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Juulsuit: Community members debate teen vaping epidemic following Carmel family lawsuit

Kassandra Darnell

October 24, 2019

The number of vaping related fatalities has increased to 33 as of Oct. 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC reported up to 1,479 patients affected by vaping-related illnesses, feeding into what they have called an epidemic among teens, with nearly 21% of high schoo...

Step Up to Sexual Assault: Administration, students focus on importance of new sexual assault prevention presentation

Step Up to Sexual Assault: Administration, students focus on importance of new sexual assault prevention presentation

Kassandra Darnell

September 20, 2019

Logan Sandlin, varsity track and junior varsity cross-country runner and senior, sits among his teammates in the auditorium before practice as he listens to the “Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault” presentation. The presentation is a new program being presented to the athletics and performing arts department...

Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Kassandra Darnelll

May 23, 2019

Why the consideration to implement later start times now? It’s a big swing. The reason for the secondary, 6-12, study that we’re doing is that there’s a ton of research that says that adolescents benefit greatly from a later start time in school. And they kind of set that at around 8:30 a.m. or later. A ...

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism in climage change, ways to help the Earth

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism  in climage change, ways to help the Earth

Kassandra Darnell, Maddie Kosc, and Angela Qian

April 19, 2019

On march 15, senior evan Kenyon spent his afternoon listening to speeches from students all over Indiana and participating in chants about climate change while marching around downtown Indianapolis. The event was the Indiana Climate Strike and it is just one example of how students like Kenyon have s...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Kassandra Darnell

April 19, 2019

Two years ago, senior Luisana Rodriguez and her mother left their home in Venezuela and moved to the United States in order to avoid the growing political and economic crisis spreading across the country. They first moved to Miami and then to Indiana, but at the time, the conditions in Venezuela wer...

NHS prepares for fourth quarter and new member inductions

Kassandra Darnell

March 26, 2019

National Honor Society wrapped up third quarter with a successful telethon to raise money for the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF) on Feb. 19 to Feb. 21.     “We’re going to do some sort of service project (at the meeting), hopefully in coordination or in collaboration with the CHS Culture of Care,...

NHS sold carnations and completed telethon

Kassandra Darnell

February 26, 2019

National Honor Society (NHS) wrapped up its carnation sale last week. The flowers were delivered on Feb. 13, but more were sold afterward due to an excess amount of carnations. “We delivered them on the 13th and then we ended up actually selling more on Valentine’s Day because we had more. So w...

NHS wraps up Ghost and Goblins and focuses on volunteering

Kassi Darnell

November 22, 2018

Following the annual Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k, National Honor Society (NHS) members are working on wrapping up the event and focusing more on service hours. NHS sponsor Michelle Skidmore said this year’s Ghost and Goblins had the best turnout in the history of the event with about 2,400 participants...

NHS focuses on Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k and tutoring

Kassi Darnell

October 17, 2018

During the coming weeks, the National Honor Society (NHS) and the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF) will continue to plan and promote the Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k on Oct. 27. As NHS promotes the 2k/5k, members will compete for the most participants in their promotional areas. One of the main prizes i...

NHS members focus on planning Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k and NHS tutoring

Kassi Darnell

September 24, 2018

iNational Honor Society (NHS) members are continuing to work with the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF) to plan and promote the upcoming Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k on Oct. 27. NHS members are also working to start tutoring students during late start and SRT. NHS began tutoring on Sept. 9 in E111 durin...

NHS members earn group hours and prep for Ghost and Goblins run

NHS members earn group hours and prep for Ghost and Goblins run

Kassi Darnell

September 16, 2018

Toward the end of the summer and the start of the school year, NHS members have had a few opportunities to earn group hours. So far, members have been able to volunteer at registration and the open house for parents on Aug. 30 with more opportunities to come. “Soon, we’re going to get tutoring going,...