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This year’s virtual learning to focus on social-emotional learning, bonds between teachers, students

Senior Sarah Konrad takes notes for class during online-learning time.She said she had trouble for the first few days, but did her best to find a schedule to help her get things turned in on time.

Wendy Zhu

August 13, 2020

In the 2019-2020 school year, teachers taught the final quarter of school entirely online after Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) closed on March 16 and Gov. Holcomb later ordered all K-12 schools in Indiana to remain closed for the rest of the school year. It’s likely that most, if not all teachers were...

As e-learning resumes on April 13, continues through rest of school year due to COVID-19, students structure time differently without necessity of normal routine

Junior Maylee O'Brien takes notes as part of her e-learning study method. O'Brien said that as junior year is important and she is close to college where she will have to manage on her own, she is trying to use this more unstructured time to build productive habits and life skills.

Viyang Hao

April 13, 2020

For the majority of the school year, from Monday through Friday, sophomore Eliana Jin’s everyday routine involved her waking up at 6:20 a.m., going to school and arriving home at 3:53 p.m., occasionally staying after school for a club meeting. After coming back, she’ll go straight to her computer, pu...

Model U.N. continues meetings, attend Zionsville conference

Ali Strzynski, sophomore and Model U.N. member, works on homework. Strzynski said the topic of the February conference will be Iran.

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...

Following conclusion of conferences Model U.N. merges beginner and advanced groups, searches for next year’s leaders

Sam Hawkins

April 19, 2019

After the final Model United Nations conference in March, the club is now preparing for next year by merging the beginner and advanced committees and searching for student leaders to replace those who will graduate in May. Now that students have had almost a full year’s experience with the parliame...

Model U.N. students recognized for 19 awards at IU conference, preparing for IUPUI conference

Model U.N. students discuss plans for the IUPUI conference. At the competition on Feb. 22, 19 out of 41 delegates who attended were recognized for awards.

Sam Hawkins

March 22, 2019

On Feb. 22 to 24, students from CHS Model United Nations competed at IU, and 19 out of 41 were recognized for awards. “That was actually the highest we’ve ever gotten in our history,” said Model UN adviser Sandy Gardner. She also mentioned plans to create a display case, which Model UN and the ...

Preparations underway for Model U.N. conference Feb. 22 to 24

Sam Hawkins

February 27, 2019

On Feb. 22 to 24, delegates from CHS Model United Nations will attend a conference at IU. As the event approaches, students are preparing themselves by sharpening their skills. “As we get closer to competition, typically we try to deviate a little bit from our standard practice where we just do a...

Model U.N. to attend conference at IU on Feb. 22 to 24

Sam Hawkins

February 3, 2019

Model United Nations delegates will be participating in a conference at Indiana University from Feb. 22 to 24. Students will take that Friday off school and travel by school bus to IU. “I’m really excited for it, most of the people in the club are," Hannah Kosc, Model U.N. president and senior...

Model U.N. delegates assigned committees for conference at IU

Sam Hawkins

January 13, 2019

At the Model United Nations meeting last Thursday, student leaders gave out committee assignments for delegates participating in the conference at Indiana University on Feb. 22 to 24. These committees specify which topics delegates will discuss at the competition, and with whom, as well as which cou...

Model U.N. to attend conference in Nashville, Tenn. on Nov. 2

Sam Hawkins

October 20, 2018

On Nov. 2, Model U.N. plans to take 24 students to Nashville, Tenn. to participate in a conference at Vanderbilt University. Students will travel to Nashville for the weekend, spend the night in a hotel, and participate in simulations both Saturday and Sunday. Model U.N. adviser Sandy Gardner said th...

Model U.N. has begun preparing for their first conference

Sam Hawkins

September 23, 2018

Model U.N. has already begun practicing every Thursday after school for the Zionsville Model U.N. conference (ZMUN) which takes place on Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. They are learning the parliamentary procedures and discussion tactics used in conferences by running simulations. This particular conference is one that ...

Model U.N. to meet for last meeting of the year

 Model U.N. sponsor Sandy Gardner said Model U.N. will have a meeting to finish this year off. She also said the meeting this week will be filled with food and fun.

Richa Louis

May 22, 2018

This Thursday, Model U.N. members will meet in Room E208 for their last meeting of the year. Sponsor Sandy Gardner said that the club had simulations in previous meetings to prepare for conferences next fall. Gardner said, “(We have been) prepping for next fall when we try to do a high school con...

Model U.N. to not meet for the next couple of weeks

Ayman Bolad, Model U.N. member and sophomore, studies for upcoming finals. Last Thursday, the club decided to not have meetings for the next couple of weeks due to upcoming finals and AP exams.

Richa Louis

April 29, 2018

Last Thursday, Model U.N. members met to discuss the future of their club. According to Ayman Bolad, Model U.N. member and sophomore, said that the club agreed to not have meetings for the next couple of weeks due to many members occupied with finals and AP exams. Sponsor Sandy Gardner also said tha...