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Thoughtful Tech: Administration should make sure curriculum makes full use of new available technology

HiLite Staff

August 13, 2019

With adding various technologies like Canvas, CHS is continuing to increase its technological presence. This year, with the addition of more technology carts, CHS will introduce a two-to-one ratio of students to laptops. Next year, the district plans to have a one-to-one ratio. This transition is simila...

Refresh the Page: New school website, launched this semester, looks clean, still needs some tweaks

HiLite Staff

February 22, 2019

As of late, students, staff and administration here have been upgrading almost every technological aspect of the school to much success. Canvas has allowed access to files and documents for students on a computer or phone and has provided more technology-based options for teachers. PowerSchool gave the gradebook s...

Superintendent to implement science program evaluation and continue with technology integration plan

Senior Sarah McDanell uses the Canvas app to
 look at files for her AP Statistics class. She said although not all her teachers used Google Classroom, she liked the layout and prefers it to Canvas.

Nyssa Qiao

October 2, 2017

At the Carmel Clay Schools Board Workshop on Sept. 11, it was decided the district would engage in a K-12 science program evaluation, according to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl. With the new standards, there is “more hands on learning through exploration, investigation and design,” along with “stud...

Superintendent implements year two of technology integration plan, begins elementary program evaluation

Seniors Aakash Roy, Catherine Qing
 and Kevin Chen (left to right) use Canvas to complete their homework during SRT. Chen said although more could be done to improve the integration of Canvas, he prefers it over previous platorms, such as Edmodo and Moodle.

Nyssa Qiao

September 7, 2017

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the district will implement year two of their technology integration plan through the migration of Canvas and the district web platform. Senior Kevin Chen said while Canvas serves its purpose as a place to store information and files, there is more to impro...

A Moody Move. Administrators should reconsider decision to get rid of Moodle, as it takes away a valuable resource for students.

A Moody Move. Administrators should reconsider decision to get rid of Moodle, as it takes away a valuable resource for students.

Adhi Ramkumar, Reporter

April 20, 2017

As students at CHS, we are provided with numerous tools to aid our learning. Whether it be the informative databases or the finest book collections, administrators have done a commendable job of ensuring we have the best resources that available. However, according to myCCS, one such resource, Moodle, wil...

Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology

Adam Stockholm

January 27, 2017

The next step for advanced technology integration is in education.  Of course, schools like CHS have had devices like desktops and laptops for many years now, but now there is a move towards more personalized software and hardware for students and teachers alike. “I think part of it is to prepare students for ...

Despite early problems, Canvas provides benefits for students that may outweigh any early cons

Despite early problems, Canvas provides benefits for students that may outweigh any early cons

Misha Rekhter, Reporter

September 16, 2016

Change is in the air this year. After a lengthy investigative process, CHS teachers are now using Canvas, the new learning management system. However, many staff and students alike seem to resent this influx of technology. It is understandable that change can be difficult and stressful, but as a school...

In response to surveys, Carmel Clay school district plans to make technology a priority

In response to surveys, Carmel Clay school district plans to make technology a priority

News

January 21, 2016

Over the past four years, the Carmel Clay school district collected data from surveys and found that technology is now a high priority. According to Assistant Principal Brooke Watkins, the district will implement a “Learning Management System” (LMS) in 2016-17 in order to improve and update the technology currently in use. “A Lear...