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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)

New Requirements: Indiana students will be required to meet new standards to graduate

New Requirements: Indiana students will be required to meet new standards to graduate

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter, Speak-ups

December 14, 2017


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

This  November, a subcommittee of the Indiana State Board of Education, the Graduation Pathways Panel, recommended new graduation requirements for all high schoolers in Indiana. The state Board of Education approved of the plan on Dec. 7, and the switch will apply to the class of 2023 and beyond. The...

Starting Late: A bill may require school to open after the third Monday of August

Starting Late: A bill may require school to open after the third Monday of August

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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

Next legislative session, Jean Leising, Indiana state Republican Senator, will propose a bill that would require schools to begin after the third Monday of August in the 2018-19 school year. Currently, CHS is set to reopen on Aug. 14, a full week prior to the bill’s proposed school start date. Desp...

Principal Tom Harmas to change professional learning plan to three years

Principal Tom Harmas to change professional learning plan to three years

Manahil Nadeem

November 10, 2017


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

In the past, teachers would evaluate their chosen professional learning plan every year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. This year, Harmas said he has decided to change professional learning to last three years. “I always have done three-year plan and I feel like they work a lot of better. ...

A New Legacy: Principal Tom Harmas discusses CHS culture, plans as incoming principal

A New Legacy: Principal Tom Harmas discusses CHS culture, plans as incoming principal

James Yin, Reporter, Photographer

August 15, 2017


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, School Updates

Q: Why did you agree to become the principal of CHS? A: I think anytime that you look at everything that is Carmel High School from the outside, you think what a great school with students who come ready to learn everyday, with teachers who are here to engage students to all the extracurriculars, ...

Refer(end)um: Expiration of current referendum could end some AP programs and staff positions

Refer(end)um: Expiration of current referendum could end some AP programs and staff positions

Emily Dexter, News Reporter

March 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Print, School Updates, Top Story

Since the current referendum for the school district will expire on Dec. 31, a special election will occur on May 2 where Carmel citizens will vote on a new referendum to take its place. If this referendum fails, according to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, programs not required for graduation, such a...