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Carpets of E-halls to be replaced with terrazzo during summer

Principal John Williams talks to secretary Jan Brown. Williams said the E-halls carpets will be replaced with terrazzo during the summer. HELENA MA/PHOTO

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April 1, 2015

According to Principal John Williams, the carpet in the E-halls is going to be replaced with terrazzo (the carpeting found in the main hallway) and the carpet in the E-rooms is going to be replaced with new carpet. He said he predicts this project to last several summers, starting this summer. “E...

City of Carmel to enforce three-hour ordinance on Main Street public parking garage

Principal John Williams works at his desk. According to Williams, the city of Carmel will start enforcing a three-hour ordinance on the Carmel public parking garage on Main Street. HELENA MA / PHOTO

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March 13, 2015

According to Principal John Williams, the city is going to start enforcing a three-hour ordinance on the public parking garages in downtown Carmel due to many students from this school parking there and taking up all the parking places. Failure to comply will result in a car being ticketed or towed. “W...

Science department to offer biomedical program

Freshman Rishi Das pours distilled water into a beaker during an experiment in AP Chemistry. Das said he plans to use his chemistry knowlege to help him in Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science next school year. ALLY RUSSELL / PHOTO

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January 22, 2015

For students who plan to pursue a medical career, the first course of a four-year program will be offered next year to prepare students for medical classes in college, according to Principal John Williams. The program is called “Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science” and offers four two-semester...

Academic Transition Night to take place on Jan. 12 for incoming ninth graders from 5 to 8:15 p.m.

Principal John Williams works at his desk. Academic Transition Night for incoming freshman and their parents will take place Jan. 12 from 5 to 8:15 p.m. HELENA MA / PHOTO

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January 12, 2015

According to Principal John Williams, the Academic Transition Night for incoming ninth graders will take place at school on Jan. 12 from 5 to 8:15 p.m. Tables with information about courses will be in the commons area. “At 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30, we’ll do a shift in the auditorium where I’ll welcome the parents and eighth...

All-school fall recognition convocation to take place Nov. 26 during SRT

Principal John Williams talks to secretary Jan Brown. There will be an all-school convocation on Nov. 26 during SRT to recognize group achievements from this past fall. HELENA MA/PHOTO

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November 24, 2014

There will be an all-school convocation during SRT on Nov. 26 in the varsity gym, according to Principal John Williams. It will recognize the biggest achievements in sports and school organizations from this past fall. The convocation will take around 25 minutes. “These convos are very import...

New cell phone policy permits teachers to give detentions instead of administration withholding phones

Students look through their phones in Senate SRT. The new cell phone policy put in place this year gives students detentions for misusing their phones during class instead of administration taking it. HELENA MA/PHOTO

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November 5, 2014

According to Principal John Williams, the administration team put in place a new cell phone policy this year. If a student uses his/her cell phone in a class where the teacher does not permit it, instead of administration keeping a student’s cell phone and having a parent pick it up, teachers can now give...

Saturday detention to replace working with custodial staff for minor infractions

Principal John Williams works at his desk. Saturday detentions will now be given for minor offenses instead of community service working with custodial staff. HELENA MA / PHOTO

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October 14, 2014

According to Principal John Williams, starting this quarter, Saturday detention is replacing the community service in which students would stay after school and work with a custodian. Students who receive Saturday detention will come to school on select Saturdays from 8 to 10 a.m. and do homework while...

Seniors will attend panels of college representatives during PSAT day on Oct. 15

Principal John Williams talks to secretary Jan Brown.  This year on Oct. 15, seniors will attend panels of college representatives while other grades take the PLAN and PSAT. HELENA MA/PHOTO

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October 12, 2014

According to Principal John Williams, seniors will listen to college representatives on Oct. 15 when freshman take the PLAN test and sophomores and juniors take the PSAT. Assistant principal Brad Sever, who helped organize the schedule for seniors, said there will be four panels available. One panel ...

Hip Hop Club to conduct exhibition battle on May 20

Linsu Han, club president and senior, mentors Darren Chang, club member and freshman. The club plans to have a battle on May 20. HELENA MA / PHOTO

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May 14, 2014

According to Kenny Lin, club officer and junior, Hip Hop Club will have an exhibition battle on May 20. Hip Hop Club meets every Tuesday after school until 4:30 p.m. in the main lobby near the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. “The whole crew is stoked to see how much our club members have progressed ...

Hip Hop Club members to participate in Battle Ground Zero at IUPUI on April 19

Linsu Han, club president and senior, mentors Darren Chang, club member and freshman. Club members, including Han, plan to participate in Battle Ground Zero at IUPUI. HELENA MA / PHOTO

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April 9, 2014

According to Linsu Han, club president and senior, several Hip Hop Club members are planning to attend Battle Ground Zero, a battle hosted by the IUPUI Hip Hop Dance Crew. The event will take place at noon on April 19 at the IUPUI Campus Center. Tickets are $5 to spectate and $10 to battle. Hip Hop ...

FAA’s new regulations allow passengers to use electronics during takeoff, landing

Sophomore Joe Philleo uses his cell phone. Although people can’t use cell phones for voice communications on airplanes, the new FAA regulations will allow people to use electronic devices for other purposes. ALEX YOM / PHOTO

News

March 27, 2014

The days of hearing, “Please turn off and stow away your electronics; we will be taking off shortly” are soon to be over. According to CNN, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now allowing airplane travelers to use their electronic devices throughout their entire flight and not just above...

“[ndjam]” moved to March 21

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March 1, 2014

Hip Hop Club has moved its major event, a dance session titled, “[ndjam],” from the end of the year to March 21, according to Linsu Han, club president and senior. “[ndjam]” will take place in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium after school on March 21. It will cost $5 to see the show, and the money ...