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School board members listen to discussion at meeting. School board president Tricia Hackett said the board will discuss a new demographic study on population changes in the school district at the March 12 workshop. CAROLINE ZHANG / PHOTO

School board to review demographic study at workshop on March 12

Beats March 10, 2012

The school board will discuss the implications of the new demographic study published last November at the March 12 workshop. According to school board president Tricia Hackett, the study predicted...

School board member Gregory Phillips listens to discussion at a meeting. School board president Tricia Hackett said the board will continue its Feb. 13 discussion on the implications of recent math curriculum changes. CAROLINE ZHANG / PHOTO

School board to continue discussion of math curriculum at Feb. 27 workshop

Beats February 24, 2012

At the Feb. 27 meeting, the school board will further discuss the implications of this year’s math curriculum changes, a topic from its Feb. 13 workshop. According to school board president Tricia Hackett,...

School board members listen to discussion at a meeting. School board president Tricia Hackett said the board will discuss the start of the Research-Based Inclusive System of Evaluation (RISE) program next school year at the Jan. 9 workshop. CAROLINE ZHANG / PHOTO

School board to have workshop Jan. 9, will discuss merit-based pay policy

Beats January 7, 2012

  The school board will have a workshop on Jan. 9 to discuss the adoption of Research-Based Inclusive System of Evaluation (RISE), a teacher evaluation program, next school year. The district...

Food beyond the numbers. Forget about the statistics on the nutrition label and choose food that’s actually good for you.

perspectives December 12, 2011

This month I had my first Odwalla juice, complete with a picture of brightly colored fruit and environmentally-friendly plastic. The nutrition label both stunned and somewhat disgusted me. It wasn’t...

Academic Superbowl selects captains, begins preparations for competition

Beats November 20, 2011

After announcing the 2011-2012 Academic Superbowl subject squad captains, head coach Matt Dillon said he is "confident" in his team and his captains. In the approaching weeks, subject captains Jeff Hou,...

A Carmel Clay Schools parent discusses changes to the school year calendar at the Sept. 26 school board meeting. The next school board meeting will be Oct. 24. PHOTO / CAROLINE ZHANG

School district to implement new safety programs

Beats October 20, 2011

The school district will begin new programs and policies for safety enhancement following a discussion about safety at the Oct. 10 workshop. New policies will include starting intruder drills and...

Procrastination = tiramisu cheesecake. CAROLINE ZHANG / PHOTO

Let us eat cake

Author Archives October 14, 2011

Everyone loves food, but what do people love more than food? Dessert. We, Monica Cheng and Caroline Zhang, hereby dedicate this blog to all the sweetest things in this world. As a result of an...

School board to have next meeting Sept. 26

Beats September 25, 2011

The school board will have a meeting on Sept. 26, and will set the school calendars for upcoming years and discuss other school policies. According to school board president Tricia Hackett, the board...

School board to have workshop Sept. 12, work on specific school goals

Beats September 9, 2011

The school board will have a workshop on Sept. 12 to further discuss goals for the new school year. According the school board president Tricia Hackett, the board usually concentrates on one or two...

School board to have meeting Aug. 22, discuss goals for new school year

Beats August 20, 2011

The school board will have a meeting on Aug. 22 to reevaluate school board goals and its strategic plan to accomplish them for the 2011-2012 school year. School board president Tricia Hackett said,...

Dickens shows less isn’t always more

perspectives August 9, 2011

Midway through second semester, all the Honors English 9 teachers unleashed the monster that would cause the Freshman Class to lose a great deal of sleep. It came in the form of a 400-plus page book called...

Moby Dick wasn’t the only whale to be hunted. In promoting environmentalism, the U.S. needs to keep realities in mind.

perspectives April 28, 2011

By Caroline Zhang <[email protected]> Save the whales: There certainly have been many attempts to do so. Last year the United States led negotiations with Japan, Norway and Iceland to gradually...

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