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  • Speak-ups: National Entrepreneurs’ Day
  • JFK Files: CHS students, staff reflect on release, withholding of JFK assassination papers
  • While the women’s streak is well known,  the men’s team strives for its fourth consecutive State title
  • Bridging the Gap: CHS students, staff consider decreasing gender gap, improved minority involvement in AP Computer Science Principles
  • I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world
  • Cafeteria Worker Edith Billingsley Discusses New Breakfast Cart
Small Business, Big Impact: Upcoming Open in Carmel Day on Nov. 25 recognizes local businesses, impact on community

Small Business, Big Impact: Upcoming Open in Carmel Day on Nov. 25 recognizes local businesses, impact on community

Emily Dexter, Riya Chinni, Angela Li, Avery Thorpe, and Hari Patel

November 17, 2017

An important day for small businesses throughout Carmel is coming up on Nov. 25, as this day is both Open In Carmel Day and Small Business Saturday. To recognize this day, the HiLite talked to the owners of three small businesses that are not far from CHS. A new restaurant, Prodigy Burger Bar, opened earlier this month in Clay Terrace. A new coffee shop, Indie Coffee Roasters, plans to open in January. A boutique and hair salon that opened in July, HUE, plans to host a pop-up shop to support oth...

Recent NEWS Stories

A Good Place to Be: Students, staff reflect on living in Carmel after its numerous top rankings

A Good Place to Be: Students, staff reflect on living in Carmel after its numerous top rankings

November 17, 2017

Carmel has been ranked at the top of national rankings as one of the be...

News Briefs, Club Spotlight 11/17

News Briefs, Club Spotlight 11/17

November 17, 2017

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Change of Course Plans: AP Capstone will allow sophomores to take Seminar, AP Psychology will extend to two semesters

Change of Course Plans: AP Capstone will allow sophomores to take Seminar, AP Psychology will extend to two semesters

November 17, 2017

Thanksgiving Runs

Thanksgiving Runs

November 17, 2017

This Thanksgiving day, thousands of Carmel runners of all ages will line u...

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Wonder Away: Bestselling book “Wonder,” now adapted  movie, emphasizes the importance of acceptance

Wonder Away: Bestselling book “Wonder,” now adapted movie, emphasizes the importance of acceptance

Hannah Glazier

November 17, 2017

Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder,” a movie centered around the story of a boy named Auggie Pullman, who was born with a craniofacial condition, premieres in theatres today. The story follows 10-year-old Auggie as he navigates his way through his first year at public school. Although he is a fictional character, Auggie represents a number of real life children born with craniofacial conditions. According to the National Craniofacial Association, one in every 650 babies born i...

Recent ENTERTAINMENT Stories

Merry Christkindlmarkt: Carmel continues German Christmas tradition as it opens its first Christkindlmarkt

Merry Christkindlmarkt: Carmel continues German Christmas tradition as it opens its first Christkindlmarkt

November 17, 2017

Starting tomorrow, the smell of gingerbread, sweet roasted almonds, bratwur...

Skinny Runway: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show misrepresents woman, shows lack of diversity

Skinny Runway: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show misrepresents woman, shows lack of diversity

November 17, 2017

The Victoria’s Secret (VS) Fashion Show will return to screens globa...

Shop ‘Til You Drop: CHS students discuss the dangers of Black Friday shopping

November 17, 2017

After years of early rising and line waiting just to get our hands on doorbusters marked down to 50 or even 60 perc...

Entertainment Briefs

Entertainment Briefs

November 17, 2017

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The CHS basketball teams review the  ins and outs of superstitions in the sports world

The CHS basketball teams review the ins and outs of superstitions in the sports world

Ben Traylor

November 17, 2017

Under the heat of the lights and pressure of the crowd, athletes from high school to the professional level are forced to find a way to perform at their best in each matchup. For many players, strict routines or rituals helps them focus on consistency and stay locked in the game. From LeBron James’ iconic chalk toss, to Michael Jordan’s tradition of wearing his University of North Carolina shorts under his NBA uniform, the variety of these routines aren’t limited to the superstitious. Luke...

Recent SPORTS Stories

CHS athletes discuss the use of social media in daily life and the impact on recruitment

CHS athletes discuss the use of social media in daily life and the impact on recruitment

November 17, 2017

Herb Hand, offensive line coach for Auburn University football tweeted in...

CHS family  describes impact of owning karate studio

CHS family describes impact of owning karate studio

November 17, 2017

Douglas Adamson founded Adamson’s Karate Studio (AKS) in 1977, and he ...

Players, club sponsor discuss new 3v3 intramural basketball

Players, club sponsor discuss new 3v3 intramural basketball

November 10, 2017

For the first time, the Intramural club implemented a 3v3 basketball s...

Winter Cheerleading to cheer at home on Nov. 14

Winter Cheerleading to cheer at home on Nov. 14

November 10, 2017

The game will take place at the varsity gym at 7:30. The Winter Cheer team wi...

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Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

HiLite staff

November 17, 2017

Feeling tense on the Internet? it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current political climate in our society, with controversies constantly bringing tension to people all across the country. While such internal conflicts are far from being resolved, everyone should pause and remember that differences in opinions can be overcome if both parties are willing to proceed in a civilized and open-minded manner. An example of such a feat can be traced back to the 1600s. The last Mayflower Pilgrims surviv...

Recent PERSPECTIVES Stories

Graphic Perspective: In a Pickle.

Graphic Perspective: In a Pickle.

November 17, 2017

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Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

November 17, 2017

On Oct. 15, 20 years after Tarana Burke founded the Me Too campaign, actress Alyssa Milan...

Graphic Perspective: Legalize Marinara.

Graphic Perspective: Legalize Marinara.

November 17, 2017

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Graphic Perspective: Texting Time

Graphic Perspective: Texting Time

November 17, 2017

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The Legacy of Hope Baugh: With the recent death of a loved librarian, members of the community spread her legacy

The Legacy of Hope Baugh: With the recent death of a loved librarian, members of the community spread her legacy

Angela Li

November 17, 2017

Hope Baugh, Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) young adult services manager a...

  • More Than Their History: A Native American student shares her experiences being an underrepresented minority November 17, 2017
  • A Sneak Peak at Fall Boutiques October 26, 2017
  • Paranormal Stories October 26, 2017
  • Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas October 26, 2017

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Transcending Travel: CHS evaluates meanings of education with overseas trips

Transcending Travel: CHS evaluates meanings of education with overseas trips

Marissa Ryan

November 17, 2017

In order to graduate, every student at CHS must complete some type of language class, but unlike many, sophomore Ayman Bolad took his Spanish class experience to another level. He was a part of the summer 2017 school trip to Spain. While directors offered the Spain trip to any student regardless of the world language course they take, Bolad said, “The most interesting part of the Spain trip was seeing how what we learned in Spanish class applied with native interactions and how the culture we le...

Recent FEATURE Stories

Teacher Appreciation: In honor of American Education Week, CHS  students consider how teachers impacts their lives

Teacher Appreciation: In honor of American Education Week, CHS students consider how teachers impacts their lives

November 17, 2017

American Education Week, which started Monday and lasts through today, celeb...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

November 17, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football t...

The Singularity: With technology becoming increasingly prevalent in the 21st century, CHS students and staff evaluate its effects on one’s privacy and security

The Singularity: With technology becoming increasingly prevalent in the 21st century, CHS students and staff evaluate its effects on one’s privacy and security

October 27, 2017

_____________ “Hey Alexa, what’s the weather today?” “Today it...

Carmel Culture: As USA Today ranked Carmel as the “Best Place to live in America”, students, staff define what makes Carmel unique from other locations

Carmel Culture: As USA Today ranked Carmel as the “Best Place to live in America”, students, staff define what makes Carmel unique from other locations

October 26, 2017

Based on the interviews, respondents said what defines CHS is the size o...

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Goalball Club continue to teach new players

Goalball Club continue to teach new players

Christina Yang

November 20, 2017

According to Robert Sanchez, Goalball Club president and sophomore, the club pla...

  • Spanish Club to meet Nov. 15 November 20, 2017
  • Academic Super Bowl captains to plan future practices November 20, 2017
  • Carmel Clay Public Library gearing up for games day November 20, 2017
  • Model U.N. members attends conference at Zionsville High School November 20, 2017

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The Newest Athletes

The Newest Athletes

Pranav Sriram, Front/TOC/JAM Editor

November 17, 2017

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Trick or Treat

October 27, 2017

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A Slice of the Pizza

September 22, 2017

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