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Best Buddies Club to attend Mr. Carmel on March 8, continue fundraising for annual Friendship Walk in April

Anne Schuh, Best Buddies president and senior, fills in dates in her planner during SRT. Schuh said Best Buddies will attend Mr. Carmel put on by CHS Champions Together in order to support Best Buddies members in the event as well as CHS  Champions Together.

Riya Chinni

March 1, 2019

The Best Buddies club plans to attend Mr. Carmel, an event put on by CHS Champions Together on March 8 to support Best Buddies peers involved in the event as well as CHS Champions Together. Anne Schuh, Best Buddies president and senior, said Best Buddies usually attends the event every year to support Ch...

Best Buddies to host Friendship Ball, fundraise for Friendship Walk, attend Pacers Game

Sophia Pecoraro, club officer and junior, works on homework during SRT. She said that she is excited about the upcoming events for Best Buddies this semester, especially the Indiana Pacers game that the club plans to attend

Riya Chinni

January 21, 2019

The annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball will take place on Jan. 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria, since the CHS chapter is hosting the event this year for middle school, high school and college chapters. However, according to club sponsor Christine Ellis, Best Buddies Indiana plans...

Best Buddies to carol during SRT

Melissa Settle, Best Buddies Club officer and senior, chats with her friend during lunch. This year is Settle’s fourth year in the club, and she said the SRT Christmas caroling has been a well-liked event in previous years.

Riya Chinni

December 3, 2018

To celebrate the holiday season, the Best Buddies Club will be caroling during SRT on Dec. 7 as well as doing a “gift-back” with the Kendra Scott store at The Fashion Mall at Keystone. For the fundraiser, some of the proceeds from Kendra Scott purchases will go towards the Best Buddies Friendshi...

Best Buddies reveals details about upcoming Halloween party

Best Buddies club sponsor Christine Ellis and Halle Throgmorton, vice president and senior, discuss the Best Buddies article in the HiLite. Throgmorton, who said she loves all of the club’s events, said, “Getting to know everyone, just the whole family atmosphere, getting together, always makes my weeks and months.

Riya Chinni

November 1, 2018

The Best Buddies Club will host a Halloween party tomorrow, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Main Cafeteria as their last event for October. The party will have several activities so that the Best Buddies members can still enjoy Halloween. Club sponsor Christine Ellis said, “A lot of our friends, they’re ...

Best Buddies members compete to earn title ‘Champion of the Year’

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER:
Reilly Sickels, Best Buddies member and junior, holds hands with Sarah Cundiff, Best Buddies member and sophomore,  during an event. These events form strong bonds between peers and buddies.

Rhea Acharya and Pranav Jothirajah

October 25, 2018

This fall, Gabi Stigter, Best Buddies member and sophomore, and Christine Ellis, Best Buddies sponsor and English teacher, find themselves competing against each other as well as CEOs and state anchors in a state-wide competition in order to be named “Best Buddies Champion of the Year.” For this, both...

Best Buddies to host Halloween party, attend other clubs’ Halloween celebrations

Club officer and senior Melissa Settle works on homework during SRT. She said she’s excited to see how all the buddies will interact with each other as the year goes on, and especially to see them together at the Halloween party.

Riya Chinni

October 18, 2018

The Best Buddies club plans to host a Halloween themed party for its club members on Oct. 31 after school since the holiday falls on a school day this year. The club also plans to collectively participate in Halloween themed activities from other clubs and organizations, such as the Ghosts and Goblins run,...

Best Buddies to host Match Party Friday, Cool Creek Park event

Anne Schuh, Best Buddies president and senior plans a meeting during SRT. Schuh said she is most excited for the significant influx of new members to the club this year.

Riya Chinni

September 19, 2018

The Best Buddies club will host its first event of the school year this Friday, Sept. 21 during SRT where all the buddies will meet their student peers for the school year and get to know them. The club will also host an event at Cool Creek Park the following Saturday, Sept. 22, inviting the parents of ...

Best Buddies to host Match Party for club members, has three new sponsors

Best Buddies club members Anne Schuh, Sky Simpson, Molly Shaffer and Melissa Settle chat after the second call-out meeting. The club had two call-out meetings for this year, with in total over 150 students attending.

Riya Chinni

September 4, 2018

The first event for the Best Buddies club this school year will be a “match party” for its members on Sept. 6 where the buddies will meet their peers for the year for the first time, after match interviews that determined their partners. The club will also have three new sponsors this year: Engli...