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School board to meet May 20

Beats May 20, 2013

The school board will meet on May 20 to recognize award winners and make decisions regarding policy. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, the meeting will be fun but “jam-packed.” “We...

Carmel’s Art Show – Bridget Anderson

studentsection April 25, 2013

What type of art do you like to do? I love to do portraits, especially with colored pencil. I’ve never taken painting as my painting skills aren’t really on par with my drawing, but they do...

School board to meet April 22

Beats April 22, 2013

The school board will meet on April 22 to vote and discuss policies as well as present awards to numerous recipients in the district. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, some of the policies...

Superintendent Jeff Swensson and school board secretary Pamela Knowles greet each other at the Jan. 28 school board meeting. The meeting focused mainly on policy changes for the district’s professional staff members. MAIER / PHOTO

School board to host community forums March 7

Beats March 7, 2013

On March 7, the school board will host community forums regarding the search for a new superintendent. Two forums will take place that day; one starting at 7:30 p.m. at Creekside Middle School, and another...

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...

Andrew Klein, school board vice president, discusses the meeting agenda with secretary Pam Knowles. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, Klein, who did not run for reelection, will deliver a presentation about his time on the board next meeting. MAIER / PHOTO

School board to vote on policies at Dec. 17 meeeting

Beats December 15, 2012

The school board will meet on Dec. 17 to vote on revised policies for the district. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, the meeting is expected to be brief. “Typically in December,...

Harsha Vemuri, National Merit Semi Finalist and senior, is recognized for his achievement at the Oct. 23 school board meeting. The school board acknowledged many award winners at this meeting. MAIER / PHOTO

School board to approve classes at Nov. 12 workshop

Beats November 11, 2012

The school board will meet on Nov. 12 to approve new classes for the 2013-2014 school year at CHS, as well as review environmentally friendly changes in the district and learn about differentiated learning....

Allison “Allie” Gospel, third year WHJE news department member and senior, compiles a radio piece during class on Oct. 18. Gopsel said WHJE staff members will be recognized at the Oct. 23 school board meeting for winning a John Drury High School Radio Award. MAIER / PHOTO

School Board to Recognize Award Winners at Oct. 23 Meeting

Beats October 22, 2012

On Oct. 23, school board members will acknowledge and recognize students and teachers in the district who have recently won awards. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, multiple awards...

District staff members who received grants shake the hands of the school board members at the meeting on Sept. 24. Staff members from CHS who were recognized include art department chair Jen Bubp and Brenda Lester, a family and consumer science teacher. MAIER / PHOTO

School board to have workshop on new literacy standards

Beats October 7, 2012

On Oct. 8, school board members will attend a workshop session to explain the district’s new literacy curriculum. According to school board president Layla Spanenberg, the district is in the process...

Aces in attendance. The controversial ACES program strives to boost school attendance. Is the program a good or bad idea?

Aces in attendance. The controversial ACES program strives to boost school attendance. Is the program a good or bad idea?

perspectives March 22, 2012

Good idea // Natalie Maier. Although ACES can be criticized, it is actually a benefit  to Hamilton County students who fall behind in  school. It places a measurable limit on how many days a child...

Students socialize during the March 13 Student Venture meeting. According to sponsor Brian Clark, at the March 20 meeting the club will discuss how God is greater than future circumstances. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO

Student Venture plans charity dodgeball tournament

Beats March 20, 2012

On April 20, Student Venture will host the Knockout Homelessness Dodgeball Tournament. According to sponsor Brian Clark, there are typically 20 to 30 teams, with about 7 to 10 people who play on each team. “The...

Students wait to be dismissed at the end of Student Venture’s meeting on Feb. 7. Student Venture meets every Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO

Student Venture to sponsor Carmel Idol on March 8

Beats March 5, 2012

On March 8, Student Venture will sponsor the sixth annual Carmel Idol event, which will take place in the Dale E. Graham auditorium at 7 p.m. According to Student Venture sponsor Brian Clark,...

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