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Briana Chen, AP Physics C student and senior, performs a demonstration that demonstrates the existence of magnetic fields.

Students, science professionals discuss impact of scientist stereotypes on science education during Global Citizen Science Month

Tsion Daniel and Archit Kalra April 22, 2021

For Briana Chen, Physics Club member and senior, extracurricular activities are important in exploring her passion: astrophysics. However, her passion does come with a drawback—stereotypes. Chen said,...

Q&A with Christi Cloud, Director of Technology and Data Solutions, on new WiFi policy at Carmel Clay Schools

Q&A with Christi Cloud, Director of Technology and Data Solutions, on new WiFi policy at Carmel Clay Schools

Sarah Kim and Lillian He August 27, 2020

Christi Cloud, Director of Technology and Data Solutions   What has changed about the school WiFi this year?  “This summer we moved the high school’s wireless connection from a remote...

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...

Social studies teacher James Ziegler instructs the class during a socratic seminar in IB History of the Americas 3-4. Many IB courses such as IB History of the Americas are very discussion-oriented.

As scheduling continues, students, teachers promote classes that test world views

Kiersten Riedford February 21, 2020

In her junior year, current senior Sandiya Sajan said she came to the realization that all she had ever thought was instilled by someone else’s opinions. It was during her IB History of the Americas...

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt  to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

Sam Hawkins and Uma Kandallu January 23, 2020

Senior Ruby Sanders wants to be an ecologist when she leaves high school. When she was younger, she loved being outdoors and was deeply fascinated by the inner workings of nature. Ecology seemed the natural...

Srinivasu Kesa, founder and owner of MD Medical Weight Loss, Medical Center and Med Spa schedules his next appointment. Kesa said there are several different benefits to using CBD oils.

Establishment of CBD month acknowledges rise in popularity of CBD oil, various uses

Uma Kandallu January 23, 2020

Sophomore Manasa Kesa said she first learned about cannabidiol (CBD) and its potential uses when her parents opened their weight loss store and began selling the product. Now, Manasa said she primarily...

Social norms may affect women’s physical health

Social norms may affect women’s physical health

Grace Xu January 23, 2020

Junior Isabel Schultz can’t sit for prolonged periods—nor can she stand for extended amounts of time—without feeling intense pain. As someone with chronic back pain paired with scoliosis, she not...

Before going on stage for Holiday Spectacular’s first performance, Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors member and senior, and other choir members chant. The chant is a way to rid of their nervousness before performing.

As foreseen apocalyptic events quickly approach, students consider effect of superstitions, pregame rituals

Leslie Huang December 12, 2019

Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors member and senior, actively participates in the school choir, and although he said he doesn’t personally believe in superstitions, he said before each performance, choir members...

Students should take a break from constant external stimuli

Students should take a break from constant external stimuli

Grace Xu December 12, 2019

One Saturday in November, I took it upon myself to attempt a five-hour dopamine fast. (Including sleep, it ended up being a full twelve hours.) I had found out about the self-care trend through the internet,...

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...

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As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

Kiersten Riedford November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in...

Ben Ring, Chipotle employee and senior, wipes down a table during one of his shifts at Chipotle. Ring said cleaning up is one of the responsibilities he has as a worker for Chipotle.

Chipotle program offers to cover tuition for workers, sparking discussion on high school jobs

Uma Kandallu and Sarah Zheng November 15, 2019

Ben Ring, Chipotle worker and senior, is among the many students at this school who have an after-school job. While many high school students already work in order to gain benefits such as real-world experience,...

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