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CHS Senate to host spring blood drive, increase student participation

Cady Armstrong

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

J. Everett Light Center health science education courses to become semester long classes taught at CHS

Cassidy Bruner, JEL student and senior,  spends time pretending to  moving a patient into a wheelchair with a mannequin. JEL students get time to apply their learnings outside of class, whether that is as an intern, or when visiting hospitals and other locations that work with JEL.

Cady Armstrong

January 23, 2020

For the 2020-2021 academic school year, the J. Everett Light Center (JEL) courses Health Science Education: Nursing and Emergency Medical Services classes will move to CHS and become semester courses. Each will still occupy three hours of the school day. The changes to the courses will not affect th...

CCS district to rebrand logo with help of Digital Design 3-4, IB Business and Management students

CCS district to rebrand logo with help of  Digital Design 3-4, IB Business and Management students

Viyang Hao

January 23, 2020

Art Teacher Michael Lee What is the art department doing? My Digital Design 3 students—the advanced digital design students and there are eight of us, including myself, and I do include myself because I’ve been working with them on the logos as well (as I put) some designs in and help them with thei...

Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Junior and prospective Last Rock of Summer performer, Ethan Meneghini, works on his music over the summer in preparation for the LROS. Meneghini has created his own home studio that he works out of to produce his own music.

Josie Cruzan

August 13, 2019

For Ella Carlson, Last Rock of Summer (LROS) president and sophomore, a typical SRT involves getting her SRT teacher to sign her pass, which has “ASAP” written on it in square, capitalized pencil, and signed by her SRT teacher, Sarah Gillum, and then heading to her home away from home: the radio...

Students, staff, contemplate merits of arming teachers, other school staff

Pranav Jothirajah

May 23, 2019

On March 32, the Florida House committee passed Bill 1253 which would allow teachers to arm themselves on campus if the local school boards approve it. The passing of this bill follows states like Texas and Utah, which have let teachers arm themselves in an attempt to further school safety and the ...

Don’t Get Too Lazy: With summer break coming up, students should prioritize their future

Don't Get Too Lazy: With summer break coming up, students should prioritize their future

Pranav Jothirajah

May 23, 2019

As I was growing up, summer was described as a time to relax and enjoy time away from school. This would often come in the form of going on a carefree vacation or doing absolutely nothing at home. However, as one grows older and enters high school, time is scarce as students are often surrounded by dem...

AVID teaches students about future jobs

Being apart of an AVID SRT helps students like sophomore Myles Embry to get his homework done. “Being in an AVID SRT makes it easier to get my homework done because I am able to concentrate with less distractions,” he said.

Pranav Jothirajah

May 15, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, the AVID program will also begin to finish its curriculum. According to AVID teacher Elizabeth Galvan, the program will finish the year by teaching students about future careers. “Students are currently learning about what a future career path could look like...

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn  to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

With the upcoming republican primary on May 7, all attention is on the two mayoral candidates: Mayor Jim Brainard and city councilor Fred Glynn. Glynn, who began his second term at the beginning of the year, plans to run against the incumbent mayor and win largely on a more conservative platform. Josh...

New club, Timmy Global Health, raises awareness for global medical issues

New club, Timmy Global Health, raises  awareness for global medical issues

Pranav Jothirajah

April 19, 2019

Can you give a brief description of what CHS Timmy is? CHS Timmy is a club that works to reduce global health inequity. Why was the club started? I am very passionate about helping others, and I learned about Timmy (Global Health Organization) through my older brother who is a part of the club at IU and I wa...

AVID sophomores learn about future jobs

AVID teacher Elizabeth Galvan works at her desk and prepares for her class. “(AVID) gets students comfortable with being uncomfortable. The activities we do in class may not feel comfortable, but they get used to advocating for themselves and (they also) learn about the skills they need outside of high school.”

Pranav Jothirajah

March 26, 2019

Preparing for college and future jobs is a major aspect that the AVID program focuses on throughout the school year.  According to AVID teacher Elizabeth Galvan, the program is currently teaching sophomores what their future profession could look like. “For the sophomores, (the students) are wo...