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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...

Blocking About: AP Statistics-AP Research block course next year demonstrates beneficial shift toward interdisciplinary learning at CHS

Blocking About: AP Statistics-AP Research block course next year demonstrates beneficial shift toward interdisciplinary learning at CHS

Adhi Ramkumar

November 16, 2018

Upon perusing the recently-released 2019-20 Program of Studies, I found an exciting addition to the already-large slew of AP, IB, PLTW and ACP courses at CHS: the AP Capstone Research-AP Statistics block class. Although I was slightly surprised at first glance, this new addition provides unprecedented...

Commending Capstone. Students should consider the AP Capstone program for the academic freedom and exploration it provides.

perspectives

April 23, 2016

A couple months ago, I remember sitting in an English classroom with limited knowledge of what I was doing. Everyone was in the same position as I was. We were some of the few students who took AP Capstone, a new pilot program that Carmel High School introduced last year. The Capstone program provides...

Students reflect on evolution of library usage from books to online resources

Students reflect on evolution of  library usage from books to online resources

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November 13, 2015

It’s a typical day at the library, and Teri Sharlow, media center aide and senior, watches a class file into the computer lab to use the computers there for their recently assigned research projects. Most students use the databases and search engines that the computers offer, but a couple of students...

Students, teachers evaluate benefits of project-based learning over traditional systems

Students, teachers evaluate benefits of project-based learning over traditional systems

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October 9, 2015

One of many other students,  junior Natalie Cotherman started taking AP Capstone this year. AP Capstone is a two-year program comprised of AP Seminar, which is taken junior year, and AP Research, which is taken senior year. AP Capstone is one of the few classes at CHS that allows students to participate...

The Power of the Crowd. The future lies in crowdsourcing.

The Power of the Crowd. The future lies in crowdsourcing.

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March 22, 2013

Try as you might, you’ll eventually reach a limit if you work by yourself. But as a member of a group, you’ll be able to achieve beyond the capabilities of everyone combined. Using the idea that the whole is more than the sum of its parts, crowdsourcing has the prospect to become the future of b...

FCCLA sponsors Relay for Life to support cancer research

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May 22, 2008

By: Erum Rizvi <erizvi@hilite.org> Gauri Bajpai, Family Career and Community Leaders of America Club (FCCLA) member and senior, said that she is excited for Relay for Life, which will be the club’s next event coming up at this school. According to Bajpai, who was the Indiana chapter’s former vice president, the event will be a 24-hour team event fro...