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TV Playlist: Coronathon [MUSE]

TV Playlist: Coronathon [MUSE]

Tessa Collinson and Natalie Khamis

March 17, 2020

Hi there! We’re Tessa and Natalie, this year’s entertainment editors. As movie and T.V. show lovers, we’re so excited to share our recommendations with you by guesting on Grace and Shruthi’s blog. We’ve put together a list of T.V. shows and movies to binge during our four-week break. We hope yo...

New chemistry grading scale confuses students

New chemistry grading scale confuses students

Christian Ledbetter

December 16, 2019

Earlier last month a small group of chemistry teachers were invited to the National Science Teachers Association Conference in Boston. There this small group of teachers hope to discuss progress with a new rubric that has been continuously updated in the past 10 years under Science teacher Jeremy Ho...

Students, parents identify pros in working during the holiday season

Students, parents identify pros in working during the holiday season

Sarah Zheng

December 10, 2019

The holiday season is a time, for many students, to take a break from any form of stress and enjoy quality time with friends and family. Whether that quality time is defined as watching tv with friends or going on a holiday trip with family, or anything in between, all students can find something enj...

Christkindlmarkt 2019 Season Guide: Things to Do

Christkindlmarkt 2019 Season Guide: Things to Do

Leah Tan and Victoria Nopporn

November 19, 2019

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt reflects the Christmas market tradition in Saxony, Germany during the middle ages.  You can buy German or handcrafted holiday gifts and ornaments, eat delicious holiday food, and experience other fun activities like the outdoor rink. The Christkindlmarkt is located at 10 Center Green, ...

Q+A with new custodial head Bob Hargis

Q+A with new custodial head Bob Hargis

Clare Dierckman

October 28, 2019

Where did you work before you came to Carmel Clay Schools, and what were your roles and responsibilities? Before I started at Carmel Clay, I was a pastor. I was an engineer for twenty years, I left there and went into the ministry. I got into doing custodial work to cover expenses while in the ministr...

Lights Out: People should turn their lights off when not in use

Lights Out: People should turn their lights off when not in use

Angela Qian

October 24, 2019

Every morning, we walk into a building lit by glaring fluorescent lights. Aside from the occasional flickering light, it seems like there is no end to their blinding energy. I often stop by teachers’ classrooms in order to ask questions, but sometimes, their well-lit classrooms are a facade—There...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and Athletics)...

CHS 2020 National Merit Semifinalists

CHS 2020 National Merit Semifinalists

HiLite Staff

September 11, 2019

Carmel Clay Schools congratulates the 48 Carmel High School students named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Semifinalists.

Q&A with next year’s Speaker of the House and Student Body President

Q&A with next year’s Speaker of the House and Student Body President

Isabella White and Hari Patel

May 3, 2019

Deion Ziwawo, 2019-20 speaker of the House Why did you decide to run for speaker of the House? After my first year in Cabinet, I definitely had the idea of being speaker in my mind. That year, I got a feel for what the role would be like and I could see myself potentially wanting to do it. Espe...

Students Participate in Global Climate Strike

Students Participate in Global Climate Strike

Josie Cruzan

March 22, 2019

On Friday, March 15, CHS students participated in a global climate strike to protest government inaction regarding global warming and climate change. Approximately 400 students from 20 schools across the state attended the rally, which was held on the south side of the Indiana State House from 12-2. ...

One Year Safer: after the Parkland shooting, students, staff reflect on how school safety has changed within the district

Hannah Gretz

February 14, 2019

On Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Fla., gunman Nikolas Cruz stormed the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDH) opening fire with an AR-15 rifle. Cruz, a former student at MSDH, proceeded to go about the school shooting into classroom windows, with bullets hitting a total of 34 people. This...