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Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Emily Dexter

December 13, 2018


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

  Senior Olivia Krall was far from the first person to think that something seems “off” about the Denver International Airport. After all, as the airport’s website explains, the place has underground tunnels, gargoyles and a plaque that references the mysterious New World Airport Commission. The...

Winning Recipe: Christmas Tree Brownies

Winning Recipe: Christmas Tree Brownies

December 13, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, STUDENT SECTION, student-section-top, Top Story

This recipe was submitted by juniors Claire Van Meter and Gretchen Fehn, who said they have a best friend baking tradition of baking a different recipe each year. They decided to bake these brownie treats this year because they wanted to make a dessert that didn't take a lot of time, but still looked...

Therapy Dogs on Friday!

Therapy Dogs on Friday!

December 11, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, Top Story

Therapy dogs are back! 🐶❤️ This Friday, December 14th, therapy dogs will be back at CHS! All students may visit with the dogs during ALL lunches on Friday. The dogs will be in the Freshman Cafeteria Vestibule and the Family Consumer Science Living Area (Room B178). Whether you...

Photo Essay: Hour of Code

Photo Essay: Hour of Code

Uday Lomada

December 10, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Hour of Code was an event hosted by the CHS Business Department for Computer Science Education Week. Over 400 elementary school students attended the event:

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” filled with nostalgia, but lacks clear narrative

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” filled with nostalgia, but lacks clear narrative

Riya Chinni and Da-Hyun Hong

December 6, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Premiering on Nov. 16, Harry Potter fans flooded theaters to watch the second Fantastic Beasts movie, which encaptivated viewers with the mysterious identity of Credence, a unique Obscurial, created by the repression of his magical abilities. While the first movie focused on Newt Scamander’s journey o...

A job well done: year two of Christkindlmarkt underway, a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends this holiday season

A job well done: year two of Christkindlmarkt underway, a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends this holiday season

Hannah Gretz

November 21, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

With the opening of Carmel’s Christkindlmarkt on Nov. 17, I had the opportunity to explore the event in all its glory, from food to gifts to entertainment. As the photos depict, the event’s decorations was the number one attraction for me. It’s nearly impossible not to feel cheery and in the...

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


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

For junior Gabe Quigley, the adoption of his younger sister Metta six-and-a-half years ago was more than an opportunity to expand his family; it was a chance to help. According to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), a string of rebel at...

Hear Our Voice: HiLite, other Indiana publications not immune to censorship unless New Voices Bill passes this legislative season

Hear Our Voice: HiLite, other Indiana publications not immune to  censorship unless New Voices Bill passes this legislative season

November 16, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials, Top Story

In 2017, it failed. in 2018, it failed again. but in 2019, if we make a strong case to our representatives, House Bill 1130 may finally pass and finally restore freedom of the press to student journalism in Indiana’s schools. HB 1130, known as the “New Voices” bill, would provide scholastic journalists...

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Emily Dexter

November 16, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

But Hufflepuff has produced many amazing witches and wizards; even J.K. Rowling has called Hufflepuff her favorite house. So why the lack of respect for Hufflepuff?

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

CHS takes steps to improve student safety with  safety focus group, implementation of body cameras for SROs

Pranav Jothirajah

November 16, 2018


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

Seven months ago, on May 25, a 13-year-old middle school student walked into Noblesville West Middle School with two handguns, shooting both a teacher and a student multiple times. Fortunately, they both survived, and a teacher stopped the student before he could harm others. Incidents like this are w...

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...