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DECA members returns from ICDC, wraps up competition season

DECA members returns from ICDC, wraps up competition season

Natalie Khamis

May 4, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Students who competed at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC)  in Orlando, Fla. returned on May 1. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, the conclusion of ICDC marked the end of the club’s competition season. “Competition-wise, we are pretty much done for t...

Viola Lives Matter: Students lose passion for extracurricular activities, result of pressures of maintaining this school’s reputation

Viola Lives Matter: Students lose passion for extracurricular activities, result of pressures of maintaining this school’s reputation

Natalie Khamis

April 19, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

After almost six years of playing the viola, performing in over 20 concerts, and countless hours of practicing, I can confidently say orchestra holds a special place in my heart. From receiving my very first piece of sheet music to performing a whole symphony, that place in my heart grew and my love for ...

Q&A with junior Eshan Selvan, veterinary assistant

Q&A with junior Eshan Selvan, veterinary assistant

Natalie Khamis

April 19, 2019


Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME, Recent Updates

When did you first know you wanted to work with animals? Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to work with animals. I grew up watching “Animal Planet” and those types of shows, so I had the idea that working with animals was something that I wanted to do. Would you want to pursue this as a c...

Following successful state competition March 5, DECA to prepare for ICDC in April

Following successful state competition March 5, DECA to prepare for ICDC in April

Natalie Khamis

March 30, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Students who placed in their event at the state-level competition will compete at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando on April 27 to 30. After the last competition which took place early March, Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she is pleased with the ...

District population expected to rise; Carmel Clay Schools considers redistricting

District population expected to rise;  Carmel Clay Schools considers redistricting

Josie Cruzan, Natalie Khamis, and Adam Spensely

March 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

The population of Carmel Clay Schools  will rise by 16,000 from the 2018-2019 school year, with this school’s population reaching over 5,500 in 2021, according to the newest demographic report. These numbers directly negate previous predictions that there would be a quick population decline after 20...

Motivated by local business, DECA students start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Motivated by local business, DECA students  start campaign to hire students with disabilities

Natalie Khamis

March 22, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, CLUBS, NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

     At No Label at the Table Food Co.—a gluten and-dairy-free food company located on 111 W. Main St.—employees take on tasks that range from packaging and labeling bakery items to making cereal treats. Unlike most businesses, employees at No Label at the Table Food Co. who help run the busines...

DECA state-level competition to start March 3

DECA state-level competition to start March 3

Natalie Khamis

February 26, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who qualified for the state-level competition will compete March 3 to 5 at the JW Marriott. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, students will compete in their assigned clusters all day while preparing for their events is designated rooms. “We don’t get ...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li

February 22, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, feature-top, Recent Updates

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. M...

Carmel hosts inaugural MLK Day event

Carmel hosts inaugural MLK Day event

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, Online Only, Photo Gallery, Recent Updates

On Jan. 21, the City of Carmel hosted its inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration event at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. Check out some photos of this event taken by HiLite staff member Natalie Khamis!    

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019


Filed under Carmel Community, NEWS, news-top, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates, Top Story

On March 11, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host an informative event regarding the Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) open to the public at the Monon Community Center. Led by Natural Resources Coordinator Brittany McAdams, attendees will learn about the program and how...

DECA members to attend boot camp event on Feb. 16

DECA members to attend boot camp event on Feb. 16

Natalie Khamis

February 7, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

DECA members who have qualified for the state-level competition will attend a boot camp event on Feb. 16 at CHS. Loraine Lee, chief of roleplays and senior, said students who need to complete their 20 DECA points required for the state-level competition or want additional practice should plan to at...

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Proposed bill to create paid-internship programs, impact new graduation pathways requirement

Natalie Khamis

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Recent Updates

The Indiana General Assembly convened for its first session on Jan. 3 to discuss the enactment of new Senate and House of Representatives legislature for this year. During one of these sessions, Jeff Raatz, Senator and Senate education and career development committee chairperson, said he has propo...