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OPEN FOR BUSINESS:
Junior Sophia Yang works on a jewelry piece. Yang
sells her handmade jewelry on Instagram by posting
pictures. “When selling things you want to keep
in mind the variety of specific groups of people or
customers who you think will be interested; this is a
good way to kind of guarantee profit,” Yang said.

Q&A with junior Sophia Yang on jewelry-making, running small business

Michelle Wan April 22, 2022

What inspired you to start your jewelry business? I was inspired to start it because I just wanted to be more financially independent and I also didn’t think I had the time to be employed in an...

PUPPY PARADISES: Sophomore Abby
Ingersoll holds a puppy service dog in her
lap. According to Ingersoll, “It’s important to expose them to situations outside that your dog wouldn’t be able to experience at home.”

Q&A with sophomore Abigail “Abby” Ingersoll on training, working with service dogs

Michelle Wan March 25, 2022

When did you start training service dogs? I believe in February of 2019, we started getting into it but, the summer before we started working with the puppies and not just the dogs. Were there any obstacles...

History teacher Kenneth Browner poses with his comic books. According to Browner, Well there are so many different titles and varieties of books that meet all types of people and needs, emotionally, socially. I just think it’s a good way to really learn. I learned a lot from just reading comic books.

Q&A with History teacher Kenneth Browner on passion for collecting comic books

Michelle Wan January 20, 2022

How did you get inspired to start a comic book collection? (I started) in about 1974. I had friends in the neighborhood that were collecting comic books so I just joined in. I’m (kind...

ROLLING AROUND:
Freshman Eleanor DeMoe skates with the Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby. Demoe said roller derby is a fun and challenging sport that keeps her motivated in life.

Q&A with freshman Eleanor Demoe on passion for roller derby, involvement in the Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby

Michelle Wan November 12, 2021

When did you start doing roller derby? I started doing roller derby when I was 8 (years old). I was watching a movie with my mom and got super interested in the idea of it. I asked my mom if it was...

Virtual students taking Chinese prepare for final exams as many reach 70% completion mark

Michelle Wan April 14, 2021

As the month of April arrives, students in Chinese classes continue to prepare for their last semester until the summer holiday. Sophia Yang, Chinese III student and sophomore, said she believes being...

Freshman Carolyn Jia plays her instrument in preparation for ISSMA. She practices independently, in private lessons and in Concert Orchestra so she can perform well in ISSMA, even though it is virtual this year.

Orchestra, band students prepare for ISSMA while following COVID-19 guidelines

Michelle Wan March 22, 2021

As ISSMA  (Indiana State School Musical Association) season begins,  the CHS orchestras and bands at this school have been practicing and preparing for their competitions while taking precautions for...

Chinese II students prepare for vocabulary quiz on new travel unit

Michelle Wan March 16, 2021

Chinese II students have just started their new unit on travel.  Claire Noggle, Chinese II student and sophomore, said students  have a matching quiz for the new vocabulary every unit. “We have vocabulary...

Virtual French III students say learning online helps independence, productivity

Michelle Wan March 15, 2021

Starting to learn a new language can be difficult, especially through e-learning. However, this is not the case for French III student and sophomore Ariel Cho. Cho said she believes virtual learning is...

Students in Chinese classes celebrate Lunar New Year through different family traditions

Michelle Wan March 15, 2021

Lunar New Year is one of the largest holidays for the Chinese culture. This year, students in Chinese classes designed cards to celebrate the new Year of the Ox. Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee said this is...

Virtual students in Chinese II take on challenges, choose safety over risks of COVID-19

Michelle Wan January 11, 2021

As school starts up for its second semester, students have the choice to switch between the all virtual or hybrid systems of learning. Some Chinese II class students who have chosen the all virtual path...

German Club members miss out due to Christkindlmarkt cancellation

German Club members miss out due to Christkindlmarkt cancellation

Michelle Wan December 23, 2020

When it comes to the holiday season, the noises of skates on the ice rink and the smell of bratwurst, Gluhewien, and the sweetness of gingerbread begin to fuse into the air of the city of Carmel.  Christkindlmarkt...

Chinese II students begin new unit, learn about different cultures of clothing in China

Michelle Wan November 11, 2020

Throughout October, Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee allows students to explore more Chinese culture of clothing styles by completing individual projects in her class. “It is really hard right now to find...

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