Julianna Kessilyas and Emily Dexter | April 20, 2018

Manahil Nadeem | April 18, 2018

After the safety concerns that arose in February, school officials review the practicality of gathering all 5,000 students into one room for all school convocations, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said students, teachers and community members brought up possible safety concerns with the school’s current style of school recognition. “When we have all 5,000 students in the gym, it’s g...

News Briefs 3.23

Julianna Kessilyas | March 23, 2018

For Your Information: CHS students create informational videos for Carmel residents

Angela Li | March 23, 2018

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) is working with city officials to make informational videos for Carmel residents. Jack Joliet, member of the video-making committee and senior, said, “The CMYC got a request from the engineering department at the mayor’s office that they wanted us to help make some promotional and informational videos that they could post on their social media and their w...

Treeting the Environment: Students, teachers reflect as  West Park plans to remove 500 trees

James Yin | March 23, 2018

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation began a project this February to remove ash trees in West Park due to complications created by an insect species known as the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species that has devastated parts of Hamilton County and other parts of Indiana. According to yourwestpark.com, “through an inventory of the 40-acre parcel located immediately west of the existing park along 1...

The Switch: Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley discusses potential changes in start time, extended elementary school day

Michelle Yin | March 23, 2018

Q: Tell me some of the recommendations you heard at the Feb. 12 workshop. A: We have a committee of teachers, administrators and parents that look at all of our elementary programming and look at every part of the elementary school day. In those recommendations that came out of there, in order to start putting those recommendations in place, we are looking at possibly extending the elementa...