HiLite

Junior Jordan LaBoyteaux makes, sells punk jewlery

Junior Jordan LaBoyteaux makes, sells punk jewlery

December 12, 2019

Where do you get your inspiration for the pieces you make? Sometimes I’ll go on the internet for inspiration, or I’ll watch a good show and maybe see some accessories in there and be like, “Oh my gosh, like, that’s really cool; I wonder if I can base something off of that.” How did you decid...

Students, program director explain how they combine Christian faith, passion for music

Students, program director explain how they combine Christian faith, passion for music

Valliei Chandrakumar

December 12, 2019

With recent headlines such as “...Made Me Appreciate Christianity for the First Time” (DJBooth), “...Calls Himself ‘Greatest Artist God Ever Created’” (E! Online) and “...on a mission to ‘turn atheists into believers’” (The Irish News), Kanye West, American billionaire, rap megastar ...

Student character designers, art teacher describe effects of new styles of animation

Student character designers, art teacher describe effects of new styles of animation

Emily Carlisle

December 12, 2019

The phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it. This is the Oxford Dictionary definition of the “uncanny valley”, a term that has become more prevalent in r...

YouTube Playlist: Lofi Music for “Hifi” Studying [MUSE]

YouTube Playlist: Lofi Music for “Hifi” Studying [MUSE]

Grace Xu

December 11, 2019

As finals week approaches with no sign of stopping (unfortunately), here is a list of curated study music. Rather than the usual Spotify playlist, however, I’ve chosen to recommend a list of my favorite study music YouTube channels. They’re all gems filled with a whole curation of study music of thei...

Orchestras finalizing preparations for winter concert, Midwest performance

Orchestras finalizing preparations for winter concert, Midwest performance

Wendy Zhu

December 10, 2019

The CHS Orchestras will perform on Dec. 12 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, there will be two concerts: one at 6 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m. “(The first concert is) featuring Concert G1, Concert G3, Sinfonia and Festival Orchestras,” Ohly-...

Music Playlist: November Thanks [MUSE]

Music Playlist: November Thanks [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

November 27, 2019

With Thanksgiving tomorrow, here’s a playlist to celebrate friends, family, and yourself. Immerse yourself in the lyrics and join the artists in being happy with the present and looking forward to the future. Check out the playlist on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5XOtlQvc2Kj7IXMixNvUAg?si=40p3oHCjRtSUpjiLoUEQuA.  ___________________ Playlist: November Thanks Thank you [JUNNY] I think the title says it all. As Thanksgiving rolls around, I’m glad ...

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

Nick Beckman and Hari Patel

November 18, 2019

The Bands of America Grand Nationals took place last weekend, Nov. 14-16. CHS marching band placed fourth. 97.175 - Vandergrift HS, TX 96.700 - Avon HS, IN 95.550 - Hebron HS, TX 94.575 - CHS 94.300 - Leander HS, TX Photos by Nick Beckman ...

With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students  and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 15, 2019

Aggressively rubbing paint onto a bald cap might be an uncomfortable, once-in-a-lifetime experience for most, but for senior Hannah Smith, it is just another part of her job as a special effects makeup artist for the CHS theater community. Smith works with prosthetic or special effects makeup to change...

Carmel Apprentice Theatre to show production of “Annie,” “Annie Warbucks”­ back-to-back

Carmel Apprentice Theatre to show  production of “Annie,” “Annie Warbucks”­ back-to-back

Emily Carlisle

November 15, 2019

The Carmel Apprentice Theatre (CAT) draws together theater veterans coming to play a role of a lifetime, with apprentices curious to perform for the first time in their life. Fearless artists and shy apprentices will perform alongside each other to create great theatre, great community, and great fun—the...