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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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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,...

News Briefs

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 Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result.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

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

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...

Students should not lie about race on college applications in order to receive advantages

Students should not lie about race on college applications in order to receive advantages

Sowmya Chundi

January 23, 2020

This past October, as part of the Operation Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, Marjorie Klapper was sentenced to three weeks in prison for falsely claiming her son was African-American and Hispanic to increase his chances of getting into a top college. The case caused an outcry from minorities and ...

Committed athletes at CHS reflect on NCAA rule changes allowing players to be paid by third parties for their namesake

Committed athletes at CHS reflect on NCAA rule changes  allowing players to be paid by third parties for their namesake

Aniket Biswal

December 12, 2019

Ever since the start of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) in 1910, college athletes have never had the opportunity to make profits off of their games. This has created controversy in the sporting community about whether collegiate athletes should be allowed to gain money from endorsements,...