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School board to meet May 20

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May 20, 2013

Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

The school board will meet on May 20 to recognize award winners and make decisions regarding policy. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, the meeting will be fun but “jam-packed.” “We have 11 different...

Superintendent evaluates RISE, prepares for transition out

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May 19, 2013

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According to Superintendent Jeff Swensson, the school district has finished evaluations for the first year of the new RISE standards. “I think the Carmel Clay Schools did as good a job in a first year of a completely new...

Maintenance department sets up for sectional track meet

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May 16, 2013

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According to maintenance department member Mike Wyatt, the maintenance department is helping CHS maintain the track. The maintenance department makes sure that everything is running well for the March 16th Sectional track meet...

HiLite wins top awards in 2013 Women’s Press Club of Indiana competition

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May 14, 2013

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Update (May 17, 2013): The National Federation of Press Women announced national winners today. The staff editorial writer went on to win 1st place nationally. Junior David Choe won 3rd place in cartooning. Junior Henry Jackson...

House wraps up end-of-year events, plans for next year

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May 9, 2013

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According to speaker of the House Meredith Baranowski, the last House event for this school year, a volleyball tournament, will take place on May 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. on the outdoor volleyball courts. For returning students...

HiLite staff wins Quill & Scroll Gold Keys

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April 16, 2013

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HiLite staff members earned 12 Gold Keys in the 2013 Quill & Scroll International Writing/Photo Contest, which is co-sponsored by the American Society of News Editors' High School Journalism Initiative. The contest attracte...

HiLite wins CSPA Gold Circle awards

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April 10, 2013

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HiLite staff members won 10 Gold Circle awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Certificates were awarded to work published in the print HiLite and online during the 2011-2012 school year. The Gold Circle Award...

Transportation Department continues to look for new bus drivers

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March 27, 2013

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The Transportation Department plans to continue hiring new bus drivers, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. According to Farrand, although the bus driver shortage has been resolved, the department...