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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


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

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...

Phoning at the Fair: CHS students, teachers discuss the use of phones at the Indiana State Fair

Marissa Ryan

August 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Recent Updates

As summer rears to a close, the festivities don’t have to. The Indiana State Fair, rated one of the top state fairs in the midwest by Forbes magazine is just beginning. Not only is the fair voted one of the best entertainment attraction in the region but offers a wide array of opportunities for stud...

The Concussion Crisis: CHS football players, trainers discuss how to solve, overcome concussion problem in football

Misha Rekhter

August 15, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Recent Updates, SPORTS, Uncategorized

The crunch of the hit is the hardest to hear, the most devastating sound for the audience to bear. The mashing of bodies is haunting as the players hurl their collection of muscle and bone at one another with devastating force. Each play is a battle for survival, bringing with it a large dosage of ri...

Sports Briefs

Uday Lomada

August 15, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, SPORTS

The excerpt has been updated to correctly reflect DeShaun Holder's motto.  ...

Biking Boom: Students, community members discuss Bike Carmel events, including upcoming Ride, Dine, & Dance this Saturday

Biking Boom: Students, community members discuss Bike Carmel events, including upcoming Ride, Dine, & Dance this Saturday

Tara Kandallu

August 14, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates

    On Saturday, the city of Carmel will host a casual 8-10 mile bike ride that ends with bikers enjoying a street party on main street called Ride, Dine, and Dance. The event was started in 2017 and usually sees around 150 bikers. Along with the Ride, Dine, & Dance, the city of Carmel also hosts ...

Building To Success

Building To Success

Adam Spensley

August 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Cross-Country, Recent Updates, SPORTS

An often overlooked aspect of sports is the size and shape of the athletes themselves. The body build of an athlete can even determine which sport he or she is most likely to succeed in. For example, a smaller person, in most cases, won’t have as much of a chance to be a professional basketball play...

Housing the Hounds: With Clear the Shelter event this Saturday, CHS students discuss challenges, obstacles with adopting from shelters

Housing the Hounds: With Clear the Shelter event this Saturday, CHS students discuss challenges, obstacles with adopting from shelters

Lin-Lin Mo

August 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, feature-top, Recent Updates

In a common turn of events, even after years of pleading with her parents for a dog, senior Mayil Bhat’s parents did not cave in. But, as anyone who knows her will contend, her love for animals of all kinds, especially dogs, has persisted. In August of 2017, she said she followed a friend’s recomme...

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


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

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


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Recent Updates, Top Story

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...

Carrying on the Legacy

Carrying on the Legacy

Selena Liu

August 14, 2018


Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME, Recent Updates

Tim Metken Describe your role as SBP. So there’s the Senate, and that’s what I oversee and get to be a part of. We put on a lot of (the) homecoming festivities; there’s two blood drives every year, there’s the winter dance, and a few other random (events). Also, a lot of us help out with rai...

Canine Comfort: CHS students, staff should recognize immense benefits of dog companionship therapy

Canine Comfort: CHS students, staff should recognize immense benefits of dog companionship therapy

Misha Rekhter

August 14, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

My life changed forever when my furry friend, Bernie, entered my life. His presence completely altered the entire dynamic of my household. From neverending playtime to countless walks and games  of fetch, Bernie gives and needs constant love and attention. With National Dog Day approaching rapidly ...