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Family vacations create lasting memories, bring families closer together

Family vacations create lasting memories, bring families closer together

Kris Otten

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

Design for CHS to continue with previous projects, starts a new project

Karthik Arcot, club member and senior, does work on his laptop during SRT. Arcot said that Design for CHS will be continuing with the Street Store and Hands on Education projects this year as well as starting a new project called Heart Shakers.

Kris Otten

October 6, 2019

According to Karthik Arcot, club member and senior, Design for CHS plans to continue with the Street Store and Hands on Education projects as well as start a new project called Heart Shakers.  “This year we have started a new project called Heart Shakers in which we go to retirement homes and do...

Design for CHS continues individual projects after the Street Store

Juniors Karthik Arcot and Shivani Balachander brainstorm projects for next school year. Design for CHS has continued individual projects like Hands on Education since the Street Store event on March 16.

Kris Otten

April 18, 2019

Now that the Street Store event has passed, Design for CHS members are focusing on different projects and plans for the club next year. According to Hannah Na, club member and junior, club members are “focusing on individual projects like Hands on Education and further developing other future proje...

Design for CHS to host the Street Store event on March 16

Juniors Shivani Balachandar and Hannah Na discuss Hands on Education at the Design for CHS meeting. Design for CHS has set March 16 as the date for the Street Store.

Kris Otten

March 1, 2019

Design for CHS has begun to wrap up their preparation for the Street Store as the date of the event approaches. According to club sponsor Laura Moore, the Street Store is scheduled for March 16 in downtown Indianapolis. “We’ve officially stopped collecting clothes from schools,” said junior Hanna...

Design for CHS sets date for Street Store and works on new projects

Junior Karthik Arcot works on a computer at the Design for CHS meeting. Design for CHS has scheduled the Street Store for March 16.

Kris Otten

January 23, 2019

Design for CHS has continued work on the Street Store, Hands on Education, as well as other new projects. Design for CHS has continued reaching out to middle and elementary schools for clothing donations for the Street Store which is scheduled for March 16. According to junior Hannah Na, members have also continu...

Design for CHS continues Hands on Education and project planning

Juniors Shivani Balachandar and Hannah Na discuss Hands on Education at the last Design for CHS meeting on Oct. 16. Design for CHS has been visiting IPS schools every Friday to teach fifth graders more about science.

Kris Otten

November 10, 2018

Design for CHS has continued work on their Hands on Education and Street Store projects. According to junior Karthik Arcot, Hands on Education is a program where Design for CHS members go to IPS schools every other Friday and teach fifth graders about science by engaging them in science experiments a...

We reviewed three fall activities available near Carmel, this is what we found

Junior Zach Berman bites down on one of the apples from Stuckey Farm’s apple orchards. Stuckey Farms has around 4,000 trees and boasts 27 different types of apples, as well as a 15-acre pumpkin patch, an eight-acre corn maze and many more activities.

Kris Otten

October 25, 2018

STUCKEY FARM ORCHARD AND CIDER MILL Stuckey Farm Orchard and Cider Mill is the perfect location to have a fall photoshoot with friends or spend time with family. It costs $7.50 to get into the apple orchard, where there are thousands of trees with 27 varieties of apples to pick from. The apple orc...

Design for CHS to begin planning new service projects

Design for CHS to begin planning new service projects

Kris Otten

October 17, 2018

Design for CHS had their first meeting following the call-out meeting on Oct. 16 where they brainstormed new service project ideas. According to club sponsor Laura Moore, Design for CHS members are currently deciding what projects to move forward with out of the six they currently have available. Ha...

Design for CHS to start new projects

Hannah Na and Vivian Zheng, Design for CHS members and juniors, eat lunch together. Design for CHS had their call-out meeting on Sept. 12 and have begun planning for both new and old volunteer projects.

Kris Otten

September 26, 2018

Design for CHS had their call-out meeting on Sept. 12 and according to junior Hannah Na, it was successful. “We came up with some ideas for future projects like volunteering at the humane society and helping out at soup kitchens. We’ve also started planning for projects we’ve been doing for a whil...

Design for CHS to have call-out meeting

Club member Hannah Na works on homework during SRT. The Design for CHS call-out meeting is on Sept. 12

Kris Otten

September 4, 2018

Design for CHS is a club based around volunteering in the community. They will have their call-out meeting on Sept. 12. According to club member Hannah Na, veteran members have already started planning more events for this year. “We’re planning on volunteering at the Humane Society on Saturday...

FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

Junior Mea McCormack takes a picture of a Patagonia sweatshirt to sell on Instagram. McCormack said she only posts clothing that is in good condition.

Alina Yu and Kris Otten

February 23, 2018

INSTACLOSET   Junior Mea McCormack explains her “closet” account on the social media app Instagram How long have you been using your clothing account? Two months Have you found that using the app has been successful in selling your clothes Yes, it has. I have probably still have more for sale than wh...