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Q&A with Christi Cloud, Director of Technology and Data Solutions, on new WiFi policy at Carmel Clay Schools

Q&A with Christi Cloud, Director of Technology and Data Solutions, on new WiFi policy at Carmel Clay Schools

Sarah Kim and Lillian He

August 27, 2020

Christi Cloud, Director of Technology and Data Solutions   What has changed about the school WiFi this year?  “This summer we moved the high school’s wireless connection from a remote controller that was at the central office to a local controller model which allows us to provide b...

As sports events, races are canceled, postponed due to COVID-19, students find new ways to stay in shape, compete

SOLO JOG:
Junior Yael Kiser runs on her own on May 2, the original scheduled date for the Indy Mini Marathon. Kiser was originally registered to run the Mini Marathon but chose to transfer her registration to next year. She said she preferred the environment of the in-person race.

Sarah Kim

May 21, 2020

Across the country, a multitude of events are being canceled due to COVID-19. This includes previously scheduled sports events, such as the Indy Mini Marathon. The Indy Mini is one of the largest half-marathons in the country and was originally scheduled for May 2. However, due to COVID-19, new options...

Grant Moon, men’s track runner and senior

Grant Moon, men's track runner and senior, poses at a meet during cross country season this fall. Moon said he is committed to run at IUPUI beginning in the fall.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve ran track since fourth grade so this was my ninth season. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  The part I enjoy the most about track is always being able to better myself as a runner and being able to do it with my teammates and some of my ...

Eshan Selvan, Unified track athlete and senior

Eshan Selvan, Unified track athlete and senior, poses with teammate and senior Mike Herod during a meet last season. Eshan said although there are no unified sports in college he would continue to participate in Special Olympics events.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve done unified and special Olympic sports for two years now. I started junior year, and have done Unified track, Unified football and Special Olympics tennis in the summer at CHS. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  My favorite part is ...

Reagan Smiley, women’s track runner and senior

Reagan Smiley, women's track runner and senior, runs a relay at a meet last season. Smiley said she has run since fourth grade.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I started running track in fourth and fifth grade through Pups Running and have continued through all of middle school and high school. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I enjoy the fact that it allows me to get away from the stress of school and work, while also helping me push mysel...

Luke Prall, men’s golfer and senior

Luke Prall, men's golfer and senior, practices his swing last season. Prall said he was upset about the cancellation of spring sports.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I have been playing competitive golf for around four to five years.  What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I enjoy the competitiveness and work ethic required to be as good as possible. Do you plan to play your sport in college? I will be playing...

Senior athletes reflect on their experiences at CHS, spring season being cut short due to COVID-19

Reagan Smiley (bottom left), women's track runner and senior, poses with other senior track runners. Smiley said she is disappointed that the spring sports seasons were cut short.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

Following the announcement that Indiana schools would remain closed for the remainder of the school year, the IHSAA also released a statement saying that all spring sports were officially canceled.  CHS Athletics Director Jim Inskeep explained the decision in relation to the state’s announceme...

Sarah Goddard, softball player and senior

Sarah Goddard, softball player and senior, waits to catch during a game last season. Goddard said it was heartbreaking to know she would never wear the Carmel jersey again.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I've been playing since I was seven years old so 11 years. What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I love the competitiveness and the team aspect. Any team can be beat on any given day.  Do you plan to play your sport in college? I am going t...

Jillian Schleiper, women’s lacrosse player and senior

Jillian Schlieper, women's lacrosse player and senior, poses with the State trophy after the game last season. Schlieper said she was disappointed that the spring season was cut short since she was hoping to win three straight State titles in a row.

Sarah Kim

April 15, 2020

How long have you been playing your sport? I’ve been playing lacrosse since eighth grade.  What do you enjoy most about your sport?  I enjoy the game, getting into the moment when nothing else in the world matters and you can just run with the ball.  Do you plan to play your sport in...

Track runners, coach plan to stay in shape over COVID-19 extended school closures

Savannah Hill, track runner and junior, stretches before a run over break. Hill said she would continue to train over the extended school closures although she does not expect the track season to continue this year.

Sarah Kim

March 23, 2020

Both the men’s and women’s track teams have been training for the official track season since early January. However, the outbreak of COVID-19 led all Carmel Clay Schools to close until May 1 at the earliest, bringing all sports teams to a stall. The CHS Athletics Office released that all CHS sp...

Inclusive programs for special needs students continue to grow at CHS, across nation

Linh Nguyen, United Sound mentor and senior,  helps Maddy Paxton, United Sound member and senior, play an instrument at a United Sound meeting.

Sarah Kim and Natalie Khamis

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...