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Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

HiLite Staff

September 21, 2018


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As of Sept. 4, student drivers are required to obtain and display parking permits in order to park at the stadium. Different from parking “passes,” which are provided to select students in order to park closer to the school, parking “permits” are required for all students who plan to park on sc...

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman: Parking Permits

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman: Parking Permits

Riya Chinni

September 21, 2018


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Why did we start using parking permits? To give you a little background information first, we’re actually one of the only schools in our area that doesn’t have parking permits, so when we were reviewing our safety and security, one thing we thought would be helpful was to make sure that the ind...

Football Fanatics: Casual fans should be more open to participating in fantasy football

Football Fanatics: Casual fans should be more open to participating in fantasy football

Misha Rekhter

September 21, 2018


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An ever-growing industry, fantasy sports have reached a fever pitch in the past few years. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, an organization that has provided fantasy sports news and information since 1998, fantasy sports have become a $7.22 billion industry with 59.3 million Americans p...

Convocations, Goodbye Forever: Administration’s decision to remove all-school convocations this year beneficial for students, safety of CHS

Convocations, Goodbye Forever: Administration’s decision to remove all-school  convocations this year beneficial for students, safety of CHS

Carson TerBush

September 21, 2018


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I don’t think I’ve talked to anyone at CHS who looked forward to all-school convocations. In all my years at this school, I’ve gone through the motions time after time—suddenly you find yourself shuffling slowly along with the crowd, attempting to fit 5,000-plus people through a four-person-wide ...

Time to Move On: Traffic in hallways at this school necessitates change.

Time to Move On: Traffic in hallways at this school necessitates change.

Jessica Konrad

September 21, 2018


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The air is thick and stuffy. We are paused, waiting, again. Sighs of frustration and complaints echo in the background. I wonder when we will finally start moving. After what feels like an eternity, we all begin to creep forward, moving at a speed that makes molasses’ pace seem enviable.  Sounds li...

Replace the Replacement: Although all-school convocations have been replaced, they prove to be better for athletes, participants

Replace the Replacement: Although all-school convocations have been replaced, they prove to be better for athletes, participants

Selena Liu

September 21, 2018


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Last month, I was one of  several athletes who walked in the Walk of Champions, a replacement tradition for the previous all-school convocations. However, what I thought would be a fun, stress-free celebration turned into a shy person’s biggest nightmare as my group walked up to the third floor A-ro...

Carol of the Bells

Carol of the Bells

Gray Martens

September 21, 2018


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Convocation Controversy Statistics

Brian Zhang

September 21, 2018


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We collected around 100 survey results over social media and 270 from going around to various lunches and collecting survey results from everyone. Almost all people were compliant. Of the sophomores we sampled 51 said yes, 59 said no. Of the juniors, 54 said yes, 7 said no. Of the seniors, 24 said ye...

Take a Break: Students at this school should consider taking breaks while studying this academic year

Take a Break: Students at this school should consider taking breaks while studying this academic year

Sam Shi

August 15, 2018


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Sometimes the best study strategies are not to study for hours on end but to have breaks in the middle of studying for that upcoming test or final. Anyone who has crammed the night before a test knows the feeling of being both mentally and physically drained. Whether the cram before test day leads...

Media Mindfulness: As September is National Literacy Month, students should appreciate CHS media center more

Media Mindfulness: As September is National Literacy Month, students should appreciate CHS media center more

Carson TerBush

August 14, 2018


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As a self-proclaimed literary connoisseur, I would rank the CHS media center high on my list of places to get books. Complete with a wide, ever-increasing selection of fictional novels, a plethora of informational textbooks and an extremely convenient location, the media center is ideal for any student looking f...

School Less: Students should explore, be more involved in extracurriculars, shift focus away from grades

School Less: Students should explore, be more involved  in extracurriculars, shift focus away from grades

HiLite Staff

August 14, 2018


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The commencement of the school year means we will soon return to a time of overstressing about grades, late nights completing homework and fewer hours of sleep, all leading to an overall decline in our well-being. However, though high school is a time in our lives for strong academic growth, more...