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Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn  to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

With the upcoming republican primary on May 7, all attention is on the two mayoral candidates: Mayor Jim Brainard and city councilor Fred Glynn. Glynn, who began his second term at the beginning of the year, plans to run against the incumbent mayor and win largely on a more conservative platform. Josh...

Do Something Club to host Walk-a-Thon for Veterans

Do Something Club to  host Walk-a-Thon for Veterans

Adam Spensley

April 19, 2019

On May 11, noon to 5 p.m. at the Carmel Stadium, the 22nd International Festival and Walk-A-Thon will take place through efforts from the Do Something Club. The main goal of the event is to generate funds in order to support veterans who are struggling with mental illnesses and Post Traumatic Stress...

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Josie Cruzan, Lillian He, Pranav Jothirajah, Sarah Kim, Maddie Kosc, and Bowen Zhou

March 22, 2019

Recently, PNC Bank, located on the northeastcorner of Rangeline Road and Main Street, has agreed to sell its land to Carmel after two years of negotiating. The land sold for 2.5 million dollars and is expected to turn into apartments and condos. According to Henry Mestetsky, executive director of the...

Motivated by local business, DECA students start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Motivated by local business, DECA students  start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Natalie Khamis

March 22, 2019

     At No Label at the Table Food Co.—a gluten and-dairy-free food company located on 111 W. Main St.—employees take on tasks that range from packaging and labeling bakery items to making cereal treats. Unlike most businesses, employees at No Label at the Table Food Co. who help run the busines...

Carmel hosts inaugural MLK Day event

Carmel hosts inaugural MLK Day event

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019

On Jan. 21, the City of Carmel hosted its inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration event at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. Check out some photos of this event taken by HiLite staff member Natalie Khamis!    

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019

On March 11, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host an informative event regarding the Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) open to the public at the Monon Community Center. Led by Natural Resources Coordinator Brittany McAdams, attendees will learn about the program and how...

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Q&A with Carmel Cafe Chief Operating  Officer, senior Aubrie Bradbury about DECA online store

Adam Spensley

February 22, 2019

How did the idea for the online store come about? Over the summer, we were trying to figure out how can we make more money, how can this business make more money. We were in desperate need of a new revenue stream. And we realized there is a whole demographic we’re not reaching and that’s parents.  What features do you plan to include on the website? It ...

Remembering the Holocaust: Jewish cooks on how they preserve Jewish Culture through cooking

Anna Klauz and Misha Rekhter

January 28, 2019

As part of Holocaust Remembrance day on January 27, social media editor Anna Klauz and managing editor Misha Rekhter ask Jewish Americans about preserving Jewish Culture through cooking.   Stacy Myra, First Generation Jewish American What type of food did you make? Blintzes, they are ...

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

Rhea Acharya

January 24, 2019

During this spring and summer there will be construction at the trail end intersection as well as along 136th Street in order to allow for safer pedestrian traffic here. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation for the Carmel Clay Schools District, said, “(The construction will) provide a defined crosswalk that will have flashing lights that...

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club  work together to get hate crime bill passed in Indiana

Lillian He

January 24, 2019

Members of both the young Democrats and Young Republicans Clubs hope to change the fact that Indiana does not have hate crime legislation. According to Chris Elmore, president of Young Republicans Club and sophomore, and James Ziegler, Young Democrats Club sponsor and history teacher, the clubs are planning...