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Rising Junior Claire Qu sells handmade necklaces to contribute to World Health Organization Covid-19 Response Fund

Rising junior Claire Qu assembles necklaces by hand. She started selling them about a month ago and has raised more than $120 so far.

Thea Bertolini

May 27, 2020

What are you making? I’m making seed bead necklaces! They are clasp necklaces with different glass seed beads strung onto them. The necklaces are simple but cute and they are great to wear during the summer. Why are you making them? I’m able to make the necklaces because I now have the free t...

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

Karen Zhang

May 21, 2020

  During quarantine, junior Emily Chan has been bullet journaling. Her process is the same each time—she makes a cover page, a monthly layout with important dates, various trackers and finally creates weekly spreads that help her keep track of her assignments and other tasks. When she...

As sports events, races are canceled, postponed due to COVID-19, students find new ways to stay in shape, compete

SOLO JOG:
Junior Yael Kiser runs on her own on May 2, the original scheduled date for the Indy Mini Marathon. Kiser was originally registered to run the Mini Marathon but chose to transfer her registration to next year. She said she preferred the environment of the in-person race.

Sarah Kim

May 21, 2020

Across the country, a multitude of events are being canceled due to COVID-19. This includes previously scheduled sports events, such as the Indy Mini Marathon. The Indy Mini is one of the largest half-marathons in the country and was originally scheduled for May 2. However, due to COVID-19, new options...

COVID-19 encourages socially conscious behavior among students, community

Janvi Bhatia, Carmel HOSA activities co-chair and junior, poses with her sister, sophomore Rhea Bhatia, and Ty Talatin at a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society event. This was pre-lockdown.

Leah Tan

May 21, 2020

Prior to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, Janvi Bhatia, Carmel Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) activities co-chair and junior, said she frequently volunteered at hospitals. However, since the first restrictions were imposed, Bhatia has been unable to  physically volunteer there. This, however, has no...

Senior Sarah Hao remains in Japan for foreign exchange program despite pandemic

Senior Sarah Hao remains in Japan for foreign exchange program despite pandemic

Angela Qian

May 21, 2020

How did you get involved with the Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) program? I asked (my parents) if I could study abroad, and my dad was like, “Actually, I think this would be a really good opportunity.” I took the chance and applied because I knew that if I didn’t get accepted, it wasn’t goin...

CHS to hold in-person graduation ceremony at Carmel Stadium on May 30

The Class of 2012 stands for the national anthem during the graduation ceremony.

Da-Hyun Hong

May 17, 2020

CHS administration released graduation ceremony details to the Class of 2020 earlier this afternoon. On Saturday, May 30, students and their immediate family may drive to Carmel Stadium via 136th Street/Smoky Row Road. According to an email from Melinda Stephan, College & Career Programmin...

Photos of COVID-19

May 14, 2020

Students in Jim Streisel's Newspaper 2 class documented snapshots of their lives during their extended quarantine due to COVID-19.

Carmel Clay School District to continue to pay regularly scheduled employees until May 28

Carmel Clay School District to continue to pay regularly scheduled employees until May 28

Cady Armstrong

May 8, 2020

Regularly scheduled employees working in the Carmel Clay School (CCS) district will continue to be paid for the remainder of the school year (May 21) despite the closure of school campuses according to Mike Kerschner, president of the school board. Superintendent Michael Beresford said via email that regularl...

Future Plans

Future Plans

May 3, 2020

Seniors! Please click this link and take the senior survey to let us know what your post-CHS plans are for the HiLite senior issue. ...

During times of uncertainty, health, essential workers can be counted on

During times of uncertainty, health, essential workers can be counted on

Kimmi Vasil

April 30, 2020

As someone who has gone to Carmel Clay Schools for my entire life, I’ve grown up with familiar faces and a daily routine. Since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, I’ve experienced a great change of pace in my own life. Instead of waking up while it’s still dark and being surrounded by fr...