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Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females  playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Kassandra Darnell

January 25, 2018


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Gender bending within theater has been a common practice since the ancient times and is mostly associated with roles written by William Shakespeare. Back then, having a typically female role played by a male actor only occurred because it was not seen as acceptable for women to act in any kind of pl...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018


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At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...

Aidan Mellor, 10

Aidan Mellor, 10

Victoria Nopporn

January 25, 2018


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“I like balance in my life; a mix of good and bad experiences keeps me in touch with being realistic about expectations and the things happening around me. Around middle school, when I was entering a bigger school, there were a lot of people I didn’t know and being around that sort of environmen...

Tara Lacy, 12

Tara Lacy, 12

Jessica Konrad

January 25, 2018


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“The time that I felt most alive actually was at a concert because I was just in the moment when they were playing the song. It was so loud and there were so many people around me jumping around and enjoying the music. I felt alive.”

Nicole Didonna, 12

Nicole Didonna, 12

Jessica Konrad

January 25, 2018


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“One of my proudest achievements is making the Ambassadors choir because it has been a goal of mine since I was little and I always watched them perform and I always wanted to do that, so when I made the choir it was really exciting. It just shows hard work pays off because I had to work really hard to g...

Life’s a game: With the rise of video gamers in the entertainment industry, CHS students assess the reality of these professions

Uday Lomada, Entertainment Reporter

January 25, 2018


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Three days before Christmas, sophomore Zach Howard and his friends walked into his basement to find three TVs with GameCubes wired to play “Super Smash Bros. Melee.” To get ready, they had warmed up techniques such as the wave dash and multishine. Their end goal: winning a local $1,000 prize tournament. O...

Ask the HiLite: Parking Policy

Ask the HiLite: Parking Policy

Livvie Hurley and Veronica Teeter

January 25, 2018


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Assistant principal Karen McDaniel answers students’ parking questions What are the rules about parking in Carmel? “At Carmel High School, parking for students is at the stadium. The only students that can park close to the building are students that win a Class award as a senior or who have a cir...

Caroline Joliet, 11

Caroline Joliet, 11

Jesse Cooper

January 24, 2018


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“I am often troubled with wanting to appear perfect, or wanting to seem to be put together and seem prepared even though I’m not because I’m often scared to ask questions when I need to. If you’re looking to prove you’re smart, you will be able to prove how by learning all the time instead ...

Payton Russel, 12

Payton Russel, 12

Jessica Konrad

January 24, 2018


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“My greatest struggle in life has been being five-foot since I was in sixth grade. Multiple people just ask me if I’m ever going to grow and not only has it affected how people look at me, but how I think about myself.”

Movies in Concert: CHS orchestras, IB film students join forces to create joint winter concert

Movies in Concert: CHS orchestras, IB film students join forces to create joint winter concert

Hannah Gretz

December 14, 2017


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Tonight, starting at 6 p.m., IB film and orchestra students will display a unique collaboration, as silent videos will play behind the music. The concert is scheduled to start with the two freshman orchestras, followed by an intermission and other orchestra performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for ad...