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ESC considers later school start time, Culture of Care expands to teachers, Harmas says

ESC considers later school start time, Culture of Care expands to teachers, Harmas says

Carson TerBush

November 10, 2018

The (ESC) is currently considering the logistics of a later start time for CHS in the future, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas also said the Culture of Care, an immersive mental health project administration implemented this year, is expanding to help CHS staff members get to know each other better. ...

District looking to extend elementary school day, start secondary day later

Nyssa Qiao

March 21, 2018

Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley said the district is looking to possibly extend the elementary school day from a six and a half hour day to a seven hour day, as well as having the secondary school day start at a later time. Dudley said, “There is a lot of research out there that really does su...

Starting Late: A bill may require school to open after the third Monday of August

Starting Late: A bill may require school to open after the third Monday of August

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

December 14, 2017

Next legislative session, Jean Leising, Indiana state Republican Senator, will propose a bill that would require schools to begin after the third Monday of August in the 2018-19 school year. Currently, CHS is set to reopen on Aug. 14, a full week prior to the bill’s proposed school start date. Desp...

State bill proposes later start to school year

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March 25, 2010

By Patrick Bryant <pbryant@hilite.org> The thought of the school year starting after Labor Day brings a smile to freshman class president Chris Johnson’s face.  If a bill sitting before the Indiana legislature passes, it would require Indiana schools to start their year after Labor Day.  I...