Q+A with cabinet member Ethan DeVries, on dance marathon goals for this year

Da-Hyun Hong

March 2, 2020

Ethan DeVries, Cabinet Member and Senior   Why do you participate in Dance Marathon? I participate in Dance Marathon because people say you can find small causes around your community that help your community but this was the first cause that I found that was bigger than myself. I want...

WHJE to host Riley-Thon, collect competition entries for IASB

Junior Jess Cooper and radio adviser Dominic James stand by the WHJE sign. Cooper said WHJE will partner with Cabinet to raise money for Riley.

Angela Qian

January 19, 2020

WHJE will conduct a Riley-Thon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital and promote Dance Marathon, which will be at 4 p.m. on Feb. 29, according to Jess Cooper, Riley-Thon organizer and junior. “I am a Riley kid. I’m an oncology kid, so I spent six months at Ri...

Coquettes team reflects on Dance Marathon performance

Juniors and dancers Lexi Dungey (left) and Maddy Massa (right) have lunch together as team members. The girls try to balance school, dance and socialization. “I use the time I have to get things done and bond with my teammates, who quickly become close friends,” Massa said.

Hannah Gretz

February 26, 2019

As of Feb. 23, the coquettes dance team showcases their final performance for the 2018-2019 at this school’s annual Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon, a six hour long event supporting Riley Children’s Hospital, allows the team to perform for the participants as part of their event schedule. “It went really well,” dance...

Cabinet plans car wash, Trick-or-Treat for Riley, grateful for participation in September events

Dawson Cockerham, Cabinet member and senior, raises his House group sign at the first House meeting on September 7. According to Wolff, at the next meeting on Oct. 10, House members will brainstorm activities and themes for Trick-or-Treat for Riley.

Christina Yang

October 24, 2018

According to Speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons, from 12 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 6 and 7, Cabinet will wash cars outside Door 9 in exchange for donations, all of which will go to Riley Children’s Hospital. “It’s pretty self-explanatory: your standard car wash outside the school,” Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff said. “We moved the car wash--it used to be September--to October to spread out our programming a little bi...

CHS House of Representatives look to their future events after Carmel Dance Marathon

Lauren Roop, House member and senior, takes notes during class to make time for the final House events of the year. She said she is excited for the upcoming events at the end of her senior year.

Aditya Belamkar

March 6, 2018

CHS House of Representatives move on to their future events after Carmel Dance Marathon concluded this past Saturday. “After Dance Marathon, we still have a lot more for House. We have an egg hunt, we have Music for Miracles at the Palladium and we also have a few other things that will be coming...

Dance Marathon 2018

HiLite Online Staff

February 22, 2018

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CHS House of Representatives continues preparation for Carmel Dance Marathon

Lauren Roop, House member and senior, works on her homework during class to make time for House’s most busy time of the year. She has been involved in House for several years and has witnessed this in the past.

Aditya Belamkar

February 15, 2018

The CHS House of Representatives continues their preparations towards Carmel Dance Marathon which will occur on Feb. 24 at CHS. According to both speaker of the House Sam Johnson and House sponsor Sarah Wolff, one focus for this year is working on thanking and appreciating dancers for what they do prio...

Art department to contribute to Dance Marathon Silent Auction

Cabinet member and senior Ryan Woock holds a piece that will be up for bid in the Dance Marathon Silent Auction. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria on Feb. 22.

Lilly St. Angelo, Reporter

February 2, 2017

On Feb. 22, artwork from CHS art students and faculty will be up for bid at the Dance Marathon Silent Auction. The event will take place in the Freshman Cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. and tickets are available in advance for $5 and will be sold at the door for $7. This includes dinner. All proceeds will ...

Service Above Self

Service Above Self


February 19, 2016

Enter the sliding doors, and a visitor is confronted by nurses and doctors rushing through hallways adorned with rainforest decorations and painted tropical scenes. A nurse dressed in pastel scrubs wheels a patient from his room for a blood test to track the effect of his medication on the HIV in...

Dancing For the Kids who Can’t

Dancing For the Kids who Can’t


February 20, 2015

Dance Marathon Head  Katie Tortorice prepares for tomorrow’s Dance Marathon For Katherine “Katie” Tortorice, Dance Marathon Head, Riley Kid and senior, the sole purpose of CHS’s Dance Marathon was not about the money earned but instead, it was about the students’ collaboration in helpin...

Dance Marathon. Students should educate themselves on use of CHS Dance Marathon funds

Dance Marathon. Students should educate themselves on use of CHS Dance Marathon funds


February 27, 2014

Another season of Dance Marathon has come and gone. The annual family dinner, basketball tailgate, setting FirstGiving accounts and asking for corporate donations are all over, not to mention the main event: dancing for six hours for the kids who can’t. Once again this year, the opposing viewpoints t...