Speech team member will participate in National tournament June 13-18


May 17, 2012

Adele Zhou, speech team member and senior, will be the only participant from the CHS speech team in the National tournament on June 13-18 in Indianapolis. It is the first time that Indianapolis is hosting the National since 1993. John Love, speech team sponsor and English teacher, said he is proud of ...

Junior Class participates in Prom court elections


April 21, 2012

Prom court elections will begin after spring break, according to Junior Class sponsor John Love. The preliminary ballots will be handed out sometime during SRT. “It’s the same process as homecoming court,” Love said. “It’ll be very fun.” The Junior Class officers have also settled on...

Junior Class officers decide on Cinco de Mayo color scheme for prom

Junior Class officers decide on Cinco de Mayo color scheme for prom


March 20, 2012

Instead of going with the traditional prom theme with an overarching title, this spring season the Junior Class officers and sponsors have decided to forego the title and stick with a brighter color scheme, according to prom sponsor Maureen Borto. This year, the prom is scheduled for May 5, or as some people commonly call...

Junior Class officers begin preparations for prom, to occur at Fountains despite rumors


February 6, 2012

The Junior Class officers met with Junior Class sponsor John Love on Jan. 31 to begin planning prom. “We are in the pre-planning stages for prom,” Love said. “Basically, we don’t make any profit off of prom. Prom ticket sales for prom pay for prom.” Love also said prom will be held at...

Junior Class to begin scheduling Jan. 10


January 5, 2012

The Junior Class will begin scheduling on Jan. 10, according to counseling secretary Julie Van Buren. “The juniors will meet in groups with their counselors  in the auditorium,” Van Buren said. The last day to change a student’s schedule for the 2012-2013 school year is Mar. 1, 2012, according...

Senior Terrance Lewis actively participates in more than 40 clubs

Senior Terrance Lewis actively participates in more than 40 clubs


December 12, 2011

Whenever a new freshman class enters CHS, the students are encouraged to “get involved” by joining an extracurricular activity at the school. This year, student body president Terrance Lewis and senior Shayan Ahmad have decided to take that mantra to a new level. Their goal is to participate in at least 40 clubs this school year. To date, they have already surpasse...

Junior Class to begin scheduling Nov. 14


November 8, 2011

Juniors are scheduled to meet with their counselors during the week of Nov. 14 to Nov. 18 to plan their senior year schedules, according to Junior Class president Chris Johnson. “Teachers are giving us recommendations this week,” Johnson said. The recommendations are made to aid students in selecting...

Junior class recognized at Chaucie’s Place annual auction


October 29, 2011

The Junior Class was recognized at the Chaucie’s Place annual “Celebrate the Children” silent auction on Oct. 6.  According to Junior Class sponsor John Love, the class was recognized for choosing Chaucie’s Place as its Homecoming week charity for the past 9 years. “(Chaucie’s Place)...

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January 8, 2011

The story begins with Liz Gilbert, a woman in her early thirties with a stable marriage and a successful career, kneeling on her bathroom floor, sobbing. This isn’t just a one-night thing. This has turned into an every-night thing. Her life, the life she had worked so hard to perfectly craft, wa...

What’s so bad about going digital?


December 13, 2010

By Adele Zhou <azhou@hilite.org> Ah. To be sitting in front of a computer screen once again. Never did I think that the artificial glow of my computer would be so comforting. Allow me to explain. In the spring of this year, the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda (ICMPA...

Words can hurt


October 20, 2010

By Adele Zhou <azhou@hilite.org> “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” It’s one of the most popular sayings ever, and also one of the most absurd. Words can never hurt a person? Words can always hurt a person. There’s a reason that the law protects ...

Freshmen dive into CHS traditions


September 25, 2009

The Freshman Class will kick off the year with Homecoming activities during the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 3.  One big disadvantage the freshmen will have is the unfamiliarity with the school. “We don’t really know what’s going on,” Freshman Class president Chris Johnson said. “We’re doing...