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CHS to implement new anonymous alert app, STOPit, in December

CHS to implement new anonymous alert app, STOPit, in December

Misha Rekhter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

As the Carmel Clay Schools district works to improve safety and mental health awareness, Superintendent Michael Beresford said STOPit should be a significant improvement upon the current anonymous alert system. According to Beresford, STOPit’s advantages include two-way communication, hotline informati...

AVID teaches students about Cornell notes

AVID teaches students about Cornell notes

Pranav Jothirajah

November 14, 2018


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Throughout the year, AVID teaches students many skills. Currently, teachers are teaching students about Cornell notes. According to Jamie Newcomer, AVID coordinator, Cornell notes are not required, but they are an option to help students be more organized. She said, “Cornell notes are somethin...

Let’s Talk Club to change time, topic of future meetings

Karolena Zhou

November 14, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

The Let’s Talk Club has decided to change their meeting to Wednesdays after school in the library and their next meeting will be Nov. 28. The club also decided to change its topic to secular society and role of religion in one’s community. According to Selin Oh, founder and student leader of the Let’s...

WHJE to compete in radio competition, begin broadcasting basketball season

WHJE to compete in radio competition, begin broadcasting basketball season

Amy Tian

November 14, 2018


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WHJE recently submitted around 110 entries, including broadcasts, live music shows and live reports, for the IBS Awards, a national competition based in New York. The staff will be visiting New York in March 2019 to attend the conference and awards ceremony. WHJE adviser Dominic James said, “We have ...

Theatre students to rehearse fall production of “The Sparrow,” McNamar says

Theatre students to rehearse fall production of “The Sparrow,” McNamar says

Adhi Ramkumar

November 14, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

The theatre and film division is putting finishing touches on its upcoming fall production, “The Sparrow.” The production will be performed four times at the Studio Theater on Nov. 15, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m., and on Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. According to Delaney “Laney” McNamar, production director an...

Carmel Clay Public Library to partner with Science Works Club

Carmel Clay Public Library to partner with Science Works Club

Adam Spensley

November 14, 2018


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On Saturday, the Carmel Clay Public Library will be partnering with the members of the CHS Science Works Club to present a workshop called Investigating the Human Body. The event is open to grades 6-12 and will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Registration is free. Jamie Beckman, young adult librarian at the ...

Media center reflects on WW1 exhibit, prepares for finals week

Media center reflects on WW1 exhibit, prepares for finals week

Karen Zhang

November 14, 2018


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According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is reflecting on the successful WW1 exhibit it displayed last week. “I think it was extremely successful. We had hundreds of students at times…and the veterans got to see it after the event during SRT l...

Counseling center prepares for STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29

Viyang Hao

November 14, 2018


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Senior Adi Majumdar and the counseling center are preparing for the STEM Majors and Careers Fair on Nov. 29. This event will be in the freshman cafeteria. At the fair, Majumdar will share his experience through the program, Young Innovators Quest (YIQ), which helped Majumdar find a better path in STEM Care...

Insomnia Cookies Review

Insomnia Cookies Review

Kris Otten and Caitlyn Burns

November 14, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Online Only, Recent Updates, The Sweet Life, Top Story

Insomnia Cookies is a bakery chain known for its late-night delivery of cookies. This cookie shop is open until 3 a.m. and has a location in Broad Ripple. Insomnia Cookies offers a variety of different cookies including chocolate chunk, M&M, double chocolate chunk, double chocolate mint, oatmeal rais...

Design planning for construction of new elementary schools to be held this Thursday

Design planning for construction of new elementary schools to be held this Thursday

Sam Shi

November 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

School board president Layla Spanenberg said the school board is beginning the planning phases for two new elementary schools in the Carmel Clay Schools district in a school board workshop meeting this Thursday. Spanenberg said the board will meet with architectural consultants to discuss building des...

About the Nameplate

About the Nameplate

November 14, 2018


Filed under On This Day Today, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

"Let's Get Crackin'." On this day today: On Nov. 14, HiLite adviser Jim Streisel was born. He will be turning 28 years old (numbers may have been altered to maintain privacy). For all his hard work and support, we wish him the happiest birthday one could ever have, and the HiLite staff has plann...

Do Something Club to conduct annual Fleece Blankets for Homeless event

Do Something Club to conduct annual Fleece Blankets for Homeless event

Angela Li

November 13, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Do Something Club will conduct their annual Fleece Blankets for the Homeless event Nov. 14 after school in the Freshman Cafeteria from 3:15 to 5:00 p.m. According to Do Something Club sponsor James Ziegler, this event is open to all CHS students, and people that plan to participate are encouraged to bring fle...