The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug


December 13, 2013

2013 is almost over, and fans are anxiously anticipating “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug,” the second of the three-part Hobbit prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The film, which premieres today in the United States (excluding the Dec. 2 Los Angeles premiere), will continue the storyline ...

Media staff plans on hosting gallery walks, event for Teen Read Week, new display


October 14, 2013

According to media department chairperson Terri Ramos, the media staff is planning on hosting multiple gallery walks in accordance with various classes such as English on Oct. 15 and 17. "We will be doing a gallery walk about 9/11 for students reading the book 102 Minutes," Ramos said. "We will also be hosting a gallery walk about the Holocaust for 10th g...

HiLite staff earns CSPA Gold Circle awards

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September 27, 2013

HiLite staff members received Gold Circle awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), according to a press release sent out on Sept. 20. The 30-year-old award program recognizes work from student journalists, published in print or online between June 16, 2012 and June 15, 2013. The CSPA...

Media staff to plan Vietnam veterans event, announce deadline for returning materials


May 9, 2013

For the last series of events planned for this school year, the media staff members are planning to host the annual all-day presentation session on May 10. The event will consist of Vietnam War veterans coming into the media center and talking to social studies classes about the Vietnam War, according...

Media staff members to lend part of media center for portion of planetarium presentation


March 19, 2013

According to media department chairperson Bonnie Grimble, media staff members will be working with the Carmel High School Planetarium and the Astronomy Club to host a presentation event on March 23. The entire event–which will occur from 6 to 8 p.m.–will include a variety of activities such as a walk-through of...

UNICEF postpones bake sale until after spring break


March 14, 2013

UNICEF plans to have a meeting on February 27, 2013. The bake sale has been moved even further, until April. The bake sale has been postponed to after spring break due to the large amount of bake sales happening by other clubs. This new proposed time is over two months after the original planned date...

Media center staff members continue “Food For Fines” amnesty, urge more donations

Media manager Donna Prather sorts through the donated cans for the


February 27, 2013

According to media department chairperson Bonnie Grimble, the media center staff members will continue their "Food For Fines" amnesty, in which students can turn in canned food in return for clearing any fines they owe to the media center. “This is just an opportunity for students to both do good for the community an...

Media staff members plan ‘Speed Dating’ reading event and “Food for Fines” event for February

Media manager Shanna Mooney displays working posters promoting the


February 5, 2013

Members of the media center staff plan to introduce a “Speed Dating” reading event during SRT on Feb. 11 and 15, according to media manager Shanna Mooney. The staff members created the event in order to create an opportunity for students to read books for the Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award). “The event is based on the speed datin...

UNICEF plans to pass out spirit wear, bake sale


January 31, 2013

UNICEF plans to hold a meeting on February 6, 2013 February’s bake sale, pass out spirit wear and begin preparing future officers to lead the club next year. The bake sale will be in February. UNICEF expects to raise over $200. Club members will run the bake sale during lunch hours and sell brownies,...

Media staff designates quiet study room in library


January 10, 2013

The media staff has set apart "Quiet Zones" in three areas of the media center, according to media department chairperson Bonnie Grimble. "It's really nothing new," Grimble said. "We are just letting people know that the classrooms are available for such use." Grimble said one of the reasons for...

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November 16, 2012

Every year, children and parents gather around to put on their double-duty coats, hand out peanut butter rations and wear Ushanka hats together at the local malls and get ready for one of the most unnecessary events of the year—Black Friday. This popular shopping event, however, is hardly signific...

Media staff to begin ice cream event, introduce Kurt Vonnegut display


September 20, 2012

Media staff members will commence their annual ice cream cone event, which will begin on Sept. 24 and last the whole week, according to media department chairperson Bonnie Grimble. Students can search for clues to the hidden ice cream cones in the various areas of the media center. "If you find a...