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Having Adversity To Your Advantage?: College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard discounts time students of wealthier communities invest to reach success

Aditi Kumar

August 13, 2019

Is being privileged a disadvantage? The obvious answer may seem to be ‘No.’ However, with the College Board’s recent creation of the ‘adversity score,’ this may no longer be true. Last May, the adversity score, or (as it is officially known) the Environmental Context Dashboard, became the newe...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Motivated by local business, DECA students start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Motivated by local business, DECA students  start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Natalie Khamis

March 22, 2019

     At No Label at the Table Food Co.—a gluten and-dairy-free food company located on 111 W. Main St.—employees take on tasks that range from packaging and labeling bakery items to making cereal treats. Unlike most businesses, employees at No Label at the Table Food Co. who help run the busines...

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019

On March 11, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host an informative event regarding the Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) open to the public at the Monon Community Center. Led by Natural Resources Coordinator Brittany McAdams, attendees will learn about the program and how...

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating  Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Adam Spensley

February 22, 2019

How did the idea for the online store come about? Over the summer, we were trying to figure out how can we make more money, how can this business make more money. We were in desperate need of a new revenue stream. And we realized there is a whole demographic we’re not reaching and that’s parents.  What features do you plan to include on the website? It ...

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

Rhea Acharya

January 24, 2019

During this spring and summer there will be construction at the trail end intersection as well as along 136th Street in order to allow for safer pedestrian traffic here. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation for the Carmel Clay Schools District, said, “(The construction will) provide a defined crosswalk that will have flashing lights that...

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club  work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Lillian He

January 24, 2019

Members of both the young Democrats and Young Republicans Clubs hope to change the fact that Indiana does not have hate crime legislation. According to Chris Elmore, president of Young Republicans Club and sophomore, and James Ziegler, Young Democrats Club sponsor and history teacher, the clubs are planning...

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with  safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

Pranav Jothirajah

November 16, 2018

Seven months ago, on May 25, a 13-year-old middle school student walked into Noblesville West Middle School with two handguns, shooting both a teacher and a student multiple times. Fortunately, they both survived, and a teacher stopped the student before he could harm others. Incidents like this are w...

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018

Complete Q and A with Christi Cloud, CCS director of technology and data solutions Why has the decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool been made? We decided to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool as a part of a much larger project. We’re actually changing out our website over the wint...