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School to operate on ‘a normal schedule’ on Tuesday with ‘enhanced security plans in place’

School to operate on ‘a normal schedule’ on Tuesday with ‘enhanced security plans in place’

February 19, 2018


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Carmel High School is taking additional security precautions against social media threats; a message to TCP students.

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CHS House of Representatives continues preparation for Carmel Dance Marathon

CHS House of Representatives continues preparation for Carmel Dance Marathon

Aditya Belamkar

February 15, 2018


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    The CHS House of Representatives continues their preparations towards Carmel Dance Marathon which will occur on Feb. 24 at CHS. According to both speaker of the House Sam Johnson and House sponsor Sarah Wolff, one focus for this year is working on thanking and appreciating dancers for what th...

Principal Tom Harmas continues to prepare for Culture of Care week

Principal Tom Harmas continues to prepare for Culture of Care week

Manahil Nadeem

February 15, 2018


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This year, CHS hopes to kickstart an initiative, Culture of Care, that will put a greater emphasis on students’ mental health, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said administrators and counselors are working hard to kickoff the program the week of Feb. 26. “CHS puts a huge emphasis on...

The math department prepares to administer ISTEP exams

The math department prepares to administer ISTEP exams

Brian Zhang

February 15, 2018


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The math department is preparing for ISTEP, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that the department is working to schedule both the real and practice exams for all sophomores and students who did not pass last year. “Currently, we are getting ready to administer...

Police, Principal respond to Feb. 8 incident

Police, Principal respond to Feb. 8 incident

Manahil Nadeem

February 9, 2018


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On Feb. 8, a male student wielding a knife approached a female student in the restroom. Here are the principal's and police's statements about the incident.

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CCS Donates Land to City

CCS Donates Land to City

Hari Patel

January 27, 2018


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Carmel Clay Schools has agreed to donate land in front of Carmel Middle School to the City of Carmel, according to Associate Superintendent Roger McMichael." The City of Carmel requested Carmel Clay Schools Board of Trustees for additional rights-of-way improvements to Guilford Road. These improvements w...

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


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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


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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 ...

Big Game Club looking to continue support for basketball teams

Big Game Club looking to continue support for basketball teams

Allen Zheng

January 19, 2018


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With the home men’s basketball game vs. Avon rescheduled to today at 7:30 p.m., Big Game will look to show a lot of participation and support. According to Griffin Gonzalez, club president and senior, they will be focused on getting a large student participation to cheer for both teams. “I want th...