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Later school start times next year will allow  students to sleep longer, improve overall well-being

Later school start times next year will allow students to sleep longer, improve overall well-being

HiLite Staff May 21, 2020

On May 18, the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) school board passed the resolution to move CHS and all CCS middle school start times from 7:50 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.. The school day will end at 3:45 p.m. instead of...

New research reveals blue light may not be as harmful as previously portrayed

New research reveals blue light may not be as harmful as previously portrayed

Uma Kandallu February 21, 2020

When sophomore Sophie Zhou arrives home from school each day, she takes a nap for a couple of hours before starting on her homework and then finally goes to bed around 1 a.m. Depending on how much homework...

Srinivasu Kesa, founder and owner of MD Medical Weight Loss, Medical Center and Med Spa schedules his next appointment. Kesa said there are several different benefits to using CBD oils.

Establishment of CBD month acknowledges rise in popularity of CBD oil, various uses

Uma Kandallu January 23, 2020

Sophomore Manasa Kesa said she first learned about cannabidiol (CBD) and its potential uses when her parents opened their weight loss store and began selling the product. Now, Manasa said she primarily...

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Kassi Darnell May 23, 2019

Why is the administration considering these changes now? It’s a big swing. The reason for the 6-12 study that we’re doing is that there’s a ton of research that says that adolescents benefit greatly...

Falling Asleep: Senior Hannah Kosc zones out during SRT. She said she often finds herself extremely tired after long nights staying up in an attempt to complete her homework.

Burning Out: Academically competitive environment affects CHS students’ ability to keep up with workload

Jessica Konrad February 22, 2019

As the minute hand of the clock approaches 3:05 p.m., the tension in the classroom grows with each passing second. Antsy students squirm in their chairs, while others start crowding around the door in...

Staying Awake

Staying Awake

Jackie Hur and Hari Patel February 14, 2019

RN Kandyce Hardie looks through paperwork information on her computer. Hardie got early paperwork out of the way while no students were requesting her help.

Health center starts the school year back up and welcomes students with health related needs

Marissa Ryan August 28, 2018

The health center continues to provide a healthy place for students as RN Kandyce Hardie already carries a full plate for the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Hardie said the health center is multitasking...

Studies indicate sleep deprivation directly correlates to athletic injuries in teenagers

sports March 22, 2013

Senior Maxwell Teal has been playing soccer all of his life and, as an athlete, takes pride and necessity in keeping his body healthy and functioning properly by getting enough sleep each night. However,...

Though study shows naps boost learning capacity, doctors disagree

Though study shows naps boost learning capacity, doctors disagree

feature November 18, 2011

As a busy high school student juggling academics and extracurricular activities, sophomore Esme Patterson said she has difficulty finding time to get a sufficient amount of sleep at night. As a result...

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