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CCS school board to change 2024 spring break in view of total solar eclipse

CCS school board to change 2024 spring break in view of total solar eclipse

Helena Wang May 2, 2023

In anticipation of Carmel’s first total solar eclipse in 819 years, the CCS school board has adjusted next year’s spring break in light of the phenomenon on April 8, 2024. According to the 2023-24...

Superintendent Michael Beresford writes messages on birthday cards for Carmel Clay School staff members. Beresford said that it’s important to celebrate and recognize the people that help our school run.

Carmel Clay Schools to connect with families outside school district

Raghav Sriram March 12, 2023

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, Carmel Clay Schools is implementing programs to connect with families who do not have any children enrolled in the district. “We found out during the school...

Superintendent Michael Beresford works in his office located inside the Carmel Clay Schools Education Services Center. Beresford said that he is really excited to start constructing the Greyhound Activity Center. “I think (the Greyhound Activity Center) is something that will be really nice for students. I think probably thousands of kids will get to utilize that all year long.”

Carmel Clay Schools turns attention towards building Greyhound Activity Center

Raghav Sriram February 19, 2023

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, the Carmel Clay School District is currently receiving bids on the construction of the Greyhound Activity Center. “We do bids for different parts of the...

Superintendent Michael Beresford works in his office located inside the Carmel Clay Schools Education Services Center. Beresford said he is excited to incorporate more technology into this school district’s education system. He said, “Every generation the world is a little bit different, so we have to adjust to whatever the setting is.”

Carmel High School to innovate education system, catch when students are falling behind

Raghav Sriram November 5, 2022

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, the Carmel Clay School District is brainstorming innovative ways to use student data. “We have all kinds of stuff like attendance data, disciplinary infractions,...

CHS and CCPL’s partnership is discussed as CCPL reopens

Raghav Sriram October 16, 2022

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, CHS is looking forward to resuming its relationship with the main branch of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL). “I think it’s awesome,” said Beresford....

Superintendent Michael Beresford works in his office located inside the Carmel Clay Schools Education Services Center. Beresford said he believes the greater emphasis placed on inquiry by the recent social studies curriculum reformat is critical in developing valuable life skills for students at this school.

CHS evaluates social studies department after curriculum restructuring

Raghav Sriram September 20, 2022

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, the school board evaluated the high school's social studies program at their last meeting. “So we had to report on the social studies (program), and...

 Zyrah Arulogun, member of Black Student Alliance (BSA), raises her hand to ask the police officers a question at a BSA meeting on May 13. Arulogun said that while the diversity training sessions are a step in the right direction, there is still more to be done.

CCS district offers diversity training for staff, parents

Zainab Idrees May 16, 2021

This district is offering diversity training sessions for staff. These training sessions are optional and focus on different topics such as microaggressions, equity and allyship.  Due to COVID-19 concerns,...

CCS middle, high schools to remain on hybrid schedule, likely reopen fully next fall

CCS middle, high schools to remain on hybrid schedule, likely reopen fully next fall

Olivia Stock April 17, 2021

As of March 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated safety recommendations regarding the ability of schools to safely reopen, including the reduction of recommended classroom...

Superintendent Michael Beresford sits at his desk. He said he thinks newly elected board member Louise Jackson will be a great addition to the school board.

New board member Louise Jackson joins CCS during school board appreciation week

Grace Xu January 11, 2021

Starting from the first Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) board meeting of 2021 on Jan. 11, newly elected board member Louise Jackson, along with reelected incumbent Katie Browning, will be sworn in. Jan. 11 also...

CHS will donate 0.5 acres of property to City of Carmel for roundabout at the Fourth Avenue and Main Street intersection.

CHS to donate 0.5 acres of property for construction of new roundabout

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

At the Oct. 26 board meeting, Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) approved the donation of about 0.5 acres of CHS property to the City of Carmel to allow for construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Fourth...

Club members meet at an Active Minds meeting as they explore CCS’s virtual mindfulness room. Clizia Martini, Active Minds co-president and junior, said the counseling center seems to be really expanding on mental health resources this year, as they have also hired in-school therapists and are planning a virtual mental health fair.

Beresford previews new mental health services, CHS construction plans

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, two to three therapists from Ascension St. Vincent Wellness will soon be providing services at CHS starting in October. Meanwhile, the CHS track is undergoing...

Clizia Martini, CHS Active Minds co-president and junior, meets over Zoom with the other co-president of Active Minds to plan for their virtual callout meeting on Sept. 11. Martini said Active Minds focuses on spreading mental health resources and awareness, and their club is supportive of the Behavioral and Mental Health Services Agreement Carmel Clay Schools is entering in.

Carmel Clay Schools to enter in Behavioral and Mental Health Services Agreement with Ascension St. Vincent Wellness

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

On Aug. 24, the school board approved the action of Carmel Clay Schools entering in a Behavioral and Mental Health Services Agreement with Ascension St. Vincent Wellness. According to Superintendent Michael...

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