Student, teacher discuss hopes for in-person English classes in 2021-2022 school year

Archit Kalra March 26, 2021

With the school district’s recent announcement that students will return to regular in-person instruction in the 2021-2022 school year, both students and teachers have said they are enthusiastic to revisit...

The English Department will make changes to the curriculum to better address the issues virtual learning poses, such as limited contact with teachers, according to English teacher Christine Ellis. Ellis said she will work with other teachers in the department to include portions of the curriculum that they feel will best prepare students for future classes.

English Department to modify curriculum due to new situations posed by virtual, hybrid learning environments

Archit Kalra September 16, 2020

English teachers will collaborate to modify the curriculum covered in each class this year, as per English teacher Christine Ellis. “The new school policies have made it more difficult to form relationships...

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.

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

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,...

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

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

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...

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.

Best Buddies to carol during SRT

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,...

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.

Best Buddies reveals details about upcoming Halloween party

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...

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.

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

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...

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.

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

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...

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.

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

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...

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.

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

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...

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