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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


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

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...

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

Natalie Khamis

September 21, 2018


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While on her way to work at Amanda’s Exchange, a local consignment shop on Carmel Drive, junior Katie Sankey received an unusual message from her manager. According to Sankey, the message warned all employees about a possible influx of counterfeit money circulating through businesses in Carmel. “I ...

Let’s Talk club hopes to help students recognize importance of skillful conversation

Let’s Talk club hopes to help  students recognize importance of skillful conversation

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

This year, students will be given an outlet to learn the art of conversing with one another through a new club: Let’s Talk. During Late Starts from 7:30 to 8:15, a.m., Let’s Talk members and all other students who wish to participate will be able to meet in the media center to discuss the month’s...

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman: Parking Permits

Q&A with Assistant Principal Brittany Wiseman: Parking Permits

Riya Chinni

September 21, 2018


Filed under Online Only, PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

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...

Senior Cameron Harless

Senior Cameron Harless

September 21, 2018


Filed under Humans of CHS, Print, Recent Updates, STUDENT SECTION

“I’m really passionate about running because I like it a lot, and it’s really fun. I started running in fourth grade, when I joined Pup’s Running. It was mostly just because (of) my family — my older brother’s a runner, my younger sister’s a runner. No one really played football, so I kind...

The Right Fit: Use this flowchart to see College Counselor Ann Boldt’s advice on how to select the right college

The Right Fit: Use this flowchart to see College Counselor Ann  Boldt’s advice on how to select the right college

Raphael Li

September 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, feature-top, Print, Recent Updates

  Excerpt from the Q & A: What usually happens during a typical college representative visit? “Usually at the beginning, the rep might tailor-make a little bit of the information she talks about to the students in the room. Then, she would do a short presentation about the school,...

Sophomore Alexandra Ortiz

Sophomore Alexandra Ortiz

September 21, 2018


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Ortiz said she experienced firsthand the variety in how different countries celebrate culture, as she moved from San Juan, Puerto Rico last May, where Ortiz grew up. She said although American culture is very different, she will continue taking part in Hispanic traditions.  I identify as a Hispanic or Latina or Puerto Rican; (it) has al...

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...

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

Isabella White

September 21, 2018


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After living in Carmel, a city well-known for frequent construction and dedication to improvement, the recent installment of new pieces of public art in the center of roundabouts came as no surprise to junior Vivian Werstler. From depictions of figures playing sports such as soccer and baseball to abstract...

Q&A with tech theater director Andrew Okerson

Q&A with tech theater director Andrew Okerson

Veronica Teeter

September 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

Who are you, described in one sentence? “My name is Andrew Okerson. And to describe myself in one sentence, I would say: I am a creative dog lover. That’s my sentence.” Did you take a similar class when you were in school? “Oh yeah, I was in the tech crew all four years of high school. I ...

Senior Joey Gutierrez

Senior Joey Gutierrez

September 21, 2018


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Despite growing up in the United States, Gutierrez said he is very in touch with his Hispanic culture—speaking Spanish with his parents at home and celebrating holiday traditions. There’s this one tradition where we go to people’s doors, and we sing at the doors, and they sing back to us...in the ...