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Darshini Shankar | September 23, 2020

On Aug. 24, the school board approved a plan to provide mental health services at CHS. In order to carry out this plan, Ascension St. Vincent personnel will provide these services. According to Mental Health Coordinator Stephanie Whiteside, the mental health services that will be offered are not limited to therapy. Whiteside said, “We will be able to provide mental health services to students...

Lillian He | September 16, 2020

Senate started off their school year by holding elections. According to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz, elections ended Sept. 11 and results were given over the announcements Sept. 14 and 15. Foutz said she is currently in the process of working with the school to transfer all new Senate members to the Senate SSRT. Next week Senate will host an appreciation week for the custodial and managerial staff...

Marvin Fan | September 16, 2020

On Sept. 10, TechHOUNDS had their call-out meeting on Zoom for new members. According to Drew Sanchez, the team lead for TechHOUNDS, about 40 people showed up to the call-out meeting, which was more than anticipated due to the current COVID-19 situation. Sanchez said on Sept. 17, the rookies will participate in rotations. “They kind of get to see what the space looks like, what the tools look like,...

Saumya Somasi | September 16, 2020

The next meeting for DECA has not been scheduled yet, but will take place within the next month, according to sponsor Robert Holman. He said, “We’re still trying to get a good handle on all (the schedule). Generally the IB classes and the marketing classes are in DECA and not much has changed there.” Melissa Su, veteran member and senior, said she is a virtual student which presents some challenges...

Q&A with Karen McDaniel, Wesley Drew and Ashley Williams over new roles in school staff

Ally Horwitz | September 15, 2020

Q&A with Karen McDaniel, Associate principal  What role did you serve at CHS previously? For the last 13 years here at Carmel High School, I worked in student services and in special services, overseeing everything related to the student services aspect, which is the health center, attendance, discipline, counseling and then all of the special programming in special services for our students...

CHS Adjusts Contact Tracing Protocol, Defines Direct Contact

Darshini Shankar | September 14, 2020

As part of this school’s plan to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the administrative team set up a protocol for contact tracing in correspondence with the State Department of Health and CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines. According to Associate Principal Karen McDaniel, the administration follows the protocol after a student has tested positive. McDaniel said, “We have to contact trace 48 hours before...