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Q&A with Karen McDaniel, Wesley Drew and Ashley Williams over new roles in school staff

Q&A with Karen McDaniel, Wesley Drew and Ashley Williams over new roles in school staff

Ally Horwitz

September 15, 2020

Q&A with Karen McDaniel, Associate principal  What role did you serve at CHS previously? For the last 13 years here at Carmel High School, I worked in student services and in special services, overseeing everything related to the student services aspect, which is the health center, attendanc...

Carmel Clay Public Library to move locations, begin renovations

The CCPL’s temporary location at the Merchants’ Square shopping center is the area formerly occupied by Marsh Supermarket. The location is only two-and-a-half miles from the Main Library and will be opening in October.

Olivia Stock

September 12, 2020

The Carmel Clay Public Library Main Street location closes starting Sept. 6 due to remodeling. The temporary location will open Oct. 1 in the Merchant’s Square shopping center. According to Jamie Beckman, Young Adult Department Manager, library programs and activities such as Teen Library Council ...

College visits change to virtual only

College visits change to virtual only

Zainab Idrees

September 10, 2020

CHS will offer virtual college visits this fall. Visits are accessible through Naviance, beginning on Aug. 31 and continuing throughout the school year. The virtual visit schedule is subject to change, as more college representatives take part in virtual visits. In order to participate, students must s...

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman over new SSRT

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman over new SSRT

Zainab Idrees

September 8, 2020

Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman Who exactly made the decision to make the change from SRT to SSRT? The teachers and the administration knew that we needed to make a change after we looked at how we were helping kids and how we could best reach kids. The administration got together this ...

In-school summer courses, counseling workshops to move online

Students listen to a guest speaker's presentation at a college and career workshop hosted at CHS by the counseling center. Due to COVID-19, these workshops have been moved to be online.

Kassandra Darnell

May 21, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP Macroeconomics and AP Government, in-school summer classes traditionally offered at CHS, have been transferred online. This school still plans to offer students the opportunity to receive credit and take part in the classes, but they will take them virtually through the Indiana Online...

Carmel wins bike-friendly award, plans to continue bicycling infrastructure

Kassandra Darnell

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

Bring Me My Money: CHS teachers reflect on new pay raises

Viyang Hao

November 15, 2019

This school year, Carmel Clay teachers will receive the largest pay raise they have received in the past decade. In the new contract, it states that Carmel Clay teachers will see a 4% increase of pay this year and will also receive an additional 2% increase next school year. These raises, according t...

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Cady Armstrong

September 20, 2019

Last year, each school in the Carmel Clay School District received a “Stop the Bleed” kit that goes inside every AED box in their school. These kits hold supplies to control bleeding from a traumatic injury.  According to Meredith Haines, Freshman Center nurse and registered nurse, each kit inclu...

Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Junior and prospective Last Rock of Summer performer, Ethan Meneghini, works on his music over the summer in preparation for the LROS. Meneghini has created his own home studio that he works out of to produce his own music.

Josie Cruzan

August 13, 2019

For Ella Carlson, Last Rock of Summer (LROS) president and sophomore, a typical SRT involves getting her SRT teacher to sign her pass, which has “ASAP” written on it in square, capitalized pencil, and signed by her SRT teacher, Sarah Gillum, and then heading to her home away from home: the radio...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Josie Cruzan, Lillian He, Pranav Jothirajah, Sarah Kim, Maddie Kosc, and Bowen Zhou

March 22, 2019

Recently, PNC Bank, located on the northeastcorner of Rangeline Road and Main Street, has agreed to sell its land to Carmel after two years of negotiating. The land sold for 2.5 million dollars and is expected to turn into apartments and condos. According to Henry Mestetsky, executive director of the...

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019

On March 11, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host an informative event regarding the Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) open to the public at the Monon Community Center. Led by Natural Resources Coordinator Brittany McAdams, attendees will learn about the program and how...