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Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Kassi Darnell

May 23, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

Why is the administration considering these changes now? It’s a big swing. The reason for the 6-12 study that we’re doing is that there’s a ton of research that says that adolescents benefit greatly from a later start time in school. They kind of set that at around 8:30 a.m. or later. A lot of t...

Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Emily Carlisle

May 23, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, entertainment-top, Print, Recent Updates

This July, the CHS marching band will serve as Grand Marshal of CarmelFest, which is celebrating its 31st year. As Grand Marshal, the band will lead the Centier Bank CarmelFest parade which is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. on July 4 starting on AAA Way. This year, the event, which annually attracts...

For Your Inspiration: Art students, art department chair advise artists how to take inspiration from others without stealing art

For Your Inspiration: Art students, art department chair advise artists how to take inspiration from others without stealing art

Isabella White

May 23, 2019


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Imagination and creativity are two traits often found within an artist. As he or she finishes the final stroke of a masterpiece, everyone is left wondering where the idea came from. While pure artistic intuition often plays a large role, the long-held tradition of gathering inspiration from other works ha...

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council  curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

Grace Xu

May 23, 2019


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While teenagers are often  stereotyped as rash and shallow rather than inspirational and profound, two students at this school are reversing that stereotype through a meaningful art showcase in partnership with the Carmel Arts Council (CAC). Senior Jessica Qu and junior Minjeong Kim are the 2019 CAC cu...

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


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, perspectives-top, Print, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

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...

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019


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As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

School district to implement new anti- vaping program in middle, high schools

School district to implement new anti- vaping program in middle, high schools

Adam Spensley

May 23, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

The first section will discuss the consequences and dangers of e-cigarette use, the second section will emphasize making good choices, the third section focuses on advertising tactics and talking points of e-cigarette companies and the fourth section discusses refusal skills to avoid being pressured into e...

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


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

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...

Chick-fil-Nay?: Students say Christian company should be more transparent with its business practices, values

Chick-fil-Nay?: Students say Christian company should be more transparent with its business practices, values

Angela Qian

May 23, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates

A few months ago, freshman Daniel Tanner started to boycott Chick-fil-A. “There had been a lot of news about how they treated their employees, little rumors and stuff, and then them being a big Christian company, obviously the connotation to some people of that is negative,” Tanner said. “Some ...

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019


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As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

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...