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4.12 News Briefs

Cady Armstrong April 12, 2021

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Principal Tom Harmas sits at his desk, wearing a mask to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. He said administration is currently planning for next year by analyzing staffing needs and determining which changes from the current school year, such as staggered bells and mandated lanyards, will remain in future years.

Administration assesses staffing needs for next school year

Rhea Acharya March 31, 2021

Principal Tom Harmas said one of his current priorities is looking at the new class enrollments to determine if the school needs a different staffing plan for next year. He said, “We’re working...

CCRC sees more juniors as they begin to plan for after high school, college

Darshini Shankar March 31, 2021

As the College and Career Resource Center (CCRC) continues to provide resources to assist students in making plans for after high school, CCRC Coordinator Melinda Stephan said they have shifted focus to...

Terri Ramos, media center and communications department chairperson, reviews worksheets for the Red Cross water safety lessons. She will be distributing prizes to randomly selected students who completed the whole sheet correctly.

Planning Events for April, Teaching Lessons

Riley Laferriere March 31, 2021

Most events that will take place after spring break have not been determined yet according to Terri Ramos, media center and communications department chairperson, although some lessons are underway. Ramos...

CHTV Prepares for summer

Christian Ledbetter March 31, 2021

CHTV has seven shows per cohort until the end of the school year. The staff is seeking to correct technical difficulties and 7-8 staff members are working on training others. CHTV supervisor Brandy Ostojic...

ISSMA to take place virtually

Jasmine Zhang March 31, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the Carmel Orchestras’ plan to participate in the ISSMA performance this year virtually. According to Maggie Hite, associate director of orchestras, “We will record those performances...

School Resource Officer Scotty Moore poses for a headshot. Moore said the end of this school year is sad as he has not been able to make as many meaningful connections with students.

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for graduation, reflect on school year

Calina He March 31, 2021

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS are planning for Senior Celebration, a combination of prom and Gradfest, and graduation, according to School Resource Officer Scotty Moore. “We are all in the...

On April 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. the Carmel Clay Public Library will host

Carmel Clay Public Library to host “The Rise of Tabletop Gaming” virtual speakers event

Raghav Sriram March 30, 2021

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host a live virtual discussion on the rise of tabletop gaming for teenagers and adults on April 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. According to Jamie Beckman, young adult department...

DECA to prepare for International Career Development Conference (ICDC) In April

Saumya Somasi March 26, 2021

According to Melissa Su, veteran DECA member and senior, the biggest upcoming event will be the international conference in April. “In this year’s virtual international conference, participants will...

Key Club to volunteer at Carmel Marathon, plant trees, continue teacher appreciation in April

Sam Hawkins March 26, 2021

According to Key Club co-sponsor Allyson Ward, the key club in the coming month will be participating in a variety of community services, including volunteering at the Carmel Marathon, planting trees with...

Student, teacher discuss hopes for in-person English classes in 2021-2022 school year

Archit Kalra March 26, 2021

With the school district’s recent announcement that students will return to regular in-person instruction in the 2021-2022 school year, both students and teachers have said they are enthusiastic to revisit...

School board president Layla Spanenberg meets on March 22 at a board meeting. Board members discussed policy changes, new school courses and COVID-19 effects on academics.

School board to meet on April 12, schools to continue hybrid learning for remainder of school year

Wendy Zhu March 26, 2021

The school board will meet on April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Educational Services Center for its next board workshop meeting. Board members met on March 22 to discuss topics like modifications to certain policies...

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