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Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Kassi Darnell

May 23, 2019

Why is the administration considering these changes now? It’s a big swing. The reason for the 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. They kind of set that at around 8:30 a.m. or later. A lot of t...

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...

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...

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

Kassi Darnell

February 22, 2019

Last month, junior Korryn Reichard walked into her SRT room to grab her things, talking with her friends as they exited. While Reichard was at school, her father went to work but was not receiving a paycheck. Reichard’s father is a federal employee, and last month, he worked for 35 days without pay duri...

NHS focuses on service hours and preps for carnation sales

Kassandra Darnell

January 20, 2019

National Honor Society (NHS) begins second semester by focusing on volunteer opportunities and organizing its annual Valentine’s Day carnation sales. “NHS members need to have a total of 40 service hours, with 20 of those being group service hours, in order to stay in NHS upon graduation,” NH...

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up, students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up,  students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Kassi Darnell, Anjali Natarajan, and Gray Martens

November 16, 2018

Junior Sofia Rashid looks through online stores every day. She likes to browse and put things in her cart but she doesn’t actually buy anything until she has saved up enough money to make a large purchase. She said she likes online shopping because it’s more convenient, especially with the holiday sea...

A Jig For Irish Culture

A Jig For Irish Culture

Kassi Darnell

February 23, 2018

Since she was about 5 years old, sophomore Annie Rose wanted to be an Irish dancer; her grandmother was an Irish dancer, so Rose began dancing at the Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance in sixth grade. Through Irish dance, Rose said she not only feels more connected to her grandmother, but also to the Irish culture. “(I fe...

National Honor Society prepares for Ghost and Goblins 5K

National Honor Society prepares for Ghost and Goblins 5K

Kassi Darnell, Reporter

September 29, 2017

The National Honor Society (NHS) has begun preparing for the Ghost and Goblins 5K coming up in October. Their main focus at the moment is promoting the 5K around Carmel. “We have students promoting around the high school in different areas. They’re with the department chairs, they’re with different s...

Kenya Club plans fundraiser with UNICEF Club, meetings Sept. 21, Oct. 5

Kenya Club plans fundraiser with UNICEF Club, meetings Sept. 21, Oct. 5

Carson TerBush

September 22, 2017

According to Mandeep Dhillon, Kenya Club president and junior, Kenya Club is planning a fundraiser with UNICEF Club to support the education of Kenyan orphans. Dhillon said this fundraiser, as well as future fundraisers, will be planned further at upcoming Kenya Club meetings on Sept. 21 and Oct. 5 in room H2...