Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Senior Tori Ledezma displays her Purdue sticker on her laptop while working. Ledezma has committed 
to Purdue University, following the path of her parents.

Anjali Natarajan, Calina He, Leslie Huang, and Raphael Li

March 22, 2019

For senior Tori Ledezma, the decision to apply early action to Purdue University was an easy one. After all, her parents went there, and Ledezma said that was a large factor for her. In mid-February, Ledezma officially committed to Purdue University. Ledezma said her final decision to commit to Purdue was ...

Academic Super Bowl Announces Competition Dates and Prepares for Brebeuf Invitational

Cady Armstrong

February 19, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl plans to attend the Brebeuf Invitational meet on Feb. 26, Ben Davis Invitational on March 20 and the area competition on April 16 with the location pending. If a squad qualifies for State, they will attend the State competition on May 4 at Purdue University. For the first compe...

CHS Competitive Cheerleading Team prepares for New Palestine

Teammates Marissa Kepler (left), McKenna Abbey (middle), and Taylor Gallagher (right), stretch as part of the team’s warm-ups. The team has recently been removed from the competition at Purdue but will compete at New Palestine on Sept. 30.

Jess Canaley

October 1, 2017

The CHS cheer team prepares to make the trip to New Palestine to compete in the Dragon Duel Cheerleading Championship on Saturday, Sept. 30. According to head coach Lisa Knipp, both the JV and Varsity teams are looking good with strong, but improvable skills. “We have two competition teams, a juni...

Goalball Club to participate in goalball tournament on April 23

Goalball Club to participate in goalball tournament on April 23


April 21, 2016

According to Goalball Club sponsor Dave Romano, members will play in a goalball tournament, hosted by former CHS students Sean Edwards and Ben Callaway, at Purdue on April 23rd. “(Although club members) haven’t met officially at the school this month, we’ve still had our Thursday night meetings,...

CHS to offer collegiate schedule option for seniors to help prepare them for college transition

CHS to offer collegiate schedule option for seniors to help prepare them for college transition


December 14, 2015

Next school year, an optional, college-style schedule will be available to seniors who fulfill certain requirements. With this schedule, eligible students must take the equivalent of four fully-weighted courses, but they are not required to enroll in any other classes. Students will still have the abi...

Guest Speaker Ken Larose to come for seniors on Oct. 16 while other grades take standardized tests

Student Body President George Gemelas works on a computer to prepare issues to discuss with the administration. Gemelas said he hopes that senior attendance will improve this year on PSAT day, but is doubtful. HUANG/PHOTO


October 13, 2013

Ken Larose, associate athletic director at Butler University, has been invited to speak to seniors on Oct. 16, the day that the PSAT will be administered to the juniors and sophomores and the PLAN for freshmen, according to Principal John Williams. Seniors will rotate from three sessions, each lasting...

TechHOUNDS team eagerly anticipates upcoming Purdue competition

Ryan Wilmes, TechHOUNDS student lead and senior, and Alex Lentz, three-year TechHOUNDS member and senior, scout during SRT. According to Wilmes, the TechHOUNDS team will travel to Purdue to compete from March 15 to 17. MELINDA SONG / PHOTO


March 13, 2012

From March 15 to 17, Purdue University will host its annual FIRST Robotics Regional Competition that attracts teams from all of Indiana, including Team 868, the TechHOUNDS. According to club sponsor George Giltner, a group of about 10 TechHOUNDS members will travel to Purdue to compete. As the...

TechHOUNDS team enters competition season with confidence

Gear up: Freshman Eileen Chou prepares for the “Rebound Rumble” challenge. TechHOUNDS members undergo six intensive weeks of building before Regionals. Hailey Meyer / Photo


February 23, 2012

From March 15 to 17, TechHOUNDS will travel to Purdue University to compete in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Regional competition against 45 other high school teams in Indiana. A week later, the same group, Team 868, will go to Milwaukee to compete...

Want a job? State schools top list


October 20, 2010

New survey shows corporate recruiters prefer one-stop shopping of state-school graduates By Tony Tan ttan@hilite.org Senior Aaron Melemed’s high grades and standardized test scores, coupled with his involvement in extracurricular activities and volunteer programs, have given him serious potential to...

Academic Superbowl to meet after Labor Day


September 4, 2010

The callout meeting for Academic Superbowl is still undecided, although Matt Dillon, club sponsor and social studies teacher, said the club will meet sometime after Labor Day. This year, Academic Superbowl will take about 16 members. These members are split into five different teams of no more than...