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National Art Honor Society members to greet the public at the Soho Art Show on March 1

Valliei Chandrakumar

February 27, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) members will host the Soho Art Show on March 1 at Soho Gallery from 5 to 8 p.m. where selected pieces chosen by art department representatives will be on display for the general public. During this March tradition, members will set up the projects at the cafe and gre...

Refresh the Page: New school website, launched this semester, looks clean, still needs some tweaks

HiLite Staff

February 22, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials

As of late, students, staff and administration here have been upgrading almost every technological aspect of the school to much success. Canvas has allowed access to files and documents for students on a computer or phone and has provided more technology-based options for teachers. PowerSchool gave the gradebook s...

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

Marvin Fan

February 22, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, entertainment-top, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

The recent movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” utilized new technology in order to create a style of movie never seen before. The film combined computer animation and traditional hand-drawn comic book techniques. At this school, sophomore Jacob Renay-Lopes uses technology to express himself a...

Here’s the Scope: Despite opposition, people should keep horoscopes alive, appreciate their true purpose

Here’s the Scope: Despite opposition, people should keep horoscopes alive, appreciate their true purpose

Anna Klauz

February 22, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

Astrology dates back to the ancient days when the divination by the stars was an essential practice to find a glimpse of your future endeavors. A modern-day twist has been implemented shifting its focus more on the social science aspect of psychology rather the observational science it used to be enterta...

Hartfelt Apology? : Reporters Ashwin Prasad and Lily McAndrews debate whether Kevin Hart should host Oscars after scandal over homophobic tweets

Hartfelt Apology? : Reporters Ashwin Prasad and Lily McAndrews debate whether Kevin Hart should host Oscars after scandal over homophobic tweets

Ashwin Prasad, Lily McAndrews

February 22, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

Experienced, entertaining host Kevin Hart should be forgiven for decade-old homophobic tweets As many of you know by now, the Oscars will not have a host this year. Its original host, Kevin Hart, quit the role because of Twitter backlash over his homophobic tweets. I’m not condoning his tweets. He has admitted what he said was wrong...

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Jesse Cooper

February 22, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

  What music are you most interested in (in writing), what do you like to write? “I enjoy writing more kind of laid back, singer songwriter kind of vibe. Usually more acoustic or guitar driven or piano driven. I write a lot of ballads, it's kind of my little niche.”   Who a...

Soho Cafe to replace Monon Cafe and Sweets in March

Soho Cafe to replace  Monon Cafe and Sweets in March

Pranav Jothirajah

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

In the coming months, the Monon Cafe and Sweets, which was located in the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL), will soon be replaced by Soho Cafe. The Monon Cafe and Sweets has been around the library for six years and has been seen as a popular place for CHS students to come to after school and get fo...

National Art Honor Society to plan for SoHo Art Show on March 1 in upcoming meetings

Valliei Chandrakumar

February 20, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

In preparation for SoHo Art Show at SoHo Cafe on March 1, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) members will be arranging and perfecting pieces which will be displayed for the general public to see during the show. In the meetings prior to the show, members will plan the schedule and refreshments for the gues...

National Art Honor Society to welcome new members with Induction Ceremony on Jan. 29

Valliei Chandrakumar

January 27, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Beginning the third year of the semester-long club, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) will hold its annual Induction Ceremony on Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the media center to celebrate the admission of new members into the exclusive club. Surrounded by family and community, new members are officially accepted aft...

Youth Activism: Following midterm elections, students from both sides of the aisle consider effectiveness of political activism movements

Youth Activism: Following midterm elections, students from both sides of  the aisle consider effectiveness of political activism movements

Josie Cruzan

January 24, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, Recent Updates

        For sophomore Isabella Fallahi, the months leading up to the midterm elections this past November consisted of waking up, getting ready, going to school, then catching a ride to the Hamilton County Democratic Office, where she would pick up a shift manning phones or canvassing in neighbo...

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

CHS to begin building new crosswalk near trail this spring

Rhea Acharya

January 24, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

During this spring and summer there will be construction at the trail end intersection as well as along 136th Street in order to allow for safer pedestrian traffic here. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation for the Carmel Clay Schools District, said, “(The construction will) provide a defined crosswalk that will have flashing lights that...

Stop Copying Me: Students should follow their own passions instead of copying activities pursued by their older siblings, other family members

Amy Tian

January 24, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

As I was growing up, I always followed in the footsteps of my brother who was four years older than me. When we were younger, if my brother did well in an activity, sport or class, my parents would sign me up for it as well later on. While this was not harmful before high school, I began to realize...