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A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

Angela Li

January 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Next month, from Feb. 26 to March 2, the administration, in collaboration with the counseling department, plans to host a mental health awareness week in hopes of fostering greater conversation on the topic. “We’ve got some pretty neat ideas on some random acts of kindness activities that we’r...

Branching Out: CHS to offer new Ivy Tech dual credit courses for students

Branching Out: CHS to offer new Ivy Tech dual credit courses for students

Anushka Dasgupta

January 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates

Next school year, CHS will offer more academic opportunities for students through an addition to the Ivy Tech dual credit program. According to Amy Dudley, Assistant Superintendent for curriculum instruction and assistance, these courses will be offered to rising seniors. Dudley added students shoul...

Summer Studies: Indiana Online Academy to offer AP Macroeconomics, AP Government online this summer

Summer Studies: Indiana Online Academy to offer AP Macroeconomics, AP Government online this summer

Michelle Yin

January 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

This summer, Indiana Online Academy (IOA) will offer AP Macroeconomics and AP Government. The school will still offer the two classes in the classroom and regular economics and government online. Junior Grace Hong said she plans to take one or both of AP Macroeconomics and AP Government through IOA ...

Chem for Them: Chemistry Club to create a competition for middle school students

Chem for Them: Chemistry Club to create a competition for middle school students

Tara Kandallu

January 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Recent Updates, Showcase

Over the summer and during first semester, Chemistry Club officers worked on a plan that would bring low-stress science competitions to middle school students around the Carmel community. Chemistry Club plans to have five questions for each competition round mailed to their individual middle schools ...

Press release: School board accepts resignation of Superintendent Nicholas Wahl

Press release: School board accepts resignation of Superintendent Nicholas Wahl

Manahil Nadeem

January 12, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Carmel Clay Schools shared a press release on Jan. 12 announcing that the school board approved Superintendent Nicholas Wahl's resignation.  The press release is as follows. The Carmel Clay School Board has accepted the resignation of Dr. Nicholas Wahl as its superintendent of schools effective...

Superintendent prepares for inclement weather tonight, continues technology expansion

Superintendent prepares for inclement weather tonight, continues technology expansion

Nyssa Qiao

January 11, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Associate Superintendent Roger McMichael said the district is preparing in case tomorrow morning’s weather warrants a two hour delay or school cancellation. “It happened to be that tomorrow morning’s prediction is not very good, and so we will have staff out on the roads early in the morning,...

New Requirements: Indiana students will be required to meet new standards to graduate

New Requirements: Indiana students will be required to meet new standards to graduate

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter, Speak-ups

December 14, 2017


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

This  November, a subcommittee of the Indiana State Board of Education, the Graduation Pathways Panel, recommended new graduation requirements for all high schoolers in Indiana. The state Board of Education approved of the plan on Dec. 7, and the switch will apply to the class of 2023 and beyond. The...

Starting Late: A bill may require school to open after the third Monday of August

Starting Late: A bill may require school to open after the third Monday of August

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

Next legislative session, Jean Leising, Indiana state Republican Senator, will propose a bill that would require schools to begin after the third Monday of August in the 2018-19 school year. Currently, CHS is set to reopen on Aug. 14, a full week prior to the bill’s proposed school start date. Desp...

Expanding Horizons: Despite the controversy that continues to surround the implementation of ethnic classes in a secondary education setting, CHS will offer an African Studies elective in the 2017-2018 school year

Expanding Horizons: Despite the controversy that continues to surround the implementation of ethnic classes in a secondary education setting, CHS will offer an African Studies elective in the 2017-2018 school year

Bethlehem Daniel, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

In the 2017-2018 school year, for the first time in the school's history, CHS will offer a semester-long African studies class for grades 10-12. According to African History and Culture Club member and senior Tomi Taiwo, as a first generation Nigerian-American, she appreciates that CHS is moving towards dive...