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As alternative fashion rises, Carmel students find unique ways to dress, discuss if they feel accepted at Carmel

As alternative fashion rises, Carmel students find unique ways to dress, discuss if they feel accepted at Carmel
September 26, 2020

Fashion styles change constantly as new trends emerge on social media, influencers display new fads and students try to impress others with their original clothing combinations. Euphoria makeup and...

Show choir competitions are beneficial for choir students

CHOREO-GRAPHY
CRAZE:
Yumi Colombo, Accents member and junior (left) along with other members of Accents practice the set choreography during a Wednesday night rehearsal.  Colombo said practicing long hours has motivated the choir to work towards improvement as well as create a close bond among the girls.
February 21, 2020

Yumi Colombo, Accents member and junior, spends her SRT in room P118 working with her choir director to perfect the dances the Accents are learning for their competition set. When Colombo isn’t in SRT...

Rise in female protagonist roles in movies allows for stronger representation of women

POWERFUL PROTAGONIST:
Rachel Redman, cosplay club member and junior, dresses up as Hermione Granger. Redman said the increase in female heroines in media allow women to look up to prominent role models.
January 23, 2020

Princesses, witches, fairies… there were many personalities for Rachel Redman, cosplay club member and junior, to look up to, and later dress up as while growing up. Today, there are even more characters...

News Briefs

November 15, 2019

     

Running the Show: Studio One Acts student directors elaborate on creative liberties while producing show

DIRECTOR’S CUT:
(RIGHT) Delaney Kibler, Studio One Acts student director and senior, reads through a script during rehearsal after school. Kibler said her role as a director is to cast actors, create props and costumes and to design the set 
for each one-act show.
September 20, 2019

*Note: the HiLite apologizes for a mistake in the print issue: all of the one-act plays will be performed each night, not a different one each night. Students involved in Studio One Acts are in the process...

Maintenance of Murray: Users, maintenance workers of Murray Stadium discuss importance of maintaining field

FIELD TIME:
The fields in Murray Stadium are used year-round my multiple different sports. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said  most people do not expect the time needed to maintain the field.
May 23, 2019

As fans of both the  lacrosse and soccer teams line up in the bleachers, the glowing lights of the Murray Stadium reflect on the painted white lines that run across the field. For an average student,...

Sports Briefs

April 19, 2019

A New Step Up: With recent change in women’s lacrosse head coach, internal promotion trend continues

March 22, 2019

Joshua Miller, new women's lacrosse head coach, is the latest in a long trend of assistant coaches to take the head coach position when there is an opening. This trend also occurred in the past few...

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Senior Taylor Gallagher signed to the girls on the deaf cheer team that she coaches to smile. Gallagher said learning ASL at the school has helped her communicate with her team, although it is still not always easy.
February 22, 2019

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was...

Student athletes explain pressures involved with having parents featured on Wall of Fame

Emma Cappella, sophomore and cross-country runner stands next to a photo of her mother, Allison ‘Bailey’ Cappella (second on the right, front row). Capella won state runner up in 1990.
November 16, 2018

Cross-country running, like many other sports, is an activity that children often begin at a young age. With programs such as Pups Running, elementary school students who participate often feed into the...

As popularity of rowing increases, athletes look to continue in college despite limited scholarships

Synchronized Rowing:
Charli Ulmer, rower and Zionsville High School junior, rows with her team. While practicing, rowers pay attention to their form and their place compared to other rowers in their boat.
October 25, 2018

Julia sweet, varsity rower and junior, is considering rowing in college; however, she said she is hesitant for a number of reasons. “Rowing in college is a tough decision, because although it is so...

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