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Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) Events Canceled, Applications Modified

Carmel Mayor's Youth Council (CMYC) Events Canceled, Applications Modified

Edward Dong

April 10, 2020

What exactly is CMYC? CMYC stands for Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council. Basically, we are a club/organization that is not associated with any school. We’re actually associated with the mayor’s office, and we do events and community outreach and things like that. It’s been a great experience t...

Super Smash Nos: CHS TASSEL Super Smash Bros Tournament Canceled

On Mar. 23, 2019, the CHS TASSEL chapter hosts a Super Smash Bros tournament as a fundraiser for the club. This event was TASSEL’s largest fundraiser, but the 2020 Super Smash Bros Tournament was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Edward Dong

April 6, 2020

What exactly is Tassel? Tassel stands for Teaching And Sharing Skills to Enrich Lives. Basically, it’s an organization that helps people in rural Cambodia, and on our end we fundraise and we also teach the (Cambodian) students English. What’s the goal behind teaching them English? It’s...

In light of local, global outbreaks, administration must take steps to make school safer

In light of local, global outbreaks, administration must take steps to make school safer

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

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Cady Armstrong

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, des...

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 multiple, well-rounded seniors, instead of appointing the singular title of valedictorian. In ad...

Qudditch Club to start meetings, matches

Qudditch Club to start meetings, matches

Cady Armstrong

February 21, 2020

In your own words, what is Quidditch? (Quidditch) is a mixture between dodgeball, football, soccer, water polo, and handball. It essietnally mixes all the sports into one and allabout just having a good time.    How does how does Quidditch in real life differ from the sport played in t...

Library Undergoes Major Rennovations in Effort to Modernize

Edward Dong

February 21, 2020

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) announced plans for a complete renovation of the main library building at Fourth Avenue and Main Street, continuing a trend of construction in Carmel’s rapidly growing community. Library director Bob Swanay said the current building was simply not ...

CHS should consider reinstating class rankings to promote healthy competition in the modern world

CHS should consider reinstating class rankings to promote healthy competition in the modern world

Edward Dong

February 7, 2020

It’s an oft-heard colloquialism that CHS is more like a small college than a high school. In response to its massive student population, CHS has adopted several unique programs over the years, ranging from the beloved Transition to College schedule to the Distinguished Grad program. Increasingly, how...

J. Everett Light Center health science education courses to become semester long classes taught at CHS

Cassidy Bruner, JEL student and senior,  spends time pretending to  moving a patient into a wheelchair with a mannequin. JEL students get time to apply their learnings outside of class, whether that is as an intern, or when visiting hospitals and other locations that work with JEL.

Cady Armstrong

January 23, 2020

For the 2020-2021 academic school year, the J. Everett Light Center (JEL) courses Health Science Education: Nursing and Emergency Medical Services classes will move to CHS and become semester courses. Each will still occupy three hours of the school day. The changes to the courses will not affect th...