CCPL renovation reflects libraries’ attempt to meet changing needs of students

Ella Joliet, Teen Library Council member and sophomore, volunteers in the QUEST Lab at the CCPL. The library offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for teenagers.

Leah Tan

February 21, 2020

Despite the common misconception that libraries are silent spaces for those who wish to solely read books, today’s libraries have transformed significantly to provide a wide array of services and resources for people of all ages. For students like Nicole Segaran, Teen Library Council (TLC) and seni...

Library Lift: Carmel Clay Public Library unfolds three-part plan to renovate, update library

Angela Li

August 14, 2018

Bob Swanay, Director of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), said the CCPL unveiled a vision to the public in April that encompasses three primary elements of the library including branch services of the library in other areas of Carmel, re-imagination of the current CCPL space, and a potential exp...

Something New Brewing: Carmel Café Gets Major Renovations

Students enjoying Café drinks during SRT. The new seating areas allow students to work on group projects or just relax with friends.

Uday Lomada, Reporter

September 1, 2017

“We are now viewed by the state as a legitimate restaurant, so we have board of health inspections, six managers and two teachers Servsafe certified and there is lots of protocol to be followed,” Reid said. “It also has been giving students many more (leadership opportunities) via management, because of how much larger operations are now.”

Repair, Then Renovate: CHS should consider adding to the maintenance budget rather than taking on costly renovations.

Repair, Then Renovate: CHS should consider adding to the maintenance budget rather than taking on costly renovations.

HiLite Staff, Staff

August 15, 2017

Step inside one of the many bathrooms of CHS, and it’s not unlikely that one will find stalls with broken locks, malfunctioning toilets with various marks and scratches and small puddles covering the bathroom floor. The faulty restroom dilemma has plagued CHS for years, and while other ameniti...

Carpets of E-halls to be replaced with terrazzo during summer

Principal John Williams talks to secretary Jan Brown. Williams said the E-halls carpets will be replaced with terrazzo during the summer. HELENA MA/PHOTO


April 1, 2015

According to Principal John Williams, the carpet in the E-halls is going to be replaced with terrazzo (the carpeting found in the main hallway) and the carpet in the E-rooms is going to be replaced with new carpet. He said he predicts this project to last several summers, starting this summer. “E...

School to build new fitness center, undertake additional projects

Students in physical conditioning meet in the current weight room. Principal John Williams said the new fitness center will include a renovated weight room. KATIE BOURGERIE / PHOTO


February 21, 2012

This summer, the school will begin construction of its new fitness center. According to Principal John Williams, the project is expected to end in spring of 2013. “It’s a two-year job because of the money,” Williams said. “We’ll use some money from 2012 and some money from 2013, so we use a different pot of money each year. We did...