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As foreseen apocalyptic events quickly approach, students consider effect of superstitions, pregame rituals

Before going on stage for Holiday Spectacular’s first performance, Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors member and senior, and other choir members chant. The chant is a way to rid of their nervousness before performing.
December 12, 2019

Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors member and senior, actively participates in the school choir, and although he said he doesn’t personally believe in superstitions, he said before each performance, choir members...

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend
November 28, 2019

For many people around the country, Thanksgiving is when they gather with their families to share a meal and say thanks for all that they have, in accordance with the feast of the pilgrims and their Native...

Students give interesting insight on St. Patrick’s Day traditions

Seven years ago, Rooney went to the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade as per tradition. He encourages his peers to wear green and reinsures that you don’t have to be Irish in order to celebrate the holiday.
March 21, 2017

Freshman Michael Rooney What is St. Patrick’s Day? Saint Patrick’s Day marks the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. There’s a long story about how he originally...

Friends as Family: Biological family is not the most important factor of holidays.

Friends as Family: Biological family is not the most important factor of holidays.
November 17, 2016

In American tradition especially, family is emphasized to a greater degree than in other cultures. Thanksgiving is a prime example of this. People coming in from out of town to have a meal together maybe...

PHOTO GALLERY: Trike Race

PHOTO GALLERY: Trike Race
October 3, 2016

The preliminary heats of the trike race occurred on Sept. 28 at the stadium. The finals happened on Sept. 30 at the stadium in front of the entire student body.  

PHOTO GALLERY: Homecoming Game

PHOTO GALLERY: Homecoming Game
October 3, 2016

Carmel's Homecoming Game was on Friday, Sept. 30. Carmel beat the Ben Davis Giants 40-36 after a furious fourth-quarter comeback.      

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition
November 14, 2014

Hailing from Kenya, senior Kathleen Muloma said her parents have instilled in her the importance of certain traditions. “We are always having family and friends stay at our house. Providing food and...

Students incorporate traditions from different nations into holiday season

Students incorporate traditions  from different nations into holiday season
December 13, 2013

Junior Emily Abshire - England What is a tradition your family does every year for Christmas? One thing we do on Christmas is we have a big roast dinner, like a traditional roast dinner, which includes...

Traditionally Nontraditional

November 18, 2010

We asked you about your family traditions. Here are the submitted responses. By Adele Zhou <[email protected]> SAVINI RANAWEERA (12) How did you come up with the idea of making family videos? It...

Administration changes graduation gowns

October 29, 2009

Instead of men in blue and women in white, all Carmel graduates will wear blue gowns this year By Michelle Hu <[email protected]> From the Class of 2010 on, seniors will wear the exact same...

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