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Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Kassandra Darnell

April 19, 2019

Two years ago, senior Luisana Rodriguez and her mother left their home in Venezuela and moved to the United States in order to avoid the growing political and economic crisis spreading across the country. They first moved to Miami and then to Indiana, but at the time, the conditions in Venezuela wer...

Hear Our Voice: HiLite, other Indiana publications not immune to censorship unless New Voices Bill passes this legislative season

Hear Our Voice: HiLite, other Indiana publications not immune to  censorship unless New Voices Bill passes this legislative season

November 16, 2018

In 2017, it failed. in 2018, it failed again. but in 2019, if we make a strong case to our representatives, House Bill 1130 may finally pass and finally restore freedom of the press to student journalism in Indiana’s schools. HB 1130, known as the “New Voices” bill, would provide scholastic journalists...

Comparison between private, public schools shows effects different schooling systems have on students

Comparison between private, public schools  shows effects different schooling systems have on students

Leslie Huang and Raiha Zainab

September 21, 2018

A mass of students travel from the A rooms to B rooms. Students shuffle through the never-ending line of traffic spilling over between the two main hallways. For freshman Abby Ko, this experience was something new. Ko went from traveling through one hallway with all her classes to the largest public ...

Environmental Action Club Makes Plans to Start off New School Year

Environmental Action Club Makes Plans to Start off New School Year

Laasya Mamidipalli

September 3, 2018

Ben Ring, Environmental Action club officer and junior, says, “The call out meeting is after school on Sept. 10 in room B207, and the club typically meets the second Monday of every month.” Ring says, “At the call out meeting we mainly want to talk about what’s going on locally. We want to introduce the clu...

Senior Jackson Roberts dies Jan. 4, counseling services available

Manahil Nadeem

January 9, 2018

Senior Jackson Roberts died on Jan. 4. CHS counselors will be available the week of Jan. 9 for students to talk to. Principal Tom Harmas said, “It is always difficult to lose a student, but we always have to remember that it is more difficult to lose a child. We have to make sure we keep Jackson...

Senior Michael Bonney dies Oct. 26, counseling services available

Manahil Nadeem

October 27, 2017

Senior Michael Bonney died on Oct. 26. Principal Tom Harmas said, “My greatest hope is that everyone will keep the family and their thoughts and prayers in mind and that we, as a Greyhound community, can learn to love each other because there are times that life can be short." Director of Counselin...

A Legendary Legacy; CHS prepares for Principal John Williams’ retirement, introducing his successor

A Legendary Legacy; CHS prepares for Principal John  Williams’ retirement, introducing his successor

Emily Dexter, Story

April 20, 2017

Student body president Mike Pitz said he was riding a bus with his basketball teammates when he found out Principal John Williams plans to retire at the end of the school year. The team was in the midst of preparations for the Regional tournament later that day, and this announcement added to the earl...

Men’s tennis wins IHSAA State Championship over North Central 4-1

Men’s tennis wins IHSAA State Championship over North Central 4-1

Angela Sun, Social Media Editor

October 16, 2016

For the first time since 2012, the men’s tennis team has won the IHSAA State Championship. The team beat the past three-year champion North Central 4-1 on Oct. 15 at North Central’s tennis courts. The men’s tennis team has gone undefeated 17-0 this season, and beat North Central in the regular...

Junior Patrick McCalley dies Oct. 6, counseling services available

Melissa Yap, Management

October 7, 2016

Junior Patrick McCalley died on Oct. 6. CHS counselors will be available the week of Oct. 10 for students to talk to. According to counselor Cathleen Johnson, the counselors have an open-door policy, so students can stop by any time. She said CHS also has social workers who will available to help...

Despite early problems, Canvas provides benefits for students that may outweigh any early cons

Despite early problems, Canvas provides benefits for students that may outweigh any early cons

Misha Rekhter, Reporter

September 16, 2016

Change is in the air this year. After a lengthy investigative process, CHS teachers are now using Canvas, the new learning management system. However, many staff and students alike seem to resent this influx of technology. It is understandable that change can be difficult and stressful, but as a school...

FURY ON WHEELS: Chloe Wiser

FURY ON WHEELS: Chloe Wiser

15min

April 21, 2016

Q&A with Sophomore Chloe Wiser How long have you participated in roller derby? I have played for five seasons. What is the hardest part of a roller derby competition? The hardest part of roller derby is the physicality of it. ‘Cause the position I play, (I’m a jammer) I’m in charge of sco...

Indiana to eliminate ISTEP+ testing after 2017 school year, students and teachers have mixed reactions

Indiana to eliminate ISTEP+ testing after 2017 school year, students and teachers have mixed reactions

Contributor

March 23, 2016

Governor Mike Pence recently signed into law a bill that reformed many aspects of education. Although the bill focuses on many other subjects concerning the education department, the main aspect of the bill is the ISTEP test repeal that will become operational after the 2017 school year. A panel of ed...