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Dealing With The Pressure: Women’s soccer players share how they deal with pressure

Daniel Kim

October 7, 2019

Athletes feel pressure all the time. Whether it's for a championship or for fun, competition always incites pressure. Carmel athletes are no different.  For Susie Soderstrom, women’s soccer player and junior, pressure is a common feeling for her before and during a soccer game. After all, the team i...

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 24, 2019

It's Day 2 of Homecoming week, and today, it's the battle between the hippies and the hipsters. From the psychedelic paisley patterns of the '60s to the obsession with thick-framed Warby-Parker glasses and mustaches, here are our top picks celebrating Hippie vs. Hipster Day. Book: As I Lay Dying by W...

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sophia Hawkins

September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine this effect on a much greater scale—say, perhaps, the recent Amazon Rainforest fire—where, argua...

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Stop the Bleeding: School district increases amount of Stop the Bleeding kits within school

Cadence Armstrong

September 20, 2019

Last year, each school in the Carmel Clay School District received a “Stop the Bleed” kit that goes inside every AED box in their school. These kits hold supplies to control bleeding from a traumatic injury.  According to Meredith Haines, Freshman Center nurse and registered nurse, each kit inclu...

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

Emily Carlisle

September 20, 2019

The choir program has added a new competition choir to the mix. As of last year, there were three show choirs: New Edition, Accents, and Ambassadors.  This year, CHS launches a fourth group,  Allegro, into the competition world. While Allegro, an all-girls intermediate choir, has existed for several ...

Ubiquitously Funny Obsessions: With the invasion of Area 51 memes across all social media, students and teachers analyze possibility of real-life alien invasion

Ubiquitously Funny Obsessions: With the invasion of Area 51 memes across all social media, students and teachers analyze possibility of real-life alien invasion

Grace Xu

September 20, 2019

Over the summer, junior Daniella Richardson went on Instagram to catch up and unwind as usual before coming across something decidedly unusual: an Area 51 meme. Strange, she thought, and she just kept scrolling. And scrolling. But the memes didn’t stop. The meme, titled “Storm Area 51, They Can...

Going For It All: CHS football aims to use last season’s championship defeat as fuel to attain new heights

Going For It All: CHS football aims to use last season’s championship defeat as fuel to attain new heights

Ashwin Prasad

September 20, 2019

Linebacker and senior Ty Wise has not forgotten the way last season ended for the CHS football team. Nor has quarterback and senior Gabe Quigley, head coach John Hebert or anyone else on the team. The 2018 CHS football season was exceptional by any measure. The Greyhounds racked up an 11-3 recor...

Homecoming Spirit Days

Homecoming Spirit Days

September 19, 2019

CHS 2020 National Merit Seminfinalists

CHS 2020 National Merit Seminfinalists

HiLite Staff

September 11, 2019

Carmel Clay Schools congratulates the 48 Carmel High School students named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Semifinalists.

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Uday Lomada

September 7, 2019

With Homecoming week and the parade a month away, Senate is starting their preparations for the events, focusing on more making the events more inclusive and exciting throughout the week. “Right now we are preparing for Homecoming week,” Madeline (Maddie) Heath, student body president and senio...

Hounds Hang On to Top Trojans 20-14

Hounds Hang On to Top Trojans 20-14

Ashwin Prasad

September 7, 2019

A tight, intense matchup between bitter rivals CHS and Center Grove came down to the very last possession. It only lasted one play. The Hounds (2-1) forced a fumble from dynamic Center Grove quarterback and sophomore Tayven Jackson with 1:30 to go, sealing a second half shutout to prevail 20-14....

Music Playlist: We’re Bringing Summer Back [MUSE]

Music Playlist: We’re Bringing Summer Back [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 5, 2019

Bring back those lazy-summer-vacation moods during Labor Day Weekend with a student-curated playlist. From alternative to pop to lofi, there’s bound to be a song that kicks up your summer nostalgia! And if you’re going on a road trip, this playlist is just perfect for the car. Check it out on Spotify at...