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Brooke Ye, GKOM member and junior, discusses GKOM sessions plans with sponsor Ryan Ringenberg. Ye said, “I’ve been enjoying our sessions and look forward to helping freshmen feel more supported throughout the rest of the school year.”

GKOMs to Meet with Freshmen April 20

Pallevi Pillai April 18, 2022

GKOMs will have their next connection session during SSRT on April 20, according to sponsor Ryan Ringenberg. He said the session will focus on continuing the “Social Emotional Learning” that was first...

Fiber arts teacher Christopher Kuhne added the knitting and crocheting skills to the curriculum. He said, “Knitting and crochet is one of the biggest joys in my life.”

Fiber arts class adds knitting and crocheting to the curriculum this year

Avery Carlisle December 9, 2021

Starting this year, the fiber arts teachers started to teach students how to knit and crochet. This new addition to the curriculum was added by fiber arts teacher Christopher Kuhne.  “I added crocheting...

Senior Maanya Rajesh shares some of her favorite succulent plants for the upcoming succulent gardening program the Carmel Clay Public Library is hosting on Sept. 8 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Plots to Plants community garden. Rajesh said, “Succulents are big, leafy-green plants that are able to retain water for long periods of time, they make great household plants.”

Carmel Clay Public Library to host outdoor gardening program at Plots to Plates Organic Gardens

Raghav Sriram September 8, 2021

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host a succulent gardening program for all teenagers at Plots to Plates community garden on Sept. 8 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. According to Jamie Beckman, young adult department...

GOTO Optical Mechanical Star Machine. This device simulates the night sky that we can see with the naked eye all the way around the planet. According to Turner, this device is connected to star plates that are actual images of the night sky, so the device projects stars accurately.

Planetarium Club callout meeting coming up, concerns with late bus arise

Royce Brown September 3, 2021

Keith Turner, Planetarium Director and astronomy instructor of CHS, is preparing for another year of Planetarium Club. He has been the club sponsor every year since he first taught at Carmel, and this...

Q&A with Principal Tom Harmas, named Indiana Principal of the Year

Q&A with Principal Tom Harmas, named Indiana Principal of the Year

Da-Hyun Hong December 3, 2019

What are the requirements to receive this award? “It’s the Indiana Association of School Principals. It is divided into 12 different regions. We’re in Region 5. There’s probably 60 to 70 high...

CHAMPIONS: The Hounds pose for photographs after receiving the state championship trophy.


Ashwin Prasad November 30, 2019

In a heart-stopping nailbiter, the Carmel Greyhounds (11-3) held off the Center Grove Trojans (8-6) 20-17 to win their ninth state championship at Lucas Oil Stadium. Four consecutive Trojan turnovers helped...

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Viyang Hao October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov....

Senate prepares for Homecoming this Friday, upcoming blood drive Oct 9.

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Uday Lomada September 25, 2019

With Homecoming week happening right now, Senate is working on preparations for Friday, focusing on more making the events more inclusive and exciting throughout the week. “There have been a lot of...

Paige Ohrvall, promos manager and senior works on a spreadsheet containing information about the radio segments. She said, I’m in charge of updating our promos that play in between songs on the station for events and sports games, just keeping them up to date.

WHJE to feature new music, help new staff members adjust to shows

Angela Qian September 13, 2019

WHJE will start playing more new alternative rock hits by artists like Billie Eilish, according to Paige Ohrvall, WHJE promos manager and senior. “We just had our big fundraiser, LROS, Last Rock of...

CHS 2020 National Merit Semifinalists

CHS 2020 National Merit Semifinalists

HiLite Staff September 11, 2019
Carmel Clay Schools congratulates the 48 Carmel High School students named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Semifinalists.
Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

July 5, 2018

According to today's press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, CHS swim coach John Goelz was arrested July 3 on charges of "sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography."...

Press Release: Carmel Clay School Board Names New Superintendent

Press Release: Carmel Clay School Board Names New Superintendent

Adhi Ramkumar June 3, 2018
The following is a press release statement issued by Carmel Clay Schools on June 1, 2018:
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