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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...

CHS to offer new Engineering and Technology Courses: Construction Trades I and Aerospace Engineering for the 2021-22 year

CHS to offer new Engineering and Technology Courses: Construction Trades I and Aerospace Engineering for the 2021-22 year

Raghav Sriram December 14, 2020

As part of the 2021-2022 school year, CHS plans to offer two new Engineering and Technology courses: Construction Trades I and Aerospace Engineering.  According to introduction to construction teacher...

Voting for Carmel Clay Public Library’s costume contest begins Oct. 24

Raghav Sriram November 11, 2020

For the past few weeks, the Carmel Clay Public Library has been accepting contest entries for its Literary Costume Contest, with voting to decide the winner beginning on Oct. 24. According to Katie Blackthorn,...

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Ramkumar Ramakrishnan waters his newly planted vegetables. With the increase of free time during this quarantine, Ramakrishnan picked up the hobby of gardening, a laborious task requiring all members of the family to help out. “[By building a garden] we will be able to get fresh vegetables and get the whole family healthy without the use of fertilizers or pesticides. We can also avoid going grocery shopping and lessen the risk of contracting the [corona]virus.”

Raghav Sriram

May 18, 2020

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