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Teach for the Stars: As national interest in space initiatives increases, CHS astronomy community determines impact of astronomy education in modern day

Teach for the Stars: As national interest in space initiatives increases, CHS astronomy community determines impact of astronomy education in modern day

James Yin

May 23, 2019

On April 11 of this year, a group of researchers working for the Event Horizon Telescope released the first-ever photo of a black hole, a celestial object from the Messier 87 galaxy. In October, scientists at the University of Bern in Switzerland plan to launch the Characterising Exoplanets Satellite...

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Rhea Acharya and Grace Xu

May 17, 2019

On May 18, the Monon Community Center plans to host a “Family Learn to Fish” event at the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon. According to Erica Foreman, the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation program supervisor in charge of Family Learn to Fish, the event will teach p...

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...

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Josie Cruzan, Lillian He, Pranav Jothirajah, Sarah Kim, Maddie Kosc, and Bowen Zhou

March 22, 2019

Recently, PNC Bank, located on the northeastcorner of Rangeline Road and Main Street, has agreed to sell its land to Carmel after two years of negotiating. The land sold for 2.5 million dollars and is expected to turn into apartments and condos. According to Henry Mestetsky, executive director of the...

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation receives $18 million fund to improve parks

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation receives $18 million fund to improve parks

Lillian He

March 22, 2019

What benefits do you hope these changes will have on the community? “I think that anytime we look at making any improvements to the park system, in general, it's important to understand the needs and wants of the community. What do I think they’re going to benefit from this? Improved infrastructu...

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club  work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Lillian He

January 24, 2019

Members of both the young Democrats and Young Republicans Clubs hope to change the fact that Indiana does not have hate crime legislation. According to Chris Elmore, president of Young Republicans Club and sophomore, and James Ziegler, Young Democrats Club sponsor and history teacher, the clubs are planning...

Evan Kenyon, winner of Congressional App Challenge, Code for Change officer and senior, develops SRT pass app

Evan Kenyon, winner of Congressional App Challenge,  Code for Change officer and senior, develops SRT pass app

Lillian He

January 24, 2019

How did you get involved with coding? It started a long time ago. My dad has always been interested in it, and in elementary school I got a book (about) really basic coding because I was fascinated with the way computers worked and I knew I wanted to change the way they worked and just make progra...

Following appointment of new committee leader Jeff Raatz, officials consider effect of government on schools, anticipate future changes

Lillian He

December 13, 2018

On Nov. 9, Sen. Dennis Kruse stepped down from his role as the leader of the education committee in the Indiana Senate, a position he held for 10 years. His successor Sen. Jeff Raatz plans to continue the majority of the policies that Kruse pushed for but also has goals of his own. Raatz said via e...

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

Lillian He

October 25, 2018

Throughout this school year, IB Business 3-4 students will undertake a new assignment in addition to their normal class work. They will help with developing a new logo as well as a tagline for Carmel Clay Schools. Courtney Taylor, community relations liaison for Carmel Clay Schools, said via email that wh...

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Lillian He, Aditi Kumar, and Hari Patel

October 25, 2018

During the fall of 2017, Duke Energy announced it would be build a new 12 kilovolt (kV) substation and install 69 kV power lines north of the Autumn Overlook neighborhood on Rohrer Road. According to Community Relations Manager, Mark LaBarr, though Duke believed the new substation was necessary to meet...

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

Lillian He

September 21, 2018

Over the summer, Ball State University announced it would make submitting SAT and ACT scores optional for students applying for the Class of ’23. Ball State’s decision is a part of a wider movement across the country that aims to decrease the importance of standardized test scores in the college...