CHS students evaluate effects of neighborhood construction on environment

Junior Vivian Guo waters a plant at her new home in the recently constructed Westmont Estates neighborhood. To build it, workers had to clear the land for housing developments, rendering the habitats of plants and animals there uninhabitable. Guo said the benefits of new housing outweigh possible destruction of the environment. SARA YUNG // PHOTO


October 9, 2015

Patches of grass, a few trees, some flowers and on top of it all, piles of dirt—everywhere. This will be junior Vivian Guo’s view from her new home for the next several months. Before she moved, there were neat lawns and gardens. Just before the start of this school year, Guo moved to a new neighborhood,...

Environmental Club to host Carmel Earth Fair

Maddie Adkins, Environmental Club co-president and sophomore, presents ideas for the club’s Earth Day event during a club meeting. Adkins said the event is aimed at raising awareness for the environment. SARAH LIU / PHOTO


April 24, 2015

Environmental Club will host an event at the Community Garden on May 23 to celebrate Earth Day, according to club sponsor Maryellen St. Angelo. According to the Carmel Green Teen website, the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) Community Garden is located on the grounds of Carmel Middle School, and 98 plots are...

Recent fall in gas prices concerns environmentalists

Recent fall in gas prices concerns environmentalists


February 20, 2015

In any given October, as the sweltering summer days cool to crisp autumn and the trees exchange the greens of their foliage for fiery reds, brilliant oranges and regal golds, Elizabeth Baach, co-president of Environmental Action Club and junior, can be found strolling through the woods. She frequents Cool Creek...