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Senior Nick Stitle works on his next book on at the CHS Media Center on Feb 8th, 2024. The next book of Stitles The Stormless series is set to release sometime in 2024.

In honor of Library Lovers day, students, media assistant discuss the spiking trend of self-publishing

Aidah Brown February 15, 2024

The first of three annual book publishing seasons may have begun, but media assistant Terri Spilman said those processes can differ because of the varying ways of publishing. "There are a lot of different...

Vision boards, manifestation help achieve goals

Vision boards, manifestation help achieve goals

Chase Thorpe January 31, 2024

At the beginning of the year, many people make vision boards so that they can “manifest” whatever they want into their lives. This works, but it doesn't just work from some random magic that will make...

Junior Feryal Haider reads a book on American family traditions at the CHS library. “My parents have taught me that after you establish a foundation, and you have something to fall back on, you can go do anything you want, Haider said.

Students, child psychologist explore impact of religious, political traditions on teenager’s value system

Mahitha Konjeti and Asini Jayarapu January 30, 2024

For sophomore Joseph “Joe” Kim, his relationship with his family significantly influences his belief system. Kim said his family traditions and environment have notably influenced his views of society.  “I’m...

Seniors Arushi Nadagatti and Amanda Pan play a card game during SSRT on Dec 18th, 2023.

Students in Early Childhood Education reflect on importance of board games, effect on development

Arya Pinnamaneni January 25, 2024

Senior Mallory Gardner has been applying to college in hopes of one day becoming a fourth-grade teacher. In preparation, Gardner has been taking the course Early Childhood Education A/B, and she said she...

Students, counselor, teacher debunk AP and IB stereotypes, discuss how to find best fit for students

Students, counselor, teacher debunk AP and IB stereotypes, discuss how to find best fit for students

Jenny Li and Jasmine Y. Zhang January 14, 2024

According to the College Board, the Advanced Placement (AP) program is defined as “college-level courses and exams that you can take in high school.” The International Baccalaureate define the International...

Senior Sandra Yang distributes flyers during the Computer Science Honors Society meeting on Nov. 27th, 2023. The flyers promote our upcoming Hour of Code event, which we will hold during computer science education week, said Yang.

As Computer Science Education Week nears, computer science education continues to adapt and expand

Aidah Brown December 5, 2023

Computer Science Education Week, which this year is Dec. 4 to 10, is a yearly program focused on getting K-12 students involved in computer science. Sandra Yang, Computer Science Honors Society president...

A henna artist works at Carmel Giving Hopes annual Diwali event on Nov. 19. Henna cost three dollars and all proceeds went to orphanages in India.

Diwali Photo Gallery

Zoe Tu and Grace Guo November 20, 2023

Students, coach weigh benefits, harms of gym addiction

Students, coach weigh benefits, harms of gym addiction

Jasmine Zhang October 31, 2023

For Matthew Paraboschi, self-proclaimed “gym rat” and senior, mornings are not for sleeping in. While his fellow students are most likely sleeping in the early hours before school starts, Paraboschi...

Seniors Celine Yang (left) and Jenna Khasawaneh (right) enjoy lunch together on Sept. 25, 2023. I really enjoy being able to bring my own lunch because I enjoy it more than the food at school, said Khasawaneh.

In light of Ethnic Food Month, lunch staff, students discuss consequences of ethnic food shaming

Mahitha Konjeti September 29, 2023

For Shrinidhi Yarabolu, president of Carmel Vaitalika and senior, her Indian lunches have always made her feel like a cultural other.  “When I was younger I’d have a lot of insecurity with bringing...

Junior Mikey Moehl reads different graphs for finances on Sept. 11, 2023.

Students, teacher explore developments in financial literacy education

Lily Hao September 27, 2023

According to a 2023 study done by Ipsos, a French independent market research firm, about two thirds of Americans are financially literate. Financial literacy is the possession of skills and knowledge...

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