National Chinese Honors Society members host Chinese yo-yo guest performer

Juniors Mary-Margaret Utter and Henry Liu pass back and forth a yo-yo outside of Mrs. Lee’s Chinese class. They both plan on learning from the yo-yo master at the public library on Thursday to learn more advanced yo-yoing skills.

Sowmya Chundi

March 27, 2019

On March 28, Chinese National Honors Society (CNHS) members are inviting a Chinese yo-yo performer to entertain at the Carmel Clay Public Library. The cultural event was created to gain awareness for Chinese culture among middle school students. The gathering will involve learning new artistic skills and h...

French classes participate in Mardi Gras celebrations

March 7, 2019

On March 5, French students celebrated Mardi Gras in their classes with a feast. The holiday signifies the day before the season of Lent. The celebration is associated with eating rich and fatty foods before giving them up the next day. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, sa...

World Language students perform well in state competition

Sowmya Chundi

February 15, 2019

On Feb. 11, French students participated in state-level competitions at West Lafayette High School. The competitions were open to any students enrolled in a French class who wanted to compete. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, said, “Competitions are open to all students who ...

World Language students to participate in state competitions

Sowmya Chundi

January 23, 2019

In early February, French and German students will participate in state level competitions at West Lafayette High School and Ball State University, respectively. Competitions are open to all students who are interested in competing in topics like geography, vocabulary, and singing in Indiana. Andrea Yocum, chair...

Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee uses Twitter to gain support for Chinese classes

Sowmya Chundi

December 10, 2018

Throughout November, Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee posted several pictures of students participating in new activities in her classroom. According to Lee, the tweets have been very successful in bringing about support and enthusiasm for her class. Lee said that the best resource for her to spread the word ou...

National Chinese Honors Society members participate in Single’s Day on Nov. 12

Sowmya Chundi

November 13, 2018

On Nov. 12, National Chinese Honors Society (NCHS) members celebrated Single's Day, a new marketing holiday in China. The day, normally celebrated on Nov. 11, is symbolic of the ones in 11/11, a constant reminder of how Asian bachelors are still single. Students at CHS watched videos, ate snacks and p...

Spanish IV and V students to see musical ‘Man of La Mancha’ Oct. 25

Sowmya Chundi

October 26, 2018

On Oct. 25, the students from the Spanish IV and V classes will see the musical “Man of La Mancha,” a musical production based on the story of Don Quixote at Beef & Boards in Indianapolis, to gain a better understanding of Spanish language and culture. Spanish teacher Nicole Yañez says, “Man of...

German exchange students to arrive at CHS late October

Sowmya Chundi

October 20, 2018

In late October and early November, the German exchange group from Frankfurt, Germany will come to Carmel to live with 16 CHS families for 3 weeks, as part of the German American Paired Partnership (GAPP). They plan on accompanying students from CHS in touring the Indianapolis area and attending school to ge...

French students writing to pen pals in Haiti


March 3, 2014

Following a recent visit from Ludner St. Amour, director of the Christian School of New Vision in La Jeune, Haiti, French IV students have been preparing their letters to send back to their pen pals attending his school. According to the school’s website, the Christian School of New Vision is a...

Chinese classes to celebrate Chinese New Year


January 27, 2014

The Chinese classes are celebrating the upcoming Chinese New Year on Jan. 31 with a Chinese New Year celebration feast. In preparation, students will research a Chinese dish, prepare the food and then present their dish and recipe at the feast. In addition, students have been learning Chinese New Year...

World language department to organize Christmas caroling


December 8, 2013

With the upcoming holiday season, the world language department will have its annual Christmas caroling on Dec. 11 and 12. According to Andrea Yocum, activity organizer and French teacher, participation depends on each teacher and their class schedules. However, should they choose to take part in...

World language department plans for upcoming freshmen Activities Fair


August 29, 2012

The world language department is preparing its stalls for the freshmen Activities Fair on Aug. 31. According to Angelika Becker, world language department chair, the world language department will sponsor activity stalls for the world language clubs. The clubs participating in the fair will include...