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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...

AP French students bring different French foods to try

Michelle Wan November 11, 2020

During September and October, World Languages department chairperson Andrea Yocum said she will bring samples of different desserts from French-speaking countries for students to try.  “I’ve been...

Sophomore Brooke Yi explores the front page of the Tour de France website during her French III class on Sept. 10. French 3 students have started to learn about the different cultures and backgrounds of the Tour de France event.

French III students explore, do activities related to annual Tour de France

Michelle Wan November 11, 2020

French III students have chosen a student as a "rider" to follow the annual Tour de France bicycle race from its beginning on August 29 until its end on September 20. It is Anabelle Yang's first year experiencing...

Five-year-old Marissa Wan experiences her first time on a bicycle during our family's outdoor walks on May 6, 2020, in our neighborhood Overlook Hazel Dell. Marissa persevered and achieved her goal to ride a bicycle in a week.

Michelle Wan

May 14, 2020

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