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Senior Superlatives Winners

Josie Cruzan May 19, 2021

Cutest Couple - Ellie Backer and Spencer Hanna Most Athletic Guy - J.D. Rogers Most Athletic Girl - Hannah Kim Smartest Guy - Bradley Snyder Smartest Girl - Rhea Acharya Most Likely to Come...

A representative for Mike’s Crew Carwash waits for students to arrive at her station at the job fair. The job fair was an opportunity for students to find and gain work experience while still in high school.

CHS students share how pandemic has shaped views on employment

Raghav Sriram May 16, 2021

Amidst the pandemic, junior Grace Sullivan laces up in her personal protective equipment before departing for work. “I work at the Carmel Senior Living Center so each time I go to work I need to make...

Freshman Braeden White (left) along with his brother, freshman Brooks White (right) and his mother, Amy White-Meadows  (middle-right) went to their grandparent’s house for a family dinner 
on May 2.

In light of Mother’s Day on May 9, students, teacher consider parenting, working through pandemic

Kruti Subbannavar May 9, 2021

For freshman Braeden White, the morning of Mother’s Day dawns the same way it has for many years before: with breakfast of citrus pancakes for his mother in bed and a necklace as a present. However,...

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect  community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Calina He April 24, 2021

In early January, I received an email saying that I was eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Of course, this shocked me; I only knew healthcare workers were eligible for the vaccine. After reading the email,...

Jim Peterson (farthest back), co-director of theater and film who has worked at CHS since 1992, poses with the Rising Star club before the Homecoming parade in 2007. “(The Homecoming parade) was a really special time,” he said.

Students, teachers speak on feelings of nostalgia after year of non-traditional school

Kruti Subbannavar and Raghav Sriram April 20, 2021

Hybrid scheduling challenged senior Anna Pescio’s expectations for her senior year. Although she said she was disappointed not to be able to go to prom with her junior friends, she found solace in looking...

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Daniel Cunningham, varsity baseball player and junior, practices pitching indoors. Cunningham said practices have been more difficult during the pandemic due to more baseball fields and training facilities being closed.

Athletes, coaches consider challenges in spring sports after long hiatus due to COVID-19

Jillian Moore March 14, 2021

School administrators canceled most spring sports last year due to COVID-19. Coaches and athletes have had to adjust to limited practice times and limited access to sports facilities while athletics phase...

Athletic trainer Chad Bergman helps to adhere tape on an athlete to help prevent future injuries. Bergman said, Bergman said he likes his job as an athletic trainer primarily because it allows him to dwell on his love of both sports and helping others.

In light of National Athletic Training month, students, trainers discuss importance of its role in shaping athletes

Hannah Baer March 12, 2021

Athletic trainer and senior Jessica Frazer, has helped out with the men’s basketball team and the women’s soccer teams. She said her responsibilities vary.  “I am in charge of monitoring injuries...

Sophomore Shri Atluri plays with his cockapoo, Teddy, on a winter afternoon. Like many others, Atluri and his family adopted their dog at the start of the quarantine.

New dog owners share experiences for National Love Your Pet Day, Feb. 20, how dogs improved personal mental health

Raghav Sriram February 21, 2021

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sophomore Shri Alturi and his family decided to adopt their dog Teddy. “I got a cockapoo, which is a poodle and cocker spaniel mix. We got him exactly on Leap...

Digital technology opens doors to new possibilities for self-expression

Digital technology opens doors to new possibilities for self-expression

Maddie Misterka and Wendy Zhu February 20, 2021

Yellow is sophomore Tatum Siebert’s happy color. For her, wearing the color makes her feel like a ray of sunshine, and it’s how she expresses happiness and contentment. She said fashion has always...

Sophomore Gavin Owens celebrates during a playoff football game before the Super Bowl. The game Owens watched was between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orlean Saints, in which the Buccaneers won and will play in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7th.

CHS students predict their Super Bowl winners, share plans for game day

Andrew Caito February 8, 2021

Sophomore Braden Thomson - “I think the Chiefs are going to win. Tyreek [Hill] and Patrick Mahomes are too good to be stopped in the end, especially after what they did to the Bucs in the first game...

A woman holds her phone, taking a photo of a protest on June 1. The protest was led by sophomore Klay Gabriel, she said it was the first event she ever organized.

Nurses, economists, student workers, activists, family members review 2020, pandemic effects

Cady Armstrong and Christian Ledbetter December 17, 2020

    Editor’s Note: This issue’s Cover Story is a compilation of follow-ups on previous stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic that were published by the HiLite staff in 2020. Scan the...

WELL RECEIVED: Wil Leary, varsity basketball player and senior, looks at a referee shortly after making a layup. According to Leary, last year’s season was cut short soon after his team won the sectional championship.

Men’s varsity basketball team strive for state championship, acknowledge disadvantages, benefits to last year’s short season

Hannah Baer December 10, 2020

After the carmel men’s varsity basketball team won the sectional championship last season, the team was continuing to pick up momentum. However, about a week after the team won that sectional championship,...

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