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WHJE to feature new music, help new staff members adjust to shows

WHJE to feature new music, help new staff members adjust to shows

Angela Qian

September 13, 2019

WHJE will start playing more new alternative rock hits by artists like Billie Eilish, according to Paige Ohrvall, WHJE promos manager and senior. “We just had our big fundraiser, LROS, Last Rock of Summer,” Ohrvall said. “Right now it’s football season, so tune into the football games.” W...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure about what club to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and At...

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

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

Grace Xu

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...

Harmas explains new structure of PTO meetings this year; first one scheduled tomorrow at 9 a.m. in community room

Harmas explains new structure of PTO meetings this year; first one scheduled tomorrow at 9 a.m. in community room

Da-Hyun Hong

September 2, 2019

The structure of PTO meetings will better accommodate different student interests this year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. He said the meetings will be thematic; for example, there would be rounds of IB/AP, TCP, and JEL and CTE classes. “We want to make sure everybody doesn’t have to listen to e...

Thoughtful Tech: Administration should make sure curriculum makes full use of new available technology

HiLite Staff

August 13, 2019

With adding various technologies like Canvas, CHS is continuing to increase its technological presence. This year, with the addition of more technology carts, CHS will introduce a two-to-one ratio of students to laptops. Next year, the district plans to have a one-to-one ratio. This transition is simila...

Rocking with the Bands: Q&A with bands Treefoil, Vennola on upcoming Last Rock of Summer Performance

Veronica Teeter

August 13, 2019

Treefoil: Alex Turner, Max DiBella, Keloe Sefo How can fans access your music? DiBella: Our music is accessible on essentially all the major streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Tidal, Deezer, Google Music, etc. The only service I know of that we aren't accessible fro...

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...