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CHS decision to remove online summer courses disrupts rising seniors’ schedules, option should continue for Class of 2022

CHS decision to remove online summer courses disrupts rising seniors’ schedules, option should continue for Class of 2022

HiLite Staff March 16, 2021

Starting this summer, this school will no longer offer AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics and AP Government as courses that can be taken online during summer session through the Indiana Online Academy...

College and Career Resource Center to Assist Seniors with FAFSA Application

Darshini Shankar October 30, 2020

As seniors are wrapping up college applications, the College and Career Resource Center (CCRC) plans to host events to assist with completion of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). According...

Despite abrupt end to show choir season, seniors remain positive about their last year

Tessa Collinson March 31, 2020

Mere days before Carmel Clay Schools announced all schools closing, members of Carmel Choirs were riding the high of a successful competition in the Chicago area. The choirs who competed each came away...

Seniors, Athletics Director, reflect on why people continue in sports through their senior year

Seniors, Athletics Director, reflect on why people continue in sports through their senior year

Cady Armstrong November 19, 2019

Most people consider waking up at 6:30 a.m for school hard. However, for Meredith Burglund, varsity swimmer and senior, that is sleeping in. Burglund said she has practice for 22 hours each week, including...

Melinda Stephan

Curbing the College Cost: In light of National Scholarship Month, college and career programming and resources coordinator Melinda Stephan explains process for scholarships

Emily Sandy November 15, 2019

What are the different types of scholarships? Need-based aid is based on your family’s finances, meaning you can get a grant or a scholarship based on your need. There are also what we call merit-based...

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Viyang Hao October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov....

Senior Loraine Lee

Senior Loraine Lee

May 23, 2019

“I used to be really involved in DECA, I still I am, but I used to be in love with DECA, DECA was like my life and everything I did and I was pretty good at it but sometimes you put in a lot of work...

Sophomore Ashley Elmore reads a book in her room. Elmore said she makes use of shelves around her room to store her books and other belongings so she always knows where they are.

As seniors prepare to move into college dorms, students, staff give tips for decorating small spaces

Tessa Collinson May 23, 2019

Although sophomore Ashley Elmore has a couple years before she will go to college, she’s well prepared for living in a dormitory. She said she knows how to utilize her furniture in the most efficient...

NHS prepares for fourth quarter and new member inductions

Kassandra Darnell March 26, 2019

National Honor Society wrapped up third quarter with a successful telethon to raise money for the Carmel Education Foundation (CEF) on Feb. 19 to Feb. 21.     “We’re going to do some sort of service...

COLORING IN THE CANVAS: Sydney Remble, art student and senior, works on her painting during her class period. Remble said although she will not major in art, she hopes to incorporate it in her future.

The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

Emily Carlisle, Isabella White March 22, 2019

English, math, science and history courses—these are all classes which aim to both educate and broaden the minds of teenagers all across the country. Ever day at CHS students across all four grades find...

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