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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...

Q&A with Officer Shane VanNatter about STOPit

Q&A with Officer Shane VanNatter about STOPit

Adhi Ramkumar January 24, 2019

What advantages or disadvantages have come from the launch of this app? The advantage is the two-way communication. So people can anonymously report dangerous problems or people who need help and not...

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with  safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

Pranav Jothirajah November 16, 2018

Seven months ago, on May 25, a 13-year-old middle school student walked into Noblesville West Middle School with two handguns, shooting both a teacher and a student multiple times. Fortunately, they both...

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

HiLite Staff September 21, 2018

As of Sept. 4, student drivers are required to obtain and display parking permits in order to park at the stadium. Different from parking “passes,” which are provided to select students in order to...

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