Despite abrupt end to show choir season, seniors remain positive about their last year

Tessa Collinson

March 31, 2020

Mere days before Carmel Clay Schools announced all schools closing, members of Carmel Choirs were riding the high of a successful competition in the Chicago area. The choirs who competed each came away with a trophy, referred to as an “all-kill.” Trevor Johnson, New Edition member and senior, said...

Seniors, Athletics Director, reflect on why people continue in sports through their senior year

Seniors, Athletics Director, reflect on why people continue in sports through their senior year

Cady Armstrong

November 19, 2019

Most people consider waking up at 6:30 a.m for school hard. However, for Meredith Burglund, varsity swimmer and senior, that is sleeping in. Burglund said she has practice for 22 hours each week, including morning practice three times a week. “Sometimes I’ll have to put my homework away early because I...

Curbing the College Cost: In light of National Scholarship Month, college and career programming and resources coordinator Melinda Stephan explains process for scholarships

Melinda Stephan

Emily Sandy

November 15, 2019

What are the different types of scholarships? Need-based aid is based on your family’s finances, meaning you can get a grant or a scholarship based on your need. There are also what we call merit-based scholarships. That’s based not usually on finances, but on your academic performance, your ath...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

Senior Loraine Lee

Senior Loraine Lee

May 23, 2019

“I used to be really involved in DECA, I still I am, but I used to be in love with DECA, DECA was like my life and everything I did and I was pretty good at it but sometimes you put in a lot of work for something and you don’t get that recognition that you want, it really makes you question how ...

As seniors prepare to move into college dorms, students, staff give tips for decorating small spaces

Sophomore Ashley Elmore reads a book in her room. Elmore said she makes use of shelves around her room to store her books and other belongings so she always knows where they are.

Tessa Collinson

May 23, 2019

Although sophomore Ashley Elmore has a couple years before she will go to college, she’s well prepared for living in a dormitory. She said she knows how to utilize her furniture in the most efficient way possible to optimize her space. “(A struggle I’ve encountered) with decorating a small room ...

NHS prepares for fourth quarter and new member inductions

Kassandra Darnell

March 26, 2019

National Honor Society wrapped up third quarter with a successful telethon to raise money for the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF) on Feb. 19 to Feb. 21.     “We’re going to do some sort of service project (at the meeting), hopefully in coordination or in collaboration with the CHS Culture of Care,...

The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

COLORING IN THE CANVAS: Sydney Remble, art student and senior, works on her painting during her class period. Remble said although she will not major in art, she hopes to incorporate it in her future.

Emily Carlisle, Isabella White

March 22, 2019

English, math, science and history courses—these are all classes which aim to both educate and broaden the minds of teenagers all across the country. Ever day at CHS students across all four grades find themselves slumped in desks, teachers lecturing on the fundamentals of radicals or the importance of t...

Dear Freshman Me

Dear Freshman Me

Gillian Paxton, Section Editor

May 18, 2017

Greetings! If you’re reading this, that means you’re about to enter your very first year of high school. You don’t know me, but I promise, I know you very well. You went to freshman orientation and wondered how you were going to fit it all into your schedule —harder classes, this odd new thing ca...

Dear College Board

Dear College Board

Gabby Perelmuter, Section Editor

May 18, 2017

Now writing this, I am completely open to the idea of one of the board members reading this and demolishing all of my AP scores because I spoke out against your monopoly, but jokes on you, I’ve already gotten credit and placement for all of my AP classes. Don’t get me wrong, you gave me the opport...