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Big cat owners in Netflix series “Tiger King” don’t have resources to care for animals, let drama in way of operations

Maddie Kosc | April 5, 2020

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve been spending your quarantine keeping up with the latest Netflix releases and enjoying them with friends on Netflix Party. After scrolling through countless social media posts tagged #freeJoeExotic, I finally caved and decided to watch what had been the #1 ranked show in the U.S. for days, “Tiger King.” The Netflix original docu-series consists of...

Meal assistance program helps families but should have clearer information

HiLite Staff | March 28, 2020

As schools and businesses close, many families are limited in ways to obtain food; however, the Carmel Clay School District was quick to assist via its meal assistance program. This program, which started on March 18, is primarily for students with free or reduced lunch. Families were to fill out a Google form and to drive to CHS within the given time frame, where staff members would deliver food...

COVID-19 proves how fluid life is, how much we take for granted

Natalie Khamis | March 26, 2020

There were a lot of things I looked forward to my senior year of high school: making every day seem like the weekend, dancing at prom, playing my heart out on the ISSMA competition stage and wearing the blue cap and gown. I had spent the first three years of high school strung up about academics, with countless hours of studying and completing homework that I knew when senior year rolled around, I...

In light of local, global outbreaks, administration must take steps to make school safer

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, despite the circumstances, we still wanted readers to have an opportunity to see it. Thank you for...

Students should receive weight of class if changed for following year’s class

Kiersten Riedford | March 20, 2020

Disheartened. That was the emotion the students in my Accounting I class and I felt last year after we were told the following year’s (this year’s) class would be counted as a dual-credit course. I can still remember the students in the class immediately asking, “Why can’t we get the credit if the kids next year are doing the exact stuff we already have?” The announcement came while we...