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Administration focuses on how to navigate hybrid instruction, school events during winter months

Principal Tom Harmas sits at his desk while wearing a mask to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. He said that although the colder weather will make it harder for certain activities to take place, he still thinks this school’s plan to combat the effects of the pandemic will be successful in the winter.
November 10, 2020

Principal Tom Harmas said many of his current day-to-day responsibilities center around developing plans for how the school will function during the winter months with the ongoing pandemic.  Harmas said...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.
October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov....

K-8 mentors start building relationships with students at Carmel elementary and middle schools

Mentor and senior Caroline Crediford studies during SRT before going out to meet her mentees during third period. According to K-8 Mentoring teacher Robin Pletcher, the mentors met their kids for the first time last week.
November 3, 2018

Last week, the mentors met their assigned students for the first time, according to Robin Pletcher, AP Psychology and K-8 Mentoring teacher. She said with teachers discussing next year’s course recommendations,...

Your Classes, Your Choices: CHS students should choose courses based on interests rather than outside pressures.

Your Classes, Your Choices: CHS students should choose courses based on interests rather than outside pressures.
April 20, 2018
It's now that time of year when everyone starts preparing for the year ahead, whether that means preparing for your final days at this school or just a well-needed summer break. It is also that time of year when everyone finalizes their class schedules, making sure that you’re happy with what you’re taking.

Counselors to schedule senior year for juniors, hold college research meeting

Counselor Emily Clark reviews the programming for
January 21, 2015

Counselors are busy preparing for juniors to schedule their senior year, according to counselor Emily Clark. They are also organizing a meeting called “Finding Your College Fit” during SRT on Jan....

CHS teachers to begin class recommendations

Assistant Principal Joseph Schaller works at his desk in 2011. Schaller said that teacher recommendations for next year's classes has already begun. JULIE XU / FILE PHOTO
October 28, 2014

CHS teachers have begun the process of recommending classes to their students in order to have an idea for the kinds of classes they will take next year. According to Assistant Principal Joseph Schaller,...

Counselors to start Junior scheduling meetings on Jan. 22

Counselor Bettina Cool looks at schedules on her computer. According to Cool, scheduling for senior year is important for a student's academics. NAOMI REIBOLD / PHOTO
January 21, 2014

Junior meetings for senior year scheduling will occur between Jan. 22 and Feb. 10, according to counselor Bettina Cool. Cool said there are a lot of misconceptions about the importance of senior...

Counselors to schedule sophomores and juniors for next school year

December 15, 2013

Counselors plan to finish sophomore scheduling for next school year before winter break. Scheduling for juniors will begin in January, according to counselor Bettina Cool via email. “Our current priority...

School to prepare for the implementation of the AP Capstone Program

Student body president George Gemelas works on a document for Senate. Gemelas said that he is eager to see the formation of the AP Capstone Program. CLAUDIA HUANG / PHOTO
December 4, 2013

The administration has selected the teachers who will participate in the AP Capstone Program and is preparing to meet with other schools who are piloting the program, according to Principal John Williams. Williams...

The AP Capstone Program to be part of the English department next school year

Principal John Williams works on his computer in his office. Williams said that the classes of the AP Capstone Program will count as English credits next year. CLAUDIA HUANG / PHOTO
November 13, 2013

The classes of the AP Capstone Program will count as English credits, according to Principal John Williams. He said the administration does not want students to sacrifice elective classes in order to participate...

Junior scheduling on Jan. 15

January 10, 2013

The counseling department will conduct a scheduling meeting for juniors during SRT on Jan. 15. According to counselor Stephanie Aikins, the meeting will cover scheduling choices for current juniors for...

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