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Performing arts construction to appear above ground, feature music lab

December 9, 2021

After winter break, students and staff can expect to see foundational steel structures above ground for the new performing arts area. According to Assistant Principal Toby Steele, the new performing arts...

 Principal Tom Harmas works at his desk. Harmas said, by updating the way finals work, CHS hopes to prioritize true understanding of content and ensure students are prepared before entering second semester.

Administration works on changes to final exam structure to better fit student needs

Chloe Sun December 9, 2021

CHS has shifted from its previous week-long half-day final exam structure to a more lenient one that allows individual teachers to decide when and how final exams will be conducted—a model similar to...

Social Studies Department Launches Peer Tutoring Program

Dariush Khurram September 20, 2021

Carmel High School’s social studies department just launched its peer tutoring program. Program co-sponsor, Allison Hargrove, said that free tutoring is now available at each SSRT in room E229 on Mondays,...

According to Harmas, staff has been instrumental in finding areas to temporarily move classes to in the midst of construction, and is excited for the new possibilities the renovations bring.

Administration navigates construction as school year begins

Chloe Sun September 20, 2021

Following the decision to begin the school’s multi-part construction project as scheduled at the end of the last school year, current construction focuses on renovating the performing arts area and Dale...

Science Department to focus on helping students develop soft skills

Maryam Hafeez September 3, 2021

The science department this year is going to focus on helping students develop soft skills in addition to the skills they already learn within their science classes. Jennifer Drudge, the science department...

Senior Grace Rexroth studies during SSRT for her German test by looking over a powerpoint.

PTO get its first plan from the new PTO vice president

Sarah Zheng September 3, 2021

PTO has been a part of Carmel School System and CHS for many years, having yearly activities for the students and parents at CHS. Some of the most known activities are Gradfest and Homecoming Dance. Every...

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 26

Wendy Zhu April 21, 2021

The school board will meet on April 26 at 7 p.m. for its next regular board meeting. On April 15, board members also met for an executive session to discuss job performance evaluations of individual employees. For...

Student, teacher discuss changes to pandemic-era review plans for upcoming English AP exams

Archit Kalra April 21, 2021

For AP Language and Composition teacher Roya Farrow, there have been some changes to the way she helps students review for the AP exam this year, given the COVID-19 pandemic and the hybrid/virtual school...

Junior Erin Gordon studies for her AP Environmental Science class. The AP Environmental Science test will take place on May 14.

Counseling Center finalizing AP exams, schedules

Leah Tan April 21, 2021

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, counselor Kris Hartman said the counseling department is largely wrapping up its responsibilities. “In counseling we are just preparing for AP Exams...

Senate conducts elections for next year

Lillian He April 21, 2021

Senate has now wrapped up their last major event of the school year, March Madness, and is now looking forward to electing next year’s student body president and speaker of the house. According to student...

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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