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Emily Hahn smiles for a photo next to a chinese dancing lion. Hahn said that the only time she visited China was for about two weeks in 2011 when she was six years old. (Submitted Photo: Emily Hahn)

In honor of National Adoption Month in November, students, parents share struggles with discrimination, stereotypes

Lorna Ding and Pahal Sehgal November 30, 2022

As a Black individual adopted into a white family, history teacher Joshua Peterman said he witnesses first-hand the way he is treated differently from his family members. “Because both of my parents...

Emily Hahn poses with a panda in 2011 China. “When we went back to China when I was 6, a lot of people assumed I was a native speaker and tried to speak to me in chinese, but I didn’t understand it,” said Hahn. (Submitted Photo: Emily Hahn)

In honor of National Adoption Month in November, students, parents debate complexity with finding birth parents

Lorna Ding and Pahal Sehgal November 29, 2022

While some adoptees have strong desires to meet their birth parents, sophomore Anuj Gupta, who was adopted from India, said he has no interest and denies this common stereotype.   “I feel like a...

Juniors Sehej Aurora and Krishay Arora register for the proctored SAT exam hosted by CCPL. This exam has a limited number of spots and registration is required.  “The first 25 families to register will be able to schedule one free twenty-minute follow-up meeting at College Tutors after the exam to review the results and analyze the score,” Jamie Beckman, CCPL young adult services manager, said.

CCPL to organize proctored SAT exam on Nov. 12

Pahal Sehgal November 7, 2022

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will be hosting a practice SAT exam, which will be proctored by the College Tutors on Nov. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students that are in grade 9 or above...

Members of CHS Orchestra perform karaoke during a Halloween party on Oct. 28. The party was planned by the CHS Orchestra Council.

As students age, Halloween traditions celebrated in the past are abandoned, changed

Pahal Sehgal October 31, 2022

Halloween is a holiday manifested in diverse ways throughout this school, celebrated by both teachers and students. With teachers decorating their classrooms with spooky fall themes and students planning...

Beatriz Lacerda signs up for volunteering at the library on Oct. 1. Anyone in TLC or Teen Volunteer Corps can sign up to volunteer for the Grand Opening. “Spots for volunteering are running out pretty quick,” Lacerda said. 

CCPL’s grand opening to take place Oct. 1

Pahal Sehgal September 26, 2022

On Oct. 1, the grand opening of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will take place. This event will include activities suitable for all age groups. Jamie Beckman, the young adult services manager at...

Junior Sehej Aurora talks to freshman, Naina Jakhar about the transition to high school. “GKOM program does a really good job of welcoming freshmen and ensuring that they’re comfortable in the new high school environment,” she said.

Freshman, GKOM discuss transition from middle school to high school

Pahal Sehgal September 13, 2022

When freshman Naina Jakhar entered high school a mere few weeks ago, she said she faced a massive change of environment and was engulfed by a sea of emotions. “I was nervous about coming into...

Sophomore Jewel Wang sits in Midtown Plaza. The Chinese Mooncake Festival is set to take place in Midtown Plaza on Sept. 10. Wang said, “I can totally see why CCPL wants to host the event here; it’s the perfect space.”

CCPL to organize Chinese Mooncake Festival on Sept. 10

Pahal Sehgal September 7, 2022

On Saturday, Sept. 10, the Chinese Mooncake Festival is set to take place. This event, organized by the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), will take place in Midtown Plaza. Dawn Boarman, organizer of...

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