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Press release: School board accepts resignation of Superintendent Nicholas Wahl

Press release: School board accepts resignation of Superintendent Nicholas Wahl

Manahil Nadeem January 12, 2018

Carmel Clay Schools shared a press release on Jan. 12 announcing that the school board approved Superintendent Nicholas Wahl's resignation.  The press release is as follows. The Carmel Clay School...

Senior Esteban Richey uses his phone
 to check Canvas. He said he often times has difficulty connecting to and using the Wi-Fi in different parts of CHS.

Superintendent to implement new courses for next school year, improve technology infrastructure at CHS

Nyssa Qiao November 8, 2017

Assistant Superintendent Amy Dudley said new courses for the 2018-2019 school year were just approved and include: a community service course by creating a technology help desk in which students can get...

Press Release: CCS places Superintendent on 'administrative leave'

Press Release: CCS places Superintendent on ‘administrative leave’

October 10, 2017

Carmel Clay Schools shared a press release on Oct. 9 announcing that it is placing Superintendent Nicholas Wahl on "administrative leave." The press release is as follows. Layla Spanenberg, President...

Senior Sarah McDanell uses the Canvas app to
 look at files for her AP Statistics class. She said although not all her teachers used Google Classroom, she liked the layout and prefers it to Canvas.

Superintendent to implement science program evaluation and continue with technology integration plan

Nyssa Qiao October 2, 2017

At the Carmel Clay Schools Board Workshop on Sept. 11, it was decided the district would engage in a K-12 science program evaluation, according to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl. With the new standards,...

Seniors Aakash Roy, Catherine Qing
 and Kevin Chen (left to right) use Canvas to complete their homework during SRT. Chen said although more could be done to improve the integration of Canvas, he prefers it over previous platorms, such as Edmodo and Moodle.

Superintendent implements year two of technology integration plan, begins elementary program evaluation

Nyssa Qiao September 7, 2017

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the district will implement year two of their technology integration plan through the migration of Canvas and the district web platform. Senior Kevin Chen said...

PRINCIPLE OF PRINCIPALS: 
Principal John Williams talks to senior Sarah Biette. Student Body President Mike Pitz said it saddens him to see him go, but he appreciates the time and leadership Williams provided.

A Legendary Legacy; CHS prepares for Principal John Williams’ retirement, introducing his successor

Emily Dexter, Story April 20, 2017

Student body president Mike Pitz said he was riding a bus with his basketball teammates when he found out Principal John Williams plans to retire at the end of the school year. The team was in the midst...

Repeat the Referendum: The school-board proposed tax referendum will  lead to positive improvement at CHS; students should support it.

Repeat the Referendum: The school-board proposed tax referendum will lead to positive improvement at CHS; students should support it.

HiLite Staff , Staff March 17, 2017

On Dec. 31, the school tax referendum of 2010 will expire. On May 2, the citizens of Carmel will vote on the new tax referendum. If the proposed referendum fails to pass, Carmel Clay Schools will be...

Senior Nathan Fei finishes homework on his laptop. According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the technology implementation plan for this year includes rolling out devices—Microsoft convertible laptops, Chromebooks, and iPads—for students to all 15 buildings in the district.

Superintendent continues with technology integration plan, including technology training for teachers

Jenny Zhao, Managing Editor November 9, 2016

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, most teachers in all 15 Carmel Clay school buildings have their own device, and a current goal is to roll out devices for students in all buildings by the end...

Matthew Keene, Senate member and senior, studies from his economics textbook during a break in AP English Language and Composition class. Keene said incorporating technology into school would have the benefit of enabling students to use technology responsibly. MATTHEW DEL BUSTO / PHOTO

Superintendent to receive draft of strategic planning results by end of April

Contributor April 25, 2015

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the schoolboard will receive a draft of the strategic plan and accompanying research document by the end of April. He said on May 11, ECRA (Education, Consulting,...

Senior Ian Finley works on an AP Spanish Language paper. Finley said that while it is more productive for students to bring their own electronic devices in class instead of using those provided by the school, he does not think it should be a necessity for students. MATTHEW DEL BUSTO/PHOTO

Superintendent prepares for strategic planning results in April

Beats April 1, 2015

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the strategic planning results come back from the consultant at the end of April. “(I’m) very excited about the findings there so we can start to...

Senior Liam Duncan looks at his phone at the end of a government class. Duncan said he

would prefer adding on time to the end of school days like last year as opposed to adding Saturday school 

to make up for school cancellations. (PHOTO / MATTHEW DEL BUSTO)

Superintendent prepares for “Rise Above the Mark” showing on Jan. 21

Beats January 15, 2015

Superintendent Nicholas Wahl said he is preparing for the “Rise Above the Mark” showing at the Dale E. Graham Auditorium on Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m.  Wahl said the showing of the production, made by...

Senior Alex Cohen works on a lab during AP Physics C. He said that he would be nervous about an assessment if he would get his results immediately upon completion but that after it was all said and done it would be nice to see results right away. MATTHEW DEL BUSTO / PHOTO

Carmel Clay Schools begin implementation of new assessment

Beats September 30, 2014

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the Carmel Clay School (CCS) district has begun the implementation of the NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association) assessment at the elementary school level. Wahl...

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