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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...

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 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


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

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


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

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 ...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li

February 22, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, feature-top, Recent Updates

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. M...

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Olivia Childress

February 22, 2019


Filed under Print, Recent Updates, SPORTS, Sports Features

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was with the sport, there was one large difference between her past experiences with cheer and the one th...

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating  Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Adam Spensley

February 22, 2019


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

How did the idea for the online store come about? Over the summer, we were trying to figure out how can we make more money, how can this business make more money. We were in desperate need of a new revenue stream. And we realized there is a whole demographic we’re not reaching and that’s parents.  What features do you plan to include on the website? It ...

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Rhea Acharya

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

Recently, the PTO changed the requirements a student needs to meet to be invited to the Scholastic Banquet, which is scheduled for April 15. Until this year, the administration invited the top 3 percent of students based on their cumulative GPA, but this year, as they are introducing cut-off GPAs; a ...