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New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

New fire drill policy, Carmel revoted safest place to live in U.S., raises questions over how prepared students are for emergencies

Leslie Huang

September 20, 2019

Known by some as the “Beverly Hills of the Midwest,” Carmel has been named time and time again as one of the safest places to live in America, most recently in August 2019. According to AreaVibes, Carmel’s crime rate is 72% lower than the national average. Despite numerous credentials proving ...

Great American Shakeout to take place on Feb. 7

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February 6, 2013

During SRT on Feb. 7, Carmel High School will participate in the Great American Shakeout. As part of the Great American Shakeout, students will go through an earthquake drill. Plans for the fire drill following the earthquake drill have been cancelled due to a fire drill on Feb. 6. According to assistant...

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...

State fair accident pushes CHS to evaluate its emergency plans

State fair accident pushes CHS  to evaluate its emergency plans

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September 14, 2011

The state fair incident was a disaster that shook the very foundations of whole country, but even more it affected Hoosiers who have been going to the fair for years. It served as a wake-up call for some organizations to promote safety in all kinds of incidents. Carmel is one of these organizations....