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Short Story Playlist: Long Story Short [MUSE]

Short Story Playlist: Long Story Short [MUSE]

Grace Xu May 18, 2021

Someone, somewhere, has designated May as "Get Caught Reading Month." This fact is mostly an excuse for me to once again indulge in my not-so-secret plan to turn MUSE into a reading blog, but since it's...

Superintendent Michael Beresford sits in his office. He said the CCS board passed a resolution opposing Indiana House Bill 1005, a proponent of education savings accounts and voucher expansion, which would result in decreased funding for public schools.

Beresford speaks up in support of Asian community at CCS, board opposes IN HB 1005

Grace Xu April 14, 2021
CCS board passed a resolution opposing IN HB 1005, a proponent of education savings accounts and voucher expansion, which would result in decreased funding for public schools. (See CCS tweets for more info!)
Music Playlist: Spring Beginnings [MUSE]

Music Playlist: Spring Beginnings [MUSE]

Grace Xu March 26, 2021

MUSE is back with our original characteristic post—a music playlist for the season! Even though the spring months are often the busiest in school, I still love this time because it seems so full of possibilities....

Superintendent Michael Beresford sits in his office. He said CCS is currently devising a plan to reopen school fully for grades 6 to 12 and added that all-virtual students would be able to continue their all-virtual schedule.

CCS potentially to reopen fully for grades 6 to 12

Grace Xu March 16, 2021
Congrats to Angela Snyder for receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest honor for K-12 math teachers!
New CCS elementary schools to take occupancy in July

New CCS elementary schools to take occupancy in July

Grace Xu March 15, 2021
New CCS elementary schools are set to take occupancy by July!
Terri Roberts-Leonard joins CCS as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Terri Roberts-Leonard joins CCS as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Grace Xu March 15, 2021

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, Terri Roberts-Leonard joined Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) on Jan. 19 as the first diversity, equity and inclusion officer of the school district. Additionally,...

Superintendent Michael Beresford sits at his desk. He said he thinks newly elected board member Louise Jackson will be a great addition to the school board.

New board member Louise Jackson joins CCS during school board appreciation week

Grace Xu January 11, 2021

Starting from the first Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) board meeting of 2021 on Jan. 11, newly elected board member Louise Jackson, along with reelected incumbent Katie Browning, will be sworn in. Jan. 11 also...

Staff Editorial: CHS has replaced English 11 with variety of new  English course options, providing students with opportunities

Staff Editorial: CHS has replaced English 11 with variety of new English course options, providing students with opportunities

HiLite Staff January 11, 2021

The English course options for upperclassmen have undergone several major changes, as English 11 has been removed, new core classes have been added, and several English classes that were previously electives...

Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude [MUSE]

Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude [MUSE]

Grace Xu December 15, 2020

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez follows the story of the Buendía family on the magical island of Macondo through, as you might expect, 100 years. I must admit, I went into...

Youtube Playlist: Study with Me [MUSE]

Youtube Playlist: Study with Me [MUSE]

Grace Xu December 1, 2020

With no more respite until winter break, here is a playlist to hopefully help motivate you for finals. I’ve always enjoyed putting on YouTube “Study with Me” videos while I study because they have...

CHS will donate 0.5 acres of property to City of Carmel for roundabout at the Fourth Avenue and Main Street intersection.

CHS to donate 0.5 acres of property for construction of new roundabout

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

At the Oct. 26 board meeting, Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) approved the donation of about 0.5 acres of CHS property to the City of Carmel to allow for construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Fourth...

Club members meet at an Active Minds meeting as they explore CCS’s virtual mindfulness room. Clizia Martini, Active Minds co-president and junior, said the counseling center seems to be really expanding on mental health resources this year, as they have also hired in-school therapists and are planning a virtual mental health fair.

Beresford previews new mental health services, CHS construction plans

Grace Xu November 11, 2020

According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, two to three therapists from Ascension St. Vincent Wellness will soon be providing services at CHS starting in October. Meanwhile, the CHS track is undergoing...

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