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Sharing is Caring: Current parking pass distribution suffices but allowing students to share parking spaces would increase efficiency

HiLite Staff

October 24, 2019

In late September, the student services office distributed the remaining available parking passes by the school to applicable Transition to College Program (TCP) students. Questions of how many  were available and how they were assigned arose among students. According to Rita Winters, secretary of student services, there are five categories for student parking passes at the top ...

Teachers Park Too: Students should think of teachers before parking illegally up the trail

Teachers Park Too: Students should think of teachers before parking illegally up the trail

Carson TerBush, Editor in Chief

April 26, 2019

Each morning, the roads surrounding CHS erupt with traffic as students struggle to make it to school on time and find a parking spot. While the student parking struggle is a commonly debated one (see our September editorial about parking passes), a far less discussed issue is that of teacher parking. Adm...

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Josie Cruzan, Lillian He, Pranav Jothirajah, Sarah Kim, Maddie Kosc, and Bowen Zhou

March 22, 2019

Recently, PNC Bank, located on the northeastcorner of Rangeline Road and Main Street, has agreed to sell its land to Carmel after two years of negotiating. The land sold for 2.5 million dollars and is expected to turn into apartments and condos. According to Henry Mestetsky, executive director of the...

Driving in Carmel: as Carmel becomes more urban, parking is an increasing problem

Driving in Carmel: as Carmel becomes more urban, parking is an increasing problem

Tara Kandallu

January 11, 2019

At the change of a light, a seemingly endless line of cars begin their prowl. They are on the prowl for the best parking spot. If, during this first rush, they are unable to find a spot, the cars will be relegated to a parking garage far away from their intended destination. Although this may seem like som...

Not a Walk in the Park. CHS should make parking easier for upperclassmen.

Not a Walk in the Park. CHS should make parking easier for upperclassmen.

perspectives

May 19, 2016

Every spring, sophomores join juniors and seniors as they get their driver’s licenses and finally get to drive themselves to school. Although an exciting time for younger students, it tends to get on the nerves of upperclassmen who are faced with increased competition for parking spots. At CHS, we...

Parking Wars: The CPD should notify the school when they do training sessions in the home side parking lot.

Parking Wars: The CPD should notify the school when they do training sessions in the home side parking lot.

blogs

May 13, 2016

Carmel Stadium is a valuable asset to the city of Carmel. It is officially owned by the Carmel Dads Club for use for their Pups team. However, the stadium has multiple people use it: Some community members use the track and the stands to exercise. The Carmel High School Football team uses it for their...

City of Carmel to enforce three-hour ordinance on Main Street public parking garage

City of Carmel to enforce three-hour ordinance on Main Street public parking garage

Contributor

March 13, 2015

According to Principal John Williams, the city is going to start enforcing a three-hour ordinance on the public parking garages in downtown Carmel due to many students from this school parking there and taking up all the parking places. Failure to comply will result in a car being ticketed or towed. “W...

Fitness center construction causes parking shortage

Fitness center construction causes parking shortage

News

November 16, 2012

As a result of the construction of the new fitness center, the number of parking passes available to students has decreased this year. According to Assistant Principle John Newton, the fitness center construction will mean the parking lot north of the fieldhouse will no longer be available for parking,...

Parking lot shortage causes restrictions on student parking

Author Archives

September 18, 2012

Due to construction of the new weight room near Door 21 on the northeast corner of CHS, there are shortages of parking spaces in all special student parking lots These lots are closer to the school than the main student parking area near the football stadium. Students may get a pass from administration...

CHS plans summer changes to building

Beats

May 22, 2012

This summer, CHS will undergo more construction designed to improve the school’s safety and facilities. According to assistant principal Doug Bird, the School Gate Guardian security system is scheduled to be installed at Doors 4 and 13 over the summer. Also, the planned construction on the lower level...