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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 a “plastic stockpile,” he’ll try and convince his mom to stop buying plastics once she ...

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sophia Hawkins

September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine this effect on a much greater scale—say, perhaps, the recent Amazon Rainforest fire—where, argua...

Club Spotlight: Green Action Club

September 20, 2019

Green Action Club Co-President Maanya Rajesh Why did you choose to start the club? The club was started by me and my co-leaders with the intent of being able to do our part in helping reduce CHS’s greenhouse gas emissions, and (what we’re doing to accomplish) that is a series of projects that are studen...

Model U.N. continues meetings, attend Zionsville conference

Model U.N. continues meetings, attend Zionsville conference

Riley Terbush

September 11, 2019

Model U.N. will attend a conference in Zionsville on Sept. 28. “The Zionsville conference is Sept. 28, and so the idea is we’re gonna have a few weeks of preparation,” said Sandy Gardner, sponsor of Model U.N. “The advanced group, they’ll just continue to do their thing and sharpen their skill...

Riley TerBush

March 24, 2019

As of this week, Julian Knudson, Chess Club president and senior, has closed off the teams competing at the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) tournament. “The deadline to register the teams on the SCI chess website is this Friday. This is the last meeting of Chess Club before this Friday, so I’m...

Chess Club continues tournament preparations

Riley TerBush

February 27, 2019

In preparation for the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) state tournament in March, Julian Knudson, senior and president of Chess Club, continues to form tournament teams. The club will still accept non-members to add to tournament teams. Each person attending will need a U.S. Chess Federation (USCF...

Chess Club looks for new members, assembles tournament teams

Riley TerBush

January 31, 2019

With the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) tournament coming up in March, Julian Knudson, president of Chess Club and senior, is looking to recruit people to represent CHS. “I’m trying to reach out to people at Carmel High School who are good at chess,” he said. Knudson will form one to three teams to send t...

Chess club prepares for statewide tournament

Riley TerBush

January 13, 2019

Chess Club will take a competitive focus in the second semester, according to president and senior Julian Knudson. In preparation for the statewide tournament the club attends annually, Knudson said he will form a team of four to send to the competition. “Now that the second semester has arrived, I...

Chess club to take club photos Nov. 29

Riley TerBush

November 26, 2018

The Chess Club is scheduled to take club photos at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 29 in the Varsity Gym. The club will continue to play casual games until the second semester, when the club will begin preparations for the statewide chess tournament. “I don’t really have to make a decision on who’s on what team ...

Chess Club continues recreational play

Riley TerBush

October 29, 2018

As of this month, the Chess Club is meeting to play games and improve strategy. “Right now, it’s just playing games with them. That’s kind of how I gauge the skill throughout the year,” said president and senior Julian Knudson. The Chess Club culminates in a statewide tournament ...