2.9 News Briefs

2.9 News Briefs

Cady Armstrong February 9, 2021

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12.12 News Briefs

12.12 News Briefs

Cady Armstrong December 12, 2020

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Q&A with science teacher James Hambley on YouTube channel with over 75k subscribers

Q&A with science teacher James Hambley on YouTube channel with over 75k subscribers

Ray Mo and Wendy Zhu November 20, 2020

Could you briefly introduce what BeardedScienceGuy is and your social media presence? BeardedScienceGuy started with some videos I made when I was teaching at the middle school on the west side of Carmel....

Senior Nishita Prasad writes down her to do list in a notebook to stay oranized and to make sure she gets all the points on her list done and to not stress out with all her school work and extracurriculars.

Students, admissions counselors debate the importance of extracurriculars

Kiersten Riedford August 13, 2020

When it comes to applying to college there are several important aspects, the main ones being GPAs, test scores (ACT/SAT), activities lists, letters of recommendation and personal statements. While GPAs...

Junior Marissa Cheslock threads her sewing machine. When determining when do repurpose clothes or start from scratch, she said, If its something big, itd be very hard to find something to repurpose for that because theres so much fabric involved.

Junior Marissa Cheslock repurposes old clothes, posts her creations on her sewing Instagram

Grace Xu April 2, 2020

How did you become interested in sewing? My grandma taught me how to sew, and I did sewing lessons with her for a while. I kind of did it because I thought I had to. Then I started taking sewing lessons...

Junior Melissa Su divides her lunch into individual boxes to make it easier to bring in the morning. Su said she started focusing on having a more balanced diet last month.

In light of World Health Day on April 7, changes in diet lead to improved mental, physical health amongst students

Uma Kandallu March 20, 2020

Junior Melissa Su typically starts off her day by eating a breakfast with eggs. She then prepares a lunch centered around vegetables and ends the day by eating a protein-focused dinner.  Su said she follows...

Junior Max Chang mows the grass along the box plots on his farm, NuJac Gardens. Chang said the maintenance of a farm requires many responsibilities including this one.

In light of World Agriculture Day on Tuesday, students in agriculture stress importance of maintaining industry

Leah Tan March 20, 2020

Although Indiana is a state commonly known for its agricultural industry, Carmel tends to stray far from representing that stereotype. However, for junior Drew Sanchez, agriculture is a topic of interest,...

Caroline Ramsey, varsity lacrosse player and senior, walks off the field with her teammates. Ramsey, as well as swimming Head Coach Chris Plumb, said positive and uplifting team atmosphere motivates athletes to keep playing their sport.

Rigorous practice schedules cause fatigue, athletes compare journeys in sports

Angela Qian February 21, 2020

With two hours of lacrosse practice after school and up to three games throughout the week combined with a rigorous academic course load, Caroline Ramsey, lacrosse player and senior, said she feels overworked...

Social studies teacher James Ziegler instructs the class during a socratic seminar in IB History of the Americas 3-4. Many IB courses such as IB History of the Americas are very discussion-oriented.

As scheduling continues, students, teachers promote classes that test world views

Kiersten Riedford February 21, 2020

In her junior year, current senior Sandiya Sajan said she came to the realization that all she had ever thought was instilled by someone else’s opinions. It was during her IB History of the Americas...

Champions Together members from CHS and Center Grove play basketball in the Fieldhouse during halftime of the men’s game. President and senior Sophie Gates said, “I know a good amount of people that would not only do well in Champions Together but would really enjoy it and I would love if they volunteered.”

Member of Champions Together club helps students with disabilities via sports, wishes more people would volunteer

Daniel Kim January 23, 2020

For Sophie Gates, Champions Together president and senior, volunteering for Champions Together has been a big part of her high school career ever since her freshman year and she said she is happy with...

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American  cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

Sowmya Chundi October 24, 2019

In his free time, sophomore Ethan Stoehr is an avid recycler and plastic collecter. In his room, Stoehr has bins full of plastic waste spanning from salad forks to shampoo bottles. He said that by creating...

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