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Economics Club Team Advances to Finals of NEC

Xuchen Wei, member of the Adam Smith team and senior, is optimistic about the National Economics Challenge (NEC). CHS advanced to the final round of the competition after the Adam Smith Division team made the top eight teams in the nation. “I feel pretty good about it,” Wei said. “Hopefully, we’ll be able to do well in the finals.”

May 13, 2018

Throughout the school year, members of Economics Club have been working on preparing and participating in the National Economics Challenge (NEC). The semi-finals of the NEC took place on April 24 at this school, and the Adam Smith Division team advanced to the finals. Our school’s team placed in the...

Economics Club team to compete in semi-finals of NEC

Michelle Foutz, sponsor of Economics Club and economics teacher, works on planning the logistics of the semi-finals of the National Economic Challenge (NEC). Because the competition will take place at CHS, Foutz started working to make sure everything would flow smoothly. “(I’m) trying to get it all coordinated, and the test takes place at the school, so I have to get a proctor and a computer lab. There’s a lot of preparation in just getting the test set up,” Foutz said.

April 18, 2018

At the Indiana Economics Challenge on April 11, Economics Club members competed for a spot in the semi-finals of the National Economics Challenge (NEC). Though the regular division team will not go on to the next round, the AP division team will. The semi-finals will take place on April 24 at CHS. ...

Economics Club to continue to prepare teams for competition

Michelle Foutz, sponsor of Economics Club, creates a list of returning members of Economics Club. She also arranged teams for the NEC. Foutz said she had to make hard decisions when creating the teams, as she wanted to make sure she was choosing the strongest economics students. “Again, I’m just trying to figure out who will be the best at moving forward beyond the state level and potentially getting us to nationals,” Foutz said

March 25, 2018

During their last meeting on March 15, Economics Club members participated in oral jeopardy in preparation for the National Economics Challenge (NEC). There are just a few weeks left before the state level competition, which will hosted during the week after spring break. Michelle Foutz, sponsor of Economi...

Future Gene-ius: Students, staff discuss effects of important discoveries in science, potential for future.

Future Gene-ius: Students, staff discuss effects of important discoveries in science, potential for future.

Angela Qian

February 23, 2018

Next Wednesday marks the 65th anniversary of a huge scientific discovery. On Feb. 28, 1953, geneticist Francis Crick and his colleague James Watson walked into a pub and said they had “discovered the secret of life.” They, with the help of experiments carried out by Rosalind Franklin and Maurice W...

Round and round: Mayor’s plans for new carousel in downtown Carmel incite controversy among residents

Round and round: Mayor’s plans for new carousel in downtown Carmel incite controversy among residents

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter

September 21, 2017

Mayor James Brainard has continually strived to better Carmel by adding more amenities for its residents; however, his most recent plan has divided citizens. Brainard wants the city to invest in a $5 million project to obtain and install a vintage hand-carved Dentzel carousel. Additionally, he’s proposed f...

Science department receives grant to purchase new science equipment

Science department receives grant to purchase new science equipment

News

December 14, 2015

On Nov. 23, the Carmel Education Foundation awarded a grant to both CHS’s AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology courses to purchase a classroom set of electrophysiology equipment after Xuchen Wei, lead author of the grant and sophomore, decided to write a proposal in May. “Basically, I wanted ...

Transportation department adds propane-fueled bus to fleet, considers other alternative fuels

Transportation department adds propane-fueled bus to fleet, considers other alternative fuels

Beats

September 9, 2014

The transportation department added a propane-fueled bus to the bus fleet this summer, according to Ron Farrand, director of transportation and facilities. This bus is bus number 89 and replaced a diesel-engine bus of the same number; in the future, it is very likely that more propane-fueled buse...