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TEDx changes room for meetings

TEDx changes room for meetings

Rhea Acharya

February 8, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Following its conference in December on the theme “In a New Light,” the TEDx club switched sponsors from social studies teacher Allison Hargrove to social studies teachers Allen Wheeler and Michael O’Toole, so its meetings no longer take place in the same room. Instead of in Hargrove’s room, Roo...

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

Rhea Acharya

January 24, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

During this spring and summer there will be construction at the trail end intersection as well as along 136th Street in order to allow for safer pedestrian traffic here. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation for the Carmel Clay Schools District, said, “(The construction will) provide a defined crosswalk that will have flashing lights that...

TEDx transitions to new co-sponsors

TEDx transitions to new co-sponsors

Rhea Acharya

January 21, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The TEDx conference in December marked the end of social studies teacher Allison Hargrove’s time as TEDx sponsor; starting this semester, social studies teachers Michael O’Toole and Allen Wheeler will lead the club as co-sponsors. O’Toole said, “I became interested in the club last year. So, I...

School Board President Layla Spanenberg discusses plans for upcoming term following reelection

Rhea Acharya

December 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

Apurva Manas As a group, do you think you work well together? Why do you think you all got re-elected?     “I think we work very well together. I think what is unique to our board is that we have five individuals from different backgrounds and different perspectives. And the fact that we can all bring to the board these different perspectives can ...

TEDx gears up for conference on Dec. 1

TEDx gears up for conference on Dec. 1

Rhea Acharya

November 29, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

TEDx is hosting its next conference on Dec. 1 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Studio Theater. All the speakers will deliver their take on the conference’s central theme, “In a New Light." Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, said this conference is special for her because it will be her last one with the...

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

Complete Q and A with Christi Cloud, CCS director of technology and data solutions Why has the decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool been made? We decided to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool as a part of a much larger project. We’re actually changing out our website over the wint...

TEDx to host event on Nov. 4 for conference speakers

TEDx to host event on Nov. 4 for conference speakers

Rhea Acharya

November 8, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, the club will host an event on Nov. 4 to help prepare speakers for the club’s upcoming conference scheduled for Dec. 1. The speakers’ event, which is only for those who will be speaking at the conference and members of the club’s speakers’ comm...

TEDx to design new logo for December conference

TEDx to design new logo for December conference

Rhea Acharya

November 1, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

As TEDx has finalized its speakers for its Dec. 1 conference, members of the club are deciding on more details for the conference, such as what the conference logo will be. Ally Eaton, TEDx Event Planning committee head and senior, said, “It’s not really a logo, but we have a main picture for each of...

Best Buddies members compete to earn title ‘Champion of the Year’

Best Buddies members compete to earn title ‘Champion of the Year’

Rhea Acharya and Pranav Jothirajah

October 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

This fall, Gabi Stigter, Best Buddies member and sophomore, and Christine Ellis, Best Buddies sponsor and English teacher, find themselves competing against each other as well as CEOs and state anchors in a state-wide competition in order to be named “Best Buddies Champion of the Year.” For this, both...

Let’s Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Let’s Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Misha Rekhter and Raiha Zainab

October 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, Cover Story, Recent Updates, Top Story

This past June, Indiana legislators passed Senate Enrolled Act 65, a law that requires schools to seek written consent from a parent or guardian before providing lessons on human sexuality in addition to Indiana’s abstinence-only curriculum. Over the years, sexual education has been a controversia...

Students audition on Oct. 2 for next TEDx conference

Students audition on Oct. 2 for next TEDx conference

Rhea Acharya

September 30, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

As the club’s initial call-out meeting has passed, TEDx members are now looking to secure speakers for their upcoming conference. The auditions for those interested in delivering a TED Talk at the conference will occur on Oct. 2 during SRT in the media center. The speakers will audition by delivering t...