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National Art Honor Society members to wrap up year with planning of upcoming celebration

National Art Honor Society members to wrap up year with planning of upcoming celebration

May 23, 2019

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) leaders will organize party committees to set up different aspects of the end of year celebration. Each of the committees will find a way to include various artistic styles into the overall atmosphere and conduct of the party. The main focus of the efforts put into the...

For Your Inspiration: Art students, art department chair advise artists how to take inspiration from others without stealing art

For Your Inspiration: Art students, art department chair advise artists how to take inspiration from others without stealing art

Isabella White

May 23, 2019

Imagination and creativity are two traits often found within an artist. As he or she finishes the final stroke of a masterpiece, everyone is left wondering where the idea came from. While pure artistic intuition often plays a large role, the long-held tradition of gathering inspiration from other works ha...

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council  curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

Grace Xu

May 23, 2019

While teenagers are often  stereotyped as rash and shallow rather than inspirational and profound, two students at this school are reversing that stereotype through a meaningful art showcase in partnership with the Carmel Arts Council (CAC). Senior Jessica Qu and junior Minjeong Kim are the 2019 CAC cu...

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019

As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

Locker Out: Proactive locker initiative benefits both students, administration

Locker Out: Proactive locker initiative benefits both students, administration

HiLite Staff

May 23, 2019

To meet the demands of the rising CHS student population,  administration is introducing a locker opt-out policy for the 2019-20 school year. This policy is directed at students who do not use their locker due to inconvenience or schedule demands. To opt out of a locker, students must submit their name, stu...

Cabinet wraps up year with Paint War, plans for 2019-2020 school year

Cabinet wraps up year with Paint War, plans for 2019-2020 school year

Christina Yang

May 14, 2019

After finishing what Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff said was “the best show Cabinet has put together for (Music for Miracles)", Speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons said Cabinet will have its last event, Paint War, on May 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the field across the Murray Stadium. The registration...

Cabinet to present Music for Miracles, wrap up with end-of-the-year activities

Cabinet to present Music for Miracles, wrap up with end-of-the-year activities

Christina Yang

April 24, 2019

According to Speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons, Cabinet will organize Music for Miracles, which will take place at the Palladium on April 28, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets for general admission are $17, and Cabinet members will also sell box seat tickets, whose price will vary depending on the box a...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize Art Gala, induct new members

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize Art Gala, induct new members

Emily Dexter

April 24, 2019

According to Rik Bag, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) president and senior, the council plans to put on the annual Carmel Art Gala on April 28 at the Palladium. The Art Gala raises funds for Riley Children’s Hospital, in conjunction with Music for Miracles. “The committee (organizing the gal...

To All the Directors They’ve Snubbed Before: Lack of female Oscar nominees for best director highlights implications of discrimination for female students pursuing film careers

To All the Directors They’ve Snubbed Before: Lack of female Oscar nominees for best director highlights implications of discrimination for female students pursuing film careers

Jessica Konrad

April 19, 2019

"Wonder woman.” “Lady Bird.” “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” Beyond the massive success of each of these films, there is another factor that unites them all. Each one features a female director. From the reception of each of these films, viewers can see that women have made tremendous ...

National Art Honor Society members to start planning details for upcoming outreach event

National Art Honor Society members to start planning details for upcoming outreach event

Valliei Chandrakumar

April 10, 2019

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) members will collaborate on details for an event in which students will display and sell their personal artworks revolving the theme of earth elements to members of the public. The date of the event, the time span, and the location is undecided but the members have agreed ...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize dodgeball tournament, Art Gala

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to organize dodgeball tournament, Art Gala

Emily Dexter

March 27, 2019

  According to Rik Bag, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) president and senior, the council’s annual dodgeball tournament will take place on April 8 in the fieldhouse. Bag said proceeds from the event will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. “(The tournament’s) usually pretty successful,”...