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Principal Tom Harmas sits at his desk while wearing a mask to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. He said he believes that all of the changes made this year due to the pandemic have actually made CHS stronger in the long run.

Administration uses lessons learned from COVID-19 while preparing for next school year, late spring events

Rhea Acharya January 27, 2021

According to Principal Tom Harmas, many of his current day-to-day activities center around planning for next school year. Although he said no decisions have been made by Superintendent Michael Beresford...

After disruptions due to COVID-19, administration refocuses on writing, implementing three-year plan on social-emotional learning, equity, inclusion

Rhea Acharya October 11, 2020

According to Principal Tom Harmas, administration decided back in February that for the next three school years, CHS would focus on developing the areas of social-emotional learning and equity and inclusion...

Student body president (SBP) Julia Heath, speaker of the  House (SOH) Drew Miller reflect on altered election process, plans for year

Student body president (SBP) Julia Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Drew Miller reflect on altered election process, plans for year

Sowmya Chundi August 13, 2020

Julia Heath How did you feel about campaigning primarily through social media? I think that it was the best approach that we could have taken this year given the circumstances. It was easier in the...

Senior Class president Parker Gatlin checks her email and works on homework during SRT. According to Gatlin, she's trying to maintain a productive attitude throughout the entirety of the school year despite many seniors falling for

Senior Class officers start the year with new changes and plans

Leah Tan September 9, 2019

The new Senior Class officers are preparing for the school year with a different mindset: trying to give back more to the school and community. In order to achieve this, Senior Class president, Parker...

Student body president Maddie Heath and speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo sit back-to-back. Heath said Senate will take over Culture of Care this year.

Q&A with student body president (SBP) Maddie Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Deion Ziwawo

Victoria Nopporn August 13, 2019

Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo What are your responsibilities? One of the main things that I will be doing is running the House of Representatives, so the 700 member student government group. I will...

Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, looks over the Senate elections rules and regulations. According to Foutz, these elections is the final event for current members of Senate.

Senate to end year with Senate elections

Heidi Peng May 5, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate has moved back Senate elections for a week due to DECA absences. “The petitions are due on Friday (May 3), and the call-out...

Q&A with next year's Speaker of the House and Student Body President

Q&A with next year’s Speaker of the House and Student Body President

Isabella White and Hari Patel May 3, 2019

Deion Ziwawo, 2019-20 speaker of the House Why did you decide to run for speaker of the House? After my first year in Cabinet, I definitely had the idea of being speaker in my mind. That year, I...

 Student body president Tim Metken drafts up an email announcing the March Madness bracket competition. According to Metken, this is a new initiative that will allow even kindergarteners to participate.

Senate to expand March Madness tournament bracket

Heidi Peng March 24, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate has just decided to expand the March Madness bracket competition to the entire Carmel Clay School District. Student body...

Student body president Tim Metken checks a Brain Game email during his release period. Metken said everyone in Senate must submit questions to potentially use for the Brain Game competition.

Senate to continue planning Brain Game, future events

Heidi Peng February 26, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, the primary obstacle with Brain Game continues to be the addition of TCP students. Foutz said, via email, that a few new rules needed...

 Jayana Hammonds, senate member and junior, Page Garcia, senate member and senior, and Maddie Heath, senate member and junior, sort the Winter Dance tickets into small piles. According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, the money raised from the dance goes toward funding student government's activities.

Senate to organize Winter Dance, plan Brain Game

Heidi Peng January 17, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate is currently working through all the logistics for the upcoming Winter Dance that will occur during the last weekend of January. Foutz...

 Student body president Tim Metken, freshman Grace Rexroth and freshman Sean Grove, organize Care to Share information for SRTs. According to Metken, Senate needs to provide SRTs with their Care to Share person information as soon as possible to give each SRT enough time to purchase gifts.

Senate to assign Care to Share families to SRTs

Heidi Peng November 22, 2018

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, the primary activity on Senate’s agenda is Care to Share organization. Foutz said, “We’re trying to get Care to Share together...

 Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, checks her email during SRT. According to Foutz, in addition to upcoming appreciations, Senate is starting to plan for Care to Share and even setting dates for future meetings.

Senate to work toward future events, fundraisers

Heidi Peng October 11, 2018

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate’s first upcoming activity is the “appreciations.” Foutz said, “We’ve got a few appreciations that we’re working...

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