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Next year’s English curriculum to incoporate more freedom of choice in literature

Kassandra Darnell February 21, 2020

Starting in the 2020-21 school year, the school board plans to implement a more diverse English curriculum throughout the district. This curriculum will expand the type of literature students...

Senior Cassidy Jiang uses her phone during SRT to check her homework assignments on Canvas. She said starting school later would allow students’ brains to function better.

District looking to extend elementary school day, start secondary day later

Nyssa Qiao May 16, 2018

Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley said the district is looking to possibly extend the elementary school day from a six and a half hour day to a seven hour day, as well as having the secondary school...

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

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...

District looking to extend elementary school day, start secondary day later

Nyssa Qiao March 21, 2018

Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley said the district is looking to possibly extend the elementary school day from a six and a half hour day to a seven hour day, as well as having the secondary school...

District looking to change length of school day, addresses recent events at CHS

District looking to change length of school day, addresses recent events at CHS

Nyssa Qiao March 1, 2018

Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley said in light of recent events here, the school district will continue to practice monthly scenarios and find more ways to ensure safety in all 15 schools. “I think...

Carmel police arrest two students in connection with social media threats

Carmel police arrest two students in connection with social media threats

February 20, 2018

According to Amy Dudley and Roger McMichael, interim superintendents of Carmel Clay Schools, two students were arrested on Feb. 19 in connection with gun threats posted on the social media app, Snapchat. Dudley...

School to operate on a normal schedule on Tuesday with enhanced security plans in place

School to operate on ‘a normal schedule’ on Tuesday with ‘enhanced security plans in place’

February 19, 2018
Carmel High School is taking additional security precautions against social media threats; a message to TCP students.
Making the Cut: As students schedule for next year, classes at  J. Everett Light prepare them for professional careers

Making the Cut: As students schedule for next year, classes at J. Everett Light prepare them for professional careers

Kalea Miao and Jessica Mo January 25, 2018

On the campus of North Central High School in Indianapolis lies the J. Everett Light Career Center. In the cosmetology department, music plays as student cut, color and style hair. Senior Windle Fray chats...

Branching Out: CHS to offer new Ivy Tech dual credit courses for students

Branching Out: CHS to offer new Ivy Tech dual credit courses for students

Anushka Dasgupta January 25, 2018

Next school year, CHS will offer more academic opportunities for students through an addition to the Ivy Tech dual credit program. According to Amy Dudley, Assistant Superintendent for curriculum instruction...

Homework for the Holidays: As winter break starts Dec. 23, students of minority religions reflect on holidays, the school calendar

Homework for the Holidays: As winter break starts Dec. 23, students of minority religions reflect on holidays, the school calendar

Angela Li and Karen Zhang December 14, 2017

Last year, Hannah Kosc, Jewish student and junior, said she was unable to take a day off of school for an important Jewish holiday: Yom Kippur. Instead of reflecting and taking time to spend with her community,...

Senior Esteban Richey uses his phone
 to check Canvas. He said he often times has difficulty connecting to and using the Wi-Fi in different parts of CHS.

Superintendent to implement new courses for next school year, improve technology infrastructure at CHS

Nyssa Qiao November 8, 2017

Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley said new courses for the 2018-2019 school year were just approved and include: a community service course by creating a technology help desk in which students can get...

Balancing the Calendar: Calendar committee begins to consider new styles of school schedules

Balancing the Calendar: Calendar committee begins to consider new styles of school schedules

Michelle Yin October 26, 2017

The calendar committee is beginning to research changes for the next three years after 2017-18, such as a balanced calendar, flex days and “E-days”, according to Dr. Amy Dudley, head of the calendar...

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