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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...

Don’t Get Too Lazy: With summer break coming up, students should prioritize their future

Don’t Get Too Lazy: With summer break coming up, students should prioritize their future

Pranav Jothirajah

May 23, 2019

As I was growing up, summer was described as a time to relax and enjoy time away from school. This would often come in the form of going on a carefree vacation or doing absolutely nothing at home. However, as one grows older and enters high school, time is scarce as students are often surrounded by dem...

Viral Effects: Students who went viral on social media learn to deal with positive, negative feedback

Viral Effects: Students who went viral on social media learn to deal with positive, negative feedback

Calina He

April 19, 2019

“Going viral” was something senior Brandon Sandy and his friends never expected. However, after creating a TikTok-a short music video-in mid-February, Sandy noticed a countless number of notifications on his phone. The video, which shows Sandy and his friends dancing to a song, reached over 100,...

Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Anjali Natarajan, Calina He, Leslie Huang, and Raphael Li

March 22, 2019

For senior Tori Ledezma, the decision to apply early action to Purdue University was an easy one. After all, her parents went there, and Ledezma said that was a large factor for her. In mid-February, Ledezma officially committed to Purdue University. Ledezma said her final decision to commit to Purdue was ...

NetFIX the Originals: Too many original titles on Netflix, subscribers should reevaluate memberships

NetFIX the Originals: Too many original titles on Netflix, subscribers should reevaluate memberships

Calina He

February 22, 2019

Being an avid watcher of Netflix, I have always enjoyed its original shows and movies. However, as the number of original productions has increased, the quality of the original productions has decreased. Netflix has been spending a great deal of money to create new and excessive series and movies. Ac...

Following appointment of new committee leader Jeff Raatz, officials consider effect of government on schools, anticipate future changes

Lillian He

December 13, 2018

On Nov. 9, Sen. Dennis Kruse stepped down from his role as the leader of the education committee in the Indiana Senate, a position he held for 10 years. His successor Sen. Jeff Raatz plans to continue the majority of the policies that Kruse pushed for but also has goals of his own. Raatz said via e...

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu

November 16, 2018

For freshman Ashnaya Gupta, gymnastics has been part of her life since she was 2 years old. Gupta spends most hours after school practicing at Deveau’s School of Gymnastics, where she has proudly earned various state medals for her achievements. When Gupta first heard of the sexual abuse cases in US...

Maintenance staff to clean chillers for use

Maintenance staff to clean chillers for use

March 22, 2018

The maintenance staff is working on cleaning the school’s chillers in order to make sure they are in working condition for the coming warmer season. “Water runs through the chillers on its way up to the cooling tower on the roof," maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said. "Because (the chillers) haven’t...

Cold weather brings additional challenges for the custodial staff

January 16, 2018

The onslaught of freezing temperatures and snow has provided new hurdles for the custodial staff to cross in order to keep our school in prime condition. Many of these hurdles involve maintaining steady conditions in the school. “We are watching the building to make sure we don’t lose power or h...