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In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

April 19, 2019


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Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school. Kennedy Trypus, member of the fundraising committee in UNICEF Club and junior, said most of the...

Students utilize creativity, individuality when handmaking their own prom dresses

Marissa Ryan

April 19, 2019


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From mermaid style to ball gowns, there seems to be an endless number of prom dresses available to fulfill a high school girl’s image of the perfect dress. However a few like Jessica Qu, advanced fashion student and senior, find that the perfect dress is in the hands of the creator. Qu, who plans t...

Hounds of HiLite

Hounds of HiLite

April 16, 2019


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Get to know HiLite staff members with our recent feature: Hounds of HiLite!   ...

Students Participate in Global Climate Strike

Students Participate in Global Climate Strike

Josie Cruzan

March 22, 2019


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On Friday, March 15, CHS students participated in a global climate strike to protest government inaction regarding global warming and climate change. Approximately 400 students from 20 schools across the state attended the rally, which was held on the south side of the Indiana State House from 12-2. ...

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang

March 22, 2019


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As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or s...

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Deal between Carmel, PNC Bank finalized; construction of apartments expected to occur

Josie Cruzan, Lillian He, Pranav Jothirajah, Sarah Kim, Maddie Kosc, and Bowen Zhou

March 22, 2019


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Recently, PNC Bank, located on the northeastcorner of Rangeline Road and Main Street, has agreed to sell its land to Carmel after two years of negotiating. The land sold for 2.5 million dollars and is expected to turn into apartments and condos. According to Henry Mestetsky, executive director of the...

Freshman Daniel Tanner transcends typical gender stereotypes with fashion

Freshman Daniel Tanner transcends  typical gender stereotypes with fashion

Tessa Collinson

March 22, 2019


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All heads turn to him as he walks down the hall. It could be how he holds himself with confidence. Then again, it could be because of the way he dresses. One day, he’s dressed in a turtleneck with heels and statement jewelry, and on the next, it’s a women’s T-shirt with a headband and leggings....

ComedySportz to compete in home matches on March 21 and 22

ComedySportz to compete in home matches on March 21 and 22

Jessica Konrad

March 20, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

The ComedySportz team will compete in its third and fourth home matches of the season on March 21 and 22. The matches will take place in the Studio Theater. Tickets cost $5 and are available online at ticketracker.com or at the door. In order to prepare for these matches, the team has been participating in regular practice. Piper Dafforn, ComedySportz captain and senior, said practices have gone well so far and said she is pleased with the team’s progress. “I lo...

Club Med to prepare for March 18 meeting

Club Med to prepare for March 18 meeting

Tara Kandallu

March 14, 2019


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Club Med leaders plan to have their next meeting on March 18 after hosting Antwione Haywood, the Assistant Dean of Indiana University School of Medicine on Feb. 11. Leaders are not sure what exactly their next meeting will entail, but plan to either do a strawberry DNA extraction or host physician’s assistants from Butler University. Co-president and senior Shubhi Sinha said, “W...

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

Kassi Darnell

February 22, 2019


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Last month, junior Korryn Reichard walked into her SRT room to grab her things, talking with her friends as they exited. While Reichard was at school, her father went to work but was not receiving a paycheck. Reichard’s father is a federal employee, and last month, he worked for 35 days without pay duri...