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CHS should broaden standards of Distinguished Grad to better represent everyone

HiLite Staff February 21, 2020

Unlike most high schools, CHS uses the Distinguished Grad program to recognize its top seniors each year. The system, which started more than ten years ago, allows students to  accumulate points and recognizes...

Reliability of internet connection at CHS could improve if students are able to directly report issues

Reliability of internet connection at CHS could improve if students are able to directly report issues

HiLite Staff December 12, 2019

For most students, connecting to this school’s Wi-Fi is easy. All one needs to do is input the unique username and password made for the school’s computers in the appropriate blanks when prompted....

Brain Healthy: Administration hires first mental health coordinator to respond to crises in schools, benefit students

HiLite Staff September 20, 2019

In June 2019, the Carmel Clay board of trustees hired the first mental health coordinator in our district, Stephanie Whiteside, to further its initiative of addressing mental health issues among Carmel Clay...

Thoughtful Tech: Administration should make sure curriculum makes full use of new available technology

HiLite Staff August 13, 2019

With adding various technologies like Canvas, CHS is continuing to increase its technological presence. This year, with the addition of more technology carts, CHS will introduce a two-to-one ratio of students...

Locker Out: Proactive locker initiative benefits both students, administration

Locker Out: Proactive locker initiative benefits both students, administration

HiLite Staff May 23, 2019

To meet the demands of the rising CHS student population,  administration is introducing a locker opt-out policy for the 2019-20 school year. This policy is directed at students who do not use their locker...

STOPit Survey – How it Was Conducted

January 24, 2019

The HiLite conducted a survey about the new anonymous alert system at CHS: STOPit. The overall goal of the survey was to determine CHS students' overall perception of STOPit and whether or not they have...

Rethinking Late Start: CHS administrators should reconsider length, frequency of late start

Rethinking Late Start: CHS administrators should reconsider length, frequency of late start

HiLite staff February 23, 2018

This school has used the same late start strategy for years. Students have utilized this time to catch up on assignments while staff members have professional development time which is a time when...

Giving Back. Donating to others is important all year round, not just during holiday season.

Giving Back. Donating to others is important all year round, not just during holiday season.

HiLite staff December 14, 2017

Care to Share, the annual holiday fundraiser sponsored by the student senate, starts in November and ends right before finals week. Senate assigns the SRTs a goal value of money raised and collect funds...

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

HiLite staff November 17, 2017

Feeling tense on the Internet? it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current political climate in our society, with controversies constantly bringing tension to people all across the country. While...

Care for Veterans. As Veterans Day approaches, recognition, honor of veterans is more important than ever.

Care for Veterans. As Veterans Day approaches, recognition, honor of veterans is more important than ever.

HiLite staff October 26, 2017

In just a few hundred years, our nation has fought through conflicts from the Revolutionary War, which began the country itself, to both World Wars, to the Korean and Vietnam Wars and now to Afghanistan...

Cutting Opinions. Professional publications  need to remember the importance of opinion writing

Cutting Opinions. Professional publications need to remember the importance of opinion writing

perspectives January 23, 2014

Some of my earliest and most cherished memories of my father were of Sunday mornings, when we would sit at the kitchen table together and read the Sunday newspaper. The editorial page in particular would...

The school board should consider the benefits of a balanced calendar, monitor Nobleville’s progress.

Author Archives March 22, 2013

For some reason or another, we’ve reached that time of year when students’ attendance drops as the school year progresses and their stress levels grow larger. While it’s impossible to attribute this...

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