HiLite

Superintendent Michael Beresford discusses the upcoming referendum regarding school safety that will take place on the Nov. 5 ballot. Beresford said he is “cautiously optimistic” about the results.

Carmel residents to vote on School Safety referendum with Nov. 5 ballot

Riya Chinni November 3, 2019

Carmel residents will vote on the School Safety referendum on Nov. 5, which details a tax increase where all funds will go towards providing more Student Resource Officers (SROs), mental health support...

Refer(end)um: Expiration of current referendum could end some AP programs and staff positions

Refer(end)um: Expiration of current referendum could end some AP programs and staff positions

Emily Dexter, News Reporter March 17, 2017

Since the current referendum for the school district will expire on Dec. 31, a special election will occur on May 2 where Carmel citizens will vote on a new referendum to take its place. If this referendum...

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...

Show me the money

News November 19, 2010

Since the May 2010 referendum, many students wonder how the money has been spent By Shayan Ahmad <[email protected]> On May 4, Kern Vohra’s parents both voted for a referendum for Carmel Clay...

Referendum passes, allows for stability in Carmel Clay schools

News May 20, 2010

Extracurricular programs, class and staff sizes remain constant with passage of referendum By Patrick Bryant <[email protected]> On the night of May 4, Chris Wilner, marching band drum major...

Administration urges students to become informed, vote

Beats April 29, 2010

In just a week, Carmel residents will decide whether or not to raise property taxes for a $12 million referendum to combat the growing budget crisis in the school district. “We’re in financial trouble,...

Teacher concerned community is unaware of referendum purpose

Beats April 27, 2010

The Carmel Clay School Board has proposed a $12 million referendum. Voters will have the option of both renewing funds that expire in 2012 and providing additional funds due to state and other cuts. Alicia...

School board committee, superintendent educate community on referendum

Beats April 15, 2010

As the May 4 primary election approaches, the District Referendum Key Communicators Committee continues to educate the community on the school system’s funding situation. Superintendent Jeff Swensson...

Taxpayers to vote on May 4 referendum to raise taxes, cut deficit

News March 25, 2010

By Monica Cheng <[email protected]> According to Tricia Hackett, vice president of the school board, with the $1.5 million budget cut from 2009 and a $3 million reduction proposal this...

May referendum has great weight for Carmel residents, voters

Beats March 10, 2010

The Carmel Clay School Board has proposed a $12 million referendum. Voters will have the option of both renewing funds that expire in 2012 and providing additional funds due to state and other cuts. “The...

School board referendum up for vote on May 4

News March 4, 2010

By Grayson Harbour <[email protected]> According to the Pew Research center, a non-partisan public research organization, education is ranked fifth in the public’s priorities for 2010. Ahead...

School board creates plan to share referendum information with public

Beats February 3, 2010

 During the school board meeting on Feb. 8, the proposed referendum in regard to school funding will be formally voted on. The school board will then implement a plan to share information with the community,...

Load More Stories