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Q&A with Joseph Schaller, Assistant Principal of Operations, about changes to the construction around the school due to COVID-19

Construction workers carry out their jobs prior to CHS moving to online schooling. Despite COVID-19 construction continues to happen at CHS though there have been changes made to the timeline.

Lillian He

April 14, 2020

What would you say your involvement is with construction around the school?  I'm kind of the liaison between the school and the construction crews. If (the construction crews) working at the high school now have questions about when they can get the building, those sorts of things. We work togeth...

Maintenance staff deals with winter weather, explains construction, welcomes new member

Maintenance worker Fred Napier shows Maintenance worker Jack Seves how to check the temperatures in the building and make sure the boilers are working properly. One job of the maintenance staff is to make sure the building stays warm during the cold winter months.

Lillian He

January 24, 2020

The persistent winter weather and cold temperatures present challenges and additional tasks for the maintenance staff. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said that due to the weather the maintenance staff has to make sure all the drives stay clear around all entrances to the building. This was especially ...

Administration explains construction for main offices at Door 4

Administration explains construction for main offices at Door 4

Kassi Darnell

December 12, 2019

Starting during winter break, the attendance, student services and the counseling offices at Door 4 will be under construction. In addition, the health center and activities offices will also be under construction. The offices will be moved, expanded and renovated. During construction, the...

Construction at Door 4 to take place during winter break

Principal Tom Harmas discusses winter construction with speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo during a Superintendent's/Principal's Advisory Council meeting. Harmas said QR codes will be put up in ever SRT classroom next year so students can pull up directions to relocated offices.

Da-Hyun Hong

November 29, 2019

According to Principal Tom Harmas, student resource officers, athletics and student services will relocate in the next couple of weeks in preparation for major construction during winter break. He said, “(The construction will) affect a couple things. In and out for attendance will be down at Door ...

Construction by Door 21 to finish by early November

Principal Tom Harmas shows the Superintendent's/Principal's Advisory Council updates on the construction on the fieldhouse. Harmas said construction by Door 21 should wrap up by Nov. 1.

Da-Hyun Hong

October 20, 2019

Construction at Door 21 should conclude by Nov. 1, according to Principal Tom Harmas. The new secured entrance will not only feature a buzzer system but will also have an office window. Harmas said, “In the vestibule of Door 21, we’ll have an office window so people can drop off stuff without co...

Harmas hires new teachers for next year, reflects on second year as principal

Principal Tom Harmas works on his computer. Harmas said he is currently working on hiring and planning for next year.

Carson TerBush

May 19, 2019

The year is wrapping up with teacher appreciation week this week, graduation and grad fest on May 30, and general preparations for next year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said most of his energy is being focused on hiring teachers and making other arrangements for next year as this year is almost done. “We are in the midst of hiring, so we’re doing all kinds of intervie...

Under Construction: Carmel Plans for new construction projects to develop and beautify the city

Under Construction: Carmel Plans for new construction projects to develop and beautify the city

Armaan Goel and Emily Dexter

October 26, 2017

Over the coming months, some parts of Carmel will begin to look a bit different, with multiple large-scale construction projects underway or about to break ground. According to Joshua Kirsh, engineering administrator and city planner, one of these projects, a new ice skating rink, is set to open ar...

Round and round: Mayor’s plans for new carousel in downtown Carmel incite controversy among residents

Round and round: Mayor’s plans for new carousel in downtown Carmel incite controversy among residents

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter

September 21, 2017

Mayor James Brainard has continually strived to better Carmel by adding more amenities for its residents; however, his most recent plan has divided citizens. Brainard wants the city to invest in a $5 million project to obtain and install a vintage hand-carved Dentzel carousel. Additionally, he’s proposed f...

Carousel Dreams: Carmel residents should understand the benefits of Mayor’s vision.

Carousel Dreams: Carmel residents should understand the benefits of Mayor’s vision.

Hari Patel

September 21, 2017

At the City Council meeting on August 21, 2017 when Mayor James Brainard proposed to the city to borrow $76 million via bonds that would finance road and city improvements which included an antique carousel and luxury hotel, Carmel citizens filled most of the seats in the council room. Several of th...

Something New Brewing: Carmel Café Gets Major Renovations

Students enjoying Café drinks during SRT. The new seating areas allow students to work on group projects or just relax with friends.

Uday Lomada, Reporter

September 1, 2017

“We are now viewed by the state as a legitimate restaurant, so we have board of health inspections, six managers and two teachers Servsafe certified and there is lots of protocol to be followed,” Reid said. “It also has been giving students many more (leadership opportunities) via management, because of how much larger operations are now.”

Carmel plans Redistricting

Carmel plans Redistricting

James Yin, Reporter, Graphics

May 18, 2017

The future of Carmel could see itself as a fairly active city, with businesses, offices, and housing all within a certain area. This is the goal of the proposed Unified Development Ordinance, which plans to rezone and repurpose the surrounding areas of US 31. Adrienne Keeling, planning administrator...