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Having assigned seats at concerts helps contribute to a more relaxed, happy atmosphere

Having assigned seats at concerts helps contribute to a more relaxed, happy atmosphere

Evelyn Foster May 13, 2024

Since concert season is approaching fast, I’m finding myself spending more time online, looking for affordable tickets to see artists I love. Going to concerts is one of my favorite summertime activities,...

Sandra Yang, Computer Science Honor Society President (CSHS) and senior.

Q&A with Sandra Yang, Computer Science Honor Society President, on password security

Safin Khatri May 2, 2024

How do you define a strong password, and why is it important in today's society? Passwords protect a lot of super important information, lots of information that's confidential. For example, bank accounts,...

CHS student texts their mom during a lockdown. Lieutenant Adam Miller says that CHS takes gun violence seriously, “We encourage all students to take the lockdown drills seriously and think about what they would do if it was a real incident.  The key to surviving a tragedy is preparation. 

CHS students, SRO address school safety procedures

Maggie Meyer April 28, 2023

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the increase in school shootings in America from 2009 to 2021 has increased by 88%. With the number of school shootings on the rise in America...

Helmet wearing is crucial for staying safe, students should prioritize safety over image

Helmet wearing is crucial for staying safe, students should prioritize safety over image

Alivia Romaniuk March 11, 2021

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 857 bicyclists were involved in a fatal accident in 2018, the highest number since 1900. The majority of these deaths involved major head injuries, and...

Sophomore Ashilyn Joseph looks down at some of her sister’s school books. Due to the later start times for high school, Joseph said that she sometimes has to help her sister, who in elementary schoool, get ready.

In honor of child safety month, students share their experiences as high schoolers with siblings in elementary school, the changes they have had to make in their care toward their siblings.

September 16, 2020

As the district has implemented later start times for the high school, older siblings, including sophomore Ashilyn Joseph, said they have seen changing relationships and responsibilities toward their younger...

Construction at Clay Terrace delayed

Construction at Clay Terrace delayed

Viyang Hao May 21, 2020

               

Construction workers carry out their jobs prior to CHS moving to online schooling. Despite COVID-19 construction continues to happen at CHS though there have been changes made to the timeline.

Q&A with Joseph Schaller, Assistant Principal of Operations, about changes to the construction around the school due to COVID-19

Lillian He April 14, 2020

What would you say your involvement is with construction around the school?  I'm kind of the liaison between the school and the construction crews. If (the construction crews) working at the high school...

Senior Vivian Werstler writes for a class assignment. Werstler said a SRO at door 21 will help students feel safer.

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan for SRO at door 21

Hari Patel November 20, 2019

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS plan for the transition to having an SRO stationed at door 21, according to SRO Shane VanNatter.   “Students may have noticed the construction at door...

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...

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Cady Armstrong September 20, 2019

Last year, each school in the Carmel Clay School District received a “Stop the Bleed” kit that goes inside every AED box in their school. These kits hold supplies to control bleeding from a traumatic...

Staff reflect on 9/11 attacks, safety procedures

Staff reflect on 9/11 attacks, safety procedures

Riley Terbush September 12, 2019

Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Orchestra Director How has 9-11 impacted the nation’s perspective on safety?   Literally one week before 9-11, my then-boyfriend, now-husband took a trip to California...

One Year Safer: after the Parkland shooting, students, staff reflect on how school safety has changed within the district

Hannah Gretz February 14, 2019

On Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Fla., gunman Nikolas Cruz stormed the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDH) opening fire with an AR-15 rifle. Cruz, a former student at MSDH, proceeded to go...

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