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Do Unto Others. Respect between students, teachers is crucial to learning, teaching effectively.

Do Unto Others. Respect between students, teachers is crucial to learning, teaching effectively.

Emily Worrell

October 26, 2017

As a 17-year-old girl, I get mixed messages from everywhere regarding how to act. From parents to friends to teachers, I have a million social pressures pulling me every which way, all contradicting one another and even contradicting themselves. The biggest issue I encounter is the mixed messages I get...

Looking Back: Japanese Exchange Students from Sister School Visit CHS (March 18)

Looking Back: Japanese Exchange Students from Sister School Visit CHS (March 18)

Armaan Goel, Reporter

April 6, 2017

Japanese exchange students for Seikyo Gakuen Junior & Senior High School in Kawachinagano, Japan arrived at CHS on March 18th. The students visited CHS for six days, in which they stayed with CHS students and learned about American culture. Some of the activities planned for the students’ stay included...

THE VALUE OF EXPERIENCE

THE VALUE OF EXPERIENCE

studentsection

May 19, 2016

Three days a week, sophomore Sean O’Rourke gets dropped off at his local Goodwill store, where he works a part-time job as a shelf stocker.  He has been working there for several months and he said he has already benefitted from it greatly.  In an article published by USA Today in 2015, it was sh...

More international students are studying in United States for diploma

More international students are studying in United States for diploma

News

September 16, 2015

As senior Fangyi Deng comes home to a compact household with his aunt, uncle, cousin, grandparents and mother, he makes an alleviated shift from speaking English to speaking Cantonese, a southern dialect of Chinese. In September of 2011, Deng moved from Guangzhou, China to Carmel with his mother whil...

CHS musicians prepare for Porchfest

CHS musicians prepare for Porchfest

Contributor

August 13, 2014

Early last year, citizens of Carmel started to prepare for a new music festival that would occur this year. As musicians sent in applications and the event planners rented venues, Carmel Porchfest (Porchfest) began to come together. According to Chairperson of Porchfest Sue Finkam, the event will take...

Students should take a more active role in asking for changes in school policy, inform themselves

perspectives

April 26, 2013

As far as policy is concerned, the microcosm of our school functions as a trickle-down dictatorship. We, the students, have virtually no power in state and federal regulations, and we often don’t hear about them until they are affecting us. But are we really as powerless as we believe? When new...

Every vote counts. Teens must understand the importance of being politically aware.

Every vote counts. Teens must understand the importance of being politically aware.

perspectives

August 15, 2012

In 1984, 233,286 people voted in the election for Indiana’s eighth congressional district. After an extremely close race, the Indiana Secretary of State declared Rick McIntyre the winner by 34 votes, after ignoring other recounts that showed Frank McCloskey in the lead. After the House conducted its ...

Know your rights. Students should be cognizant of the First Amendment rights they retain at school.

Know your rights. Students should be cognizant of the First Amendment rights they retain at school.

perspectives

August 15, 2012

This summer, the right to bear arms came under public scrutiny and incited a nasty debate across partisan lines. Considering the horror of the Aurora theater massacre, it’s certainly an important debate to be had. Amid the hubbub over the Second Amendment, however, I thought more about the First A...

Students should make themselves more employable by trying new things

perspectives

May 18, 2012

Since the recession began in late 2007, we have been peppered with phrases like “real-estate equity losses” and “sub-prime loan rates.” However, only recently have these “grown-up” phrases begun to hit home with our generation. According to a newly released 2012 study by the Pew Research ...

College debts may lessen, but students must still make sound financial decisions

perspectives

December 12, 2011

Year after year, a new batch of seniors at this school make decisions for their post-high school plans. With such a multitude of successors, one would think the margin of error created in the process would decrease each year. However, studies have shown this is not the case, particularly in financial...