Eshan Selvan, Unified track athlete and senior

Eshan Selvan, Unified track athlete and senior, poses with teammate and senior Mike Herod during a meet last season. Eshan said although there are no unified sports in college he would continue to participate in Special Olympics events.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve done unified and special Olympic sports for two years now. I started junior year, and have done Unified track, Unified football and Special Olympics tennis in the summer at CHS. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  My favorite part is ...

Statewide Inclusive Sports: Interactive Graphic

Maddy Paxton, Unified Track member and senior, stretches with her teammates before practice.

Rhea Acharya and Chloe Sun

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

Champions Together hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament

Bruce Wolf, Champions Together co-sponsor and assistant athletic director, counts the money the club raised at their annual Mr. Carmel event in 2019. Wolf said starting Champions Together with Joe Stuelpe was one of his proudest moments across his 40 year CHS career.

Angela Qian

March 24, 2019

Champions Together (CT) hosted State Unified Bowling Tournament at Woodland Bowl last Saturday. According to co-president and senior Emily Elzinga, the tournament was four hours long. “There are three teams: boys, girls and co-ed,” Elzinga said. “Each team has two partners and two athletes, an...

Champions Together to support member in IndyStar award pursuit, host fundraising events in March

Angela Qian

January 31, 2019

Sloan Goldblatt, Champions Together (CT) member and senior, has been nominated for the I AM SPORT award, which is sponsored by the Indianapolis Star. Co-president and sophomore Audra Marchese said, “The I AM SPORT award is for students that have given back to the children of their community.” ...

Champions Together to conduct swimming relay Jan. 26

Co-president and senior Emily Elzinga grabs her keys during passing period. According to Elzinga, Champions Together had their first meeting for Mr. Carmel in December to begin to choose the boys and judges for the event.

Angela Qian

January 14, 2019

Champions Together (CT) will host their second annual Unified Swimming Relay at the Natatorium on Saturday, Jan. 26. According to the CT Unified Swimming Relay website, the relay will begin at 12:30 p.m. during a break in the Greyhound JV Classic, the junior varsity women’s swimming meet. The club als...

Humans of CHS: Junior Megan Daggett

Humans of CHS: Junior Megan Daggett

October 25, 2018

“I really love the unified sports at Carmel High School. I am currently one of the captains for the unified football team and being around the students with disabilities just really inspires me to have a better day.”

The Newest Athletes

The Newest Athletes

Pranav Sriram, Front/TOC/JAM Editor

November 17, 2017


Inclusion and Awareness. Including those with disabilities is important not only at CHS, but nationwide.

Inclusion and Awareness. Including those with disabilities is important not only at CHS, but nationwide.

Hannah Glazier

October 26, 2017

As October comes to an end, it is imperative to reflect upon this month dedicated to promoting acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The primary purpose of this month is to raise awareness, with the ultimate goal of destigmatizing the genetic disorder. According to the National Institute o...

Unified Track brings students together through competition and sports

Coach and senior Mallory Davis helps senior Noah Sachs with the shot put event. Unified Track is an IHSAA-sanctioned sport.

Sameen Siddiqui

April 20, 2017

Out of the 5,000 plus students who attend CHS, many are unaware of the sport, Unified Track. According to Francie Elzinga, one of the four coaches of Unified Track and junior, Unified Track is the bridge between IHSAA and Special Olympics. She said it is a place where individuals with intellectual disabilities ...