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CHS students reflect on the implications of healthy versus excessive exercise

CHS students reflect on the implications of healthy versus excessive exercise

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May 19, 2016

Senior Haleigh Overshiner participates in school athletics and said she considers fitness to be an important part of her everyday life, like many CHS students. As a varsity runner on the women’s track team, Overshiner runs five to six days a week and has advanced physical conditioning (APC) classes...

Celebrate the beginning of summer with strawberry lemonade

Celebrate the beginning of summer with strawberry lemonade

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May 19, 2016

With school ending on May 25 and summer coming around the corner, students need a quick and easy way to beat the heat. This delicious and simple strawberry lemonade recipe will help you chill out in the summer sun and celebrate the end of the school year. Ingredients: Strawberries (4 medium to large o...

National History Day (NHD) club members to compete in NHD state competition

National History Day (NHD) club members to compete in NHD state competition

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April 21, 2016

On Saturday, 12 CHS students will compete in the National History Day (NHD) state contest at Ivy Tech Community College. Finalists from the regional competition were selected as one of the top three in their category. The categories include documentary, exhibit, paper, performance and website. Accor...

Freshmen, sophomores to take ISTEP+, sophomores to take ECA as well

Freshmen, sophomores to take ISTEP+, sophomores to take ECA as well

News

February 19, 2016

Freshman Jake Pearson sits on the back of the football team bus on the way to Homestead for the Regional Championships; however, something is on his mind. “Trust me, I love watching sports-related videos,” he said. “But right now, with the changes (to testing) that are being made, I really wish I ...

CHS students, teachers discuss upcoming film adaptation ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

CHS students, teachers discuss upcoming  film adaptation ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

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January 21, 2016

S cheduled for release on Feb. 5, Seth Grahame-Smith’s parody of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, takes a path different from the average 19th-century love story. The film, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” is based off Grahame-Smith’s 2009 book of the same title, which parodied the 181...

CHS to offer collegiate schedule option for seniors to help prepare them for college transition

CHS to offer collegiate schedule option for seniors to help prepare them for college transition

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December 14, 2015

Next school year, an optional, college-style schedule will be available to seniors who fulfill certain requirements. With this schedule, eligible students must take the equivalent of four fully-weighted courses, but they are not required to enroll in any other classes. Students will still have the abi...

NHS uses Carmel Green Teen grant to promote variety of recycling methods

NHS uses Carmel Green Teen grant to promote variety of recycling methods

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November 13, 2015

Last year, the CHS National Honor Society (NHS) received the Carmel Green Teen grant. This grant then motivated NHS members to promote recycling at CHS-sponsored events. Such activities include providing recycling bins, as well as sharing information about recycling with others. Sarah Griffin, ...

Carmel Clay Public Library hires new director

Carmel Clay Public Library hires new director

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September 16, 2015

On Aug. 17, Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL)’s new director, Carolyn Goolsby, began work. She replaced the acting director, Nancy Newport, who replaced Wendy Phillips, the previous director of 15 years who retired this past summer. As director, Goolsby represents the library to other organizations and works for the li...

Students recognize changing effect of religion on social views

Students recognize changing effect of religion on social views

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August 11, 2015

Odelia Satchivi, Catholic, social moderate and junior, attends church at Our Lady of Mount Carmel every week, is an active member of her church youth group and participates in regular church retreats. Despite her active role within her church, Satchivi said her views on many social issues do not completely...

Media center to build makerspace with grant, donated video games, electronics

Media center to build makerspace  with grant, donated video games, electronics

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August 11, 2015

The media center will include stations for students to be creative and create, invent and learn about working with electronics and building crafts, according to media department chairperson Theresa Ramos. She said these stations will be called makerspaces and will be implemented in one of the pods at the medi...

Interact Club partners with Paws and Think to host Hounds for Hounds

Interact Club partners with Paws and Think to host Hounds for Hounds

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April 24, 2015

Interact Club will host Hounds for Hounds on Tuesday in the freshman cafeteria from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for $2 per person. The club is partnering Paws and Think to bring  10 to 15 dogs to play with students. Gabby Seal, club president and sophomore said proceeds go to Paws and Think to teach children...

A Classical Adventure: CHS orchestras to perform in Vienna, Austria during spring break

A Classical Adventure: CHS orchestras to perform in Vienna, Austria during spring break

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March 20, 2015

During spring break, the CHS orchestras will take a trip to perform in Vienna, Austria. The orchestra program does a performance tour every three years, with the last excursion having occurred in 2012 to California. However, this year’s trip is special for many students because it will be the first t...