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DECA members to attend boot camp event on Feb. 16

DECA members to attend boot camp event on Feb. 16

Natalie Khamis

February 7, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who have qualified for the state-level competition will attend a boot camp event on Feb. 16 at CHS. Loraine Lee, chief of roleplays and senior, said students who need to complete their 20 DECA points required for the state-level competition or want additional practice should plan to at...

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Natalie Khamis

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

The Indiana General Assembly convened for its first session on Jan. 3 to discuss the enactment of new Senate and House of Representatives legislature for this year. During one of these sessions, Jeff Raatz, Senator and Senate education and career development committee chairperson, said he has propo...

DECA members to compete at district competition on Jan 12

DECA members to compete at district competition on Jan 12

Natalie Khamis

January 12, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

On Jan. 12, DECA members signed up in a roleplay cluster will compete at the district-level competition at CHS — the first competition of the season. Students will perform their roleplays in classrooms located in the business and English departments. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said ...

DECA district exams to take place in Main Cafeteria during SRT on Nov. 29, Dec. 3

DECA district exams to take place in Main Cafeteria during SRT on Nov. 29, Dec. 3

Natalie Khamis

November 25, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members will take their event’s designated district exam during both sessions of SRT on Nov. 29 and Dec. 3 in the Main Cafeteria. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she will take the time in class to go through practice tests with her students on Competition University...

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

For junior Gabe Quigley, the adoption of his younger sister Metta six-and-a-half years ago was more than an opportunity to expand his family; it was a chance to help. According to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), a string of rebel at...

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

Complete Q and A with Christi Cloud, CCS director of technology and data solutions Why has the decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool been made? We decided to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool as a part of a much larger project. We’re actually changing out our website over the wint...

Implementation of new software, tools in business classrooms to help DECA members practice for upcoming competition

Implementation of new software, tools in business classrooms to help DECA members practice for upcoming competition

Natalie Khamis

October 30, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members will use resources provided by the business department to practice for their events at the upcoming district competition scheduled for Jan. 12. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said DECA has started to introduce a new software called “Competition University” to st...

DECA members to attend role play training sessions during SRT

DECA members to attend role play training sessions during SRT

Natalie Khamis

October 11, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who have signed up to compete in a role play at the district competition scheduled for Jan. 12 will attend training sessions during SRT throughout the month of November. Aubrie Bradbury, chief operating officer and senior, said DECA wants to renew a focus on increasing the number of role...

DECA to host LEAD conference on Sept. 29

DECA to host LEAD conference on Sept. 29

Natalie Khamis

September 24, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA will host its annual Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conference on Sept. 29 from 9 a.m to noon in the auditorium. “We’ve got speakers from around the community, experts in their fields, who are going to be coming in and talking about things like branding and marketing strategies...

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

Natalie Khamis

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

While on her way to work at Amanda’s Exchange, a local consignment shop on Carmel Drive, junior Katie Sankey received an unusual message from her manager. According to Sankey, the message warned all employees about a possible influx of counterfeit money circulating through businesses in Carmel. “I ...

DECA to have call-out meeting Sept. 11, 13

DECA to have call-out meeting Sept. 11, 13

Natalie Khamis

September 9, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA will have its call-out meeting on Sept. 11 and 13 during SRT in the auditorium balcony. The call-out meeting is only for students who are not enrolled in a business course this school year and are interested in joining the club. Reagan Markland, DECA executive vice president and senior, said DECA officer...