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Junior Sehej Aurora talks to freshman, Naina Jakhar about the transition to high school. “GKOM program does a really good job of welcoming freshmen and ensuring that they’re comfortable in the new high school environment,” she said.

Freshman, GKOM discuss transition from middle school to high school

Pahal Sehgal September 13, 2022

When freshman Naina Jakhar entered high school a mere few weeks ago, she said she faced a massive change of environment and was engulfed by a sea of emotions. “I was nervous about coming into...

GKOM changes up snack time

Maggie Wheeler October 28, 2020

GKOM members bringing freshmen snacks during their SSRT period is a well known tradition, but they were concerned it would not survive this academic year, as the snacks the GKOMs bring are usually along...

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...

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.

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

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....

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.

GKOM Council to meet with freshmen Oct. 24

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...

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.

GKOM Council creates plans for 2019-20 school 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,...

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.

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

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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