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House ends the year with baseball tailgate and paint war

House ends the year with baseball tailgate and paint war

Beats

April 29, 2014

According to Kacy Gorin, cabinet member and senior, house will host a tailgate tomorrow immediately after school for the varsity baseball game. “It’s a free event, and it’s going to be a lot of fun,” she said. “Food is only $5.” Additionally, House sponsor Sarah Wolff said that House ...

Skin Deep

Skin Deep

studentsection

February 27, 2014

Recent trends indicate that more people under the age of 18 are getting tattoos. They appear to be slowly gaining more acceptance amongst younger age groups Senior Layne Garrison "I got my tattoo over winter break. I got it because I'm really into music, and the verse just kind of spoke to me." ...

House prepares for Dance Marathon with chicken dinner on Wednesday

House prepares for Dance Marathon with chicken dinner on Wednesday

Beats

February 17, 2014

House will host their annual chicken dinner on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria. According to House sponsor Sarah Wolff, there will be an auction after the dinner provided by KFC to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital. “There will be a ton of signed sports memorabilia...

Staff members Acton and Pasanen, who have been dating for nine months, give advice on relationships

Staff members Acton and Pasanen, who have been dating for nine months, give advice on relationships

acumen

February 14, 2014

SHOULD A COUPLE BREAK UP BECAUSE OF COLLEGE? Taylor: It kind of depends on the relationship. College relationships are different from high school relationships. However, just because a couple isn’t going to the same school doesn’t mean it can’t work. It just takes a lot of commitment on both ends....

House to host fundraisers for Dance Marathon on Feb. 6, 7

House to host fundraisers for Dance Marathon on Feb. 6, 7

Author Archives

February 2, 2014

House will host their annual Chick-fil-A fundraiser on Feb. 6 and 7 from 4-10 p.m. 20 percent of the funds will go directly to Carmel’s Dance Marathon. Cabinet member and senior Mary McDermott said, “I love Chick-fil-A, and now we have two nights of it, which we haven’t always had. I’m...

ROTC provides benefits without full Army enlistment

ROTC provides benefits without full Army enlistment

studentsection

January 23, 2014

Senior Brandon Todd chose to enlist in the Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at IU for the upcoming school year. He said he switched his original decision to join the National Guard to join ROTC instead based on the benefits of the program. “I was going to join the military, but I always t...

House to host basketball tailgate on Jan. 24

House to host basketball tailgate on Jan. 24

Beats

January 23, 2014

House will host the annual basketball tailgate on Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. in the freshman cafeteria. According to House sponsor Sarah Wolff, cabinet members will be selling tickets for $5 throughout the next week. “There will be traditional tailgating games. Last year they did volleyball in the freshman cafete...

House prepares for community garage sale, members additionally plan for “Smoothie Smashdown”

Beats

November 19, 2013

According to House sponsor Sarah Wolff , the community garage sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 23 and from noon to 4 p.m. on Nov. 24 in the freshman cafeteria. “House members donate unwanted items and sell them for charity,” Wolff said. “Students can donate and come buy items or have someone come that likes garage sales.” Cabinet member ...

Acceptance of homosexuals is controversial despite growing tolerance

Acceptance of homosexuals is controversial despite growing tolerance

feature

October 11, 2013

Senior Charles Binion took a bold step last May when he came out as gay through a popular social media network. “I came out via Instagram,” Binion said. “I wrote, ‘I’m gay and proud’ on a poster; then I went to Eagle Creek Park, stood near a river, and my friend Taylor took a picture o...

iLife. Teens often overlook the negative impacts their smartphones have on their lifestyles.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

“No phones at the table,” “put away the cell phone during class” and “don’t text and drive” are phrases that seem to be thrown around by parents to their children on a regular basis. Teens have become so accustomed to having their phones with them all day that they forget to turn them...

Taylor Acton reviews cupcake bakeries in downtown Carmel

Taylor Acton reviews cupcake bakeries in downtown Carmel

entertainment

August 14, 2013

The Flying Cupcake 831 S. Rangeline Road, Carmel IN 46032 Overall rating: 13/15   Atmosphere:  This seemingly random shop on Rangeline—a quaint, old-school building filled with the aroma of fresh baked cupcakes—is like a throwback to the 1970s. Not only does the wallpaper w...

Carmel hopes to break the world record for most sets of twins graduating in a year

Carmel hopes to break the world record for most sets of twins graduating in a year

studentsection

March 22, 2013

During summer break, watching the news, twins and seniors Andrew “AJ” and Samuel “Sam” DiCarlo couldn’t help but notice some of their friends on Channel 8. Zionsville High School’s graduating class of 2012 had attempted to break the Guinness World Record for most sets of twins to graduate ...