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In honor of Relationship Wellness Month, remember to set healthy boundaries with friendships

In honor of Relationship Wellness Month, remember to set healthy boundaries with friendships

Wendy Zhu February 8, 2021

I can’t speak for everyone but I think for most of us the past 11 months or so have been emotionally draining. In the midst of isolation, virtual learning and a deadly disease, the COVID-19 pandemic...

2021 Grammy nominations lacked transparency, snubbed deserving artists

2021 Grammy nominations lacked transparency, snubbed deserving artists

Maddie Kosc and Wendy Zhu January 16, 2021

It is safe to say that the 2021 Grammy Award nominee list resulted in many disagreements in the music world. Listeners, myself included, were shocked to hear that Abel Tesfaye, known as The Weeknd, received...

evermore: A Track By Track Review

evermore: A Track By Track Review

Wendy Zhu January 12, 2021

Taylor Swift has done it again, folks. If folklore came as a surprise, then evermore came as the shock of the century. In just 15 months, Swift has delivered three full studio albums: Lover, folklore and...

Q&A with science teacher James Hambley on YouTube channel with over 75k subscribers

Q&A with science teacher James Hambley on YouTube channel with over 75k subscribers

Ray Mo and Wendy Zhu November 20, 2020

Could you briefly introduce what BeardedScienceGuy is and your social media presence? BeardedScienceGuy started with some videos I made when I was teaching at the middle school on the west side of Carmel....

In celebration of National Cappuccino Day, staff of Carmel Cafe share the impact of coffee

In celebration of National Cappuccino Day, staff of Carmel Cafe share the impact of coffee

Saumya Somasi, Student Section Reporter November 8, 2020

Coffee affects students and teachers’ lives all over the world. To celebrate its importance, Cappuccino Day is celebrated on November 8. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 14.8% of all...

Gabby Larsen, senior

Gabby Larsen, senior

Wendy Zhu, HiLite Print Management October 23, 2020

"I want to be more productive, and I guess time management would go along with that. Over the summer, I would just sleep all day, so I’m kind of getting myself back into a better sleep schedule and then...

Mackenzie Webster, senior

Mackenzie Webster, senior

Wendy Zhu, HiLite Print Management October 23, 2020

"Currently, my biggest goal in life is to get into a good college and further my academic career. I’m working to establish deadlines for myself and basically just prove to myself and others that I can...

Jayden Chui, freshman

Jayden Chui, freshman

Wendy Zhu October 23, 2020

"I am working to improve my study habits, and I’m setting a schedule that I can follow to help me. When I get home, I’ll be studying instead of playing and being entertained by things, and I will also...

Debbie Brown, cafeteria worker

Debbie Brown, cafeteria worker

Wendy Zhu, HiLite Management October 23, 2020

"My self-improvement goal is to lose weight, and how I’m working on it is watching what I eat and walking more. I was just too heavy, just feeling the pressure on my body and my knees moving right out...

Freshman Joseph Sandy sits in the Freshman Cafeteria by himself. “I expected negativity, but instead I got positivity,” Sandy said.

Students reflect on experience of coming out of quarantine after having COVID-19

Kruti Subbannavar, Feature Reporter September 24, 2020

It’s hot in the classroom. Junior Emily Long lowers her mask to take a sip of water. A classmate jokingly quips, “Don’t pull down your mask,” and Long is reminded of the fact that she is a COVID-19...

Junior Faith Austin poses with her Best Delegate award after a Model United Nations (U.N.) event. For other high schoolers also interested in law,  she recommended joining organizations geared toward history and communication like Model U.N. “You need to learn how to communicate efficiently with other people while understanding what’s happened in the past and having knowledge of what you’re defending,” she said.

Q&A with Faith Austin on her internship at local law firm, interest in law

Wendy Zhu September 24, 2020

Why are you passionate about politics and law? My sophomore year was when I joined Model United Nations and debate, and I remember joining and being like, ‘Why didn’t I do this before? This is so...

Senior Sarah Konrad takes notes for class during online-learning time.She said she had trouble for the first few days, but did her best to find a schedule to help her get things turned in on time.

This year’s virtual learning to focus on social-emotional learning, bonds between teachers, students

Wendy Zhu August 13, 2020

In the 2019-2020 school year, teachers taught the final quarter of school entirely online after Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) closed on March 16 and Gov. Holcomb later ordered all K-12 schools in Indiana...

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