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Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Viyang Hao

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Counseling Center will host the Business Majors and Careers Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. At the fair, there will be a combination of in-state and out-of-state college repr...

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

CHS marching band places fourth at Bands of America Grand Nationals

Nick Beckman and Hari Patel

November 18, 2019

The Bands of America Grand Nationals took place last weekend, Nov. 14-16. CHS marching band placed fourth. 97.175 - Vandergrift HS, TX 96.700 - Avon HS, IN 95.550 - Hebron HS, TX 94.575 - CHS 94.300 - Leander HS, TX Photos by Nick Beckman ...

Maintenance staff transitions to winter by clearing snow, keeping school warm, prepares for sports

Maintenance staff transitions to winter by clearing snow, keeping school warm, prepares for sports

Lillian He

November 17, 2019

The maintenance staff is getting ready for winter. Every year, cold weather brings a multitude of new responsibilities. According to maintenance worker Fred Napier, one of the most pressing issues they dealt with today was clearing the snow that fell last night. Napier said via email, “We had to c...

K-8 Mentoring members begin the program by traveling out to schools to meet kids

Isabel VanZetta

November 16, 2019

The K-8 mentoring club members at CHS are beginning to travel out to the participating schools in Carmel to begin the program. Last week on Oct. 15, according to Robin Pletcher, sponsor for 18 years, students who are a part of the club received the names and grades of the four younger students they wi...

Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Following LEAD conference, DECA to prepare for upcoming district exams

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2019

After the conclusion of the LEAD conference on Nov. 9, DECA members will prepare for the upcoming district exams, which will take place Dec. 2 and Dec. 6 during SRT in the Main Cafeteria. According to Melissa Su, chief of role plays and junior, said students signed up to compete in a role play must ...

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

Aditi Kumar

November 16, 2019

Following its success with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, Cabinet will continue to plan for the garage sale and begin preparations for its December events. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, families were grateful to have Trick-or-Treat for Riley to attend due to the weather forecast on Oct. 31. “Trick-or-Treat ...

An apology to our readers: Men’s basketball story was incorrect

An apology to our readers: Men’s basketball story was incorrect

November 15, 2019

To our HiLite readers, Our management team was recently informed of incorrect information regarding the CHS men's basketball team published in the Nov. 15 Issue. The information from the sports story "Return of the King" was taken from unreliable secondary sources and therefore was not accurate. To clari...

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

The Fall of Fast Fashion: With bankruptcy of Forever 21, CHS students shop for clothing sustainably

The Fall of Fast Fashion: With bankruptcy of Forever 21, CHS students shop for clothing sustainably

Sowmya Chundi

November 15, 2019

Decades ago, clothing stores like Forever 21 embodied the American dream. The franchise brought in billions of dollars worth of revenue, trendy clothing and affordable styles. However, just last month, Forever 21 announced it was filing for bankruptcy and would be closing over 200 stores across the na...

Students should consider utilizing various CHS tutoring resources before seeking paid expertise outside of school

Students should consider utilizing various CHS tutoring resources before seeking paid expertise outside of school

Angela Li

November 15, 2019

Like many CHS students, I’ve served as a tutor for a few different organizations. I tutor for the National Honor Society (NHS) tutoring program during SRT and outside of school as well as work twice a week at an official tutoring business. As a tutor, there’s no feeling more common to me than sitting in SRT, prepared to utilize this period of time to help other stu...

November Litebox: Don’t Stop Me Now

November Litebox: Don’t Stop Me Now

November 15, 2019

  Rianna Miller, color guard member and senior, performs in "Eternal Beloved" while competing in the finals of Bands of America Super Regionals. Marching band and color guard won second place with a score of 91.5 and were scheduled to compete in Bands of America Grand Nationals prelimina...

Talk to the Hand: Q&A with sophomore and conlanger Elijah Lane

Talk to the Hand: Q&A with sophomore and conlanger Elijah Lane

Emily Sandy

November 15, 2019

What got you into this hobby? I’m not exactly sure. At some point, I just began learning about languages and that sort of thing and I discovered constructed languages or “conlangs." People like to call constructed languages fake, but they’re not fake. They’re real; they have grammar; they ...