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School to administer Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools on Feb. 26

School to administer Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools on Feb. 26

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February 24, 2014

The school will be administering the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools on Feb. 26 to 85 CHS students, according to Principal John Williams. The results of the exam compare our school to other similar schools around the world, both nationally and internationally. Williams...

Senate finalizes Feb. 7 Gatsby party, organizes Counselor Appreciation Week, Brain Game

Senate finalizes Feb. 7 Gatsby party, organizes Counselor Appreciation Week, Brain Game

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February 4, 2014

Senate members are taking care of last-minute details for the Gatsby party on Feb. 7, according to sponsor Michelle Foutz. They are also organizing Counselor Appreciation Week, which is from Feb. 3 to Feb. 7, and the Brain Game competition, which will begin on Feb. 27. Among the tasks left to complete...

School to administer ACCUPLACER diagnostic exam to low-scoring students on PSAT, ECA examinations

School to administer ACCUPLACER diagnostic exam to low-scoring students on PSAT, ECA examinations

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January 28, 2014

Due to the Indiana state requirements on college and career readiness, the school is required to administer the ACCUPLACER diagnostic exam to low-performing students, according to Principal John Williams. The test will be administered sometime between January and March. Assistant principal Karen McDaniel,...

Senate changes date of Gatsby party to Feb. 7

Senate changes date of Gatsby party to Feb. 7

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January 14, 2014

Senate members will host the Great Gatsby-themed winter dance on Feb. 7, according to Senate sponsor Michelle Foutz. The event, which was originally scheduled for Jan. 24, was moved to avoid conflict with a tailgate hosted by Cabinet, which is scheduled for the same night. “It just makes things easier not to have all the events on the same day,” Foutz said...

Senate members collect gifts for Care to Share Dec. 3, 5

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December 5, 2013

Senate members will collect donations for the Care to Share gift drive on Dec. 3 and Dec. 5 during SRT, according to student body president George Gemelas. Students from participating SRTs will bring in items throughout the period, and Senate members will immediately begin processing the gifts. Senate spon...

School to prepare for the implementation of the AP Capstone Program

School to prepare for the implementation of the AP Capstone Program

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December 4, 2013

The administration has selected the teachers who will participate in the AP Capstone Program and is preparing to meet with other schools who are piloting the program, according to Principal John Williams. Williams said the names of the selected teachers are currently unavailable for release. Additionally,...

Senate plans for Gatsby-themed party to take place on Jan. 24

Senate plans for Gatsby-themed party to take place on Jan. 24

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November 15, 2013

Senate members plan to host the first CHS Gatsby-themed party on Jan. 24 from approximately 8:30 to 11:00 p.m. in the fieldhouse, according to Student Body President George Gemelas. Usually during this time of the year, Senate members organize the Neon Dance. However, this year, the group plans to...

The AP Capstone Program to be part of the English department next school year

The AP Capstone Program to be part of the English department next school year

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November 13, 2013

The classes of the AP Capstone Program will count as English credits, according to Principal John Williams. He said the administration does not want students to sacrifice elective classes in order to participate in the program. Williams said, “Students will have to choose between the AP Capstone...

Superintendent prepares action plan, Superintendent’s Advisory Committee

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October 25, 2013

Superintendent Nicholas Wahl said that the upcoming month will serve as a period of time in which to finalize an action plan for the 2013-2014 school year.   “In the next month I will do a needs assessment on what we use at Carmel Clay schools to measure student achievement and well-being w...

Administration plan to participate in AP Capstone Program, publicize program to sophomores

Administration plan to participate in AP Capstone Program, publicize program to sophomores

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October 25, 2013

The administration is tentatively planning to participate in the AP Capstone Program for the 2014-2015 school year and working on advertising the program to the Sophomore Class, which will be the first class eligible to receive the AP Capstone Program Diploma, according to Principal John Williams. ...

Senate members plan Bus Driver Appreciation Week and winter dance

Senate members plan Bus Driver Appreciation Week and winter dance

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October 20, 2013

During the week of Oct. 21, Senate members will put up posters and make announcements in appreciation of the school’s bus drivers. They will also give out gift bags of cookies to each bus driver, Foutz said. Senate members are also planning for the winter dance, student body president George Gemelas said. They want to finish organizing this event during October s...

Guest Speaker Ken Larose to come for seniors on Oct. 16 while other grades take standardized tests

Guest Speaker Ken Larose to come for seniors on Oct. 16 while other grades take standardized tests

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October 13, 2013

Ken Larose, associate athletic director at Butler University, has been invited to speak to seniors on Oct. 16, the day that the PSAT will be administered to the juniors and sophomores and the PLAN for freshmen, according to Principal John Williams. Seniors will rotate from three sessions, each lasting...