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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 prepare for smart device event

Media center to prepare for smart device event

Karen Zhang

September 10, 2018

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is preparing for it’s upcoming event in partnership with the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) for Digital Citizens Week. “This week is Digital Citizens Week,” Ramos said. “It’s about smart living ...

Media Center Event: Vietnam Veterans Round Table

Media Center Event: Vietnam Veterans Round Table

Armaan Goel, Entertainment Reporter

May 4, 2017

The Media Center will be closed this Friday, May 5, as it will host the 7th annual Vietnam Veterans Round Table. Around 30 veterans will participate in the event, and students in U.S. History classes will have the opportunity to attend. Students can participate in small group discussions with the...

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Jai Sanghani, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2017

The Creative Writing Con will take place at the CHS Library on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. Students will attend with their classes, but may also request a MUSE pass for Thursday's SRT (already passed). Many authors will be attending including Shannon Lu Alexander (Love and Other Unknown Var...

CHS Media Center hosts Shakespeare exhibit

CHS Media Center hosts Shakespeare exhibit

Adam Stockholm

September 2, 2016

CHS is currently hosting a Shakespeare exhibit in Pod One of the library from now until Sept. 12. Media Center visitors can take a look at a 12-panel display about Shakespeare’s life, his works and his era, as well as an accompanying video and book assortment. “I thought (the Shakespeare exhibit)...

Local artist Carolyn Martens and media specialist Terri Ramos unveil new art installation

Local artist Carolyn Martens and media specialist Terri Ramos unveil new art installation

Allen Zhang

August 17, 2016

During SRT on Tues., Aug. 16, media specialist Terri Ramos and local artist Carolyn Martens unveiled a project that was long in the works. According to Ramos, Principal John Williams had asked her to find a way to fix the blank upper wall space, something she had long been wanting to do. Ramos said ...

CCPL to host Dine on a Dime

Beats

March 18, 2014

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will be hosting its second 1914 edition of Dine on a Dime on March 25 in the program room of the CCPL. The event will be from after school until 5 p.m. This is the second Dine on a Dime celebrating the library’s creation 100 years ago. Rather than peppermint cocoa, which was the food of focus for the first 1914 Dine on a Dime, this...

Teen Library Council to go on book buying trips

Beats

February 22, 2014

The Teen Library Council (TLC) of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will host book buying trips on March 4 and 5 to help young adult services librarians pick out new books for the high school collection. TLC members can choose whether to go on March 4 or 5 based on their convenience. The book buying...

Media staff plans on hosting gallery walks, event for Teen Read Week, new display

Beats

October 14, 2013

According to media department chairperson Terri Ramos, the media staff is planning on hosting multiple gallery walks in accordance with various classes such as English on Oct. 15 and 17. "We will be doing a gallery walk about 9/11 for students reading the book 102 Minutes," Ramos said. "We will also be hosting a gallery walk about the Holocaust for 10th g...

Interactive display in media center offers anonymous help

Author Archives

September 25, 2013

School librarians have put up an interactive display in the media center, according to media manager Shanna Mooney, to help students and staff with issues that are bothering them. The display allows students and staff who seek aid to anonymously post their problems onto a bulletin board located in the reading room of the  media center. Participan...

Keep reading. Despite recent shifts in the significance of libraries, students should enjoy more productive, deep reading.

Keep reading. Despite recent shifts in the significance of libraries, students should enjoy more productive, deep reading.

perspectives

September 12, 2013

In early August, according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, since the Internet took over as the primary way of getting information, the significance of libraries, or as Pew called it, the “building filled with books,” has declined significantly in peoples’ live...

Library opens drop box on west side of Carmel

Library opens drop box on west side of Carmel

News

December 15, 2012

  On Oct. 29, The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) installed a new library drop box at the CVS Pharmacy on 13090 Pettigru Drive near the Village of West Clay.  According to Beth Smietana, communications manager at the CCPL, the drop box will be available all year round and opened at all ti...