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Removal of shadowing policy leaves potential students without crucial experience

HiLite Staff

November 15, 2019

In the first nine weeks of this school year, CHS administration changed the school’s policy to no longer allow eighth graders to shadow our students. This change may come as a surprise to most. Shadowing is an option at a number of high schools around the state. It provides students with an opportun...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

GKOM Council to meet with freshmen Oct. 24

Connor Inskeep, GKOM Council member and senior, talks to junior Robert Pugh. Inskeep said he is excited to watch GKOMs develop their relationships with freshmen.

Anushka Dasgupta

October 15, 2019

Greyhound kick-off mentors (GKOM) will meet with their freshmen on Oct. 24, according to sponsor Mike Meyer. Meyer said the focus of this connection session will be the safety message “Ask, Listen, Tell.” Connor Inskeep, GKOM Council member and senior, said GKOM Council wants to continue its focus o...

GKOM Council creates plans for 2019-20 school year

Connor Inskeep, GKOM Council member and senior, mixes a track. Inskeep said having good communication with both GKOMs and freshmen is an important goal for Council this year.

September 15, 2019

Greyhound kick-off mentors (GKOM) will meet with their freshmen on Sept. 20, according to sponsor Mike Meyer. Meyer said this year, there are about 25 GKOM Council members and 300 GKOMs. Connor Inskeep, GKOM Council member and senior, said GKOM Council has three main goals this year. “This year as C...

It’s A Hard Knock Life: Freshmen cast in “Annie” discuss struggles of managing school work, rehearsals

Freshman Emily Chrzanowski, second from the right, rehearses a number from the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre’s production of “Annie” as an orphan. As a freshman, Chrzanowski has to manage her first year of high school with hours of rehearsal each week.

Da-Hyun Hong, Reporter

October 26, 2017

Shows such as “Godspell,” “Hello, Dolly” and “Phantom of the Opera” are only a few of the past shows put on at this school, but theater students also gravitate toward productions outside of school; that includes the current production of “Annie” at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, whic...

COLUMN: A Freshman Homecoming

COLUMN: A Freshman Homecoming

Sam Shi, Entertainment Reporter

September 29, 2016

Every single year, the school celebrates Homecoming as an event which welcomes students back to school. This celebration is an essential part of CHS tradition, playing an important role in welcoming new students into the school. Since its inception, Homecoming has mainly been an event focusing on the F...

Freshman hot dog tailgate to take place at 5:30 p.m. before Friday’s football game

Carmel football fans cheer on the Greyhounds in the 2013 5A State Title game. Freshmen will be able to participate in a hot dog tailgate prior to the game on August 22. KYLE CRAWFORD / PHOTO

Contributor

August 20, 2014

UPDATE: As of 3:00 p.m. Friday, the hot dog tailgate has been cancelled. Each year, GKOMs host a hot dog dance for freshman after the first home football game. However, this year the hot dog dance is being changed to a hot dog tailgate, which will be held prior to the football game. The tailgat...

AVID to host party for incoming freshmen

Beats

February 12, 2013

AVID is scheduled to have a welcome-dinner party towards the end of April for eighth-grade students coming into the program next year, according to AVID site coordinator Shannon Woodson. AVID GKOMs and senior leaders are expected to help lead the event, which has been tentatively scheduled on an evening...

K-8 mentoring class in preparation for end-of-year celebration

Beats

April 19, 2012

As the end of the school year approaches, K-8 mentoring class is deciding what to do to commemorate the year. According to Robin Pletcher, instructor of the K-8 mentoring class, "(We are planning on) having some kind of end of the year celebration, just kind of pulling things together and celebrating...

Greyhound Connections applications due March 29, new members to be announced mid-April

Beats

March 28, 2012

Greyhound Connections is currently in the process of accepting applications for new members for next year. Greyhound Connections sponsor Joe Stuelpe expects to have finalized the list of accepted members by mid-April. The applications must be picked up in person from Stuelpe in Room E219 or Room E222...

GKOM program plans campaign to promote cooperation, stop use of vulgar language

GKOMs and juniors Sarah Crawford and Brandon Lugar catch up with their small group of freshmen mentees during the Connection Session on Oct. 13. The GKOM program will be expanding its reach beyond freshmen to the whole school with its next series of SRT video announcements. LINDSEY WALKER/ PHOTO

Beats

October 28, 2011

The GKOM organization is planning to start another series of school public announcements, according to lead sponsor Mike Meyer. He and the GKOM council will create the videos and play them during SRT video announcements. “(These videos will) probably be about cooperation and not using vulg...

For Superintendent, gauging performance earlier through freshman PSAT is positive

Taking advantage of SRT time, freshman Mara Paterson, unlike those around her, works on homework. Paterson said taking the PSAT as a freshman, as opposed to first taking it as a sophomore, would allow her more practice and more time for preparation. PHOTO / PATRICK BRYANT

Beats

October 6, 2011

Like sophomores and juniors have done in the past, members of the Freshman Class will be taking the PSAT for the first time this year on Oct. 12, Superintendent Jeff Swensson said.  The test, he said, isn’t meant to determine whether a score is good or bad, but rather it is meant to help students ...