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

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

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

Something New Brewing: Carmel Café Gets Major Renovations

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...

Café Construction: DECA to renovate current café and work with architects on new design

Café Construction: DECA to renovate current café and work with architects on new design

Adhi Ramkumar, Reporter

March 17, 2017

Café Construction DECA to renovate current café, work with architects on new design The current Carmel café will be undergoing renovation and construction beginning in May and lasting until August when school will start. Students and faculty are currently discussing designs with the architects who will be involved with this project. Andrew "Drew" Seketa,...

Carmel to install more roundabouts

Carmel to install more roundabouts

Emily Dexter, Story

February 23, 2017

Among plans for continued expansion and construction, the city of Carmel plans to construct 14 new roundabouts in 2017. According to an article by Current in Carmel, four of these roundabouts will be along 96th Street, with others planned for Carmel Drive, Gray Road and 116th Street. Joshua Kirs...

The New Girl in Town

The New Girl in Town

Carson Terbush, Story

November 17, 2016

The Olivia On Main, a new residential building in downtown Carmel, is currently leasing apartments for December move-ins and plans to complete construction by March. The building, located at West Main Street and Old Meridian Street, will also include several new restaurants. According to Travis Lon...

Main cafeteria, natatorium to undergo renovations over the summer

Main cafeteria, natatorium to undergo renovations over the summer

entertainment

May 19, 2016

This upcoming summer, renovations will update the main cafeteria and natatorium. In the natatorium, the construction will assist with ventilation. Changes in the cafeteria will make the process of getting lunch more practical and offer self-serve options. Theresa Quade, main cafeteria food service m...

CHS students evaluate effects of neighborhood construction on environment

CHS students evaluate effects  of neighborhood construction on environment

feature

October 9, 2015

Patches of grass, a few trees, some flowers and on top of it all, piles of dirt—everywhere. This will be junior Vivian Guo’s view from her new home for the next several months. Before she moved, there were neat lawns and gardens. Just before the start of this school year, Guo moved to a new neighborhood,...

New downtown Carmel construction projects to begin

Beats

February 20, 2015

In order to enhance the downtown area of Carmel with improvements that are hoped to attract citizens, work on the $20 million city center project, which was approved by the Carmel City Council, is set to begin this year. While the project includes a new four-story parking garage, council member Rick...