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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

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

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

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

Dear Stressed Students

Dear Stressed Students

Mary Salzmann, Section Editor

May 18, 2017

The word stress comes up a lot, and for a lot of students here, it never seems to stop. Over the past four years, I think it’s safe to say we’ve all experienced a lot of stress. The most important thing I learned (and am still learning) is a person’s mindset about the stressful situations can m...

Senioritis is a Sham. Seniors shouldn’t use senioritis as an excuse to slack off on schoolwork.

Senioritis is a Sham. Seniors shouldn’t use senioritis as an excuse to slack off on schoolwork.

Kelsey Atcheson, Section Editor

February 23, 2017

I hold maybe one of the most unpopular opinions around: senioritis is a sham. While I will recognize both Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com to provide an accurate definition of the word, I still refuse to recognize it as a real “illness.” To start, for those who don’t know what senioritis is, let me help...

Senior Schedule Smackdown. New senior schedule option offers positive experiences for seniors.

Senior Schedule Smackdown. New senior schedule option offers positive experiences for seniors.

perspectives

August 17, 2016

This year will see the introduction of the CHS Senior Transition to College Program (senior schedule). This program requires seniors to take a minimum of four full-weight year-long courses in their schedules. At first glance, this scheduling system seems like an appealing, school-authorized way to...