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TechHOUNDS introduces CodeFest, hopes to spread coding to community

TechHOUNDS introduces CodeFest, hopes to spread coding to community

Adam Spensley

November 16, 2018

The CHS TechHOUNDS will coordinate their new event CodeFest at the Carmel Clay Public Library on Nov. 24. The event will run from noon to 4 p.m. CodeFest will include many different stations involving coding and computer programming geared toward specific age groups and audiences. Michael Cherry, y...

Counseling center prepares for STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29

Viyang Hao

November 14, 2018

Senior Adi Majumdar and the counseling center are preparing for the STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29. This event will be in the freshman cafeteria. At the fair, Majumdar will share his experience through the program, Young Innovators Quest (YIQ), which helped Majumdar find a better path in STEM Care...

TechHOUNDS works through preseason by training robot drivers in invitationals

TechHOUNDS works through preseason by training robot drivers in invitationals

James Yin

October 29, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have continue to have meetings each Thursday from 3:15 to 5 after school in the main cafeteria. According to Ryan Forrest, electrical and programming division co-lead and senior, TechHOUNDS has participated in several offseason competitions, including  Indy CAGE Match at Southport High Sc...

Short on STEM: CHS STEM teachers share thoughts on teaching qualifications as new Senate bill addressing teacher shortage is proposed

Short on STEM: CHS STEM teachers share thoughts on teaching qualifications  as new Senate bill addressing teacher shortage is proposed

Michelle Yin

April 20, 2018

Last month, Indiana Republican Senators Andy Zay, Dennis Kruse, and Jeff Raatz authored a bill to address the lack of qualified teachers in Indiana. Senate Bill 387 would create a career specialist permit, which allows individuals who have professional experience but have not obtained a teaching license...

Shubhi Sinha, 11

Shubhi Sinha, 11

Raiha Zainab, Student Section Editor

September 21, 2017

“I sometimes feel inferior because I’m in a lot of STEM fields and I’ll look around me and I’ll see a room full of guys. I’ll see that I’m the only girl in this project, and even though we live in 2017 and we’ve made a lot of changes to the movement of giving women equal rights, in smaller...

Slipping out of Science: While there is large interest in STEM fields at CHS, it is paralleled with large dropout rate during college.

Slipping out of Science: While there is large interest in STEM fields at CHS, it is paralleled with large dropout rate during college.

Bethlehem Daniel and Manahil Nadeem

March 17, 2017

Meet senior Darren Chang. For the past three summers, Chang has worked eight to 10 hours a day for five days a week to complete his research project on transcription modulation at the Indiana University School of Medicine. “My research, at its most basic level, is about developing a method for modu...

Students, teachers have high hopes for U.S. scientific progress, STEM education

Students, teachers have high hopes  for U.S. scientific progress, STEM education

Allen Zheng, Feature Reporter

September 16, 2016

According to a Pew Research study conducted in 2015, the public and scientists often see subjects that highlight U.S. scientific achievements and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in many ways. Student researcher and senior Abhinav Ramkumar said U.S. STEM achievement is abo...

Finding the Perfect Balance

Finding the Perfect Balance

News

April 20, 2016

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, one of the few months that gives music, or any art form for that matter, publicity. So, choosing to be a professional musician—a field that is not known for its job demand, much less its chances for success—can be daunting. However, Xavier Searle, Jazz I trum...

STEM Club applies for computer science grant

STEM Club applies for computer science grant

News

February 20, 2015

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Club plans to apply for a grant on May 1 in order to create a program that peer mentors students through teaching them computer science, according to Kimaya Raje, STEM Club president and junior. “Basically, since we’re STEM Club we wan...

Awareness. Students must be aware of government decisions regarding STEM education.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

This summer, I had the privilege of attending the Research Science Institute (RSI) hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with 80 other high school students aspiring to be scientists. This six-week summer program is an introduction to scientific research, where privileged students...

Liberal Arts Lover. As we strive for practicality and STEM initiatives, we can’t belittle the importance of the humanities.

Liberal Arts Lover. As we strive for practicality and STEM initiatives, we can’t belittle the importance of the humanities.

perspectives

January 24, 2013

These days, there’s probably one question English majors hear more often than any other: “What are you going to do with that degree?” Maybe that’s tied with “Are you going to work at McDonald’s or Burger King when you graduate?” Students have been led to value “practicality” as...