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You’re Canceled: Cancel culture is toxic, fails to be effective or justified

You’re Canceled: Cancel culture is toxic, fails to be effective or justified

Leah Tan

October 24, 2019

Whenever I scroll through social media, I never fail to come across a snarky comment claiming some celebrity is now “canceled.” When beauty guru James Charles was under fire, it was tempting to take the often exaggerated words as fact and join in on the criticism; however, I quickly stopped myself k...

Brain Healthy: Administration hires first mental health coordinator to respond to crises in schools, benefit students

HiLite Staff

September 20, 2019

In June 2019, the Carmel Clay board of trustees hired the first mental health coordinator in our district, Stephanie Whiteside, to further its initiative of addressing mental health issues among Carmel Clay students. Whiteside will be responsible for providing critical advice about mental health, supporting counselors and social workers and overseeing the di...

Mental Health Editorial: Additional Q&A With Stephanie Whiteside

Mental Health Editorial: Additional Q&A With Stephanie Whiteside

Leah Tan

September 20, 2019

  What’s your full name and title? Stephanie Whiteside, Mental Health Coordinator When did you start working for the CCS district? Beginning of June, 2019. What exactly is the role of the mental health coordinator? One thing is supporting and providing critical advice, specifically to soc...

Senior Class officers start the year with new changes and plans

Senior Class officers start the year with new changes and plans

Leah Tan

September 9, 2019

The new Senior Class officers are preparing for the school year with a different mindset: trying to give back more to the school and community. In order to achieve this, Senior Class president, Parker Gatlin, said they have been working closely with the other groups at CHS, such as Senate and Cabin...

TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

Rhea Acharya

May 20, 2019

According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, the TEDx club will meet for the last time for this academic year on May 22 in Room E210 for its end-of-year celebration. Oh said she plans for there to be food and balloons at the meeting. “Attendance to some of the meetings has been a little bit sl...

Senior Class active as Graduation quickly approaches

Senior Class active as Graduation quickly approaches

Leah Tan

May 18, 2019

The Senior Class is currently active as the school year closes to its last month. According to Senior Class secretary, Hannah Nist, the officers helped the Junior Class officers plan for prom, which took place on Saturday, May 4, and are now preparing for graduation on May 30. “We mainly just helped the junior...

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

Rhea Acharya

April 10, 2019

Recently, the current leadership team for TEDx, which was entirely comprised of current seniors, selected a new leadership team for the 2019 to 2020 school year. In order to be considered for a leadership role, interested club members submitted applications earlier in the semester. According to Selin Oh, cu...

Senior Class inactive until prom and graduation

Senior Class inactive until prom and graduation

April 6, 2019

The Senior Class is currently inactive until prom and graduation. According to Senior Class secretary Hannah Nist, there is not much the officers have to do, hence the lack of actions taken. “Everyone [Senior Class] is currently doing their own thing, like finishing up their last year, so that’s ...

Senior Class is currently inactive, but excited for graduation

Leah Tan

March 8, 2019

The Senior Class is inactive as the class as a whole finishes up their last semester. According to Senior Class Secretary Hannah Nist, the only events the Senior Class officers are responsible for are graduation and prom, which they haven’t started to avidly prepare for yet. “We don’t have any pressing pri...

Senior Class officers help Junior Class with prom

Leah Tan

February 17, 2019

The Senior Class officers are planning to help the Junior Class with the next upcoming event: prom. According to Senior Class secretary Hannah Nist, the Senior Class officer’s role is to assist the juniors in any way. “The Junior Class are the ones that do the majority of the work. We can just help...

Senior Class is inactive, officers plan to help for other events before graduation

Leah Tan

January 16, 2019

The Senior Class is currently inactive; however, the officers themselves have been continuing to work. The next event that the Senior Class officers are responsible for is graduation; however, planning has yet to start. Senior Class Secretary Hannah Nist said, “We have not started to plan yet regardin...