Superintendent Michael Beresford sits at his desk. He said he thinks newly elected board member Louise Jackson will be a great addition to the school board.

New board member Louise Jackson joins CCS during school board appreciation week

Grace Xu January 11, 2021

Starting from the first Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) board meeting of 2021 on Jan. 11, newly elected board member Louise Jackson, along with reelected incumbent Katie Browning, will be sworn in. Jan. 11 also...

CMYC continues meeting virtually, adjusts events due to COVID-19 restrictions

Josie Cruzan January 11, 2021

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) is currently adjusting many of their plans for second semester to follow Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines, as well as coming up with new, COVID-19 approved...

National Honor Society to continue virtual presentations in spring semester

Jillian Moore January 11, 2021

National Honor Society (NHS) had declined to meet in-person first semester due to COVID-19 precautions; the club will continue this policy indefinitely in the second semester. During the fall semester,...

Club Med to host pathologist for Jan. 11 meeting

Olivia Stock January 11, 2021

For Club Med’s next meeting on Jan. 11, club officers plan to host a pathologist as a guest speaker. The meeting will be virtual via Zoom, as will all second semester meetings. “It’s not beneficial...

Virtual students in Chinese II take on challenges, choose safety over risks of COVID-19

Michelle Wan January 11, 2021

As school starts up for its second semester, students have the choice to switch between the all virtual or hybrid systems of learning. Some Chinese II class students who have chosen the all virtual path...

CMYC helps with Carmel Fire Department gift drive, continues to host meetings virtually

Josie Cruzan January 11, 2021

The Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council recently raised money to help the Carmel Fire Department with their annual toy drive. The group raised $1200 for the annual drive, which will benefit the department’s...

Junior Claire Qu quickly studies for her AP U.S. History final during passing period. Qu said that finals week was especially stressful given her course schedule.

Students, teachers discuss the value of taking higher level courses

Kiersten Riedford January 8, 2021

There is a common stereotype for a student’s junior year, and it is simple: it can be chaotic. For junior Varsha Chandramouli, “chaotic” is an understatement regarding her academic standpoint. Chandramouli...

Schedule changes to accommodate ISTEP+

Schedule changes to accommodate ISTEP+

Zainab Idrees January 8, 2021

With COVID-19 making schools resort to online learning this past spring, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced the cancellations of many of its state standardized tests, including the Indiana...



Luke Miller January 7, 2021

To see more works by Luke Miller, click here. To see the latest HiLite issues, click here!

Culture of director worship forgets other contributors

Culture of director worship forgets other contributors

Christian Ledbetter January 7, 2021

The release of Mank, David Fincher of Fightclub fame’s newest release on Netflix, has once again stoked the flames of one of those bitter battles in movie history often lying in the dirt for anyone who...

There will be a handful of Bills fans at 1 p.m. on Saturday to watch the AFC Wild Card playoff game against the Colts.

We’re in the Playoffs! (Tossing Horseshoes)

Ashwin Prasad January 6, 2021

WE DID IT! The Colts survived a nervous wobble against the Pittsburgh Steelers and reached the playoffs! The Miami Dolphins gave us the help we needed with a 56-26 meltdown against the Buffalo Bills, and...

German Club members miss out due to Christkindlmarkt cancellation

German Club members miss out due to Christkindlmarkt cancellation

Michelle Wan December 23, 2020

When it comes to the holiday season, the noises of skates on the ice rink and the smell of bratwurst, Gluhewien, and the sweetness of gingerbread begin to fuse into the air of the city of Carmel.  Christkindlmarkt...

Load More Stories