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In-school summer courses, counseling workshops to move online

Students listen to a guest speaker's presentation at a college and career workshop hosted at CHS by the counseling center. Due to COVID-19, these workshops have been moved to be online.

Kassandra Darnell

May 21, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP Macroeconomics and AP Government, in-school summer classes traditionally offered at CHS, have been transferred online. This school still plans to offer students the opportunity to receive credit and take part in the classes, but they will take them virtually through the Indiana Online...

All Indiana K-12 schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

All Indiana K-12 schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Da-Hyun Hong

April 2, 2020

This afternoon, Gov. Holcomb announced that all Indiana K-12 schools will deliver online instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Schools must complete 160 total instructional days or at least 20 more days of e-learning from today. CHS's last day of remote learning will be May 21. Fo...

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

MAKING MONEY: Senior Luisana Rodriguez checks how many seats are available in Red Robin. Rodriguez has worked at Red Robin for a little less than a year. She said that her family sends money over to their relatives in Venezuela to help make their lives easier.

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

Freshman Abby Ko works on her assignments in class. She said CHS provides a larger variety of classes in comparison to her previous private school. Despite the differences, both public and private schools offer rigorous courses.

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

Kian Robinson, club member and junior, prepares for the Environmental Action Club call out meeting.

Laasya Mamidipalli

September 4, 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

PRINCIPLE OF PRINCIPALS: 
Principal John Williams talks to senior Sarah Biette. Student Body President Mike Pitz said it saddens him to see him go, but he appreciates the time and leadership Williams provided.

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...