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Keep on Keepin’ On: Students should direct focus towards personal goals, not outperforming peers

Keep on Keepin’ On: Students should direct focus towards personal goals, not outperforming peers

Jessica Konrad

October 25, 2018

The crimson letter proudly declared itself at the top of the page: A-. I looked beneath my score and smiled when I saw the scratch-and-sniff sticker featuring a smiling snail and the words “Nice Work!” underneath. Seeing my hard work pay off gave me a sense of satisfaction. Until, that is, I saw...

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Lillian He, Aditi Kumar, and Hari Patel

October 25, 2018

During the fall of 2017, Duke Energy announced it would be build a new 12 kilovolt (kV) substation and install 69 kV power lines north of the Autumn Overlook neighborhood on Rohrer Road. According to Community Relations Manager, Mark LaBarr, though Duke believed the new substation was necessary to meet...

Trail of Torment: Administration should consider making changes to the parking process

Livvie Hurley

October 22, 2018

Just about every student has experienced the horrors of this school’s very own Trail of Tears. I received my license in December of my sophomore year, so I immediately experienced the worst version of walking the trail: during the cold of the winter. Since I have two more years of the dreaded trail...

Homecoming Horror Stories

Homecoming Horror Stories

Riya Chinni

October 1, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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