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Student body president (SBP) Julia Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Drew Miller reflect on altered election process, plans for year

Student body president (SBP) Julia Heath, speaker of the  House (SOH) Drew Miller reflect on altered election process, plans for year

Sowmya Chundi

August 13, 2020

Julia Heath How did you feel about campaigning primarily through social media? I think that it was the best approach that we could have taken this year given the circumstances. It was easier in the sense that there was less work to be done, but more difficult because there was a smaller outreach. ...

Holcomb’s 5-step plan is too soon for our state

Holcomb’s 5-step plan is too soon for our state

Maddie Kosc

May 22, 2020

On Friday, May 1, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced his 5-stage plan to reopen businesses and public spaces throughout the state over the following 9 week period. This 5-stage “Back on Track” plan involves periodic adjustments to guidelines surrounding business capacities, in hopes that the p...

Big cat owners in Netflix series “Tiger King” don’t have resources to care for animals, let drama in way of operations

Big cat owners in Netflix series

Maddie Kosc

April 5, 2020

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve been spending your quarantine keeping up with the latest Netflix releases and enjoying them with friends on Netflix Party. After scrolling through countless social media posts tagged #freeJoeExotic, I finally caved and decided to watch what had been the #1 r...

Inclusive programs for special needs students continue to grow at CHS, across nation

Linh Nguyen, United Sound mentor and senior,  helps Maddy Paxton, United Sound member and senior, play an instrument at a United Sound meeting.

Sarah Kim and Natalie Khamis

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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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, d...

News Briefs

Cady Armstrong

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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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, des...

CHS should consider providing free menstrual products in bathrooms

CHS should consider providing free menstrual products in bathrooms

Maddie Kosc

December 12, 2019

Whether it’s hiding a tampon up your sleeve to avoid embarrassment or having to leave school because you ran out of your own supplies, we’ve all been there. Something as normal as my period shouldn’t stand in the way of me having a regular school day. As a teenage female who attends high school, I...

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

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Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sophia Hawkins

September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine this effect on a much greater scale—say, perhaps, the recent Amazon Rainforest fire—where, argua...

Something to Cheer About: CHS welcomes new Unified Cheer Team for 19-20 school year

Unified Cheer athlete Maddy Paxton practices her routine with her pom poms. Katie Suder, Unified Cheer coach and senior, said she believes cheer is a fun sport that anyone can participate in.

Adam Spensely

September 20, 2019

CHS will be adding a new unified team to its list, Unified Cheer. The team will be cheering on the Unified Flag Football team at their games throughout the season. The athletes, their partners, and coaches will be participating in sideline cheers, chants, and stunting at the games. The team consists of...

Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Junior and prospective Last Rock of Summer performer, Ethan Meneghini, works on his music over the summer in preparation for the LROS. Meneghini has created his own home studio that he works out of to produce his own music.

Josie Cruzan

August 13, 2019

For Ella Carlson, Last Rock of Summer (LROS) president and sophomore, a typical SRT involves getting her SRT teacher to sign her pass, which has “ASAP” written on it in square, capitalized pencil, and signed by her SRT teacher, Sarah Gillum, and then heading to her home away from home: the radio...