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Love Thy Neighbor: As Easter approaches, CHS students should not allow religion to prevent friendships, create stereotypes

Love Thy Neighbor: As Easter approaches, CHS students should not allow religion to prevent friendships, create stereotypes

Raphael Li

March 23, 2018


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We live today in a society dominated by a merit-based work philosophy. I’m surrounded daily by people who seem to believe that only through their power and their will can they succeed in life; however, for me, when surrounded by this philosophy, I feel the exact opposite. In the past, whenever I h...

Quick Quiz: Music Theory

Adhi Ramkumar

February 23, 2018


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Identify the correct music terminology associated with each of the boxed areas. Stay tuned for an answer key.

Take Note: CHS should consider benefits of offering AP Music Theory for students

Take Note: CHS should consider benefits of offering AP Music Theory for students

Jessica Konrad, Reporter

February 23, 2018


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While skimming the program of studies in the process of scheduling for next year, I noticed a glaring discrepancy within the performing arts section. Known for its history of excellence, the CHS performing arts department offers students an extensive array of advanced musical ensembles. However, when ...

Confectionery Catastrophephe: As The Quirky Feather Confectionery closes, CHS students should find a new meet up place

Confectionery Catastrophephe: As The Quirky Feather Confectionery closes,  CHS students should find a new meet up place

Rachael Tan, Reporter

February 23, 2018


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Upon reading about the quirky feather’s closing, I felt my heart sink. The bakery shop was the backdrop for many other students’ and my late-night work sessions, and in general “Quirky” served as a hangout spot for teenagers to get out of the house and socialize. The staff was always hospitable,...

It’s Time: Carmel residents should use their voices to support the proposed mosque

It’s Time: Carmel residents should use their voices to support the proposed mosque

Manahil Nadeem

February 23, 2018


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I feel safe saying that the town in which I grew up, Carmel, is a platform for the interfaith concept. We are home to 42 churches, two synagogues and one mosque: the Al Salam Foundation. Set in a small office space, the Al Salam Foundation opened its doors six years ago. Since then, it has become a ho...

Rethinking Late Start: CHS administrators should reconsider length, frequency of late start

Rethinking Late Start: CHS administrators should reconsider length, frequency of late start

HiLite staff

February 23, 2018


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This school has used the same late start strategy for years. Students have utilized this time to catch up on assignments while staff members have professional development time which is a time when department chairs can talk to their staff members. But while late starts allow Gold Wednesday’s school st...

Trouble in Paradise: “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” set bad examples of relationships for CHS students

Trouble in Paradise: “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” set bad examples of relationships for CHS students

Misha Rekhter

February 23, 2018


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Creating entertaining content is the goal of all reality television shows, but at what cost? The fundamental idea behind shows such as “The Bachelor,” and its subsequent spin offs (like “Bachelor in Paradise” and “The Bachelor Winter Games,” which premiered Feb. 13, along with podcasts by vario...

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Raphael Li

January 25, 2018


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On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to abolish net neutrality, taking away the internet’s classification as a “common carrier. Net neutrality, as mentioned in a previous HiLite perspective, is the law forcing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally,...

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes Editor

January 25, 2018


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As an African-American student, when I first came to CHS, I felt like there weren’t a whole lot of people like me. I knew all of these faces, but they seemed unfamiliar at the same time. As a result, I started to feel like I would get lost amongst others who didn’t look like me. However, when I ...

Determining Delays: CHS Administration should be more consistent, clear regarding the explanations of delays, cancellations

Determining Delays: CHS Administration should be more consistent,  clear regarding the explanations of delays, cancellations

HiLite Staff

January 25, 2018


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The doldrums of winter bring with them little satisfaction for students. The days are short, the weather is bleak and the third quarter of the school year has the fewest days off. However, retribution often comes in the form of precious delays and cancellations due to weather conditions. Students celebrate...