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Junior Max Chang mows the grass along the box plots on his farm, NuJac Gardens. Chang said the maintenance of a farm requires many responsibilities including this one.

In light of World Agriculture Day on Tuesday, students in agriculture stress importance of maintaining industry

Leah Tan March 20, 2020

Although Indiana is a state commonly known for its agricultural industry, Carmel tends to stray far from representing that stereotype. However, for junior Drew Sanchez, agriculture is a topic of interest,...

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...

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

Sam Hawkins November 28, 2019

For many people around the country, Thanksgiving is when they gather with their families to share a meal and say thanks for all that they have, in accordance with the feast of the pilgrims and their Native...

Sophomore Aanchal Agarwal decorates a tissue box at a Key Club meeting on Nov. 13. Key Club meetings take place every Gold Wednesday during late start in Media Center classrooms 3 and 4. According to Logan Tullai, Key Club executive board member and junior, most Key Club meetings involve the making of a small craft.

Key Club to work with Kiwanis, participate in Hearts for Hearts

Sam Hawkins November 26, 2019

CHS Key Club now plans to work more closely with the Carmel branch of its parent organization, Kiwanis. According to the Kiwanis Club of Carmel, Kiwanis is a global organization dedicated to serving children...

Removal of shadowing policy leaves potential students without crucial experience

HiLite Staff November 15, 2019

In the first nine weeks of this school year, CHS administration changed the school’s policy to no longer allow eighth graders to shadow our students. This change may come as a surprise to most. Shadowing...

Shadowing Editorial: Additional Q&A with Amy Skeens-Benton

Shadowing Editorial: Additional Q&A with Amy Skeens-Benton

Sam Hawkins November 15, 2019

Were you part of the decision to discontinue shadowing? I was the one that actually helped start the shadowing program, so it kind of goes full circle. I was one of the people that after many discussions...

Members of Key Club’s board discuss plans for the future of the club at a meeting on the morning of Sept. 24. According to Key Club sponsor Diana Grimes, the Serve Carmel initiative will be a major focus this year.

Key Club to promote other service clubs, centralize volunteer opportunities with Serve Carmel

Sam Hawkins September 30, 2019

This school year, members of the Key Club board hope to make serving the community easier and more accessible to students through its new program, Serve Carmel. "So it's basically for freshmen because...

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sam Hawkins September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine...

Following conclusion of conferences Model U.N. merges beginner and advanced groups, searches for next year’s leaders

Sam Hawkins April 19, 2019

After the final Model United Nations conference in March, the club is now preparing for next year by merging the beginner and advanced committees and searching for student leaders to replace those who...

Preparations underway for Model U.N. conference Feb. 22 to 24

Sam Hawkins February 27, 2019

On Feb. 22 to 24, delegates from CHS Model United Nations will attend a conference at IU. As the event approaches, students are preparing themselves by sharpening their skills. “As we get closer to...

Model U.N. to attend conference at IU on Feb. 22 to 24

Sam Hawkins February 3, 2019

Model United Nations delegates will be participating in a conference at Indiana University from Feb. 22 to 24. Students will take that Friday off school and travel by school bus to IU. “I’m really...

Model U.N. delegates assigned committees for conference at IU

Sam Hawkins January 13, 2019

At the Model United Nations meeting last Thursday, student leaders gave out committee assignments for delegates participating in the conference at Indiana University on Feb. 22 to 24. These committees...

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