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Q&A with social studies teacher Katie Kelly on aviation hobby

Social studies teacher Katie Kelly poses in front of a plane after passing her Private Pilot License Exam and FAA check ride on October 31, 2008. She completed the tests at Mt. Comfort Airport (now Indianapolis Regional Airport).

Maddie Misterka

October 9, 2020

What prompted you to want to learn piloting? As a kid, I was always interested in aviation. When we went to airshows, I was always more interested in the planes than my brother was, and I was always interested in history too, so when I was in high school I went to a fighter pilot camp in the summer ...

Freshman transition to high school holds unique challenges with changes to school year caused by COVID-19

Freshman transition to high school holds unique challenges with changes to school year caused by COVID-19

HiLite Staff

August 13, 2020

The prevalence of COVID-19 and the dangers it posed to CHS caused the school district to transition to online learning in March. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb then decided to not allow schools in Indiana to return to school for the 2019-20 school year in order to best protect public health. Holcomb later ...

Better Connected: Social Studies teacher Katie Kelly to be new GKOM sponsor

Viyang Hao

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and,...

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

Sam Hawkins

November 28, 2019

For many people around the country, Thanksgiving is when they gather with their families to share a meal and say thanks for all that they have, in accordance with the feast of the pilgrims and their Native American friends back in the early 17th century. However, the story that we tell, not only of...

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

MAKING MONEY: Senior Luisana Rodriguez checks how many seats are available in Red Robin. Rodriguez has worked at Red Robin for a little less than a year. She said that her family sends money over to their relatives in Venezuela to help make their lives easier.

Kassandra Darnell

April 19, 2019

Two years ago, senior Luisana Rodriguez and her mother left their home in Venezuela and moved to the United States in order to avoid the growing political and economic crisis spreading across the country. They first moved to Miami and then to Indiana, but at the time, the conditions in Venezuela wer...

Key Club to host a meeting on April 17

Abinay Devarakonda, Key Club secretary and junior, studies during outside of his math class. Devarakonda said he is happy that Key Club offers students the ability to give back to the community through volunteer work.

Raphael Li

April 16, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on April 17, the last meeting of the year. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 starting at 7:45 a.m. during late start. The meetings will provide rundowns on the vario...

Key Club to host a meeting on March 6

Abinay Devarakonda, Key Club secretary and junior, studies during outside of his math class. Devarakonda said he is happy that Key Club offers students the ability to give back to the community through volunteer work.

Raphael Li

March 1, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on March 6. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 starting at 7:45 a.m. during late start. The meetings will provide rundowns on the various volunteer opportunities avail...

Going the Extra Mile: Carmel runners prepare in various ways for Indy Mini Marathon this May

Pushing forward:
Yael Kiser and Mia Bruder, track athletes and sophomores, jog to warm up for their training. By running together, the two athletes motivated each other to keep running.

Sarah Kim

February 22, 2019

Even for student athletes who participate in cross-country and track, running a distance as long as 13.1 miles can seem quite daunting. This is the case for Mia Bruder, cross-country runner and sophomore. Bruder started running for CHS in her freshman year and developed a love for the sport. With e...

Key Club to host a meeting on Feb. 13

Abinay Devarakonda studies math during SRT. Devarakonda said he is excited for what’s to come in Key Club.

Raphael Li

February 6, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on Feb. 13. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 at 7:45 a.m. during late start. The meeting will provide information on various volunteer opportunities coming up. Acc...

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Inskeep talks with a caller on his radio show. Inskeep said he tries to keep a distinction between an artist’s music and their personal actions and beliefs.

Ashwin Prasad

January 24, 2019

The issue of celebrity politics is still at the forefront the entertainment world as the calendar flips to 2019. In the midst of another politically-charged awards season, Super Bowl LIII and its halftime show performer, Maroon 5 will only support the National Football League (NFL) and the controversies s...

Key Club to host a meeting on Jan. 30

Abinay Devarakonda, Key Club secretary and junior, studies during outside of his math class. Devarakonda said he is happy that Key Club offers students the ability to give back to the community through volunteer work.

Raphael Li

January 23, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on Jan. 30. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 at 7:45 a.m. and in the freshmen cafeteria at 3:15 p.m. The meetings provide the same information according to Kell...