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Principal Tom Harmas works on his computer. Harmas said he is currently working on hiring and planning for next year.

Harmas hires new teachers for next year, reflects on second year as principal

Carson TerBush May 19, 2019

The year is wrapping up with teacher appreciation week this week, graduation and grad fest on May 30, and general preparations for next year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said most of his...

At a student recognition convocation on May 15, Principal Tom Harmas presents to students in the auditorium as well as through a CHTV broadcast, alongside senior class president Meredith Lipps, junior class president Ana Mercado and sophomore class president Mia Bruder. Harmas said he is currently working on hiring teachers for next year and drafting a potential new schedule with a later start for high school students.

Administration to hire new teachers, consider potential later start time next year, Harmas says

Carson TerBush May 10, 2019

On Tuesday May 16, representatives from AdvancedED—a company that evaluates schools—will be on the CHS campus evaluating classes and speaking with administrators, according to Principal Tom Harmas....

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...

Principal Tom Harmas chats with a student in the Commons on March 19. Harmas said March Madness activities will occur throughout the school in the weeks leading up to spring break.

March Madness games in cafeterias, AdvancedED evaluations coming up, Harmas says

Carson TerBush April 3, 2019

March Madness games played in all three cafeterias during times when they are on in the days leading up to spring break, according to Principal Tom Harmas. He also said AdvancedED, a company...

 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...

Superintendent Michael Beresford comments on the possibility of a change to school start times. Beresford hopes any changes will prove to be successful.

Late Start: CHS to consider changing start times, make decision by end of school year

Misha Rekhter March 5, 2019

With increasing research and community support of later school start times, CHS is considering a switch to a new system for the 2021-2022 school year and beyond. According to Superintendent Michael Beresford,...

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...

Principal Tom Harmas works on his computer. Harmas said he is currently working on new Culture of Care programs, including school-wide bonding activities and mental health awareness training for teachers.

March Madness activities planned as part of Culture of Care, Harmas says

Carson TerBush February 26, 2019

March Madness activities are the next school-wide activity planned as part of Culture of Care, according to Principal Tom Harmas. In addition, suicide prevention and mental health training for CHS staff...

 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 governments 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...

Superintendent Michael Beresford participates in
No-Shave November. Beresford hopes by not shaving he will be able to
raise awareness for mens mental health.

CHS to construct crosswalk at bottom of trail

Misha Rekhter December 4, 2018

With increased traffic issues and complaints about the intersection at the bottom of the trail, CHS has decided to make changes over the summer. According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, the...

 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...

Superintendent Michael Beresford participates in No-Shave November. Beresford hopes by not shaving he will be able to raise awareness for mens mental health.

CHS to implement new anonymous alert app, STOPit, in December

Misha Rekhter November 15, 2018

As the Carmel Clay Schools district works to improve safety and mental health awareness, Superintendent Michael Beresford said STOPit should be a significant improvement upon the current anonymous alert...

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