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Homecoming Horror Stories

Homecoming Horror Stories

Riya Chinni

October 1, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Chae Haley, Senior, about her Freshman Homecoming “Basically what happened is I was planning on going to Homecoming with one of my friends for about two months, and I figure out about three days before Homecoming that I can’t go because I’m going to be out of the state in Texas. So, I have...

Carmel International Arts Festival Is An Event You Do Not Want To Miss Next Year

Carmel International Arts Festival Is An Event You Do Not Want To Miss Next Year

Jesse Cooper

September 30, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Every year, Carmel invites artists from all around the world to partake in an event that they can show off their work. Dancers, Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, and more....

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, Cover Story, FEATURE, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

Near the end of the school day on Aug. 17, as Lara Staton, varsity women’s tennis player and junior, walked through the E halls, crowds of students cheered her on from either side. This was not Staton’s first time being honored for her accomplishments in tennis; it was her first time, however, being...

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

CHS considers the recent rise in counterfeit money circulating throughout Carmel businesses, ways to prevent the influx

Natalie Khamis

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

While on her way to work at Amanda’s Exchange, a local consignment shop on Carmel Drive, junior Katie Sankey received an unusual message from her manager. According to Sankey, the message warned all employees about a possible influx of counterfeit money circulating through businesses in Carmel. “I ...

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

HiLite Staff

September 21, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

As of Sept. 4, student drivers are required to obtain and display parking permits in order to park at the stadium. Different from parking “passes,” which are provided to select students in order to park closer to the school, parking “permits” are required for all students who plan to park on sc...

45 CHS Students Named National Merit Semi-finalists

45 CHS Students Named National Merit Semi-finalists

HiLite Staff

September 13, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

45 students have been named National Merit Semi-finalists, due to their performance on the PSAT exam the previous year. They will be recognized at a reception...

Parking Permit Required Starting September 4

Parking Permit Required Starting September 4

Armaan Goel, Online Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Starting on September 4 all students parking on school property must display a valid parking permit on their vehicle.

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...

Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Angela Qian, Reporter

August 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

When someone looks up “Indiana’s Nicest Day,” the first link will direct them to the Penrod Arts Fair website. It says the Somerset CPAs have trademarked the phrase, and with over 50 years of experience organizing the fair, it has become one of the largest single day art fairs in the nation. Jo...

Sugar Struggles: CHS students, teachers discuss health effects of sugar in the American diet

Sugar Struggles: CHS students, teachers discuss health effects of sugar in the American diet

Carson TerBush

August 14, 2018


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, Recent Updates, Top Story

A s a lacto-ovo vegetarian, senior Maecey Niksch said she works hard every day trying to find foods that fit her diet. According to Niksch, this specific type of vegetarianism means while she does not consume meats, she still incorporates eggs and dairy into her diet. However, Niksch also said she tries ...

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

Press Release: CHS Swim Coach John Goelz faces sexual exploitation charges

July 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story, Web, Women's Swimming and Diving

According to today's press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, CHS swim coach John Goelz was arrested July 3 on charges of "sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography." Goelz will have a hearing in Federal Court July 10. Read the official press release below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 5, 2018 High school swim coach faces federal child sexual ex...