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Participation Problem: Despite decreases in high school sports participation seen in national trends, CHS athletics continue to show increases in participation

Participation Problem: Despite decreases in high school sports participation seen in  national trends, CHS athletics continue to show increases in participation

Aniket Biswal

October 24, 2019

Recently, a study conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) found there has been a significant drop in teenage sport participation from 2018 to 2019. In fact, there were about 43,000 fewer teens playing sports in 2019 than in 2018, 70% of which were from football. This is ...

Pep Up for the Pep Rally: Students should maintain the homecoming spirit by appreciating the pep rally

Natalie Khamis

September 26, 2019

Homecoming has an odd effect on students. I have noticed that people seem happier during homecoming week as if they are excited about attending school for once in their lives. The time and creativity that goes into choosing themed outfits goes beyond the normal sweatshirt and legging combination seen th...

Step Up to Sexual Assault: Administration, students focus on importance of new sexual assault prevention presentation

Step Up to Sexual Assault: Administration, students focus on importance of new sexual assault prevention presentation

Kassandra Darnell

September 20, 2019

Logan Sandlin, varsity track and junior varsity cross-country runner and senior, sits among his teammates in the auditorium before practice as he listens to the “Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault” presentation. The presentation is a new program being presented to the athletics and performing arts department...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and Athletics)...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes leaders plan meetings for the students

Fellowship of Christian Athletes leaders plan meetings for the students

Riley Hamilton, Reporter

September 4, 2019

Seven years ago, a group of juniors and teacher Nick Durman started Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). FCA is an organization that aims to provide a close community for Christian athletes, however any student is welcome who is interested in becoming closer with God and other students within the...

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Olivia Childress

February 22, 2019

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was with the sport, there was one large difference between her past experiences with cheer and the one th...

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Ashwin Prasad

January 24, 2019

The issue of celebrity politics is still at the forefront the entertainment world as the calendar flips to 2019. In the midst of another politically-charged awards season, Super Bowl LIII and its halftime show performer, Maroon 5 will only support the National Football League (NFL) and the controversies s...

Athletes and Precedents: Fans, media often put too much pressure on athletes, should recognize athletes can make mistakes

January 24, 2019

As an avid fan of professional sports, I have always observed how the media, or even the public as a whole, scrutinizes athletes when they make a certain wrongdoing. Today, professional athletes are met with extreme pressure and are essentially put under a lense by fans and media everywhere; these athl...

Carmel Dads Club fall season coming to a close

Carmel Dads Club fall season coming to a close

Jesse Cooper

October 29, 2018

Come Nov. 1, the Carmel Dads Club (CDC) fall sports season will come to an end, and the winter basketball season will begin. Jack Beery, President of CDC said “The highlights (of the fall season) would be strong participation and tremendous sportsmanship.” Maggie Killian, CDC soccer player and sophomore say...

Carmel Dads Club winter basketball registration has opened

Carmel Dads Club winter basketball registration has opened

Jesse Cooper

October 1, 2018

Carmel Dads Club (CDC) winter basketball registration opened September first, and depending what division you sign up for, close late November. Jack Beery, President of CDC encourages students to play a sport sometime during the school year, “We have all different levels of competition, and...