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Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Emily Dexter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

  Senior Olivia Krall was far from the first person to think that something seems “off” about the Denver International Airport. After all, as the airport’s website explains, the place has underground tunnels, gargoyles and a plaque that references the mysterious New World Airport Commission. The...

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Emily Dexter

November 16, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

But Hufflepuff has produced many amazing witches and wizards; even J.K. Rowling has called Hufflepuff her favorite house. So why the lack of respect for Hufflepuff?

Let’s Talk club hopes to help students recognize importance of skillful conversation

Let’s Talk club hopes to help  students recognize importance of skillful conversation

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

This year, students will be given an outlet to learn the art of conversing with one another through a new club: Let’s Talk. During Late Starts from 7:30 to 8:15, a.m., Let’s Talk members and all other students who wish to participate will be able to meet in the media center to discuss the month’s...

Give Cats a Chance: CHS students, staff should take time to consider, appreciate cats’ better qualities

Give Cats a Chance: CHS students, staff should take time to consider, appreciate cats’ better qualities

Emily Dexter

August 14, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

Over the course of my life, my family has owned three dogs and five cats, in total. While each animal has had a unique personality and her own set of quirks, and while there have been some moments of frustration along the way, this experience has planted in me a deep love for both dogs and cats. At the ...

A Vacation In Your Brain [Café Libro]

A Vacation In Your Brain [Café Libro]

Carson TerBush and Emily Dexter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Stuck on a staycation? Escape Carmel with some exotic reads! Click to view an interactive graphic with Carson and Emily’s book recommendations for some good books to read over spring break.

Love, gelato and even more [Café Libro]

Love, gelato and even more [Café Libro]

Emily Dexter

March 3, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Café Libro, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

According to Jenna Evans Welch’s novel Love and Gelato, people come to Italy for just that: love and gelato. For Lina, however, things are a bit more complicated. Before her mother lost her battle with cancer, she made her last wish clear: that Lina travel to Tuscany to finally meet the father figure she nev...

Memories and Monsters [Café Libro]

Memories and Monsters [Café Libro]

Emily Dexter

January 31, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Café Libro, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

In a sense, every book begins in the same way, with the reader knowing nothing at first and then gleaning information as the story progresses. In Jennifer Armentrout’s novel Don’t Look Back, the protagonist, for once, starts out in the same position as the reader. Suffering from amnesia after a mysterious accident, Samantha struggles to understand the person s...

Winter Reads [Café Libro]

Winter Reads [Café Libro]

Emily Dexter and Carson TerBush

December 24, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Café Libro, Online Only, Recent Updates

Click to view an interactive graphic with Carson and Emily's book recommendations for some good reads over winter break. Hover your cursor on each book to learn about Carson and Emily's ratings as well as a brief introduction to the plot. Happy reading! On this blog, Emily Dexter and Carson TerBush will put their book recommendations to the test. Each week, one will challenge the other to read a...

Small Business, Big Impact: Upcoming Open in Carmel Day on Nov. 25 recognizes local businesses, impact on community

Small Business, Big Impact: Upcoming Open in Carmel Day on Nov. 25 recognizes local businesses, impact on community

Emily Dexter, Riya Chinni, Angela Li, Avery Thorpe, and Hari Patel

November 17, 2017


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS

An important day for small businesses throughout Carmel is coming up on Nov. 25, as this day is both Open In Carmel Day and Small Business Saturday. To recognize this day, the HiLite talked to the owners of three small businesses that are not far from CHS. A new restaurant, Prodigy Burger Bar, opened earlier...

One for the Artists [Café Libro]

One for the Artists [Café Libro]

Emily Dexter

November 14, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Café Libro, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Let me be clear; Jandy Nelson’s award-winning novel I’ll Give You the Sun is a work of art. The book is split between two timelines: the first narrated by 13-year-old Noah, and the second by his twin sister Jude, three years later. In the space between those two narratives, Noah goes from being ...