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Do Something Club to visit a nursing home on April 27

Do Something Club to visit a nursing home on April 27

Angela Li

April 25, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Do Something Club met after school on April 24 to finalize the details for the club’s remaining projects for the school year. According to club sponsor James Ziegler the club has four main projects planned for the rest of the semester. “We have a nursing home trip planned on April 27 at Summer Trace N...

Short on STEM: CHS STEM teachers share thoughts on teaching qualifications as new Senate bill addressing teacher shortage is proposed

Short on STEM: CHS STEM teachers share thoughts on teaching qualifications  as new Senate bill addressing teacher shortage is proposed

Michelle Yin

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

Last month, Indiana Republican Senators Andy Zay, Dennis Kruse, and Jeff Raatz authored a bill to address the lack of qualified teachers in Indiana. Senate Bill 387 would create a career specialist permit, which allows individuals who have professional experience but have not obtained a teaching license...

Club Spotlights 4/20

Club Spotlights 4/20

Anushka Dasgupta

April 20, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Recent Updates

Quiz Bowl Club WHEN AND WHERE: Tuesdays after school in Room B214 WHAT IT IS: Quiz Bowl is an interdisciplinary competition, which means teams have members who are knowledgeable in a variety of categories. The club’s practices simulate competition, with four people per team buzzing in to answer a questio...

Fandom Olympics: Teen Library Council to host team-bonding event focused on trivia, games related to fandoms

Fandom Olympics: Teen Library Council to host team-bonding event focused on trivia, games related to fandoms

April 20, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, Showcase

This year the Teen Library Council (TLC), which consists of high school students who provide input for the young adult department at the Carmel Clay Public Library, will host a team-bonding event on April 21 for all of its members called the Fandom Olympics. The event will focus on bonding between a...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews practicality of all school convocations

Manahil Nadeem

April 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

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 sch...

Prom tickets to start selling in late April

Prom tickets to start selling in late April

April 1, 2018


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Prom sponsor Cristen Cassler said the tickets for this year’s prom will begin selling in late April. She said the Junior Class officers decided to stick with the modern contemporary design concept they arranged for the dance for the ticket design as well. Cassler also said she scheduled Lifetouch ...

Ment(or) To Be: CLC implements new mentoring program for students

Ment(or) To Be: CLC implements new mentoring program for students

Anushka Dasgupta

March 23, 2018


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

This year, the Carmel Learning Center (CLC), an alternative education service, has created a new mentoring program for its students according to Kelly Douglas, an alternative education teacher at the CLC. Douglas said, “We’re using funds we received from a Carmel Education Foundation grant to develop...

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

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

Angela Li

March 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

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 ma...

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

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

James Yin

March 23, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates

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...

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

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

Michelle Yin

March 23, 2018


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

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 ...