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Superintendent announces resignation, continues Performance Qualified School District legislation

Superintendent announces resignation, continues Performance Qualified School District legislation

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January 15, 2013


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On June 30, 2013, Superintendent Jeff Swensson will officially resign from his post. Swensson, who has been superintendent since 2010, said he will spend the remaining period of his employment working with the same energy that he has had since he started. “I love what we do (and) I will be as enthusiastic...

Superintendent Jeff Swensson announces plans for resignation after 2012-2013 school year

Superintendent Jeff Swensson announces plans for resignation after 2012-2013 school year

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December 18, 2012


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On Dec. 17, Jeff Swensson, Superintendent of the Carmel Clay Schools, informed the Carmel Clay Schools Board of Education that he will resign from his post on June 30, 2013. Swensson could not be reached for a comment. During his announcement, Swensson compared the school district to running a relay ...

Superintendent working on implementing RISE, a new strategic plan

Superintendent working on implementing RISE, a new strategic plan

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September 6, 2012


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Now that the school year has officially started, Superintendent Jeff Swensson said one of the main goals for the district is the implementation of the state RISE standards. According to Swensson, since this is the first year of the new teacher-evaluation system, each teacher is only being evaluated ...

Superintendent sets goals for summer

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May 15, 2012


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While many look forward to a relaxing summer, Superintendent Jeff Swensson said there will be a few projects the district will be working on in order to poise the district for continued improvement.  The first Swensson said will be meeting with state legislators among them state Senator Mike Delph ...

Superintendent has concerns over state education leader’s recommendation on Facebook usage

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April 23, 2012


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Throughout February, the Indiana Department of Education hosted a “29-Day Web 2.0 Challenge” which led up to Indiana Digital Learning Day on Feb. 29.  The month’s final post, made by state Superintendent Tony Bennett said social media, namely Facebook, should be incorporated into the classroom. ...

CCS on AP Honor Roll for second year in a row

CCS on AP Honor Roll for second year in a row

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November 25, 2011


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According to Superintendent Jeff Swensson, Carmel-Clay Schools has been named to the Advanced Placement (AP) Achievement School District Honor Roll for the second year in a row, the same amount of time that the honor roll has existed.  Swensson said the achievement will be recognized by a College Board, parent company of the AP program, representativ...

For Superintendent, gauging performance earlier through freshman PSAT is positive

For Superintendent, gauging performance earlier through freshman PSAT is positive

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October 6, 2011


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Like sophomores and juniors have done in the past, members of the Freshman Class will be taking the PSAT for the first time this year on Oct. 12, Superintendent Jeff Swensson said.  The test, he said, isn’t meant to determine whether a score is good or bad, but rather it is meant to help students ...

State’s education bills to influence Carmel Clay Schools

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April 27, 2011


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With the Indiana General Assembly ending its session this year on April 29, many of the education bills that will influence Carmel Clay Schools will be finalized. “It’s very difficult to know what the final language is,” Superintendent Jeff Swensson said regarding the wording of the bills s...

CHS to boost security next school year

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March 31, 2011


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In an effort to implement the same security standards district-wide, CHS will increase it security measures next school year. Superintendent Jeff Swensson said, “With some very minor changes at each of the three main entrances, we are going to be able to direct the flow of traffic with a couple of...

Superintendent’s proposal travels on hazy path

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February 15, 2011


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Despite a continuing effort to push his plan for higher educational standards, Superintendent Jeff Swensson said he has received little official feedback from the Indiana State Legislature so far. His plan would allow high-performing school districts such as Carmel not be restricted under the mandatory...

Superintendent continues to push for local control of school district

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January 25, 2011


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In a recent issue of the Carmel Star, Superintendent Jeff Swensson published a column arguing for local control in high performing school systems. Swensson said Carmel Clay Schools consistently performs well, with the school district making the Indiana Department of Education’s Adequate Yearly Progress...

CHTV continues with its regular programs

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January 12, 2011


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During winter sports season, CHTV plans to continue with its regular coverage. “We’re heavy into sports right now,” CHTV adviser Hal Espey said. CHTV covers the men’s and women’s basketball teams, and coverage will include interviews with the basketball coaches. Marianna Cooper, CHTV...