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Senate to plan Brain Game, new changes

Senate to plan Brain Game, new changes

Heidi Peng

January 31, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate is currently planning for the annual Brain Game competition. Hari Patel, senate member, Brain Game coordinator and junior, said Brain Game is similar to Quizbowl, as teams of four students compete in a trivia competition. Fur...

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Following a year of controversy, Duke Energy expects to begin construction on Rohrer Rd substation this month

Lillian He, Aditi Kumar, and Hari Patel

October 25, 2018


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

During the fall of 2017, Duke Energy announced it would be build a new 12 kilovolt (kV) substation and install 69 kV power lines north of the Autumn Overlook neighborhood on Rohrer Road. According to Community Relations Manager, Mark LaBarr, though Duke believed the new substation was necessary to meet...

To Give And To Get: Even with emphasis on academics, CHS students explain why they continue to prioritize community service

To Give And To Get: Even with emphasis on academics, CHS students  explain why they continue to prioritize community service

Hari Patel

April 20, 2018


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While volunteering at the Carmel United Methodist Church food pantry, sophomore Jack Martin places another filled box of food donations on the metal rack. Martin said he hasn’t volunteered at the local food pantry for the last five years just for a college application resume booster. Rather, he sai...

Convenient or Creepy? : With technology innovations, students should consider the privacy implications of the products they choose to use

Convenient or Creepy? : With technology innovations, students should consider  the privacy implications of the products they choose to use

Armaan Goel, Entertainment Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates

Tech companies try their hardest to further integrate technology into our lives. Not only do companies have access to a device we carry around everywhere—our phones—the current push for an “internet of things,” the interconnection via the internet of computing devices in everyday objects, enabling...

Life’s a game: With the rise of video gamers in the entertainment industry, CHS students assess the reality of these professions

Life’s a game: With the rise of video gamers in the entertainment  industry, CHS students assess the reality of these professions

Uday Lomada, Entertainment Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates

Three days before Christmas, sophomore Zach Howard and his friends walked into his basement to find three TVs with GameCubes wired to play “Super Smash Bros. Melee.” To get ready, they had warmed up techniques such as the wave dash and multishine. Their end goal: winning a local $1,000 prize tournament. Only a few days later, sophomore Nolan Lederman hosted his yearly Christmas stream on Twitch playing video games such as “FIFA” and “Call of Duty.” His goal was to raise...

Keep Mindfulness in Mind: As finals week approaches, students, teachers evaluate another way to alleviate stress: mindfulness.

Keep Mindfulness in Mind: As finals week approaches, students, teachers evaluate another way to alleviate stress: mindfulness.

Lin-Lin Mo

December 14, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates

Every Gold Day, junior Aubrie Bradbury comfortably sits crossed-legged and leans against large bean bags for back support during meditation exercises, directed over the speakers. She follows its directions, inhaling and exhaling when told, sometimes smiling when something unexpected interrupts the flow. She...

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world

Lin-Lin Mo

November 17, 2017


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, Top Story

Seven years ago, a former Broad Ripple train station became the local ice cream store Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station (BRICS), a well-loved business that has blossomed in the past few years. For junior Rachel Morrison, the store means a lot. Morrison boasts the title not only of a BRICS former employ...

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...