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German exchange students to arrive at CHS late October

Sowmya Chundi

October 20, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, School Updates

In late October and early November, the German exchange group from Frankfurt, Germany will come to Carmel to live with 16 CHS families for 3 weeks, as part of the German American Paired Partnership (GAPP). They plan on accompanying students from CHS in touring the Indianapolis area and attending school to ge...

Maintenance staff to help with Homecoming festivities

Maintenance staff to help with Homecoming festivities

Lillian He

September 27, 2018


Filed under Homecoming, Online Only, Recent Updates, School Updates

One upcoming event for not only the maintenance department but for the whole school as well is Homecoming. The maintenance staff has a substantial behind-the-scenes job to do in preparation for this event. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re working on getting ready for Homecoming...we have ...

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, Cover Story, FEATURE, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Near the end of the school day on Aug. 17, as Lara Staton, varsity women’s tennis player and junior, walked through the E halls, crowds of students cheered her on from either side. This was not Staton’s first time being honored for her accomplishments in tennis; it was her first time, however, being...

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...

Photo Essay: Distinguished Graduates – Class of 2018

Photo Essay: Distinguished Graduates – Class of 2018

May Zhang

April 12, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

On April 12, administrators recognized the Distinguished Graduates from the Class of 2018.

Ment(or) To Be: CLC implements new mentoring program for students

Ment(or) To Be: CLC implements new mentoring program for students

Anushka Dasgupta

March 23, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

This year, the Carmel Learning Center (CLC), an alternative education service, has created a new mentoring program for its students according to Kelly Douglas, an alternative education teacher at the CLC. Douglas said, “We’re using funds we received from a Carmel Education Foundation grant to develop...

The Switch: Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley discusses potential changes in start time, extended elementary school day

The Switch: Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley discusses potential changes in start time, extended elementary school day

Michelle Yin

March 23, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

Q: Tell me some of the recommendations you heard at the Feb. 12 workshop. A: We have a committee of teachers, administrators and parents that look at all of our elementary programming and look at every part of the elementary school day. In those recommendations that came out of there, in order to start ...

Scrapping the Start: CCS submits list of priorities, including an official opposition to a Senate bill regarding school start

Scrapping the Start: CCS submits list of priorities, including an official opposition to a Senate bill regarding school start

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

Last month, Carmel Clay Schools submitted a list of priorities to the public and aimed at the Indiana General Assembly, among them was an official opposition to the proposed Indiana Senate Bill Seven. The bill, which has since become inactive, aimed to require schools to begin after the last Monday of...

A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

Angela Li

January 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Next month, from Feb. 26 to March 2, the administration, in collaboration with the counseling department, plans to host a mental health awareness week in hopes of fostering greater conversation on the topic. “We’ve got some pretty neat ideas on some random acts of kindness activities that we’r...

Summer Studies: Indiana Online Academy to offer AP Macroeconomics, AP Government online this summer

Summer Studies: Indiana Online Academy to offer AP Macroeconomics, AP Government online this summer

Michelle Yin

January 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Recent Updates, School Updates

This summer, Indiana Online Academy (IOA) will offer AP Macroeconomics and AP Government. The school will still offer the two classes in the classroom and regular economics and government online. Junior Grace Hong said she plans to take one or both of AP Macroeconomics and AP Government through IOA ...

2-Hour Delay Schedule: Jan. 24

2-Hour Delay Schedule: Jan. 24

Adhi Ramkumar

January 24, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Online Only, Recent Updates, School Updates

BLUE DAY SCHEDULE FOR 2 HOUR DELAYS - SCHEDULE B Period B1 9:50 – 10:50 Period B4 11:00 – 1:10 Lunch times: A lunch 11:00 – 11:25 B lunch 11:33 – 12:00 C lunch 12:08 – 12:35 D lunch 12:43 – 1:10 Period B2 1:20 – 2:05 Period B3 2:15-3:05 (announcements)