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Biking Boom: Students, community members discuss Bike Carmel events, including upcoming Ride, Dine, & Dance this Saturday

Biking Boom: Students, community members discuss Bike Carmel events, including upcoming Ride, Dine, & Dance this Saturday

Tara Kandallu

August 14, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates

    On Saturday, the city of Carmel will host a casual 8-10 mile bike ride that ends with bikers enjoying a street party on main street called Ride, Dine, and Dance. The event was started in 2017 and usually sees around 150 bikers. Along with the Ride, Dine, & Dance, the city of Carmel also hosts ...

Library Lift: Carmel Clay Public Library unfolds three-part plan to renovate, update library

Angela Li

August 14, 2018


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Bob Swanay, Director of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), said the CCPL unveiled a vision to the public in April that encompasses three primary elements of the library including branch services of the library in other areas of Carmel, re-imagination of the current CCPL space, and a potential exp...

The New Top Dog: New Superintendent Michael Beresford discusses upcoming background, plans as superintendent

The New Top Dog: New Superintendent Michael Beresford discusses upcoming background, plans as superintendent

Riya Chinni, Veronica Teeter

August 14, 2018


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Why did you decide to step into the position of superintendent? I was at a point in my career where I’ve had a lot of experience and I just felt that it was time to go ahead and move out of the assistant superintendency and go ahead and go for the big chair, so I think it was just timing. I felt ...

Piehl Power: New Assistant Principal Valerie Piehl reflects on past, new goals

Piehl Power: New Assistant Principal Valerie Piehl reflects on past, new goals

Richa Louis

August 14, 2018


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Why did you choose to become an Assistant Principal at CHS? I’ve been the Assistant Principal at Fishers High School for the last 12 years, so I’ve been there for quite a while, and I was just looking for a new opportunity, a chance to work and do some different things, be involved in some different ...

Cultivating an (Agri)culture: Chief Academic Officer Keith Marsh discusses new school for agriculture for students grades 7-12 offers online and hands-on learning

Cultivating an (Agri)culture:  Chief Academic Officer Keith Marsh discusses new school for agriculture for students grades 7-12 offers online and hands-on learning

Michelle Yin

August 14, 2018


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Indiana Agriculture and Technology School opened July 30. It has an online course and physical learning at a Monroe County farm targeted towards students in grades 7-12. It’s coursework is eligible for Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas. Why was the Indiana ...

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

July 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story, Web, Women's Swimming and Diving

According to today's press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, CHS swim coach John Goelz was arrested July 3 on charges of "sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography." Goelz will have a hearing in Federal Court July 10. Read the official press release below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 5, 2018 High school swim coach faces federal child sexual ex...

A Roadblock in Construction: Following recent appeal, students, staff reflect on controversy surrounding mosque

A Roadblock in Construction: Following recent appeal, students,  staff reflect on controversy surrounding mosque

Tara Kandallu

May 18, 2018


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"Knowing about each other and making each other aware of each other’s faith is (something the mosque will bring). It’s a place of gathering. You can come and interact with other people in the community."

West Park plans to expand on 40 acres of undeveloped land this year, create new spaces for high school students, residents of West Carmel

West Park plans to expand on 40 acres of undeveloped land this year, create new spaces for high school students, residents of West Carmel

Angela Li

May 18, 2018


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First, what is the expansion project in general and the goal of the project? “Sure. So for West Park, actually about two years ago, we did a new master plan for West Park. We’ve got 120 acres total in that park, and 80 (acres) of (the park) has basically been developed—that’s the part of the par...

Dealing with Dyslexia: Students, teachers reflect on new bill regarding dyslexic students

Dealing with Dyslexia: Students, teachers reflect on  new bill regarding dyslexic students

Armaan Goel

May 18, 2018


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dThe recently passed Indiana Senate Bill 217 looks to provide dyslexic students with additional assistance to overcome their disability. It states that schools must screen students for risk factors of dyslexia, as well as employ a reading specialist to work with dyslexic students. Alissa Bandejas...

Exploring the Options: State to require new career exploration program, CHS students, staff discuss implementation

Exploring the Options: State to require new career exploration program, CHS students, staff discuss implementation

Tara Kandallu

May 18, 2018


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Every year, the Indiana General Assembly passes educational laws that impact districts, schools and teachers. This year, during the 2018 legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly passed a bevy of laws ranging from a new computer science curriculum to reporting requirements. Among them is a n...