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Curbing the College Cost: In light of National Scholarship Month, college and career programming and resources coordinator Melinda Stephan explains process for scholarships

Curbing the College Cost: In light of National Scholarship Month, college and career programming  and resources coordinator Melinda Stephan explains process for scholarships

Emily Sandy

November 15, 2019

What are the different types of scholarships? Need-based aid is based on your family’s finances, meaning you can get a grant or a scholarship based on your need. There are also what we call merit-based scholarships. That’s based not usually on finances, but on your academic performance, your ath...

Shadowing Editorial: Additional Q&A with Amy Skeens-Benton

Shadowing Editorial: Additional Q&A with Amy Skeens-Benton

Sophia Hawkins

November 15, 2019

Were you part of the decision to discontinue shadowing? I was the one that actually helped start the shadowing program, so it kind of goes full circle. I was one of the people that after many discussions with many people decided to end the shadowing (program). Why did you decide to end the shado...

Homecoming Week from a Football Players Perspective: Q+A with Zach Gish

Homecoming Week from a Football Players Perspective: Q+A with Zach Gish

Kiersten Riedford

October 3, 2019

What is your position on the football team?  Wide Receiver What is of more importance to you, the game or the homecoming week and the festivities? The game. As a football player all 4 years, I think the coaches have just drilled into our heads that the homecoming festivities are fun, but it’...

Mental Health Editorial: Additional Q&A With Stephanie Whiteside

Mental Health Editorial: Additional Q&A With Stephanie Whiteside

Leah Tan

September 20, 2019

  What’s your full name and title? Stephanie Whiteside, Mental Health Coordinator When did you start working for the CCS district? Beginning of June, 2019. What exactly is the role of the mental health coordinator? One thing is supporting and providing critical advice, specifically to soc...

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Kassi Darnell

May 23, 2019

Why is the administration considering these changes now? It’s a big swing. The reason for the 6-12 study that we’re doing is that there’s a ton of research that says that adolescents benefit greatly from a later start time in school. They kind of set that at around 8:30 a.m. or later. A lot of t...

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Jesse Cooper

February 22, 2019

  What music are you most interested in (in writing), what do you like to write? “I enjoy writing more kind of laid back, singer songwriter kind of vibe. Usually more acoustic or guitar driven or piano driven. I write a lot of ballads, it's kind of my little niche.”   Who a...

Q&A with Officer Shane VanNatter about STOPit

Q&A with Officer Shane VanNatter about STOPit

Adhi Ramkumar

January 24, 2019

What advantages or disadvantages have come from the launch of this app? The advantage is the two-way communication. So people can anonymously report dangerous problems or people who need help and not feel like they have to do it face-to-face. The disadvantage of course is the misuse of the app. People are u...

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman: Parking Permits

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman: Parking Permits

Riya Chinni

September 21, 2018

Why did we start using parking permits? To give you a little background information first, we’re actually one of the only schools in our area that doesn’t have parking permits, so when we were reviewing our safety and security, one thing we thought would be helpful was to make sure that the ind...

4-H Full Time: Q&A with Abel Kiser, long-time 4-H member and senior

April 20, 2018

and stuff. There’s a lot more than animals, so that was really cool. It’s just kind of a tradition, that’s the thing you do during July: the fair." Q: What’s been your favorite experience, if you could pick one out? A: "I really liked the Pork Ambassadors. Anyone can join it, but it’...

A Welcome A”Board” Q&A

A Welcome A”Board” Q&A

Sabrina Mi, Q&A

January 27, 2017

Rebecca Qin Why did you want to join the school board? “I am a proud parent of two children attending Carmel Clay Schools. I also have international background and financial expertise that would add great values to the board.” What was the campaigning process like? “The school board campa...

CHS students weigh in on benefits and disadvantages to new technology integration at CHS

CHS students weigh in on benefits and disadvantages to new technology integration at CHS

Bryce Cheng, Reporter

October 7, 2016

  Question: Will the integration of new technology benefit education here at CHS? "Everyone learns differently. I think this increased use in technology could be good in some ways, but it's best if there are actual teacher interactions so that way they can gage what overall that class needs...