TikTok can’t get over huge Indiana school with fashion room, auto shop and natatorium

The size and amenities of an Indiana public high school were shown off in viral TikTok videos, and the internet is amazed.

The tiktok.com/@carmeldeca/video/7197937009938156842″ data-ylk=”slk:Carmel High School DECA club;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link rapid-noclick-resp”Carmel High School DECA club took TikTok viewers on a tour of the school, which offers plenty more than a typical high school.

Their gyms and cafeterias — plural — only touch the surface of what the Indianapolis-area school provides students. If the gyms weren’t enough, they also have their own wrestling room and natatorium, an indoor swimming center.

Carmel High School features a spacious auditorium and modern library, along with a cafe, planetarium and its own TV studio and live radio room.

The tour continued, as viewers got a peek into the school’s auto shop, wood shop and one of their many cooking rooms.

A second video showed multiple symphony rooms and rooms dedicated to fashion, e-sports and jewelry.

“Might as well be its own city,” one TikTok commenter said.

“This is where movies are filmed,” another said.

The videos captured the attention of TikTok, where they were viewed more than 6 million times. They’ve also circulated on Twitter, with one being watched more than 24 million times as of Wednesday, Feb. 15.

Carmel High School has an carmel-high-school-7151″ data-ylk=”slk:enrollment of 5,414;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link rapid-noclick-resp”enrollment of 5,414 and is ranked among the top high schools in Indiana, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Carmel is also one of the wealthiest cities in Indiana, with a median household income of $115,109.

The tour was getting some commentators the itch to re-enroll in school.

“I’m 25 and I wanna go here,” one person said.

“Can I attend Carmel High School as a 20-year-old,” one commenter asked.

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6 Stores Where You Can Get Back-to-School Supplies on a Budget

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It’s hard to believe it, but summer is almost over. This means it’s almost time for your kids to head back to school, and with the current inflation rate, you’re cringing at the thought of all the school supplies you need to buy.

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Americans are expected to spend an average of $864 per household on back-to-school shopping in 2022 — a total of $36.9 billion — according to the National Retail Federation. Unfortunately, 68% of those who have already started shopping have seen higher prices on essential items.

You want to get your kids everything they need, but you also need to stick to a budget. Therefore, you’re more focused than ever on finding stores that offer affordable school supplies.

Thankfully, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are six stops you’ll want to make to find everything on your kids’ back-to-school lists — and maybe even more — without overspending.

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Family Dollar

Standing true to its name, Family Dollar offers a wide array of school supplies at seriously affordable prices. You’ll find essentials such as art supplies, paper and folders both online and at your local store.

For example, a 20-count pack of Crayola Super Tips Washable Markers is $4 and several different bookbags are just $8. Put this store on your list to ensure you can get everything you need without going over budget.

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Five Below

Another discount store that lives up to its name, Five Below has seriously great deals on school supplies. For example, you can find

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Back-to-school advice that doesn’t get old: grandparents share about childhood dreams, give tips for students today – YP

Grandparents are the pillars of our families as they are reminders of our history and traditions, but we sometimes forget that they were once teenagers like us.

With the new school year starting, our junior reporters asked their grandparents questions that brought them back to school, and they responded with some wise advice.

1. What dreams did you have when you were young?

Many of the grandparents interviewed had childhood dreams they could not achieve when they were young.

Anson Ng spoke to her 70-year-old grandmother, Corina, who has spent her life in Hong Kong.

Corina shared: “When I was 12, I dreamed of being a fashion designer … I wanted to design clothes and dresses for myself which were unaffordable to buy from stores. However, my family did not have enough money for me to study fashion. Eventually, I gave up my dream. This is a regretful memory of my life.”

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Holly Wei’s grandma, Yan, born in Harbin and now living in Beijing and Singapore, passed her dream to her child.

The 62-year-old said: “My dream was to own a piano and be a dancer. While I was unable to achieve that dream, it was fulfilled through my daughter, who I was able to buy a piano for and send … to dance school.”

Holly Wei’s grandmother (right) dreamed of playing the piano and being a dancer when she was young. Photo: Handout

2. What struggles did you face when you were in school?

Valerie Chiu’s grandmother, Ying, who grew up in Hong Kong, answered: “I attended a school situated on the roof of a building, known as a rooftop school. The facilities were a bit shabby.”

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I’m a fashion pro & here are my 7 budget tricks which will make your kid’s school uniform last longer

WITH less than a week left of the summer holidays, most parents are ready to wave their little ones goodbye and send them back to school for some peace and quiet.

However, with the cost of living crisis only getting worse, being able to afford the back to school costs will be a challenge for many households. 

Experts have come together to give money saving tips on school uniform


Experts have come together to give money saving tips on school uniformCredit: Getty

In fact, it’s been revealed that parents fork out as much as £337 a year on school uniforms!

To help families keep the costs down, experts at MoneyTransfers.com has listed seven tips for getting the most out of your child’s school uniform when money is tight.

Tackle the stains, don’t avoid them

As a parent, there is nothing more frustrating than when your child comes home from school with stains all over their new clothes.

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However, it’s inevitable so the best thing you can do is learn how to get rid of them effectively.

Whether it’s ink, crayon, mud or grass, there are a few easy cleaning hacks you should try out first before you throw any stained clothing in the bin. 

Ink stains: Spray it with hairspray first and then blot over the area with a paper towel.

However, if it’s a Biro pen instead, then these stains can be removed if you lightly soak the item of clothing in some milk. 

Crayon stains: Try freezing the fabric first, this will harden the crayon and then you should be able to scrape off any excess crayon. Once this is done, turn on an iron at a medium heat setting.

While it’s heating up, put a paper towel on top of and underneath the stained area and gently press the warm iron over it. Hopefully, it

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Rise in clothing costs another jab to parents’ wallets during back-to-school shopping :: WRAL.com

— It’s back-to-school shopping season and this year, prices are up.

The average household is going to spend $864 on school supplies in 2022, and it goes up to $1,200 if your student is in college, according to the National Retail Federation.

That’s a big investment for many families and an increase from last year, because the cost of clothing is up to all thanks to inflation.

Durham mom Kristen Wybieralla knows the squeeze all too well.

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“She’s growing like a weed,” she said of her daughter.

On this day, Wybieralla is at Old Navy, but she’s not shopping for herself.

“I haven’t bought myself clothes in a very long time because mom comes last, I guess. So I live in athleisure.”

Parents should expect to spend more on their kids this school year as prices for apparel across genders and ages are up more than five percent compared to last summer.

“Not cheap,” Wybieralla said.

Consumer spending overall hasn’t slowed down, even as prices climb. And if you’re thoughtful about your student’s wardrobe budget you can save money.

First – take advantage of the many back-to-school clothing sales.

WRAL SmartShopper Faye Prosser puts out a weekly list of back-to-school clothing deals and tells us shoppers can get extra perks by signing up with certain stores.

“Kohl’s and Macy’s and The Children’s place,” she said. “When it comes time to buy school clothes, they will all offer a discount if you sign up for their text or emails.”

Remember to unsubscribe to those alerts, after you’re done using them. Build a budget and use this opportunity to talk to your child about saving and splurging. Buy basics like socks and tees and budget-friendly stores like Walmart. And

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The cutest back-to-school supplies, outfits and shoes on the web

Cat/bunny headphones, dino hoodie, bubble tea pencil case, Dr. Marten boots

So cute we can’t stand it! And everything is on sale! (Photos: Walmart, Hanna Andersson, Amazon, Nordstrom Rack)

Yes, it’s really time to wrap up your back-to-school shopping for supplies, shoes, apparel and the like. But the only overload we want you and your kiddos to experience is cute overload. (Of course, those eye-rolling teens want things that are cool and trendy instead of cute and luckily we have a bunch of options for them.) Today, as we combed the back-to-school hub at Amazon and the school supply section at Walmart” class=”link “school supply section at Walmart for the best deals, we kept bumping into adorableness — and we simply couldn’t get enough. So we searched other favorite sites for more delights. Now we can’t wait for you to see them! If your kiddo loves irresistible outfits, shoes and accessories (and you love a good deal), then def explore the clearance sales at forever cute ‘n’ cool Betsey Johnson, deal-haven Nordstrom Rack, ever-sustainable Baggu and the always-inclusive Primary.

But for now, take a look at all the sweetness we’ve found! Here are our 20 picks, all on sale.

Squee-worthy school supplies on sale

“Absolutely adorable,” raved one five-star Amazon reviewer. “This pencil case is so cute! It is not thin and has a semi hard bottom so it can stand up. You can move the top part up and down. It’s tall enough for the long Sharpie highlighters. It will be able to hold a lot of pens.”


Bentgo Kids Lunch Bag

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Puppy love! This double-insulated, water-resistant lunch box is functional (it even has a water bottle holder) and fabulous. Which dog is your fave? Be sure to click the on-page coupon for the full discount.

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