HiLite

Book Playlist: To Be Read [MUSE]

Book Playlist: To Be Read [MUSE]
September 25, 2020

I’ve never been a big fan of “To Be Read” lists, more commonly known as “TBR” lists, because I’m a firm believer in reading books for fun without feeling a sense of obligation. With that being...

Book Review: Things Fall Apart [MUSE]

Book Review: Things Fall Apart [MUSE]
August 3, 2020

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe primarily follows the story of Okonkwo, set in the Nigerian Ibo villages. The first half of the novel establishes the setting and characters thoroughly, delving into...

Students should appreciate beauty of reading and how it invites conscious consumption

Students should appreciate beauty of reading and how it invites conscious consumption
July 22, 2020

From the elementary school reading challenges to StudyTubers waxing poetic about their reading goals to Bill Gates’s reading lists that make news headlines to those “READ” posters plastered everywhere,...

Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God [MUSE]

Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God [MUSE]
July 20, 2020

I recently finished reading Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, and I just had to write a review. The book reads exactly like the type of literary classic you would read in school, except...

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]
April 13, 2020

I have finally started to read books for fun again during this (much too long) corona-cation, so what better time to recommend some novels? Additionally, a lot of companies and organizations have been...

CCPL renovation reflects libraries’ attempt to meet changing needs of students

Ella Joliet, Teen Library Council member and sophomore, volunteers in the QUEST Lab at the CCPL. The library offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for teenagers.
February 21, 2020

Despite the common misconception that libraries are silent spaces for those who wish to solely read books, today’s libraries have transformed significantly to provide a wide array of services and resources...

Members of Write A Book Club aim to foster community of writers, participate in NaNoWriMo

Members of Write A Book Club aim to foster  community of writers, participate in NaNoWriMo
November 16, 2018

One of the newest clubs   formed this year is the Write a Book Club. The club’s founders said they formed the club for a variety of reasons, but one of the main ones was the community of writers they...

Media Mindfulness: As September is National Literacy Month, students should appreciate CHS media center more

Media Mindfulness: As September is National Literacy Month, students should appreciate CHS media center more
August 14, 2018

As a self-proclaimed literary connoisseur, I would rank the CHS media center high on my list of places to get books. Complete with a wide, ever-increasing selection of fictional novels, a plethora of informational...

A Vacation In Your Brain [Café Libro]

A Vacation In Your Brain [Café Libro]
March 29, 2018
Stuck on a staycation? Escape Carmel with some exotic reads! Click to view an interactive graphic with Carson and Emily’s book recommendations for some good books to read over spring break.

Winter Reads [Café Libro]

Winter Reads [Café Libro]
December 24, 2017

Click to view an interactive graphic with Carson and Emily's book recommendations for some good reads over winter break. Hover your cursor on each book to learn about Carson and Emily's ratings as well...

Loving Literature: CHS students, staff consider how reading can impact their school life, future

English teacher Katie Overbeck reads The Little Prince before class begins; according to Overbeck, her International Baccalaureate (IB) classes are currently reading the book in class.
December 14, 2017

It all began around fifth grade for sophomore Madalyn Sailors when reading history textbooks changed the way she read for the worse. According to Sailors, reading used to be really fun, but now it’s...

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library
March 9, 2017

The Creative Writing Con will take place at the CHS Library on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. Students will attend with their classes, but may also request a MUSE pass for Thursday's SRT (already...

Load more stories