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LifeLines starting up Buckle Down program

Beats
October 8, 2009
Filed under News Briefs, Online Only, Recent Updates

The student safety and decision making group, LifeLines, is beginning its year with its new program, Buckle Down. Buckle Down is a program regarding the driving safety of students at this school. “It is a program that rewards smart choices with gift cards, prizes and the grand prize is a car,”...

New policies for CHTV’s in-studio announcements

Beats
October 6, 2009
Filed under News Briefs, Online Only, Recent Updates

CHTV has created new policies for their in-studio announcements. These policies include two people per announcement group, no “shout-outs” to other students, making the announcement short and to the point and not including students in a group they’re not a part of. “So, if you’re done with...

In case of rain, alternative plan for Homecoming booths

specialprojects
October 1, 2009
Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

In the event of rain on Oct. 2, Assistant Principal Amy Skeens-Benton releases the locations that each booth will be at. Carmel Cares: Project Uganda Sponsor: Diane Gillespie Activity: T-Shirts Location: Main Cafeteria Avid Sponsor Ms. Williams Activity: Selling Water, Putt-Putt hole Loc...

Anime Club open to new members

Beats
September 25, 2009
Filed under CLUBS, News Briefs, Online Only

Anime Club, a club dedicated to watching and drawing anime, is still available to join. It meets every other Monday and there is a one time $5 fee for snacks. There is no scheduled deadline for joining, but those interested are encouraged to join as soon as possible. Club sponsor Rita Winters said...

Rivalry against Warren Central to be renewed in next week’s Homecoming game

sports
September 24, 2009
Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS

By Parker Myers <myershilite@gmail.com I love this rivalry. For me, that stems from being a cross-country runner. My freshman year as a runner, I watched the Warren Central Warriors tear up the course, led by the unforgettable De’Sean Turner. They ripped apart the competition all the way...

Brand controversies unknown to many

perspectives
September 24, 2009
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

By Hera Ashraf <hashraf@hilite.org>  I was at the mall with a couple of my friends one weekend and we passed by an Abercrombie and Fitch store. Immediately the store became the topic of our conversation. We talked about the posters in front of the store with the “perfect-looking” mode...

‘Boo!’

entertainment
September 24, 2009
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Rob Zombie’s “Halloween II” not as successful as his first  franchise remake By Mitch Ringenberg <mringenberg@hilite.org> For the most part, modern horror films are devoid of originality. They all abide to the same dull, predictable formula that has been applied to the genre’...

Letter to the editor

perspectives
September 24, 2009
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

Although the staff member responsible for submitting the op-ed piece entitled, “CHS: There’s no need to apologize for your size” ardently defends Carmel’s unusually large size, the merits of his/her argument focus too much on extra-curricular pursuits and unfortunately not enough on the liberal...

National health-care reform impacts Carmel families, businesses

News
September 24, 2009
Filed under NEWS

By Nina Underman <nunderman@hilite.org> Sophomore Emily Cooprider knows a little more about the current health-care debate than the average high school student. That’s because Emily, whose mom, Liz Cooprider, owns Saddlebrook Golf Course in Indianapolis, has heard her mother talking about the...

Religious fasts begin, end on Sunday

News
September 24, 2009
Filed under NEWS

Muslims, Jews find common ground as they forsake food, drink during this month’s observances By Thalib Razi <trazi@hilite.org> For most of this month, junior Rostam Razban woke up before dawn to eat a meal in observance of the fast of Ramadan. It might be a sandwich with meat or cream chees...

Fasting: a medical perspective

News
September 24, 2009
Filed under NEWS

Gail Stotsky, a doctor for IU Medical Group, observes the Yom Kippur fast. About four hours after a meal, she said, the body begins to break down its glycogen, reserves of energy stored mostly in the liver. “For Yom Kippur, (glycogen’s) most of what is getting you through the day,” Stotsky said....

Secular extremism present worldwide

perspectives
September 24, 2009
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

By Tim Chai <tchai@hilite.org>  Every day at the beginning of second or sixth period, a chorus of “…one nation, under God…” rings through the classrooms of this school in a unison so strong that an echo, faint as it may be, floats above the silence in the almost empty hallways. I’l...