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A representative for Mike’s Crew Carwash waits for students to arrive at her station at the job fair. The job fair was an opportunity for students to find and gain work experience while still in high school.

CHS students share how pandemic has shaped views on employment

Raghav Sriram May 16, 2021

Amidst the pandemic, junior Grace Sullivan laces up in her personal protective equipment before departing for work. “I work at the Carmel Senior Living Center so each time I go to work I need to make...

Jim Peterson (farthest back), co-director of theater and film who has worked at CHS since 1992, poses with the Rising Star club before the Homecoming parade in 2007. “(The Homecoming parade) was a really special time,” he said.

Students, teachers speak on feelings of nostalgia after year of non-traditional school

Kruti Subbannavar and Raghav Sriram April 20, 2021

Hybrid scheduling challenged senior Anna Pescio’s expectations for her senior year. Although she said she was disappointed not to be able to go to prom with her junior friends, she found solace in looking...

Students share original art during Youth Art Month

Students share original art during Youth Art Month

Raghav Sriram March 21, 2021

Q&A with Senior Eads Fouché  What is your inspiration for these two pieces of artwork? The piece on the left is inspired by two pictures I found. The ceramic pieces were from the Coral Bouquet...

CHS to limit AP Social Studies classes this summer

CHS to limit AP Social Studies classes this summer

Raghav Sriram March 16, 2021

Starting this summer, CHS will no longer offer summer school options of AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics or AP Government and Politics - all courses within the social studies department— through...

On Saturday, March 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. the Carmel Clay Public Library will host a safe driving for teens program. Jamie Beckman, young adult department manager at the library, said, “Spots are limited so if you are interested in this program make sure to sign up soon.”

Carmel Clay Public Library to host “UPS Road Code: Safe Driving for Teens” program 

Raghav Sriram March 15, 2021

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host a life-saving safe driving program on Saturday, March 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. for teenagers ages 13 to 18. According to Jamie Beckman, young adult department manager...

Throughout March, students will have the opportunity to pick up a Herb Garden Sponge Kit. Jamie Beckman, young adult department manager at the library said, “These little kits will allow you to grow different kinds of herbs without soil. All you gotta do is water them each day.”

Carmel Clay Public Library to host “Herb Garden in a Sponge” library takeout activity

Raghav Sriram March 15, 2021

Throughout March, the Carmel Clay Public Library will offer students in grades 6 to 12 an opportunity to grow their own herb garden out of sponges as this month’s library takeout activity. According...

On Feb. 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., the Carmel Clay Public Library will host a second Tutor.com Info Session for teens in grades 6 to 12. Students will get to learn more about the services Tutors.com provides and members of the Teen Volunteer Corps will gain one volunteer service hour from attending and providing feedback.

Carmel Clay Public Library to host second Tutor.com Info Session

Raghav Sriram March 15, 2021

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host another Tutor.com Info Session virtually over Zoom on Feb. 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The library had previously hosted a Tutor.com info session on Nov. 17, but due...

On Jan. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m., the Carmel Clay Public Library will host a history workshop for teenagers looking towards improving their studying habits. The history workshop was organized by College Nannies & Tutors. Interested students can sign up through the library's website.

Carmel Clay Public Library to host history workshop

Raghav Sriram March 15, 2021

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host a virtual history workshop over Zoom on Jan. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. According to Jamie Beckman, young adult department manager at the library, the workshop is organized...

Sophomore Shri Atluri plays with his cockapoo, Teddy, on a winter afternoon. Like many others, Atluri and his family adopted their dog at the start of the quarantine.

New dog owners share experiences for National Love Your Pet Day, Feb. 20, how dogs improved personal mental health

Raghav Sriram February 21, 2021

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sophomore Shri Alturi and his family decided to adopt their dog Teddy. “I got a cockapoo, which is a poodle and cocker spaniel mix. We got him exactly on Leap...

Q&A with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusions Officer Terri Roberts-Leonard

Q&A with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusions Officer Terri Roberts-Leonard

Raghav Sriram February 17, 2021

Why do you believe Carmel Clay Schools added this position for the 2020-2021 School Year? With the murder of George Floyd last year, issues of racism specifically, but Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,...

12th-grader Aika Uda (fourth from left) poses with classmates and handmade candy on Valentines Day. Uda said it’s customary in Japan for women to give chocolates all the men in their lives.

Students recognize, celebrate Valentines Day in different ways

Raghav Sriram and Kruti Subbannavar February 14, 2021

Japanese students at CHS sister school talk about Valentines, White Day traditions The morning of Valentines Day in Seikyo Gakuen High School in Osaka, Japan, sister school of CHS, dawns with friends...

In preparation for Christmas, their family’s celebration around the time of the winter solstice, sophomore Catherine Byrne and her mother set up their Christmas tree. “For us, the focus is not all about the decorations and the presents and more about our religion. And we always talk about how much we care for each other and how grateful we are for each other. It’s a very sentimental 
time for us,” 
Byrne said.

CHS students celebrate winter solstice in different ways, describe cultural significance

Raghav Sriram December 21, 2020

While it might seem unusual to celebrate the winter solstice, the shortest day and darkest time of the year, many students at this school look forward to holidays around this time and have already begun...

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