CHS Welcome Week | August 1 - 5

CHS Welcome Week
August 1 - 5, 2022

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Monday, August 1, 2022

  • 9th Grade Registration (Main Cafe) 10:00 am - 7:00 pm: Students will receive a printed copy of their schedule, pose for their school picture, receive a school ID, update emergency contact information and get maps for classrooms and lockers.  For security and safety, students will not be permitted to wear hats or cover their faces when taking their identification pictures.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

  • 10th Grade Registration (Main Cafe) 10:00 am - 7:00 pm: Students will receive a printed copy of their schedule, pose for their school picture, receive a school ID, update emergency contact information, obtain a parking permit and get maps for classroom and locker locations.  For security and safety, students will not be permitted to wear hats or cover their faces when taking their identification pictures.
  • Student Workshops (Media Center Classrooms): 10 am - 12 pm
    • AP Survival Skills - Our excellent AP Teacher and Trainer, Mrs. Allison Malloy, will be providing students strategies and tools for success in an AP classroom. This workshop is suitable for any new or veteran AP student.
    • Tips and Tricks for Doing Well in School - 9th & 10th Grade Students - Join two CHS teachers who will provide underclass students with strategies and tools for a successful school year, including note-taking, test-taking, and studying. 
    • Tips and Tricks for Doing Well in School - 11th & 12th Grade Students - Join two CHS teachers who will provide upperclass students with strategies and tools for a successful school year, including note-taking, test-taking, and studying.
    • CHS Counseling Resources - Our Counseling Office offers many great resources and tools for students and parents, covering topics such as scheduling, career interest, college searches, mental health supports, and more.  Hear from our counselors on how to access all these amazing resources.
  • Parent Workshops (Media Center Classrooms) 5 pm - 7 pm 
    • Join our CHS School Resource Officers (SROs) as they offer the following workshops that will repeat every hour, so join for both!
    • Drug Trends - Our SROs will provide parents with awareness of current Carmel High School, local and national drug trends.  Parents will have the opportunity to meet and speak with our CHS SROs. 
    • Social Media and Internet Safety - Social media and the internet have made our world better and more challenging all at the same time, especially true for high school students.  If you would like to know more information about and strategies for keeping your students safe on social media and the internet, please join our SROs for this informative presentation.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

  • 11th Grade Registration (Main Cafe) 10:00 am - 7:00 pm: Students will receive a printed copy of their schedule, pose for their school picture, receive a school ID, update emergency contact information, obtain a parking permit and get maps for classroom and locker locations.  For security and safety, students will not be permitted to wear hats or cover their faces when taking their identification pictures.
  • 11th Grade Registration (Main Cafe) 9 am - 1 pm: Get answers to application questions and/or have your essay reviewed by College & Career Resource Center (CCRC) staff. Interested seniors can sign up for one 60-minute small-group session on August 3rd (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) OR August 4th (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) from their Naviance Student account, in the College Visits section. Space is limited for these summer help sessions, but please know the CCRC staff will continue to offer help sessions throughout the fall semester during SSRT.  You can access your Naviance Student account by logging into the CCS Student Portal (using your usual CCS login information) and clicking on the Naviance icon.
  • Greyhound Connections (Media Center Commons) 10 am - 11:30 am: Are you a 10th, 11th, or 12th-grade student new to CHS?  If so, welcome!  While you can connect with other new students and hear from current CHS students on all that CHS has to offer, new parents can join in to learn more about CHS and how best to help facilitate a smooth transition. This workshop will be offered again on Thursday, August 4th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.
  • PTO Parent Panel (Media Center Classrooms) 6 pm - 7 pm: Join the PTO in an open and frank conversation about how to best support your teenagers as they navigate Carmel High School. Like you, we are very interested in learning how to help our kids succeed while respecting their independence. Learn how to navigate Canvas, find answers to your questions throughout the year, and know what’s happening for students and parents. Most of all, gain insight on how to help your kids learn, grow, and be happy as they come back to school! Parents of CHS students and graduates will host the panel. These parents have seen it all, and they will answer any questions you have! Note: This workshop is for all grade levels. 9th grade-specific information is provided on Thursday, August 4th. 

Thursday, August 4, 2022

  • 12th Grade Registration (Main Cafe)10:00 am-7:00 pm: 12th-grade students will receive a printed copy of their schedule, pose for their school picture, receive a school ID, update emergency contact information, obtain a parking permit and get maps for classroom and locker locations.  For security and safety, students will not be permitted to wear hats or cover their faces when taking their identification pictures.
  • College Application & Essay Help (College Career Resource Center - Main Hall) 9 am - 1 pm: Get answers to application questions and/or have your essay reviewed by College & Career Resource Center (CCRC) staff. Interested seniors can sign up for one 60-minute small-group session on August 3rd (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) OR August 4th (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) from their Naviance Student account, in the College Visits section. Space is limited for these summer help sessions, but please know the CCRC staff will continue to offer help sessions throughout the fall semester during SSRT.  You can access your Naviance Student account by logging into the CCS Student Portal (using your usual CCS login information) and clicking on the Naviance icon.
  • Greyhound Connections (Media Center Commons) 6:30 pm - 8 pm: Are you a 10th, 11th, or 12th-grade student new to CHS?  If so, welcome!  While you can connect with other new students and hear from current CHS students on all that CHS has to offer, new parents can join in to learn more about CHS and how best to help facilitate a smooth transition.
  • Parent Workshop: 9th Grade PTO Parent-to-Parent Meeting (Freshman Cafeteria) 7 pm - 8 pm: Do you have an incoming 9th-grade student?  Would you like to learn more about how to help you and your student transition to CHS?  Join members of the PTO and Freshman Center Assistant Principal Amy Skeens-Benton in the Freshman Cafeteria as they guide you through how you and your student can make the most of CHS.

 

Friday, August 5, 2022

  • 9-12th Grade Registration (Main Cafe) 8 am - 3 pm: 9-12th grade students will receive a printed copy of their schedule, pose for their school picture, receive a school ID, update emergency contact information, obtain a parking permit and get maps for classrooms and lockers.  For security and safety, students will not be permitted to wear hats or cover their faces when taking their identification pictures.
  • Freshmen Greyhound Kickoff (Freshman Center Cafe) 9:30 am - 2 pm Freshmen, welcome to Carmel High School! Don’t miss this one-day orientation for incoming Freshmen led by CHS student-mentors and teachers! You will meet other incoming freshmen, learn about available activities at CHS, and make new friends! You can find your classes, open your locker, and discover other helpful tips for a smooth transition to CHS. This event does require registration, including a $25.00 fee covering a T-shirt, lunch, an outstanding program, and future activities for the Class of 2026. Use this link to register by July 22, 2022!