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Principal Tom Harmas prepares for next school year

Principal Tom Harmas prepares for next school year

Manahil Nadeem

May 16, 2018

After a busy first year at CHS, Principal Tom Harmas said he has started to prepare for next year. To conclude the year, Harmas will be interviewing new teachers and reviewing new practices set in place this year.  “Right now, truthfully, I am just wrapping up everything for this year and preparing ...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews practicality of all school convocations

Manahil Nadeem

April 18, 2018

After the safety concerns that arose in February, school officials review the practicality of gathering all 5,000 students into one room for all school convocations, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said students, teachers and community members brought up possible safety concerns with the sch...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Manahil Nadeem

March 20, 2018

This year CHS launched its first ever mental health awareness campaign, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said the program was very well received by students, teachers and other community members.  “I thought the program and the entire initiative went very well. Just seeing the reaction of...

Principal Tom Harmas continues to prepare for Culture of Care week

Principal Tom Harmas continues to prepare for Culture of Care week

Manahil Nadeem

February 15, 2018

This year, CHS hopes to kickstart an initiative, Culture of Care, that will put a greater emphasis on students’ mental health, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said administrators and counselors are working hard to kickoff the program the week of Feb. 26. “CHS puts a huge emphasis on...

Senate Plans for Care to Share Presents Delivery

Senate Plans for Care to Share Presents Delivery

Kalea Miao

December 7, 2017

According to student body president Ben Goldberg, Senate is currently working on collecting gifts from SRT classes for Care to Share. Goldberg said SRT classes have received their assignments and will be giving the gifts to Senate during SRT today and Wednesday.             “For Care to S...

Principal Tom Harmas prepares to implement new remediation program

Principal Tom Harmas prepares to implement new remediation program

Manahil Nadeem

October 16, 2017

As the department chairs have been notified of their new responsibilities, the remediation program will start up in a couple of weeks, according to Principal Tom Harmas. “The teachers are getting it all prepared and ready for the students right now. The program will go into fact here in a couple...

Principal Tom Harmas to implement new ISTEP remediation plan

Principal Tom Harmas to implement new ISTEP remediation plan

Manahil Nadeem

October 9, 2017

Last year, over 400 sophomores did not pass ISTEP, according to Principal Tom Harmas. “The biggest thing we are working on right now is the remediation plan. Last year, we had over 400 kids that did not pass ISTEP, whether it be language arts or math,” Harmas said. “We’ve put together a remediation...

A Trip Down Main Street: CHS students explain the benefits of attending events in the heart of Carmel

A Trip Down Main Street: CHS students explain the benefits of attending events in the heart of Carmel

Da-Hyun Hong, Entertainment Reporter

September 21, 2017

Downtown Carmel is home to numerous events organized by CHS students. More specifically, the students of Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) host events that aim to benefit the community and nonprofit organizations. CMYC adviser Kelli Prader said the council is a tool to empower the youth communi...

Principal Tom Harmas adjusts to CHS, plans to implement administrator walk-ins.

Principal Tom Harmas adjusts to CHS, plans to implement administrator walk-ins.

Manahil Nadeem

September 8, 2017

During this semester, many students will witness the first of many administrator walk-ins in their classrooms, according to Principal Tom Harmas. “Our administrators are going to do walk-throughs, which have already started. I used to do this at Creekside, and I felt like it really made a difference,”...