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Superintendent continues with technology integration plan, including technology training for teachers

Superintendent continues with technology integration plan, including technology training for teachers

Jenny Zhao, Managing Editor

November 9, 2016

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, most teachers in all 15 Carmel Clay school buildings have their own device, and a current goal is to roll out devices for students in all buildings by the end of first semester. These devices will include Microsoft convertible laptops, Chromebooks and iPads....

Media center to host flight simulator MUSE event

Media center to host flight simulator MUSE event

Beats

January 29, 2016

The media center will be hosting an Army flight simulator for the MUSE event on Feb. 4, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos.             “We’ve secured the date but we’re still working on the logistics of this thing. (The flight simulator) that’s coming is quite la...

Science department receives grant to purchase new science equipment

Science department receives grant to purchase new science equipment

News

December 14, 2015

On Nov. 23, the Carmel Education Foundation awarded a grant to both CHS’s AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology courses to purchase a classroom set of electrophysiology equipment after Xuchen Wei, lead author of the grant and sophomore, decided to write a proposal in May. “Basically, I wanted ...

Media center partnering with Carmel Clay Public Library for library card sign-up month

Media center partnering with Carmel Clay Public Library for library card sign-up month

Beats

September 14, 2015

September is library card sign-up month at the media center, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. “We partner with Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), so it’s for teachers in order to get their faculty card, which gives them more opportunity and access to library privileges, including the digital part, which is not av...

Media center to build makerspace with grant, donated video games, electronics

Media center to build makerspace  with grant, donated video games, electronics

News

August 11, 2015

The media center will include stations for students to be creative and create, invent and learn about working with electronics and building crafts, according to media department chairperson Theresa Ramos. She said these stations will be called makerspaces and will be implemented in one of the pods at the medi...

Media center to host Creative Writing Con, Vietnam Day

Media center to host Creative Writing Con, Vietnam Day

Beats

April 29, 2015

Tomorrow, the media center will host Creative Writing Con, which will include author visits, a writing workshop and a summer challenge kickoff for the Carmel Clay Public Library’s (CCPL) summer reading program, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. Ramos said the four authors visiting...

Authors to visit media center on May 1

Authors to visit media center on May 1

Beats

April 28, 2015

On May 1, four authors will be visiting the media center to work with students on writing, according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. “We have Barnes and Noble coming in, and they are bringing in the four authors,” Ramos said. “English classes will be able to come, and students will be able to take part ...

Interact Club partners with Paws and Think to host Hounds for Hounds

Interact Club partners with Paws and Think to host Hounds for Hounds

News

April 24, 2015

Interact Club will host Hounds for Hounds on Tuesday in the freshman cafeteria from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for $2 per person. The club is partnering Paws and Think to bring  10 to 15 dogs to play with students. Gabby Seal, club president and sophomore said proceeds go to Paws and Think to teach children...

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

News

March 20, 2015

Over the next six years, senior Jack Denger will spend close to $300,000 studying pharmacy at Butler University. He will spend two years taking general core classes, three years taking rigorous pharmaceutical courses and one final, expensive year in rotation to ensure a successful future. “(The future) coul...

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

News

March 20, 2015

On April 22, five students will compete in the High School Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, according to Paul Clayton, Fed team sponsor and business teacher. Clayton said the competition requires students to analyze monetary policy. “I certainly enjoy helping them prepare fo...

Traditional fast food declines while newer “fast casual” restaurants continue to rise

Traditional fast food declines while newer “fast casual” restaurants continue to rise

Contributor

January 22, 2015

Sophomore Natalie Tanchon goes to Chipotle about once every two weeks, but she rarely eats at traditional fast food restaurants like McDonald’s or Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). “Chipotle, I feel like, is more of a healthy option—it can be, at least—compared to other fast food restaurants, but it ...

Media center publicizing “Mockingjay,” holding staff event

Media center publicizing “Mockingjay,” holding staff event

Beats

November 20, 2014

The media center is currently advertising “Mockingjay,” according to media department chairperson Terri Ramos. “Right now, we are publicizing the movie that is coming out, that’s a tie-in for one of our novels, the third in the Hunger Games series, that comes out November 21, Mockingjay. W...