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With holiday season approaching,  make sure to spend time relaxing, winding down

With holiday season approaching, make sure to spend time relaxing, winding down

Ally Horwitz December 11, 2020

By this time already, my family and I would know exactly what the holiday plans are and how the two-week break would be split up between my divorced parents. My room would be decorated, and I would have...

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...

Moving Forward: Students who graduate early look back on benefits, drawback of different schedule

Moving Forward: Students who graduate early look back on benefits, drawback of different schedule

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu April 19, 2019

For most students, their senior year marks the end of their high school experience and begins a new chapter in their life, but for junior Holly Eschmann, her case sways away from the traditional path....

Updated Schedules

Updated Schedules

February 15, 2019

In order to make up snow days, our district has decided to add 10 minutes to the end of each day rather than add days at the end of the year. It will take effect on Tuesday, February 19th. Both the regular...

Vedanth Devadiga, 13, works on his math homework after school at his math tutoring center. “I really enjoy doing sports with my friends, but I also have a lot of school things on my hands as well.”

A Worldwide Student: How students study in different countries

Victoria Nopporn September 27, 2018

For me, the thought of going to school in a foreign country is an opportunity to challenge your perspective of different cultures around the world. Therefore, when I went to Thailand on vacation, I was...

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

Preventing Parking Problems: Despite the original controversy, parking permits are necessary to ensure safety in, around the school

HiLite Staff September 21, 2018

As of Sept. 4, student drivers are required to obtain and display parking permits in order to park at the stadium. Different from parking “passes,” which are provided to select students in order to...

Replace the Replacement: Although all-school convocations have been replaced, they prove to be better for athletes, participants

Replace the Replacement: Although all-school convocations have been replaced, they prove to be better for athletes, participants

Selena Liu September 21, 2018

Last month, I was one of  several athletes who walked in the Walk of Champions, a replacement tradition for the previous all-school convocations. However, what I thought would be a fun, stress-free celebration...

Freshman Abby Ko works on her assignments in class. She said CHS provides a larger variety of classes in comparison to her previous private school. Despite the differences, both public and private schools offer rigorous courses.

Comparison between private, public schools shows effects different schooling systems have on students

Leslie Huang and Raiha Zainab September 21, 2018

A mass of students travel from the A rooms to B rooms. Students shuffle through the never-ending line of traffic spilling over between the two main hallways. For freshman Abby Ko, this experience was something...

Your Classes, Your Choices: CHS students should choose courses based on interests rather than outside pressures.

Your Classes, Your Choices: CHS students should choose courses based on interests rather than outside pressures.

Raiha Zainab April 20, 2018
It's now that time of year when everyone starts preparing for the year ahead, whether that means preparing for your final days at this school or just a well-needed summer break. It is also that time of year when everyone finalizes their class schedules, making sure that you’re happy with what you’re taking.
Graphic Perspective: The Silent Killer

Graphic Perspective: The Silent Killer

Rachael Tan, Heidi Peng March 23, 2018

Want to see the process of making this graphics perspective? Check out this video of the process: youtu.be/JHhxeD1kEeM        

MAJORING IN THE MILITARY:
Zach Rogers, Military Club member and senior, stands during a Military Club meeting while former club officer, Joseph “Joe” Fletcher ‘16 watches on. Rogers said his parents are proud of him for wishing to join the Marines.
NYSSA QIAO // PHOTO

Students consider alternative options to a traditional college education

feature August 17, 2016

For three years now, senior Zach Rogers has known his plans for the future—to enlist and serve in the military. Inspired by his two Carmel police officer advisers who served as Marines, Rogers said having...

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