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Ads Info

The HiLite provides advertising services for businesses in both its print publication and online at For more information, please contact one of our ad sales representatives.

PRINT CONTRACT: The 2021-22 HiLite Print Ad Contract can be downloaded HERE and opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

WEB-ONLY ADS: For those who only want to advertise online, the contract can be downloaded here: Web ad contract.

Carmel High School HiLite Advertising Sales Contact Information
Address: 520 E. Main St., Carmel, IN 46032-2299
Phone: (317) 846-7721, Extension 7108 / Fax: (317) 571-4066
On the web: / E-mail: [email protected]

Faculty adviser for business/ads: Jim Streisel ( or 846-7721, Extension 7108)


Ads Staff

Note that general ad inquiries can be sent to [email protected].

Jim Streisel (Adviser)


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I get a contract?
A: Use Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the 2021-22 ad contract (just click on the link downloaded HERE). You also may call (317) 846-7721, Extension 7108 and ask for a contract to be mailed or faxed to you.

Q: Will I see my ad before it runs?
A: Yes. Ad proofs will be faxed, e-mailed or dropped off to your business for your approval before the ad is printed.

Q. When will I be billed for my advertisement?
A: Invoices and copies of the issue with your ad in it are mailed the day the issue with your ad runs.

Q: Can I send my ad to you as e-mail?
A: Yes. Send e-mail to . The ad staff uses Adobe InDesign and Photoshop to create ads, so the best formats are .JPEG or .PDF files.

Q: Does the HiLite accept inserts as advertisements?

A: No. Because of the size of our circulation and because of administrative concerns, our printing schedule does not allow for inserts.

Q: What is your circulation?
A: The HiLite has a 1,500 copy print press run that students distribute to various locations around Carmel High School. We also post the print issue to our page (found HERE).

Q: How often is the newspaper published?
A: About once per month, generally toward the end of the month.

Q: When is the deadline for submitting my ad?
A: All deadlines are listed on the contract. The signed contract is due on these dates. You will then work with an ad sales representative to determine the deadline for the materials for your individual ad.

Q: What are the different ways that I can send advertisement information?
A: You may submit an actual hard copy of the ad, e-mail the ad as a PDF or JPEG file, or have the student staff design your ad.

Q: In what format should it be sent as an email?
A: Send the ad as a .JPEG or .PDF to .

Q: Who should I contact if I have any questions or comments?
A: Please email us at or call 846-7721, Extension 7108.

Q: Can I request which page my ad is on?
A: The ad staff will make every effort to run your ad on the page or section requested; the earlier the ad is contracted, the better chance of placement in a specific location.

Q: Can I run spot or full color in my ad?
A: Yes. We run all of our ads in color at no additional cost.

Q: Does the HiLite accept political advertising?
A. Yes. However, political ads must be prepaid. Because of the size of the CHS student body, many candidates for public office, in both the primary and general election, reach a large block of first-time voters by advertising in the HiLite.

Q: When is the best time to advertise for prom?
A: The Carmel High School prom takes place in May, so advertising in the issues prior to our late April prom issue would be most effective.

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