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Key Club to promote other service clubs, centralize volunteer opportunities with Serve Carmel

Key Club to promote other service clubs, centralize volunteer opportunities with Serve Carmel

Sophia Hawkins

September 30, 2019

This school year, members of the Key Club board hope to make serving the community easier and more accessible to students through its new program, Serve Carmel. "So it's basically for freshmen because when you're a freshman, you're kind of overwhelmed with all the different clubs and such. And you t...

NHS wraps up Ghost and Goblins and focuses on volunteering

Kassi Darnell

November 22, 2018

Following the annual Ghost and Goblins 2k/5k, National Honor Society (NHS) members are working on wrapping up the event and focusing more on service hours. NHS sponsor Michelle Skidmore said this year’s Ghost and Goblins had the best turnout in the history of the event with about 2,400 participants...

Design for CHS to start new projects

Design for CHS to start new projects

Kris Otten

September 26, 2018

Design for CHS had their call-out meeting on Sept. 12 and according to junior Hannah Na, it was successful. “We came up with some ideas for future projects like volunteering at the humane society and helping out at soup kitchens. We’ve also started planning for projects we’ve been doing for a whil...

NHS members earn group hours and prep for Ghost and Goblins run

NHS members earn group hours and prep for Ghost and Goblins run

Kassi Darnell

September 16, 2018

Toward the end of the summer and the start of the school year, NHS members have had a few opportunities to earn group hours. So far, members have been able to volunteer at registration and the open house for parents on Aug. 30 with more opportunities to come. “Soon, we’re going to get tutoring going,...

To Give And To Get: Even with emphasis on academics, CHS students explain why they continue to prioritize community service

To Give And To Get: Even with emphasis on academics, CHS students  explain why they continue to prioritize community service

Hari Patel

April 20, 2018

While volunteering at the Carmel United Methodist Church food pantry, sophomore Jack Martin places another filled box of food donations on the metal rack. Martin said he hasn’t volunteered at the local food pantry for the last five years just for a college application resume booster. Rather, he sai...

Cancer Crackdown: People should consider donating to cancer research, awareness foundations regardless of personal affiliation

Cancer Crackdown: People should consider donating to cancer research, awareness foundations regardless of personal affiliation

Claire Abdellah, Reporter

January 25, 2018

On Sunday, Feb. 4, World Cancer Day will take place. It is a day which has a special place in my heart. Cancer has touched my family and I, as it has all of us. My grandfather died of lung cancer when I was eight years old. My best friend’s father, a second father to me at times, passed away due to...

CHS community speaks up about lower volunteer rates in recent years

CHS community speaks up about  lower volunteer rates in recent years

Heidi Peng, Feature Reporter

December 12, 2016

With christmas at its core, December is often thought of as the month of giving back. However, according to a 2015 study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which was released this year on Feb. 25, volunteer rates have actually decreased by about 0.4 percent and are now only about 24.9 percent of the...

Service Above Self

Service Above Self

News

February 19, 2016

Enter the sliding doors, and a visitor is confronted by nurses and doctors rushing through hallways adorned with rainforest decorations and painted tropical scenes. A nurse dressed in pastel scrubs wheels a patient from his room for a blood test to track the effect of his medication on the HIV in...

Giving back. Students should help those who are less fortunate this Thanksgiving season.

Giving back. Students should help those who are less fortunate this Thanksgiving season.

perspectives

November 16, 2012

Thanksgiving started when the original pilgrims decided to have a feast after celebrating their one-year anniversary of moving to America, and they invited the Native Americans who helped them throughout the year as a way of saying thank you. In today’s culture, we tend to associate Thanksgiving with...

Kids Against Hunger to have call-out meeting Oct. 11

Beats

October 6, 2011

Kids Against Hunger is planning to have its first call-out meeting Oct. 11. According to Christine Schwarzin, president of the club and senior, the club sponsor is on maternity leave until second semester and will, therefore, not be present at meetings. However, Schwarzin will be taking on some...