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Knitting a Gnome: Here’s How

Knitting a Gnome: Here’s How

Lily McAndrews

December 13, 2018

To accompany her column on hand-made gifts, reporter Lily McAndrews shares a knitting tutorial for making a gnome. Supplies. To get started you need yarn of any color of your choice and a little piece of face colored yarn for the head. Knitting needles that correlate to the gauge of your yarn. Sewing need...

A Lesson to Learn: After the recent lawsuit from the Teens for Life poster, administrators should learn from the mistakes made.

A Lesson to Learn: After the recent lawsuit from the Teens for Life poster, administrators should learn from the mistakes made.

Raiha Zainab, Reporter

April 20, 2017

Between Feb. 23 and March 9, as a large pro-life poster hung in the main cafeteria, a conversation sparked among the students of CHS, and a question was raised: Why was a pro-life poster allowed to hang up without a poster displaying the argument from the other side? I asked the same question, as I h...

Right to Write. Indiana should follow other states in offering protection for free speech in student journalism.

Right to Write. Indiana should follow other states in offering protection for free speech in student journalism.

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March 18, 2016

Freedom of speech is a right that all American citizens are guaranteed, as many may know. However, what students may not know is that their own rights are restricted under the decision of the 1988 court case of Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier. This decision targets student journalism, allowing school administ...

Students of Rock: Q&A With Oxford Comma

Students of Rock: Q&A With Oxford Comma

15min

September 16, 2015

Sophomores: Zach Salerno, Brooks Morales and Matthew Carson How was the band Oxford Comma started? Morales: Matthew and I met in second grade and then we disconnected for a long time and we came back in contact in seventh grade, because we were at the same birthday party over the summer. We set...

Sensationalist Title Here. Be cognizant of information spread through media.

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October 10, 2014

“Congress enabling ‘Cheney war doctrine.’” “Your brain can make decisions during sleep.” “Americans think the criminal justice system is racist.” Sensational headlines on websites have one purpose: to make money. You see the flashy title that piques your interest and click on it, taking you to ...

Redefining the HiLite. The HiLite makes changes to format.

Redefining the HiLite. The HiLite makes changes to format.

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August 13, 2014

As you probably noticed when you picked up your HiLite this morning, the issue looks different. Last spring, the staff decided to undergo some major changes to our print publications and website, the most obvious being a switch from a tabloid format to a mini-tab (shorter and more narrow like a magazi...

HiLite staff members earn 2014 CSPA Gold Circle awards

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March 21, 2014

HiLite staff members earned 11 Gold Circle awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Awards were given for work published online at the HiLite website between November 2, 2012 and November 1, 2013. The awards were announced on February 17. Sophomore Jessica Tao won second place in ...

HiLite finalists for 2014 CSPA Crown Award

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December 21, 2013

The 2012-2013 staff of the HiLite newsmagazine is a finalist for Crown Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Finalists will be announced as Gold or Silver Crown recipients on March 21, 2014 at the CSPA convention in New York City. The HiLite was judged in the "hybrid" c...

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HiLite staff earns CSPA Gold Circle awards

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September 27, 2013

HiLite staff members received Gold Circle awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), according to a press release sent out on Sept. 20. The 30-year-old award program recognizes work from student journalists, published in print or online between June 16, 2012 and June 15, 2013. The CSPA...

HiLite wins top awards in 2013 Women’s Press Club of Indiana competition

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May 14, 2013

Update (May 17, 2013): The National Federation of Press Women announced national winners today. The staff editorial writer went on to win 1st place nationally. Junior David Choe won 3rd place in cartooning. Junior Henry Jackson won an honorable mention in video feature stories. The HiLite won elev...

Certain elective courses to become full weight in 2013-2014 school year

Certain elective courses to become full weight in 2013-2014 school year

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February 14, 2013

According to assistant principal Brad Sever, certain elective courses will be worth full weight next school year. These courses include Wind Symphony I, Camerata Orchestra, Theory of Knowledge and Advanced Life Science: Foods (a new dual credit course for the family and consumer sciences department for...