-Chinese sentiment

Karen Zhang

February 21, 2020

As an introvert, I have always been aware of the times when I have cleared my throat in a silent room or coughed more than two times in a single class period. But now, as a person of Chinese descent, I have been even more aware of every sneeze, cleared throat or cough in a public setting. While here at this s...

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt  to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

Sophia Hawkins and Uma Kandallu

January 23, 2020

Senior Ruby Sanders wants to be an ecologist when she leaves high school. When she was younger, she loved being outdoors and was deeply fascinated by the inner workings of nature. Ecology seemed the natural course of action, a culmination of her lifelong curiosities.  Already, Sanders takes elective classes, such as bo...

Hound Reasoning Additional Results, Sampling Description

Rhea Acharya

January 23, 2020

To read the cover story related to this poll, click here. We collected around 350 responses through social media and 120 responses from going around to various lunches and collecting survey results from the people eating, for a total of exactly 470 students in the sample. All responses were recorded using a Google Form. Almost all people who we requested to fill out the survey...

Carmel Clay Schools district should better allocate funds to support competition-level clubs

Carmel Clay Schools district should better allocate funds to support competition-level clubs

January 23, 2020

TechHOUNDS. eSports Club. Science Olympiad. These are just a few of the many clubs offered at this school utilizing club dues as a form of funding. According to treasurer Catherine Ramsey, student-interest clubs at CHS are not funded by the Carmel Clay Schools district in any way, shape or form. Inste...

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

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Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

Media center to host Gatsby Gallery Walk, Holocaust Gallery Walk, prepares for Hour of Code

Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, checks the date of events on her computer. According to Ramos, the media center has been busy with different events in the past few weeks.

Karen Zhang

November 2, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center currently has its Gatbsy Gallery Walk in partnership with the junior English classes. Ramos also said the media center will host its Holocaust Gallery Walk from Nov. 4 to Nov. 7 in partnership with the sop...

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American  cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

Sowmya Chundi

October 24, 2019

In his free time, sophomore Ethan Stoehr is an avid recycler and plastic collecter. In his room, Stoehr has bins full of plastic waste spanning from salad forks to shampoo bottles. He said that by creating a “plastic stockpile,” he’ll try and convince his mom to stop buying plastics once she ...

Media center to host Day of Code, staff Pie Day

 Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, checks the date of events on her computer. According to Ramos, the media center will host a staff pied day on Nov. 26.

Karen Zhang

September 24, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will host its annual staff pie day contest on Nov. 26. “It’s just a fun event that the staff can do. They bring in pies and compete for the best pie,” Ramos said. According to Ramos, the media center...

Media center to host Global War on Terror event, changes lamination policies

Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, works on her laptop during a free period.

Karen Zhang

September 9, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will be closed on Sept. 10 during SRT for the Global War on Terror Symposium. “It’s a partnership with Will Ellery and he has gotten over 30 veterans to talk about their experiences. They’ll be scat...