Carmel to host fall-themed festivals

Susan Jabaras, manager of clothing and furniture store ReStyled, stocks sweaters in preparation for fall. Many other Carmel stores like Highgarden Real Estate are also preparing for fall holidays, such as hosting events like trick-or-treating.

Melissa Yap, Managing Editor

October 25, 2016

According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, the Arts and Design District will host many fall celebrations in the coming weeks. “I’m most looking forward to the fall holidays and the holiday season because that’s where people and their families can...

International Arts Festival to feature CHS students, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host frisbee tournament

At Porchfest on Sept. 10, Luke Belcher and William “Will” Rice, Main Street Jazz Band members and freshmen, prepare to play a song. According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, many more arts festivals will take place in the Arts and Design District throughout September, like the International Arts Festival on Sept. 24 and 25.

Melissa Yap, Managing editor

September 13, 2016

 On Sept. 24 and 25, Carmel will hold the International Arts Festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 24 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 25. It will showcase 130 artists from around the world on Main Street and the Carmel Arts and Design District, along with their exhibits ...

City of Carmel to host festivals on weekends

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) members lead community members at Zumba dancing. The CMYC will also help run a public dog festival on Aug. 27 at West Park. MELISSA YAP//PHOTO


August 25, 2016

According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, many festivals will take place during the weekends at the end of August and beginning of September. “We’ll have Artomobilia, which is an event showcasing all types of cars and arts, on Aug. 27. I encourage p...

Senior Schedule Smackdown. New senior schedule option offers positive experiences for seniors.

Senior Schedule Smackdown. New senior schedule option offers positive experiences for seniors.


August 17, 2016

This year will see the introduction of the CHS Senior Transition to College Program (senior schedule). This program requires seniors to take a minimum of four full-weight year-long courses in their schedules. At first glance, this scheduling system seems like an appealing, school-authorized way to...

Key Club to participate in Earth Day Indiana festival

Srijana Chavali, Key Club member and freshman, reads a club meeting agenda. Club sponsor Katie Kelly said students should find volunteer opportunities, which are listed on agendas, so they can meet volunteer hour requirements before the end of the semester.


April 11, 2016

Key Club members will help run the Earth Day Indiana festival at Military Park, located on 601 W. New York Street. The festival will recognize 125 environmentally friendly nonprofit and for-profit groups. It will include live music and food vendors. The festival will also offer workshops about conse...

Key Club to meet Jan 14, plans for new volunteer opportunities

Dana Meinen, Key Club member and junior, listens to announcements at a club meeting. For this semester, the club plans to increase meeting attendance by offering more volunteer opportunities.


January 29, 2016

Key Club will hold its first meeting on Jan. 14 in the Freshman Cafeteria at 7:15 a.m. For students who can’t attend, there will be a second meeting at 3:30 p.m. also in the Freshman Cafeteria.             According to sponsor Katie Kelly, club officers have recorded volunteer hours fr...

Key Club to help with diabetes fundraiser, donate medicine

Grace Chuck, Key Club member and freshman, opens her box of donations from trick-or-treating. The money she raised will count for volunteer hours. Club members can also donate medicine to earn volunteer hours for IU Global Medical Brigade.


November 3, 2015

On Nov. 7, Key Club members will volunteer at the American Diabetes Association Gala. The gala will raise money through an auction for diabetes research and care for diabetics. Students who participate in this event will check out guests’ auction purchases, package them up, deliver purchases to gu...

Key Club to sell T-shirts, hold service projects at meetings

Kevin Zhangchen, Key Club member and junior, fills out a club t-shirt order form. T-shirts are available for $8, and students can pick up order forms from rooms A222 and E229.


September 29, 2015

 Students looking to join Key Club should turn in their code of conduct forms and $15 in club dues at the meeting on Sept. 24. Students can also turn in club T-shirt order forms indicating their sizes and $8 for the shirt. According to sponsor Katie Kelly, club members will be able to wear the shirts...

Key Club to meet Sept. 10, distribute conduct forms

Nathan Fei, Key Club member and junior, takes a volunteer hours form to record his community service on. Club members who volunteered over the summer can get a maximum of 10 volunteer hours for their work.


September 14, 2015

  Key Club will hold call-out meetings on Sept. 10 in the Freshman Cafeteria at 7:15 a.m. and at 3:30 p.m. Sponsor Katie Kelly said students can pick up code of conduct forms at the call-out meeting. The forms will be due at the next meetings on Sept. 24.             Kelly said the meeting will outlin...

Under the Influence: Students consider impact of celebrity decisions and actions

THE RIHANNA EFFECT: Tyler McDuffy, Hollywood Hounds anchor and junior, holds a shirt of Rihanna. McDuffy said the media affects how he expresses himself. DIVYA ANNAMALAI / PHOTO


May 21, 2015

Celebrities influence many people in our generation, and according to a Newsweek poll, 77 percent of Americans believe that celebrities have too much of an influence on teenagers—particularly girls. The effect is especially evident in their appearance and attitudes. Sophomore Kathryn Wolfert said one...

Key Club to prepare for next year at last meeting

Secretary and sophomore Cynthia Cahya reads volunteer events available for club members to get hours. Volunteer hours are due May 15. They can be turned in outside Rooms E232 and H206. MELISSA YAP / PHOTO


May 6, 2015

Key Club will have its last meeting of the school year on May 7. According to co-sponsor Katie Kelly, the current officers will announce next year’s class officers at the meeting. Club members will vote for freshman class officers at the beginning of next year, after the first few meetings. “We...

CHS students experience negative effects of loneliness

CHS students experience  negative effects of loneliness


April 23, 2015

At the beginning of the second semester, sophomore Danielle “Dani” Newhouse moved to CHS from Japan. This wasn’t Newhouse’s first time moving. However, at every new school, there is one constant:  Newhouse must find new friends. “When I first moved to CHS, I felt a little lonely. When I ...