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New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

Leslie Huang

September 20, 2019

Known by some as the “Beverly Hills of the Midwest,” Carmel has been named time and time again as one of the safest places to live in America, most recently in August 2019. According to AreaVibes, Carmel’s crime rate is 72% lower than the national average. Despite numerous credentials proving ...

Math Club members describe goals for next year

Math Club members describe goals for next year

Leslie Huang

May 4, 2019

As the school year draws to a close, the Math Club members plan future competitions for the next school year and will be electing officers in the coming weeks. Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “For next year, Jerry Wang will be our president and we’re electing a co-president in th...

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...

Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Anjali Natarajan, Calina He, Leslie Huang, and Raphael Li

March 22, 2019

For senior Tori Ledezma, the decision to apply early action to Purdue University was an easy one. After all, her parents went there, and Ledezma said that was a large factor for her. In mid-February, Ledezma officially committed to Purdue University. Ledezma said her final decision to commit to Purdue was ...

Math Club members review test scores, prepare for AIME

Leslie Huang

February 26, 2019

The Math Club members received their scores for the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) and will review the answers. Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “We will be going over the AMC’s, which the students took last week, so they can see what they missed on the test and what score th...

Math Club members continue preparing for American Math Competition

Math Club members continue preparing for American Math Competition

Leslie Huang

January 31, 2019

The Math Club members was scheduled to take the fourth round of the Mandelbrot competition on Jan. 31, but due to the unforeseen snow day, this has been moved to either during SRT on Feb. 1 or after school until 4 p.m. on the same day. Math Club also continues to prepare for the American Math Competi...

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu

November 16, 2018

For freshman Ashnaya Gupta, gymnastics has been part of her life since she was 2 years old. Gupta spends most hours after school practicing at Deveau’s School of Gymnastics, where she has proudly earned various state medals for her achievements. When Gupta first heard of the sexual abuse cases in US...

Math Club members to participate in further rounds of Mandelbrot competition

Math Club members to participate in further rounds of Mandelbrot competition

Leslie Huang

October 11, 2018

After preparing for the Mandelbrot competition over the past several meetings, the math club members participated in the first round of the Mandelbrot competition on Oct. 2. The members will continue preparing for the next round, which is from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. The Mandelbrot competition takes plac...

Comparison between private, public schools shows effects different schooling systems have on students

Comparison between private, public schools  shows effects different schooling systems have on students

Leslie Huang and Raiha Zainab

September 21, 2018

A mass of students travel from the A rooms to B rooms. Students shuffle through the never-ending line of traffic spilling over between the two main hallways. For freshman Abby Ko, this experience was something new. Ko went from traveling through one hallway with all her classes to the largest public ...

Math Club members prepare for Mandelbrot competition

Math Club members prepare for Mandelbrot competition

Leslie Huang

September 18, 2018

The Math Club members prepare for the Mandelbrot competition in Oct. and discuss different ways to enhance productivity in the club. Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “Mostly what we’re doing right now is we’re working on sample tests for the Mandelbrot.” Broman said the purpos...

Math Club members talk about changes in the club

Math Club members talk about changes in the club

Leslie Huang

August 30, 2018

The Math Club members discuss goals for this school year and changes that the club will undergo as well as different ways to attract more students to the club. Co-president and senior Joey Heerens said, “We have several ideas one of which is a small competition, ‘Who Wants to be a Mathematician?...