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Resurgence of popular TV shows from 2000s prompts students feeling of nostalgia

Junior Madeline Blank smiles as she rewatches old episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney+. With the renewal of old shows, many teenagers are revisiting their childhood in nostalgic remembrance of their favorite shows.
October 23, 2020

If you have been on TikTok recently you have likely seen trends surrounding 2000s TV shows such as “Clone High” and “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” These shows have been gaining popularity for a...

Student character designers, art teacher describe effects of new styles of animation

Note: This is a character design by junior Kenzie Howard; this was not created by the HiLite staff. Kenzie Howard, character designer and junior, draws different aspects of her original character, Felicity. She created the concept based off of the question of what animals would look like if they were humans.
December 12, 2019

The phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it. This is the Oxford...

Disney’s Live-Action Remakes: A Good Investment?

October 29, 2019

Recently, Disney has been investing its attention and money into live action remakes of their previously animated movies that were released in the 20th century. But these live-action remakes are nothing...

Homecoming ’19: Playhouse Building Day [MUSE]

Homecoming '19: Playhouse Building Day [MUSE]
September 25, 2019

We're halfway through Homecoming week and today's spirit day is a bit more tailored to each class. Each class gets its own spirit day, all of which are based on the themes for the playhouse buildings for...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted...

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater
January 24, 2019

On Feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last ...

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle
January 13, 2019

Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw)...

Forte in Florida: This year, CHS Orchestras travel to Florida for their triennial out-of-state school trip

Tom Chen, assistant director of orchestras, conducts the string section of Symphony orchestra during an after school rehearsal. With a little less than a month left to go, the orchestra has been practicing non-stop to prepare for performing in Florida.
March 23, 2018

Unlike many in her class, Min Hua Li, senior and orchestra member, decided not to join the 130 orchestra students going on the Disney World trip this spring. The orchestra performing arts trips are optional,...

Photo Essay: Wednesday Disney

Junior Austin Rushinky dressed up as Russel from UP.
September 13, 2017
Students dress up for the third spirit day of homecoming week.

Accents and Ambassadors prepare for performance at Disney World celebration

Ambassadors run through their Holiday Spectacular show on stage during rehearsal. The Accents and Ambassadors prepared for Holiday Spectacular in conjunction with the Candlelight 
Processional.
December 12, 2016

Each year, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, Disney puts on a weekly performance known as the Candlelight Processional in Epcot Center in Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This year, both the Accents...

CHS students discuss minority representation in new Disney movie, “Moana”

Hawaiian and Junior Catherine “Kate” Adaniya holds a family blanket. The pattern on the blanket represents many beliefs and traditions in Hawaiian culture.
November 17, 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios will release a new princess movie next Wednesday titled “Moana,” which is about a Polynesian warrior princess who joins the demigod Maui to become a master-wayfinder...

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