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School board to hold referendum for new budget

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 was about the referendum that is being held on Nov. 5 on an increase in taxes for better school safety, such ...

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 numbers directly negate previous predictions that there would be a quick population decline after 20...

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...

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

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 Schools. Courtney Taylor, community relations liaison for Carmel Clay Schools, said via email that wh...

Superintendent in the midst of a “listening tour”, excited for CHS’ future

Superintendent in the midst of a “listening tour”, excited for CHS’ future

Misha Rekhter

September 10, 2018

The new Carmel Clay Schools district superintendent, Michael Beresford, is visiting schools around the district in order to gain a better understanding of how things are run. According to Beresford, he has a lot to learn from Carmel Clay schools and does not want to interfere with the tradition of excellenc...

Time Troubles: With Daylight Savings having ended, students, teacher weight the costs and benefits of changing school start times

Time Troubles: With Daylight Savings having ended, students, teacher weight the costs and benefits of changing school start times

Avery Thorpe

March 15, 2018

“I would love for school to start later next year, even if it was only by thirty minutes. I really think sleep is very important. In high school we have so much work and are staying up late so it would be nice to get some extra sleep in the morning,” sophomore Layla Qureshi said.

Speak-ups: $8.2 Million For CHS Improvements

Speak-ups: $8.2 Million For CHS Improvements

Satvik Kandru

February 10, 2018

Carmel Clay Schools recently approved a bond of $8.2 million for Carmel High School improvements. What would you like to see this money go towards?

11 CHS Seniors Recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates

11 CHS Seniors Recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates

Armaan Goel

February 9, 2018

11 CHS seniors have been selected as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Program.

CCS Donates Land to City

CCS Donates Land to City

Hari Patel

January 27, 2018

Carmel Clay Schools has agreed to donate land in front of Carmel Middle School to the City of Carmel, according to Associate Superintendent Roger McMichael." The City of Carmel requested Carmel Clay Schools Board of Trustees for additional rights-of-way improvements to Guilford Road. These improvements w...

A Welcome A”Board” Q&A

A Welcome A”Board” Q&A

Sabrina Mi, Q&A

January 27, 2017

Rebecca Qin Why did you want to join the school board? “I am a proud parent of two children attending Carmel Clay Schools. I also have international background and financial expertise that would add great values to the board.” What was the campaigning process like? “The school board campa...

45 National Semifinalists Named from Carmel

45 National Semifinalists Named from Carmel

Contributor

September 15, 2015

Carmel, IN – Carmel Clay Schools congratulates the 45 Carmel High School students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2016. These seniors have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Carmel Clay Schools 2016...