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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


Filed under NEWS, news-top, Recent Updates

"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


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

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


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

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


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

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...

Q and A with Roger McMichael, Associate Superintendent of Business Affairs on upcoming upgrades for the school

May 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

Please explain some of the upgrades you and the school board decided on. The projects at the high school would consist of replacing some of the flooring. Also we will be paving at parking lots and drives leading up to the school. At Forest Dale (Elementary School), we are replacing large sections of the ...

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...