• Carmel High School dismissed on May 26. We will continue to periodically release information throughout the summer.

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Elijah Choi, co-founder of Advancement of Asian Americans in Arts and Athletics (A5) and senior, speaks at a gathering by the City of Carmel on April 28.

A year after murder of George Floyd, student leaders, administrator discuss cultural awareness progress at CHS

Tsion Daniel May 25, 2021

Last year, a meeting with Dr. Harmas took place on Sept. 24 regarding diversity and equity at CHS in light of the murder of the George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Now, after about a year since the murder of...

 Zyrah Arulogun, member of Black Student Alliance (BSA), raises her hand to ask the police officers a question at a BSA meeting on May 13. Arulogun said that while the diversity training sessions are a step in the right direction, there is still more to be done.

CCS district offers diversity training for staff, parents

Zainab Idrees May 16, 2021

This district is offering diversity training sessions for staff. These training sessions are optional and focus on different topics such as microaggressions, equity and allyship.  Due to COVID-19 concerns,...

Senior Isabella Fallahi speaks to students and staff at the racial equity meeting hosted by the Black Student Alliance on Sept. 24. “I think the meeting as a whole was productive because not only were we able to voice our opinions and what the facts were and how we felt about that situation, but it was also a time where the people in charge had to sit down and listen,

Students form cultural awareness groups to combat racism, provide support

Tsion Daniel October 24, 2020

Like most students her age, Gabi Bradley, Black Student Alliance (BSA) member and freshman, is in the process of becoming familiar with this school. However, throughout her education at Carmel Clay Schools,...

Sophomore Brandon Anderson talks to students at a Black Student Alliance club meeting. Anderson said the concept of Indigenous Peoples’ Day is good but not ideal in practice.

Debate between Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day leads to varying opinions among students, staff

Saumya Somasi October 21, 2020

Every year since Columbus Day was officially recognized as a federal holiday in October 1937, Columbus Day has been celebrated by a number of states. However, in more recent years, opinions about the day...

Q&A with Selam Waclawik, Co-President of Black Student Alliance on racial tensions at Carmel

Q&A with Selam Waclawik, Co-President of Black Student Alliance on racial tensions at Carmel

Andrew Caito September 23, 2020

How do you feel about racial injustice within school? (How bad do you think it is?) For me I have dealt with microaggressions such as being stereotyped and being compared to every single black person,...

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