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So high, yet so low

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September 7, 2007

By: Jon Haslam <jhaslam@hilite.org> Academic excellence, record-breaking school programs and all and all one of the best in the nation, all of these seem to be associated with Carmel High School and its tradition. Comparing such a high level of excellence is done by looking at those who are closes...

Students may take for granted work staff here completes

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September 7, 2007

By: Maria LaMagna <mlamagna@hilite.org> She said most people don’t notice it. She said it’s easy to forget it. She said she used to overlook it herself. But in the time junior Sarah Winters has attended this school, it has been clean. Paperwork has been organized. She has been able to buy lunch...

Teachers’ absences can take toll on students

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September 7, 2007

By: Erin Lowe <elowe@hilite.org> and Beverly Jenkins <bjenkins@hilite.org> Last school year, art teacher Jennifer Bubp gave birth to her son, Brett, causing her to miss six months of her teaching career. “I was fortunate to have an excellent maternity substitute teacher,” Bubp said. “I ...

New year brings new club opportunities

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August 13, 2007

Senior Mike Bestvina started the “24” Club last year with fellow “24” admirer Adam Gunnell ’07. This year, he’s not so sure about it anymore. “I think I’m doing Euchre Club with my friend Gordon,” he said. The past school year, Bestvina and Gunnell had started the “24” Club...

Younger students take advantage of college visits

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August 13, 2007

By: Shireen Korkzan Senior Alexandra Bellis so far has visited five college campuses, including Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Indiana University in Bloomington, Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois in Champagne/Urbana. She said ...

Students discuss “senior slack”

Jack Boeglin

August 13, 2007

Traditional wisdom holds that a student’s effort follows a definite, predetermined cycle; naïve diligence freshman year, the sophomore slump, the super-strenuous junior year and the intensely desirable, longed-for senior slack. But this pattern does not hold true for many, like senior Alyssa Broughton,...