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School board to meet Feb. 25

Beats

February 24, 2013

School board members will meet on Feb. 25 to discuss new policies and to recognize award-winning teachers and students. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, the board only has a few new policies to discuss at this meeting, some of which will directly impact students. Policies will b...

School board to introduce policies at Jan. 28 meeting

School board to introduce policies at Jan. 28 meeting

Beats

January 27, 2013

The school board will meet on Jan. 28 for the first reading of 16 revised district policies, according to school board president Layla Spanenberg. “Before it ever goes to a first reading through the board, the policies have already been vetted by our administration, the teacher’s association,...

Women’s swimming team prepares for home swim meet

sports

January 9, 2013

On Dec. 27 the women’s swimming team is scheduled to compete at home against Hamilton Southeastern and West Lafayette. This match comes three weeks after the team defeated North Central. While the meet comes early in the season, head coach Chris Plumb said this is an important meet and a good indic...

Teams must balance openness with the spaces they are provided

sports

November 16, 2012

After her morning practice ends, Lacey Locke, women’s varsity swimmer and senior, joins the rest of her 105 teammates in the locker room before school starts. Locke said, “It can get kind of hectic because there are a lot of girls screaming and running around; it gets kind of crowded.” According...

Racing for Recruits

Racing for Recruits

sports

March 22, 2012

Carmel is filled with elite athletes, but only a few continue at the collegiate level By Bobby Browning With the number of talented athletes at this school, Athletics Director Jim Inskeep has seen many of them go through the recruiting process. While it may be the dream many high school athletes to b...

Women's swimming just keeps on winning

Women's swimming just keeps on winning

sports

December 12, 2011

State championships do not come easily for most teams, but the women’s swimming and diving team is not like most teams. In fact, swimmer and senior Margaret Ramsey can not even remember the last time the team was not crowned a State champion. The reason? She wasn’t even born yet. When Ramsey began ...

Girls swimming team prepares for season

sports

November 18, 2011

The girl’s swim team begins their season with an away meet on Nov. 29 at Center Grove. This meet comes eight months after the girls defended their state title at the IUPUI Natatorium. Although the girls are eager to win another state title for the program head coach, Christopher Plumb believes they...

Carmel athletes deal with more than their fair share of pressure

Carmel athletes deal with more than their fair share of pressure

sports

October 19, 2011

Justin Todd, varsity linebacker and senior, takes a deep breath in, determination in his eyes. He lowers the bar onto his chest and breathes out, pushing the weight back up. “One more,” Andrew Rhoad, varsity teammate and senior, said. “Come on man. You got one more.” Todd said the conditioning...

Locke has key to swimming success

sports

November 20, 2009

Freshman Lacey Locke is being noticed by colleges when she hasn’t even begun swimming for CHS By Alex Mackall and Reuben Warshawsky <amackall@hilite.org> and <rwarshawsky@hilite.org> For the past 12 years of her life, swimmer and freshman Lacey Locke has practiced hard to bec...