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Teach for the Stars: As national interest in space initiatives increases, CHS astronomy community determines impact of astronomy education in modern day

Teach for the Stars: As national interest in space initiatives increases, CHS astronomy community determines impact of astronomy education in modern day

James Yin

May 23, 2019


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, feature-top, Recent Updates, Top Story

On April 11 of this year, a group of researchers working for the Event Horizon Telescope released the first-ever photo of a black hole, a celestial object from the Messier 87 galaxy. In October, scientists at the University of Bern in Switzerland plan to launch the Characterising Exoplanets Satellite...

TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

Rhea Acharya

May 20, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, the TEDx club will meet for the last time for this academic year on May 22 in Room E210 for its end-of-year celebration. Oh said she plans for there to be food and balloons at the meeting. “Attendance to some of the meetings has been a little bit sl...

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Rhea Acharya and Grace Xu

May 17, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, Online Only, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

On May 18, the Monon Community Center plans to host a “Family Learn to Fish” event at the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon. According to Erica Foreman, the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation program supervisor in charge of Family Learn to Fish, the event will teach p...

Detail-Oriented: Baseball, golf athletes put emphasis on fundamentals during off-season training

Detail-Oriented: Baseball, golf athletes put emphasis on fundamentals during off-season training

Satvik Kandru

April 19, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Golf, Recent Updates, SPORTS, Spring Sports

While Dryden Schroeder, varsity baseball player and junior, is at the batting range during offseason, he relies on both fundamentals—the basic motions of the sport—and repetition to sustain skill and endurance during the winter time. “I’ve been playing sports since about third grade, and I have no...

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li

April 19, 2019


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Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Do Something Club to host Walk-a-Thon for Veterans

Do Something Club to  host Walk-a-Thon for Veterans

Adam Spensley

April 19, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

On May 11, noon to 5 p.m. at the Carmel Stadium, the 22nd International Festival and Walk-A-Thon will take place through efforts from the Do Something Club. The main goal of the event is to generate funds in order to support veterans who are struggling with mental illnesses and Post Traumatic Stress...

TEDx members apply for license, decide theme for next conference

Rhea Acharya

April 18, 2019


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As the new leadership team for next year has been chosen, the TEDx club looks ahead to the next semester so they can plan for their next conference, which is tentatively scheduled for late 2019. Selin Oh, current TEDx president and senior, said, “We are planning for our next conference and applying ...

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

Rhea Acharya

April 10, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Recently, the current leadership team for TEDx, which was entirely comprised of current seniors, selected a new leadership team for the 2019 to 2020 school year. In order to be considered for a leadership role, interested club members submitted applications earlier in the semester. According to Selin Oh, cu...

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang

March 22, 2019


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As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or s...

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation receives $18 million fund to improve parks

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation receives $18 million fund to improve parks

Lillian He

March 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

What benefits do you hope these changes will have on the community? “I think that anytime we look at making any improvements to the park system, in general, it's important to understand the needs and wants of the community. What do I think they’re going to benefit from this? Improved infrastructu...

TEDx continues planning for next year

TEDx continues planning for next year

March 3, 2019


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Following sponsor changes and a room change, the TEDx club uses its meetings to prepare for next year. According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, this means the club members will discuss the past conference, plan for what they want to see in the next conference and work toward deciding next ...