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Health center adopts a new policy

Health center adopts a new policy

Marissa Ryan

September 9, 2019

Through these first few months, the health center continues to work towards gathering student immunization information. According to RN Amy Fletchall, the health center Is arranging a “Little Clinic” on Sept. 11 to offer immunizations at the football stadium for any student still needing to meet i...

Balancing Lunch: With schools suing Trump Administration over cafeteria menu, students, staff re-evaluate health, taste of school lunch

Balancing Lunch: With schools suing Trump Administration over cafeteria menu, students, staff re-evaluate health, taste of school lunch

Calina He

May 23, 2019

While lunch is a part of day to relax and eat with friends, it is also a time to supply students’ bodies with the right nutrition. But what can and can’t be served has been the subject of controversy recently. In December, the Trump administration attempted to roll back the Obama-era Healthy and H...

Keep It Clean: Students should consider others’ health, maintain cleanliness of CHS restrooms

Keep It Clean: Students should consider others’ health, maintain cleanliness of CHS restrooms

HiLite Staff

April 19, 2019

For the most part at this school, students are granted the privilege of using the restroom whenever they feel the need to. With the exception of some teachers’ judgements and bathroom passes, students  will almost never come across strict administrative scrutiny for traveling to a bathroom. However, wit...

New club, Timmy Global Health, raises awareness for global medical issues

New club, Timmy Global Health, raises  awareness for global medical issues

Pranav Jothirajah

April 19, 2019

Can you give a brief description of what CHS Timmy is? CHS Timmy is a club that works to reduce global health inequity. Why was the club started? I am very passionate about helping others, and I learned about Timmy (Global Health Organization) through my older brother who is a part of the club at IU and I wa...

Accents perform at last competition this year this weekend

Accents perform at last competition this year this weekend

Alina Yu

March 21, 2019

On March 14, Accents will travel down to Nashville, Tenn. to perform in the last competition of this school year on March 15, the Heart of America Competition. Accent and senior Semanti Naiken said, “I am really excited. This is our big trip for the year, and I have definitely been looking forward ...

Health center starts the school year back up and welcomes students with health related needs

Health center starts the school year back up and welcomes students with health related needs

Marissa Ryan

August 28, 2018

The health center continues to provide a healthy place for students as RN Kandyce Hardie already carries a full plate for the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Hardie said the health center is multitasking finishing the start of the school paperwork, as well as helping the large number of students ...

Sugar Struggles: CHS students, teachers discuss health effects of sugar in the American diet

Sugar Struggles: CHS students, teachers discuss health effects of sugar in the American diet

Carson TerBush

August 14, 2018

A s a lacto-ovo vegetarian, senior Maecey Niksch said she works hard every day trying to find foods that fit her diet. According to Niksch, this specific type of vegetarianism means while she does not consume meats, she still incorporates eggs and dairy into her diet. However, Niksch also said she tries ...

Got Organic? Despite the rise in food-buying consciousness in the 21st century, some obstacles make that lifestyle difficult

Got Organic? Despite the rise in food-buying consciousness in the 21st century, some obstacles make that lifestyle difficult

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

May 18, 2017

According to senior Kyra Krall, her family often orders plentiful organic produce, ranging from Indiana pasture-raised eggs to organic lacinato kale from Green Bean Delivery, a company that makes local, sustainably-grown groceries easily accessible to Midwestern families. Supporting small local farms f...

Don’t Do it for the Donk. People should work out for the sake of being healthy rather than for changing their appearances.

perspectives

April 21, 2016

Working out and eating healthy is always a good idea regardless of any other facts or statistics. However, working out solely for the purpose of getting a bigger butt is completely ridiculous and can cause body image problems as well as unnecessary anxiety. Today’s society has completely changed the...

Choosing to die is not dignified

Choosing to die is not dignified

Contributor

December 12, 2014

If you’ve been keeping up with your social media, then you’ve probably heard of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard. Maynard was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer earlier this year. By April, doctors determined she only had six months to live. But instead of letting the cancer kill her, she decided it...

The Ultimate Diss: You look healthy

The Ultimate Diss: You look healthy

perspectives

November 15, 2013

In Hollywood, I’m obese.” This quote came from “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence during a Nov. 2012 interview for eOnline. Lawrence is anything but obese, but in comparison to other Hollywood actresses, she doesn’t quite meet the “skinny Minnie” standard, which raises the question: wh...