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Following successful state competition March 5, DECA to prepare for ICDC in April

Following successful state competition March 5, DECA to prepare for ICDC in April

Natalie Khamis

March 30, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Students who placed in their event at the state-level competition will compete at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando on April 27 to 30. After the last competition which took place early March, Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she is pleased with the ...

Motivated by local business, DECA students start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Motivated by local business, DECA students  start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Natalie Khamis

March 22, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

     At No Label at the Table Food Co.—a gluten and-dairy-free food company located on 111 W. Main St.—employees take on tasks that range from packaging and labeling bakery items to making cereal treats. Unlike most businesses, employees at No Label at the Table Food Co. who help run the busines...

DECA state-level competition to start March 3

DECA state-level competition to start March 3

Natalie Khamis

February 26, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who qualified for the state-level competition will compete March 3 to 5 at the JW Marriott. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, students will compete in their assigned clusters all day while preparing for their events is designated rooms. “We don’t get ...

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating  Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Adam Spensley

February 22, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

How did the idea for the online store come about? Over the summer, we were trying to figure out how can we make more money, how can this business make more money. We were in desperate need of a new revenue stream. And we realized there is a whole demographic we’re not reaching and that’s parents.  What features do you plan to include on the website? It ...

DECA members to attend boot camp event on Feb. 16

DECA members to attend boot camp event on Feb. 16

Natalie Khamis

February 7, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who have qualified for the state-level competition will attend a boot camp event on Feb. 16 at CHS. Loraine Lee, chief of roleplays and senior, said students who need to complete their 20 DECA points required for the state-level competition or want additional practice should plan to at...

DECA members to compete at district competition on Jan 12

DECA members to compete at district competition on Jan 12

Natalie Khamis

January 12, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

On Jan. 12, DECA members signed up in a roleplay cluster will compete at the district-level competition at CHS — the first competition of the season. Students will perform their roleplays in classrooms located in the business and English departments. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said ...

DECA district exams to take place in Main Cafeteria during SRT on Nov. 29, Dec. 3

DECA district exams to take place in Main Cafeteria during SRT on Nov. 29, Dec. 3

Natalie Khamis

November 25, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members will take their event’s designated district exam during both sessions of SRT on Nov. 29 and Dec. 3 in the Main Cafeteria. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she will take the time in class to go through practice tests with her students on Competition University...

Implementation of new software, tools in business classrooms to help DECA members practice for upcoming competition

Implementation of new software, tools in business classrooms to help DECA members practice for upcoming competition

Natalie Khamis

October 30, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members will use resources provided by the business department to practice for their events at the upcoming district competition scheduled for Jan. 12. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said DECA has started to introduce a new software called “Competition University” to st...

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

IB Business students tasked with rebranding Carmel Clay Schools

Lillian He

October 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

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...

DECA members to attend role play training sessions during SRT

DECA members to attend role play training sessions during SRT

Natalie Khamis

October 11, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who have signed up to compete in a role play at the district competition scheduled for Jan. 12 will attend training sessions during SRT throughout the month of November. Aubrie Bradbury, chief operating officer and senior, said DECA wants to renew a focus on increasing the number of role...

DECA to host LEAD conference on Sept. 29

DECA to host LEAD conference on Sept. 29

Natalie Khamis

September 24, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA will host its annual Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conference on Sept. 29 from 9 a.m to noon in the auditorium. “We’ve got speakers from around the community, experts in their fields, who are going to be coming in and talking about things like branding and marketing strategies...