CCPL renovation reflects libraries’ attempt to meet changing needs of students

Ella Joliet, Teen Library Council member and sophomore, volunteers in the QUEST Lab at the CCPL. The library offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for teenagers.

Leah Tan

February 21, 2020

Despite the common misconception that libraries are silent spaces for those who wish to solely read books, today’s libraries have transformed significantly to provide a wide array of services and resources for people of all ages. For students like Nicole Segaran, Teen Library Council (TLC) and seni...

Key Club to work with Kiwanis, participate in Hearts for Hearts

Sophomore Aanchal Agarwal decorates a tissue box at a Key Club meeting on Nov. 13. Key Club meetings take place every Gold Wednesday during late start in Media Center classrooms 3 and 4. According to Logan Tullai, Key Club executive board member and junior, most Key Club meetings involve the making of a small craft.

Sophia Hawkins

November 26, 2019

CHS Key Club now plans to work more closely with the Carmel branch of its parent organization, Kiwanis. According to the Kiwanis Club of Carmel, Kiwanis is a global organization dedicated to serving children that has been around for about 100 years and now includes over 550,000 volunteers globally. Loga...

As today is National Philanthropy Day, local philanthropy leaders explain challenges, impact of volunteer work

Emily Deldar, founder and president of World Smiles Mission and senior, organizes toothbrushes for World Smiles Club during SRT. Key Club collected unused dental supplies to give to Deldar for World Smiles Mission.

Grace Xu

November 15, 2019

To many, senior Emily Deldar may seem like any other student at this school. However, as the founder and president of World Smiles Mission, Deldar’s sphere of impact isn’t limited to just CHS. With a focus on bringing dental necessities, such as toothbrushes, to developing areas, Deldar’s organization...

Q&A with junior Eshan Selvan, veterinary assistant

Eshan Selvan, veterinary assistant and junior, comforts a dog that went through a procedure. While Selvan assists in procedures like surgeries and examinations, he also works with animals before and after their procedures.

Natalie Khamis

April 19, 2019

When did you first know you wanted to work with animals? Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to work with animals. I grew up watching “Animal Planet” and those types of shows, so I had the idea that working with animals was something that I wanted to do. Would you want to pursue this as a c...

Environmental Action Club looks forward to Eagle Creek volunteer opportunity

Kian Robinson, club member and junior, takes notes on volunteering opportunities.

Laasya Mamidipalli

March 22, 2019

Ben Ring, Environmental Action Club officer and junior, said, “The Invasive Species Strike Team at Eagle Creek looks like a great volunteer opportunity. This involves locally identifying and removing invasive species in the environment.” The club officers are contacting organizations like those at Eag...

Housing the Hounds: With Clear the Shelter event this Saturday, CHS students discuss challenges, obstacles with adopting from shelters

Tubby, a shelter dog at the IndyHumane center, goes out on a walk with Junior Shreya Bothra. She said Tubby is one of her favorite dogs; thus, she makes the effort to spend some time pampering him whenever she volunteers.

Lin-Lin Mo

August 14, 2018

In a common turn of events, even after years of pleading with her parents for a dog, senior Mayil Bhat’s parents did not cave in. But, as anyone who knows her will contend, her love for animals of all kinds, especially dogs, has persisted. In August of 2017, she said she followed a friend’s recomme...

Do Something Club to visit a nursing home on April 27

 Do Something Club sponsor James Ziegler works on an email to send to club members about plans for the final projects of this school year. According to Ziegler, members of the club started planning these projects at the last meeting and they hope these final projects will have a positive impact on the community.

Angela Li

April 25, 2018

Do Something Club met after school on April 24 to finalize the details for the club’s remaining projects for the school year. According to club sponsor James Ziegler the club has four main projects planned for the rest of the semester. “We have a nursing home trip planned on April 27 at Summer Trace N...

The Fear Farm holds openings for individuals to volunteer as haunters

Sophomore Caroline Frawley wears her haunter makeup. She said this opportunity is a way to showcase her acting. Although the Rising Stars will not volunteer as a group, she plans to volunteer individually.

Emily Worrell, Reporter

October 13, 2016

This October, Rising Stars and the theater and film department had planned to team up with Indiana Fear Farm for a unique fundraiser where student actors volunteer as “scarers” for the Fear Farm to earn money for their department. Sabrina Kent-Doolan, Indiana Fear Farm employee, said this is something th...

Key Club to elect class board members, help with church sports days

Natasha Crasta, Key Club vice president and senior, and Cynthia Cahya, Key Club secretary and sophomore, pack food for the homeless. Key Club members will vote for a new class board on April 16. MELISSA YAP / PHOTO


April 15, 2015

At the next Key Club meeting on April 16, club members will vote for class board officers who submitted applications in March. According to club sponsor Katherine Kelly, each grade will have two board representatives. The class board officers will help the executive officers find volunteer projects, as well...

NHS volunteer opportunities announced


October 25, 2012

The Eta Delta-Carmel has an opportunity for National Honor Society (NHS) members to obtain individual volunteer hours. Volunteer time is available on Nov. 2 from 3 to 10 p.m. and Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Carmel Elementary School. “We will be working on our annual fundraiser which involves making ...

Key Club meeting Feb. 23, members to participate in Dance Marathon


February 22, 2012

Key Club's next meeting is scheduled to take place on Feb. 23, before school at 7:15 and after school at 3:15 in the freshman cafeteria, according to Kern Vohra, Key Club president and senior. Sponsor Katie Gray said, "There has been a lower meeting attendance lately, but members should still keep...