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Later school start times next year will allow students to sleep longer, improve overall well-being

Later school start times next year will allow  students to sleep longer, improve overall well-being

HiLite Staff

May 21, 2020

On May 18, the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) school board passed the resolution to move CHS and all CCS middle school start times from 7:50 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.. The school day will end at 3:45 p.m. instead of 3:05 p.m. As numerous studies have shown, later start times are associated with several benefits,...

Carmel Clay School District to continue to pay regularly scheduled employees until May 28

Carmel Clay School District to continue to pay regularly scheduled employees until May 28

Cady Armstrong

May 8, 2020

Regularly scheduled employees working in the Carmel Clay School (CCS) district will continue to be paid for the remainder of the school year (May 21) despite the closure of school campuses according to Mike Kerschner, president of the school board. Superintendent Michael Beresford said via email that regularl...

News Briefs

Cady Armstrong

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, des...

CHS Senate to host spring blood drive, increase student participation

Cady Armstrong

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

Academic Super Bowl Announces Captains, Divides into Subject Teams

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor and social studies teacher, reviews the final list of captains. Ziegler said that although they have begun to divide into individual quads, it is not too late for new members to join.

Cady Armstrong

November 1, 2019

The 2019-20 subject team captains for Academic Superbowl are Natalie Khamis for English, Noah Sim for fine arts, Martin Emerson for math, Tara Kandallu for science, John Mikucki for social studies, and Alyssa Smith for the interdisciplinary team. According to James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor a...

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Cady Armstrong

September 20, 2019

Last year, each school in the Carmel Clay School District received a “Stop the Bleed” kit that goes inside every AED box in their school. These kits hold supplies to control bleeding from a traumatic injury.  According to Meredith Haines, Freshman Center nurse and registered nurse, each kit inclu...

Academic Super Bowl Team Adjusts Preparation Methods for Upcoming Competitions

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and social studies teacher,  creates an agenda for the Academic Super Bowl team for its upcoming  meet at Ben Davis. According to Ziegler, the competition can take up to five hours.

Cady Armstrong

March 23, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl plans to cancelel the meeting scheduled for last week. Instead, the information the meeting would have discussed was on Canvas or sent out via e-mail. The information talked about the results of the Brebeuf Invitational. It also went over the details about the next competition ...

Academic Super Bowl Team Plans to Attend Brebeuf Invitational on Feb. 26

Cady Armstrong

February 22, 2019

On Feb. 26, the Academic Super Bowl plans to attend their first meet of the season at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. The dress code for this meet is business casual. Members should meet in Room E225 by 3:20 p.m. on that day. According to James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and social st...

Academic Super Bowl Announces Competition Dates and Prepares for Brebeuf Invitational

Cady Armstrong

February 19, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl plans to attend the Brebeuf Invitational meet on Feb. 26, Ben Davis Invitational on March 20 and the area competition on April 16 with the location pending. If a squad qualifies for State, they will attend the State competition on May 4 at Purdue University. For the first compe...

Academic Super Bowl prepares for their upcoming competition

Cady Armstrong

January 12, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl plans to meet on Jan. 15 in Room E225 to discuss each subject team’s progress for the upcoming competition. Members should bring their subject materials, and captains should bring their team’s practice schedule. According to James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and soc...