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Carmel’s demographics to change, school board to begin discussing redistricting schools

Carmel’s demographics to change, school board to begin discussing redistricting schools

Sam Shi

February 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

In a school board meeting on Jan. 28, a demographer gave a report on the Carmel Clay School’s future population trends. The report predicts the Carmel Clay School district’s high school student population to reach 5,562 students in 2026 before declining the following two years. The report also predict...

Maintenance department to continue preventative maintenance, clear snow

Maintenance department to continue preventative maintenance, clear snow

Lillian He

February 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Throughout the next month, the maintenance department will continue preventative maintenance. According to maintenance technician Fred Sheats, “(Preventative maintenance) means you’re troubleshooting, looking at things and making sure its running good before it fails. You want to fix any problems befo...

Cabinet to organize Dance Marathon

Cabinet to organize Dance Marathon

Christina Yang

February 15, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons and Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, Cabinet will spend most of its time preparing for its biggest event of the year, Dance Marathon (DM). Simmons said, “The best event of the year: (DM). It is a six-hour event from 4 to 10 p.m. (on Feb. 23) in th...

World Language students perform well in state competition

Sowmya Chundi

February 15, 2019


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On Feb. 11, French students participated in state-level competitions at West Lafayette High School. The competitions were open to any students enrolled in a French class who wanted to compete. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, said, “Competitions are open to all students who ...

Culture of Care Week Expands, CHS adjusts after closures, Harmas says

Culture of Care Week Expands, CHS adjusts after closures, Harmas says

Carson TerBush

February 7, 2019


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As this week is Culture of Care week, numerous activities will commence to promote mental health awareness, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Additionally, Harmas said administrators, including Superintendent Michael Beresford, are still debating how to make up the school time lost in last week’s thr...

Cabinet plans Euchre Tournament, Dance Fusion/Zumba Class, Basketball Tailgate

Cabinet plans Euchre Tournament, Dance Fusion/Zumba Class, Basketball Tailgate

February 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

According to speaker of the House Neil Walker Simmons and Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, members will be busy the next couple of weeks organizing the Euchre Tournament, which will take place in the Main Cafeteria on Jan. 25 starting at 3:30 p.m., Dance Fusion/Zumba Class, rescheduled from Jan. 12 to F...

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

Rhea Acharya

January 24, 2019


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

During this spring and summer there will be construction at the trail end intersection as well as along 136th Street in order to allow for safer pedestrian traffic here. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation for the Carmel Clay Schools District, said, “(The construction will) provide a defined crosswalk that will have flashing lights that...

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Natalie Khamis

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

The Indiana General Assembly convened for its first session on Jan. 3 to discuss the enactment of new Senate and House of Representatives legislature for this year. During one of these sessions, Jeff Raatz, Senator and Senate education and career development committee chairperson, said he has propo...

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club  work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Lillian He

January 24, 2019


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

Members of both the young Democrats and Young Republicans Clubs hope to change the fact that Indiana does not have hate crime legislation. According to Chris Elmore, president of Young Republicans Club and sophomore, and James Ziegler, Young Democrats Club sponsor and history teacher, the clubs are planning...

Evan Kenyon, winner of Congressional App Challenge, Code for Change officer and senior, develops SRT pass app

Evan Kenyon, winner of Congressional App Challenge,  Code for Change officer and senior, develops SRT pass app

Lillian He

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

How did you get involved with coding? It started a long time ago. My dad has always been interested in it, and in elementary school I got a book (about) really basic coding because I was fascinated with the way computers worked and I knew I wanted to change the way they worked and just make progra...

School board members to receive new board roles on Jan. 14 meeting

School board members to receive new board roles on Jan. 14 meeting

Sam Shi

January 23, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

In an organizational meeting on Jan. 14, school board members were elected to their new roles on the board. School board member Mike Kerschner was elected the president, Katie Browning the vice president and Lin Zheng the secretary. Kerschner said this organizational meeting happens every year and said i...