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Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council shifts focus to Christkindlmarkt, outreach opportunities

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council shifts focus to Christkindlmarkt, outreach opportunities

Emily Dexter

October 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

After raising over $400 for the Hamilton County Humane Society through Howl-o-ween, a dog-themed event hosted earlier this month, the Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) is turning more of its attention to volunteering and community outreach, according to CMYC advisor Kelli Prader. “Some of the (CMY...

Cabinet organizes Trick-or-Treat for Riley on Oct. 27, changes venue for Nov. 10 Runway for Riley event

Cabinet organizes Trick-or-Treat for Riley on Oct. 27, changes venue for Nov. 10 Runway for Riley event

Christina Yang

October 26, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to Speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons, Cabinet has two events coming up: Trick-or-Treat for Riley on Oct. 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the freshman center, specifically in the cafeteria and on the first floor, and Runway for Riley on Nov. 10 beginning at 7 p.m. in the varsity gym. All proceeds...

Fundraising categories to change under new law; principals, teachers work on new anonymous alert app

Fundraising categories to change under new law; principals, teachers work on new anonymous alert app

Sam Shi

October 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

School board president Layla Spanenberg said the school board is in the process of approving a new state law, which consolidates school funding into two categories: “education” and “operation”. The school board president said the education fund will include anything classroom related, while the op...

ComedySportz trains to hone improv skills

ComedySportz trains to hone improv skills

Jessica Konrad

October 26, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The ComedySportz team recently began training for its upcoming matches in the spring. The team trains with professional ComedySportz players in order to gain a better understanding of ComedySportz improv games and the fundamentals of improv in general. ComedySportz sponsor Jim Peterson said the team’...

Best Buddies members compete to earn title ‘Champion of the Year’

Best Buddies members compete to earn title ‘Champion of the Year’

Rhea Acharya and Pranav Jothirajah

October 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

This fall, Gabi Stigter, Best Buddies member and sophomore, and Christine Ellis, Best Buddies sponsor and English teacher, find themselves competing against each other as well as CEOs and state anchors in a state-wide competition in order to be named “Best Buddies Champion of the Year.” For this, both...

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

Lillian He

October 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

Throughout this school year, IB Business 3-4 students will undertake a new assignment in addition to their normal class work. They will help with developing a new logo as well as a tagline for Carmel Clay Schools. Courtney Taylor, community relations liaison for Carmel Clay Schools, said via email that wh...

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Lillian He, Aditi Kumar, and Hari Patel

October 25, 2018


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

During the fall of 2017, Duke Energy announced it would be build a new 12 kilovolt (kV) substation and install 69 kV power lines north of the Autumn Overlook neighborhood on Rohrer Road. According to Community Relations Manager, Mark LaBarr, though Duke believed the new substation was necessary to meet...

New anonymous alert mobile app to be implemented in coming months

New anonymous alert mobile app to be implemented in coming months

Sam Shi

October 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

To improve the security and safety of the school, School board president Layla Spanenberg said a new online app will be released in the coming months to send anonymous alerts. Similar to the anonymous alerts system on myCCS, these alerts will allow students to report any harmful behavior to CHS admin...

Pathways to eliminate ISTEP+ requirement for Class of ‘23 and on, Harmas says

Pathways to eliminate ISTEP+ requirement for Class of ‘23 and on, Harmas says

Carson TerBush

October 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

With the introduction of the new graduation pathways program, Principal Tom Harmas said the previously required ISTEP+ tests will no longer be needed for graduation for students currently in eighth grade and below. In addition to coordinating Pathways, Harmas said he is currently working on allocating funds for teachers’ pro...

Orchestras rehearsing for fall concert

Orchestras rehearsing for fall concert

Wendy Zhu

October 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The CHS orchestras will be playing at their first concert of the school year on Oct. 18, and the concert will feature all orchestras at this school. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the orchestras have been rehearsing on stage this week so that they can know what to expect dur...