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Senior Class officers start the year with new changes and plans

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 Gatlin, said they have been working closely with the other groups at CHS, such as Senate and Cabin...

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

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 also be leading the Cabinet. How has your role changed over the years? I have been in Cabinet si...

Senate to end year with Senate elections

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 meeting is Friday in Room E231. Their signs are due Monday (May 6) morning at 8 a.m. They can pi...

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 got a feel for what the role would be like and I could see myself potentially wanting to do it. Espe...

Senate to expand March Madness tournament bracket

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 president Tim Metken said, “ This (idea) came from a Principal's Advisory Committee meeting, and CHS Pr...

Senate to continue planning Brain Game, future events

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 to be created in order to incorporate the TCP teams. Even so, she said Brain Game preparations ...

Senate to organize Winter Dance, plan Brain Game

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 said, “They’re working on making tickets right now and getting the DJ… Most of the...

Senate to assign Care to Share families to SRTs

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 right now and send out families to SRTs...We’re still struggling with communicating with some ...

Senate to work toward future events, fundraisers

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 on. Bus driver appreciation is coming up (as well as) administrator appreciation.” According t...

Senate to reflect on blood drive, plan for Homecoming

Senate to reflect on blood drive, plan for Homecoming

Heidi Peng

September 21, 2018

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, this year’s blood drive did not live up to expectations. “It was the lowest collection amount that we’ve ever had: 143 units. We’re used to collecting at least 200…We had over 500 people sign up, but we had right about 20...

Principal Tom Harmas prepares to implement new remediation program

Principal Tom Harmas prepares to implement new remediation program

Manahil Nadeem

October 16, 2017

As the department chairs have been notified of their new responsibilities, the remediation program will start up in a couple of weeks, according to Principal Tom Harmas. “The teachers are getting it all prepared and ready for the students right now. The program will go into fact here in a couple...