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Q&A with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusions Officer Terri Roberts-Leonard

Q&A with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusions Officer Terri Roberts-Leonard

Raghav Sriram February 17, 2021

Why do you believe Carmel Clay Schools added this position for the 2020-2021 School Year? With the murder of George Floyd last year, issues of racism specifically, but Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,...

CHS will donate 0.5 acres of property to City of Carmel for roundabout at the Fourth Avenue and Main Street intersection.

CHS to donate 0.5 acres of property for construction of new roundabout

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

At the Oct. 26 board meeting, Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) approved the donation of about 0.5 acres of CHS property to the City of Carmel to allow for construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Fourth...

Clizia Martini, CHS Active Minds co-president and junior, meets over Zoom with the other co-president of Active Minds to plan for their virtual callout meeting on Sept. 11. Martini said Active Minds focuses on spreading mental health resources and awareness, and their club is supportive of the Behavioral and Mental Health Services Agreement Carmel Clay Schools is entering in.

Carmel Clay Schools to enter in Behavioral and Mental Health Services Agreement with Ascension St. Vincent Wellness

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

On Aug. 24, the school board approved the action of Carmel Clay Schools entering in a Behavioral and Mental Health Services Agreement with Ascension St. Vincent Wellness. According to Superintendent Michael...

Freshman transition to high school holds unique challenges with changes to school year caused by COVID-19

Freshman transition to high school holds unique challenges with changes to school year caused by COVID-19

HiLite Staff August 13, 2020

The prevalence of COVID-19 and the dangers it posed to CHS caused the school district to transition to online learning in March. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb then decided to not allow schools in Indiana to...

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...

All Indiana K-12 schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

All Indiana K-12 schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Da-Hyun Hong April 2, 2020

This afternoon, Gov. Holcomb announced that all Indiana K-12 schools will deliver online instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Schools must complete 160 total instructional days or...

Carmel Clay Schools close in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Da-Hyun Hong March 13, 2020

Announced last night around 7 p.m., Superintendent Dr. Michael Beresford released a statement all Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) are to close starting Monday, March 16 through Spring Break until April 10. He...

School board president Mike Kerschner and the rest of the school board discuss during a board meeting. Kerschner said the school board is holding a vote on whether to increase taxes for added security at Carmel Clay Schools.

School board to hold referendum for new budget

Raphael Li September 21, 2019

The school board will host its next school board meeting on Sept. 23.   The meetings will be every other week, according to school board president Mike Kerschner. The new agenda this week...

District population expected to rise;  Carmel Clay Schools considers redistricting

District population expected to rise; Carmel Clay Schools considers redistricting

Josie Cruzan, Natalie Khamis, and Adam Spensely March 22, 2019

The population of Carmel Clay Schools  will rise by 16,000 from the 2018-2019 school year, with this school’s population reaching over 5,500 in 2021, according to the newest demographic report. These...

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...

Show Me the $$$

Show Me the $$$

Carson TerBush, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2019

REDESIGNING DESIGN:
Marketing expert Gerald Gerard explains to IB Business students how to successfully moderate a focus group for their CCS rebranding design. The students identified a multitude of stakeholders in the project and determined that focus groups would be the best way to include their opinions in the final design.

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

Lillian He October 25, 2018

Throughout this school year, IB Business 3-4 students will undertake a new assignment in addition to their normal class work. They will help with developing a new logo as well as a tagline for Carmel Clay...

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