Following appointment of new committee leader Jeff Raatz, officials consider effect of government on schools, anticipate future changes

Lillian He

December 13, 2018

On Nov. 9, Sen. Dennis Kruse stepped down from his role as the leader of the education committee in the Indiana Senate, a position he held for 10 years. His successor Sen. Jeff Raatz plans to continue the majority of the policies that Kruse pushed for but also has goals of his own. Raatz said via e...

Principal Tom Harmas prepares for next school year

Principal Tom Harmas prepares for next school year

Manahil Nadeem

May 16, 2018

After a busy first year at CHS, Principal Tom Harmas said he has started to prepare for next year. To conclude the year, Harmas will be interviewing new teachers and reviewing new practices set in place this year.  “Right now, truthfully, I am just wrapping up everything for this year and preparing ...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews practicality of all school convocations

Manahil Nadeem

April 18, 2018

After the safety concerns that arose in February, school officials review the practicality of gathering all 5,000 students into one room for all school convocations, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said students, teachers and community members brought up possible safety concerns with the sch...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Principal Tom Harmas talks to the organizers of the National School Walkout at CHS. After the mental health awareness campaign, Harmas said he hopes to see a continued focus on mental health at CHS.

Manahil Nadeem

March 20, 2018

This year CHS launched its first ever mental health awareness campaign, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said the program was very well received by students, teachers and other community members.  “I thought the program and the entire initiative went very well. Just seeing the reaction of...

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

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.

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 of preparations for the Regional tournament later that day, and this announcement added to the earl...

Principal’s Advisory Council to begin selling raffle tickets to increase attendance at sporting events

Principal’s Advisory Council to begin selling raffle  tickets to increase attendance at sporting events


October 9, 2015

The Principal’s Advisory Council (PAC) plans to begin holding ‘Super Fan of the Week’ raffles in order to increase student attendance at sporting events. According to Student Body President Mary Caltrider, one of the goals is to encourage attendance at events besides football games, which typically...

Budget cuts could hold widespread effects


February 27, 2009

District, superintendent proposes $1.5 million in reductions for staff, materials costs Recently, Jeremy Weprich, member of the Principal’s Advisory Council and sophomore, said he sat in one of his classes and listened while one of his teachers spoke of the possible effects of recent plans to cut s...