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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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

Chick-fil-Nay?: Students say Christian company should be more transparent with its business practices, values

Sophomore Anna Thompson eats at a local Chick-fil-A. Thompson said that while the boycotting the company sends a message, she feels that it is not on a large enough scale to be effective.

Angela Qian

May 23, 2019

A few months ago, freshman Daniel Tanner started to boycott Chick-fil-A. “There had been a lot of news about how they treated their employees, little rumors and stuff, and then them being a big Christian company, obviously the connotation to some people of that is negative,” Tanner said. “Some ...

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism in climage change, ways to help the Earth

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism  in climage change, ways to help the Earth

Kassandra Darnell, Maddie Kosc, and Angela Qian

April 19, 2019

On march 15, senior evan Kenyon spent his afternoon listening to speeches from students all over Indiana and participating in chants about climate change while marching around downtown Indianapolis. The event was the Indiana Climate Strike and it is just one example of how students like Kenyon have s...