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Expanding Horizons: Despite the controversy that continues to surround the implementation of ethnic classes in a secondary education setting, CHS will offer an African Studies elective in the 2017-2018 school year

Expanding Horizons: Despite the controversy that continues to surround the implementation of ethnic classes in a secondary education setting, CHS will offer an African Studies elective in the 2017-2018 school year

Bethlehem Daniel, Reporter

December 14, 2017

In the 2017-2018 school year, for the first time in the school's history, CHS will offer a semester-long African studies class for grades 10-12. According to African History and Culture Club member and senior Tomi Taiwo, as a first generation Nigerian-American, she appreciates that CHS is moving towards dive...

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...

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

Anushka Dasgupta and Aditi Kumar

November 17, 2017

Carmel has been ranked at the top of national rankings as one of the best places to live in America multiple times. Organizations such as Time Money, CNN Money and Niche all commend that Carmel’s schools, safety and culture make up for its ideal conditions and balance of suburban lifestyle. This...

Thanksgiving Runs

Thanksgiving Runs

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

November 17, 2017

This Thanksgiving day, thousands of Carmel runners of all ages will line up at the start of two different races— Bolt for the Heart and Drumstick Dash. While both 5K races fundraise for charity, Bolt for the Heart primarily raises money to supply Indiana State Patrol cars with automated external de...

Under Construction: Carmel Plans for new construction projects to develop and beautify the city

Under Construction: Carmel Plans for new construction projects to develop and beautify the city

Armaan Goel and Emily Dexter

October 26, 2017

Over the coming months, some parts of Carmel will begin to look a bit different, with multiple large-scale construction projects underway or about to break ground. According to Joshua Kirsh, engineering administrator and city planner, one of these projects, a new ice skating rink, is set to open ar...

Wicked fun for Ghosts and Goblins: The ninth annual Ghosts and Goblins run will take place this Saturday to raise money for the Carmel Education Foundation.

Wicked fun for Ghosts and Goblins: The ninth annual Ghosts and Goblins run will take place this Saturday to raise money for the Carmel Education Foundation.

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter

October 26, 2017

This Saturday, hundreds of students, teachers and parents will line up at the CHS Main Cafeteria dressed in their finest Halloween gear for the ninth annual Ghosts and Goblins 5K/2K run benefiting the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF). According to CEF co-executive coordinators Stephanie McDonald and Barbara ...

Trick or Treat for a Cause: Unicef Club and House give a closer look into their Halloween-themed fund-raising events

Trick or Treat for a Cause: Unicef Club and House give a closer look into their Halloween-themed fund-raising events

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

October 26, 2017

More than 179 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. This large group reflects the heightened spirit present during the Halloween season and causes community events, such as fund-raising, to be popular at this time. House sponsor Sarah Wolff ...

Press Release: CCS places Superintendent on ‘administrative leave’

Press Release: CCS places Superintendent on ‘administrative leave’

October 10, 2017

Carmel Clay Schools shared a press release on Oct. 9 announcing that it is placing Superintendent Nicholas Wahl on "administrative leave." The press release is as follows. Layla Spanenberg, President of the Carmel Clay School Board, issued this statement during the Board's meeting of October 9, 2017. The...

Do Something Club plans Oct. breast cancer research fundraiser

Do Something Club plans Oct. breast cancer research fundraiser

Angela Li

September 12, 2017

Do Something Club will have their second meeting this Thursday, Sept. 14, to begin brainstorming fundraising ideas for their annual breast cancer research fundraiser. The club had their call-out meeting last Tuesday, in which they introduced and discussed their upcoming service projects for this semester;...