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Spreading the Love: Appreciation should be shown to parents every day, not just on Mother’s, Father’s Day

Spreading the Love: Appreciation should be shown to parents every day, not just on Mother’s, Father’s Day

Hannah Gretz

May 23, 2019


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On May 12 and come June 16, stores across America were and will be flooded with customers waiting to purchase chocolates, cards, flowers, gift cards and other gifts for parents from their ever-so-loving children. While I do shower my mother and father with appreciation and am part of this line at the c...

It’s A Break: Summer vacation should primarily be used for relaxing, spending time with friends, family

It’s A Break: Summer vacation should primarily be used  for relaxing, spending time with friends, family

Marvin Fan

May 23, 2019


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With all the tests and projects that I’ve been through this year, I can definitely say I’m looking forward to using the summer to just relax and spend time with family. Summer break is only a week away and students are making their vacation plans. We’ve just finished all the stressful finals an...

Locker Out: Proactive locker initiative benefits both students, administration

Locker Out: Proactive locker initiative benefits both students, administration

HiLite Staff

May 23, 2019


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To meet the demands of the rising CHS student population,  administration is introducing a locker opt-out policy for the 2019-20 school year. This policy is directed at students who do not use their locker due to inconvenience or schedule demands. To opt out of a locker, students must submit their name, stu...

Don’t Get Too Lazy: With summer break coming up, students should prioritize their future

Don’t Get Too Lazy: With summer break coming up, students should prioritize their future

Pranav Jothirajah

May 23, 2019


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As I was growing up, summer was described as a time to relax and enjoy time away from school. This would often come in the form of going on a carefree vacation or doing absolutely nothing at home. However, as one grows older and enters high school, time is scarce as students are often surrounded by dem...

Like and Subscribe: With YouTube’s new channel membership feature, more students should take advantage of it

Like and Subscribe: With YouTube’s new channel membership feature, more students should take advantage of it

Anna Klauz

May 23, 2019


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Youtube, a Google-owned video-based company, has been used by billions of people for over a decade as its empire has been growing since the establishment of its brand in 2005. Over the last 14 years, YouTube has prided itself on the creation of an online media outlet that allows anyone across the  gl...

Hear it Out: As the year comes to an end, it is important to listen to other people’s opinions, appreciate distinctive perspectives

Hear it Out: As the year comes to an end, it is important to listen to other people’s opinions, appreciate distinctive perspectives

Adhi Ramkumar

May 23, 2019


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In today’s society, we are plagued with endless controversies, both big and small. From light-hearted debates about Chipotle versus Qdoba to polarizing conflicts over gun control and abortion, we are constantly surrounded by chatter on various topics. Conflict provides an avenue for us to transcen...

A Review of Ice and Fire: Staff member Sam Shi reviews the final season of Game of Thrones

A Review of Ice and Fire: Staff member Sam Shi reviews the final season of Game of Thrones

Sam Shi

May 22, 2019


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WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES SEASON 8 Ever since I watched the first episode of GOT (Game of Thrones) and binge-watched it for two weeks during finals, I have been a huge fan of the series, putting even the rigors of academics aside to enjoy a good old night of GOT and popcorn. N...

The Final Grind: Staff member Raphael Li imparts advice for AP students

The Final Grind: Staff member Raphael Li imparts advice for AP students

Raphael Li

May 12, 2019


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As we near the second week of AP exams, I just wanted to give some advice to how to approach the second week of exams. It’s near impossible to learn the necessary content for exams in just a weeks time. A bit of reviewing and brushing up on vocab or key ideas would be sufficient enough to retain...

A Real Tear-Jerker: HiLite staff member Alina Yu reviews Avengers: Endgame

A Real Tear-Jerker: HiLite staff member Alina Yu reviews Avengers: Endgame

Alina Yu

May 7, 2019


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By the title of this review, you probably think I am going to write about some sappy romantic comedy that just came out on Netflix that every teen girl is probably watching right now. While there is probably a movie like that out there, this review is not for them. This tear-jerker was “Avengers: En...

Teachers Park Too: Students should think of teachers before parking illegally up the trail

Teachers Park Too: Students should think of teachers before parking illegally up the trail

Carson TerBush, Editor in Chief

April 26, 2019


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Each morning, the roads surrounding CHS erupt with traffic as students struggle to make it to school on time and find a parking spot. While the student parking struggle is a commonly debated one (see our September editorial about parking passes), a far less discussed issue is that of teacher parking. Adm...