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Science department to meet Dec. 13, integrate new devices into classes

Selena Qian

November 14, 2016

            The science department will meet Dec. 13 after school, according to department chairperson Jennifer Marlow. Marlow said the meeting will focus on the new devices the school has ordered. The three different types of devices are iPads, Chromebooks and laptop convertibles, and eac...

Superintendent continues with technology integration plan, including technology training for teachers

Senior Nathan Fei finishes homework on his laptop. According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the technology implementation plan for this year includes rolling out devices—Microsoft convertible laptops, Chromebooks, and iPads—for students to all 15 buildings in the district.

Jenny Zhao, Managing Editor

November 9, 2016

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, most teachers in all 15 Carmel Clay school buildings have their own device, and a current goal is to roll out devices for students in all buildings by the end of first semester. These devices will include Microsoft convertible laptops, Chromebooks and iPads....

Views on scientific topics conflict between scientists, public

Allen Zheng, Feature Reporter

September 16, 2016

A Pew Research study conducted in 2015 showed subjects where research is an important factor have caused controversy among scientists and others. With a difference in large opinion, scientists and the public each often think the other is not as informed. For instance, genetically-modified foods have caused a major disp...

Students, teachers have high hopes for U.S. scientific progress, STEM education

BRIDGING THE GAP:
Senior Abhinav Ramkumar explores neuron transmission in ATP on his computer for a more computational approach. He said the public considers ethics more than scientists in experiments.

Allen Zheng, Feature Reporter

September 16, 2016

According to a Pew Research study conducted in 2015, the public and scientists often see subjects that highlight U.S. scientific achievements and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in many ways. Student researcher and senior Abhinav Ramkumar said U.S. STEM achievement is abo...

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.

Beats

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...

Computer Building Club to meet March 30

Ben Krueger, vice president and senior, installs Windows 7 on a used computer. According to Krueger, this step is part of the refurbishing process.

Beats

March 28, 2015

The next Computer Building Club meeting will take place on March 30. Computer Building Club members meet every Monday in F104 to repurpose old computers that are later distributed by NetLiteracy, a non-profit organization. Nathan Fei, Computer Building Club member and sophomore, said, “We u...

Key Club honors teachers, participates in bell ringing, charity runs

Cynthia Cahya, Key Club secretary and sophomore, reads a list of donations for the club’s Teacher Appreciation. Students can donate soda, cookies and snacks for half an hour each. MELISSA YAP / PHOTO

Beats

November 27, 2014

Key Club is celebrating teachers with Teacher Appreciation. Every month, Key Club will honor a different department of CHS. Members can earn up to two hours total by bringing in 2-liter soda bottles, cookies and other snacks to give thanks to their teachers. Each food donation counts for a half-hour. ...

Transportation department testing new cameras to monitor cars running stop arms

Beats

October 29, 2013

The transportation department is currently testing cameras that will take pictures of cars that run the stop arms, which are the stop signs on the side of the bus that open when the bus stops to let students on or off, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. The first of...