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Step Up to Sexual Assault: Administration, students focus on importance of new sexual assault prevention presentation

The men’s tennis and football teams watch the “Step Up to Sexual Assault” presentation. The presentation was shown to the athletics and performing arts departments and student government this year.

Kassandra Darnell

September 20, 2019

Logan Sandlin, varsity track and junior varsity cross-country runner and senior, sits among his teammates in the auditorium before practice as he listens to the “Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault” presentation. The presentation is a new program being presented to the athletics and performing arts department...

Counseling drafts student survey, administration brainstorms new locker policy, Harmas says

Principal Tom Harmas looks at an art piece in the art show. Harmas said currently he is working on coordinating a counseling survey to assess mental health among students and brainstorming ways to prevent a locker shortage next year despite an influx of students.

Carson TerBush

November 30, 2018

According to Principal Tom Harmas, the counseling department plans to send out a school-wide student survey about mental health during finals week to assess how the counseling center can improve. Harmas also said administration is considering a new locker policy for next year that will involve students opt...

A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

PLANNING FOR  AWARENESS:
Sophomore Yasmine Pehlivan and Senior Katherine Long discuss plans for the upcoming mental health awareness week. Mental Health Awareness Club meets once a month to discuss on how to spread awareness about treatments and how to educate others about certain diseases.

Angela Li

January 25, 2018

Next month, from Feb. 26 to March 2, the administration, in collaboration with the counseling department, plans to host a mental health awareness week in hopes of fostering greater conversation on the topic. “We’ve got some pretty neat ideas on some random acts of kindness activities that we’r...

A New Legacy: Principal Tom Harmas discusses CHS culture, plans as incoming principal

A New Legacy: Principal Tom Harmas discusses CHS culture, plans as incoming principal

James Yin, Reporter, Photographer

August 15, 2017

Q: Why did you agree to become the principal of CHS? A: I think anytime that you look at everything that is Carmel High School from the outside, you think what a great school with students who come ready to learn everyday, with teachers who are here to engage students to all the extracurriculars, ...