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USEit Well: Students should utilize new STOPit app responsibly, recognize importance of school safety

USEit Well: Students should utilize new STOPit app responsibly, recognize importance of school safety

HiLite Staff

January 24, 2019

According to a survey conducted by the HiLite staff in September, only 28 percent of students said they would rate the school’s safety as a five on a one-to-five scale with five being the safest. However, in December, when the administrators played the promotional video and instructions on how to d...

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 survived, and a teacher stopped the student before he could harm others. Incidents like this are w...

Principal Tom Harmas makes school safety changes as year begins

Principal Tom Harmas makes school safety changes as year begins

Carson TerBush

September 5, 2018

According to Principal Tom Harmas, CHS is making some changes to promote school safety this year. Harmas said administration has removed all-school convocations, added stricter...

The Rumor Mill: CHS students, staff discuss danger of rumors spreading over social media

The Rumor Mill: CHS students, staff discuss danger of rumors spreading over social media

Da-Hyun Hong and Karen Zhang

March 23, 2018

Last month was an active one for CHS. On Feb. 8, a young boy accosted a girl with a paring knife in a bathroom. On Feb. 13, there were two altercations during the school day.

School to operate on ‘a normal schedule’ on Tuesday with ‘enhanced security plans in place’

School to operate on ‘a normal schedule’ on Tuesday with ‘enhanced security plans in place’

February 19, 2018

Carmel High School is taking additional security precautions against social media threats; a message to TCP students.

Administrators enact doorbell notification system ahead of schedule, looking into issues with intercom misuse

Administrators enact doorbell notification system ahead of schedule, looking into issues with intercom misuse

Beats

April 21, 2013

Last week, the school installed buzzers on Doors 2, 4 and 13, which are the main office, student service and freshman center doors respectively. In the new system, every door will be locked at school during the school day, and visitors must provide verbal or visual identification through the “doorbel...

School to implement new safety measures next year: locks on all doors, visitors to be buzzed in

School to implement new safety measures next year: locks on all doors, visitors to be buzzed in

Beats

March 22, 2013

This school plans to introduce new security measures beginning in the 2013-2014 school year. These changes will be both technological and procedural, according to Principal John Williams. On the technological side, the school plans to upgrade door locks. Currently, Doors 2 and 13 are unlocked ...