In order to uphold last year’s tradition, House of Books members plan to hand out books on April 10

In order to uphold last year’s tradition, House of Books members plan to hand out books on April 10


March 18, 2016

House of Books members will set up a stand at the Carmel Clay Public Library on April 10, where they will pass out books to people who walk by. Club members have reached out to many publishers and book distributors to receive book donations. They have also raised money since the fall of last year for...

House of Books’ next meeting

Club sponsor, Theresa Ramos, observes her movie poster for her next event. She had that available for House of Books members to give their opinion on how they want it to be displayed.


September 22, 2015

The next meeting for House of Books is scheduled for Sept. 23. At this meeting members will discuss the upcoming festival booth in October and the after school meeting program with Carmel Elementary. The festival booth for Oktoberfest is still under planning, but like last year there will be fun activitie...

Model U.N. to attend IUPUI conference March 19

Model U.N. sponsor Sandy Gardner works at her desk during SRT. Gardner said the IUPUI event will be the last conference this year. LAXMI PALDE / PHOTO


March 17, 2015

Model U.N. group members will continue to prepare for the IUPUI conference, scheduled to take place on March 19, according to sponsor Sandy Gardner. Members planning on attending should have already turned in their forms. Gardner said although not required, meeting attendance is strongly required for IUP...

Little Free Libraries spread throughout Carmel

Sarah Tinaphong, House of Books co-president and junior, examines a book from a Free Little Library at West Park. Tinaphong said these libraries serve as a convenient source of new books. ALEX YOM / PHOTO


August 13, 2014

Last May, the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) partnered with Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation and Clay Township to introduce Little Free Libraries to three places in Carmel: the John W. Hensel Government Center, West Park and Founders Park, monitored weekly by CCPL. “Take a book, return a book”—Little...

Chinese students to attend Chinese language and cultural fair

Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee prepares for lesson plans for the day. Over the past several weeks, Lee discussed the Chinese language and cultural fair with her students and helped them prepare for the contests and activities. SARAH TINAPHONG / PHOTO


April 16, 2014

On April 19, the Chinese students will be attending the Chinese language and cultural fair at Eastwood Middle School. The fair, featuring several different cultural activities along with language contests for both heritage and non-heritage students, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Acco...

French students writing to pen pals in Haiti


March 3, 2014

Following a recent visit from Ludner St. Amour, director of the Christian School of New Vision in La Jeune, Haiti, French IV students have been preparing their letters to send back to their pen pals attending his school. According to the school’s website, the Christian School of New Vision is a...

German students to attend Staatskongress on Feb. 15


February 12, 2014

On Feb. 15, German students will be attending the annual German student competition, Staatskongress, at Ball State University. According to Mariam Aziz, vice president of the Indiana Association of Students of German (IASG) and junior, German students from all over Indiana participate in the event, which...

Chinese classes to celebrate Chinese New Year


January 27, 2014

The Chinese classes are celebrating the upcoming Chinese New Year on Jan. 31 with a Chinese New Year celebration feast. In preparation, students will research a Chinese dish, prepare the food and then present their dish and recipe at the feast. In addition, students have been learning Chinese New Year...

World language department to organize Christmas caroling


December 8, 2013

With the upcoming holiday season, the world language department will have its annual Christmas caroling on Dec. 11 and 12. According to Andrea Yocum, activity organizer and French teacher, participation depends on each teacher and their class schedules. However, should they choose to take part in...

Students participate in German American Partnership Program


October 25, 2013

For the past three weeks, students hosted 18 German exchange students from Hohen Neuendorf, Germany. Over the course of the visit, CHS students got a chance to give the German exchange students a sampling of life in America. “I just loved showing them around. My favorite was going to Indianapolis...

Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages gives students opportunities to study abroad


October 2, 2013

The selection process for the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL) is in the process of reviewing student applications to participate in its study abroad program. While the deadline for the applications was on Sept. 29, students participating in the program will begin the selection...