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New fitness center provides new technology and opportunities for physical education

New fitness center provides new technology and opportunities for physical education

News

August 14, 2013

“With the iPads on the walls, things will move a lot faster,” John Lampe, football player and senior, said of the high-end technology in CHS’s newly constructed fitness center. While there will not be Apple iPads built into the walls, more computers and possibly tablets will be features of the...

Fitness center to be completed by next school year

Fitness center to be completed by next school year

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June 10, 2013

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, the construction team is on track to complete the new fitness center for the 2013-2014 school year. The construction team will continue to work throughout the summer to finish renovations. Bird said, “The fitness center’s looking pretty close (to...

Construction on new fitness center continues

Construction on new fitness center continues

Beats

April 23, 2013

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, the construction team is working to complete the new fitness center. Bird said, “It’s coming along. We’re happy with it. I think the timeline’s going to be pretty close to what we need. Our main goal is to have that ready for when the school ye...

Maintenance, custodial departments to transition school for spring during break

Maintenance, custodial departments to transition school for spring during break

Beats

March 27, 2013

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, when students and teachers go on spring break, the maintenance and custodial departments will be hard at work on adjusting the buildings and grounds for the spring season. Bird said, “(The departments) are able to do a little bit more (during spring...

Administration uses School Messenger system for severe weather warnings

Administration uses School Messenger system for severe weather warnings

Beats

March 1, 2013

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, this school uses the School Messenger system, a mass emailing and phone call system, to inform parents about potential winter weather delays, as shown by a recent example on Feb. 19. “Last week, we were concerned that we were going to have a two hour delay...

Construction work on new fitness center continues

Construction work on new fitness center continues

Beats

February 5, 2013

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, the construction staff is continuing steady progress on the new fitness center. Bird said, “We’re still hopeful that everything will be finished before the school year starts in August.” According to Bird, the construction staff started th...

Fire department alerted to investigate elevator, no problems found

Fire department alerted to investigate elevator, no problems found

News

December 6, 2012

Today during SRT around 10:00 a.m., the Carmel Fire Department came to this school to investigate the elevator in the A-wing of the building. "The emergency button in one of the elevators was pushed," assistant principal Doug Bird said. "The fire department came to see what was going on." According...

Maintenance, custodial departments to prepare school for second semester during winter break

Maintenance, custodial departments to prepare school for second semester during winter break

Beats

November 29, 2012

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, when students and teachers go on winter break, the maintenance and custodial departments will be hard at work on preparing the buildings and grounds for next semester. Bird said, “(Winter break) is a great opportunity to really do some bigger maintenance things, su...

Maintenance and custodial departments ready for potential severe weather

Maintenance and custodial departments ready for potential severe weather

Beats

November 7, 2012

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, the maintenance and custodial departments are prepared for possible hazardous weather in the winter months. Bird said, "Indiana weather is very unpredictable, but we are prepared to handle almost anything that happens." Bird said that the maintenance and custodial departments have already purchased and received en...

Maintenance, custodial departments prepare school for upcoming winter months

Maintenance, custodial departments prepare school for upcoming winter months

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October 23, 2012

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, the maintenance and custodial departments are priming the building and grounds for the colder winter months. Bird said that in early October, the maintenance staff changed the building from the set summer temperature point of 75 degrees to the set winter point of 68 degrees. In addition, the custodial staff trimmed t...

School uses new fire evacuation plan Aug. 21, finds mixed results

School uses new fire evacuation plan Aug. 21, finds mixed results

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August 21, 2012

During first period on Aug. 21, fire alarms rang out for the first time this school year at Carmel, the result of a duct detector going off. For teachers, it was a test to see whether they could find their curb number, a part of Carmel High School’s new evacuation plan according to assistant principal...