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  • Elementary School Students Given a Look at Future Home

    Wide-eyed fourth-grade students emptied out of their buses and poured through the George Fischer Middle School doors on a recent Friday morning. Some waved hello to passersby in the school lobby. Others were greeted by hugs from well-wishing siblings or high-fives from future teachers.

    Although the students won't officially be middle schoolers until September, the visit provided them with a first look at their next home.

    It was an integral part of a deliberate process to introduce young students from the district's three elementary schools to the building.

    Read the full story about the fourth-grade team-building event!

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  • Carmel High School Teacher Honored for Excellence in American History

    Congratulations to Carmel High School teacher Rob Buccheri for being awarded the 2023 Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award for the high school teacher level.

    The prestigious award is sponsored by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and is awarded to a deserving teacher who has distinguished themselves for their exceptional ability as an American history teacher.

    Buccheri will receive a financial award to pay for tuition and travel expenses to attend the Colonial Williamsburg Summer Teacher Workshop in Williamsburg, Va. He will bring a heightened level of creativity for teaching the ideals and concepts of the American Revolution back to his classroom and students!

    Read more about the American History Teacher Award.

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  • High School Art Students Collage for a Cause

    Carmel High School art students recently answered the call to participate in a special "Art for a Cause" display in honor of World Collage Day.

    CHS students created 4-inch square collages that are on display at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and will be made available to hospital patients, caregivers, families and medical staff.

    The "Art for a Cause" initiative is led by Medstar Georgetown University Hospital's Arts and Humanities program artist-in-residence, Jennifer Wilkin Penick. What an amazing community service project opportunity for our students. We are so proud of them!

    See more photos of student collages for the "Art for a Cause" display!

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  • District Music Department Rewarded Again for Overall Excellence

    When Kara Medina finds herself with a free period during the school day, you’ll usually find her in the music building at Carmel High School. There’s a reason for that, according to the senior, who is a member of the wind ensemble.

    “It’s so much more than everybody just coming in and playing music,” Medina said. “It’s relaxing. It’s a place to come in and share stories. It really comes down to the teachers. Since I was in middle school, they’ve all been so great to us.”

    That culture and the music program’s many District-wide offerings resulted in Carmel being designated a Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for the 10th straight year.

    Read the full story about our 'Best Community" for Music!

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  • High School Students Earn Top Marks in Business Education

    Career & Technical Education (CTE) students at Carmel High School are leading the state with their business knowledge. 

    In early May, 30 CHS students sat for the national exam in Business Management in order to earn a CTE-certified endorsement for their high school diploma. The New York State-certified program allows students to receive a prestigious endorsement on their diploma after meeting specific business education course/sequence requirements and a passing score on the national exam.

    Read the full story to learn the students' national exam results!


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  • District CIO Recognized for Innovative Leadership

    Congratulations to Carmel Central School District's Director of Instructional Technology and CIO Joseph McGrath for being recognized as a 2023 LHRIC Instructional Technology TELL Award for Outstanding Innovative Leader recipient!
    McGrath was recognized for his outstanding creativity, achievement and technology skills at a special celebration in March. We are so proud to have him as part of our district team.
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  • Student Artistic Talents and Creativity Celebrated at Annual High School Art Show

    Ceramic mushrooms, whimsical teapots, colorful self-portraits and detailed charcoal renditions of instruments like trombones and violins were all on display at the 39th annual Carmel High School Art Show in April.

    The exhibit features student works from classes in advertising art, photography, ceramics and studio art as well as works from the school’s Personal, Academic and Community Experience (PACE) art classes. It is the culmination of a year spent honing skills in various art media.

    Check out a photo gallery to see some of the artwork that was on display!

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  • Engineering Program Teaches Students How to Find a Solution

    In Robert Leonard’s Introduction to Engineering Design course at Carmel High School, problem-solving is the point. 

    “You run into a problem,” said Valenti, a freshman. “You find a solution.” 

    The class is one of four engineering courses offered as part of the school’s Project Lead the Way program — three of them offer students college credit. Through trial and error, Leonard has tweaked the curriculum to simulate what engineering students encounter in college. They also learn design skills applicable to jobs in engineering. 

    Read the full story of our students learning to find solutions!

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  • High School Students Recognized at Annual Putnam County Youth Awards

    In mid-April, seven Carmel High School students were recognized at the 38th Annual Putnam County Youth Awards hosted by the Putnam County Youth Bureau.

    The awards honor Putnam County youth for being positive role models and for their extraordinary volunteer service to the community.

    Congratulations to our students:
    - Ella Crawford (senior)
    - Ava Florez (junior)
    - Kyle Grgecic (senior)
    - Abigail Morelli (senior)
    - Keira Musial (senior)
    - Saanvi Prasad (senior)
    - Zoey-Mae Rolon (senior)
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  • Blue Collar Tour Visits Carmel High School

    Back in February, Carmel High School was the only New York stop of 30 states visited by Western Welding Academy's 2023 Blue Collar Tour.
    The tour promoted building trades and welding as promising careers and more than 100 CHS students attended to learn about welding, participate in welding demonstrations, and get hands-on with welding tools. 
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  • CHS Senior Ball, 6pm-11pm, The Waterview , Monroe, CT

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