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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...

AP World History teachers change some teaching methods in response to pandemic

Karolena Zhou November 11, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some history teachers had to change the way they teach for hybrid students as students alternate which day they go to school and which day they learn virtually. AP World History...

Library Undergoes Major Rennovations in Effort to Modernize

Edward Dong February 21, 2020

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) announced plans for a complete renovation of the main library building at Fourth Avenue and Main Street, continuing a trend of construction in Carmel’s...

Bring Me My Money: CHS teachers reflect on new pay raises

Viyang Hao November 15, 2019

This school year, Carmel Clay teachers will receive the largest pay raise they have received in the past decade. In the new contract, it states that Carmel Clay teachers will see a 4% increase of pay this...

Global Giving to not operate for remainder of school year

Bianca Templeton March 5, 2019

Global Giving will not host its annual dance competition due to insufficient funds. Club members will not host further club meetings because of this cancellation. Club sponsor Ryan Ringenberg said,...

Global Giving to host call-out meeting Jan. 28

Bianca Templeton January 22, 2019

Global Giving will host its first meeting on Jan. 28. The call-out will take place in room H208. Facing inadequate funds, the club plans to set forth efforts to ensure this spring’s dance competition....

Global Giving to have first meeting in February

Bianca Templeton December 3, 2018

Global Giving will have its first meeting in February during second semester. There is no exact date for when as its club officers and sponsors are still trying to arrange times. The meeting will begin...

Thomas Gastineau, student leader and senior, leads a group in reading verses in the Bible. CRU Club sponsors decided to have club meetings more student run this year.

CRU Club changing tradition

Marvin Fan September 9, 2018

With CRU Club’s next meeting on Sept. 11, CRU Club is continuing their new way of how the club is run. The club meets at 7 a.m. and features different activities from the guest speakers last year. One...

Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology

Adam Stockholm January 27, 2017

The next step for advanced technology integration is in education.  Of course, schools like CHS have had devices like desktops and laptops for many years now, but now there is a move towards more personalized...

Jessica Chiang, club co-president and senior, displays the dance jam tickets during the club’s meeting on March 10. Global Giving will have its first ever dance jam on March 21. SRIYA RAVI / PHOTO

Global Giving to host dance jam on March 21

Beats March 19, 2014

According to Jessica Chiang, club co-president and senior, Global Giving has rescheduled its benefit concert, which was originally planned for March 21, to April 18. Instead, the club is planning a dance...

Jessica Chiang talks about the officer elections for next year during Global Giving’s previous meeting. Global Giving is hosting its first ever benefit concert on March 21. SRIYA RAVI / PHOTO

Global Giving to host benefit concert on March 21

Beats March 5, 2014

Global Giving has scheduled a benefit concert for March 21 in the auditorium, according to Jessica Chiang, Global Giving club president and senior. The event is open to anyone who would like to attend....

Jessica Chiang, club co-president and senior, leads a Global Giving meeting. Global Giving is partnering with Hip Hop Club for the dance jam. ANGELA WU / PHOTO

Global Giving to have dance jam instead of CBDC

News February 27, 2014

Instead of Carmel’s Best Dance Crew (CBDC), Global Giving is hosting a dance jam due to the lack of dance crews, according to Ryan Ringenberg, club sponsor and history teacher. The club hopes to have...

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