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Black women are often underrepresented in history, students must change conversations in politics to thank, include them

Black women are often underrepresented in history, students must change conversations in politics to thank, include them

Sowmya Chundi February 14, 2021

Ever since middle school history class, I’ve always been intrigued by our country’s past and the incredible people who paved the way for young girls like me to be more involved in education and activism....

Staff Editorial: CHS has replaced English 11 with variety of new  English course options, providing students with opportunities

Staff Editorial: CHS has replaced English 11 with variety of new English course options, providing students with opportunities

HiLite Staff January 11, 2021

The English course options for upperclassmen have undergone several major changes, as English 11 has been removed, new core classes have been added, and several English classes that were previously electives...

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...

The HiLite staff commends the administration for their efforts to create a safe final exams schedule for students, staff

The HiLite staff commends the administration for their efforts to create a safe final exams schedule for students, staff

HiLite Staff December 11, 2020

Normally, during finals week, students can be seen walking around downtown Carmel to relax or entering the school in order to ask last-minute questions before their final exams. However, due to COVID-19...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people should make time for family this holiday season

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people should make time for family this holiday season

Maddie Kosc December 11, 2020

Some of my fondest childhood memories can be attributed to the magic of the holidays. I grew up in an interfaith family, so the holidays have always been a time for our family to come together and celebrate...

FCCLA shared a post on Instagram with pictures of the club’s past pumpkin roll fundraiser. Marissa Cheslock, student leader of FCCLA and senior, said FCCLA will host holiday parties on Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 to celebrate the success of the fundraiser.

FCCLA to host holiday party during next meetings on Dec. 3, Dec. 10

Sowmya Chundi December 1, 2020

On Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, the members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will host a holiday party after school in room B101. The holiday party will celebrate the success of the...

CHS should consider opening CHS earlier, give students time to prepare

CHS should consider opening CHS earlier, give students time to prepare

Eva Glazier November 13, 2020

When I first heard that the school was going to open later, I was excited. This meant I could sleep in and actually get a good night’s rest. However, once I heard that school was going to get out at...

Single's day becomes another for-profit holiday, practice self-love every day

Single’s day becomes another for-profit holiday, practice self-love every day

Marissa Finney November 13, 2020

February’s Valentines Day, September’s National Singles Day and the upcoming Black Friday are consumerist nightmares. In fact, most holidays are.  When most people think of the holiday season,...

FCCLA shared a post on Instagram with students preparing for new activities like their Pumpkin Roll Fundraiser. The fundraiser will have pumpkin rolls for sale until Nov. 13 and all proceeds will go towards supporting the club’s activities and competitions.

FCCLA hosts Pumpkin Roll Fundraiser to raise money for club

Sowmya Chundi November 11, 2020

From Nov. 2 to Nov. 13, members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will sell pumpkin rolls to raise money to support their student membership. The pumpkin rolls cost $10 each...

FCCLA shares a post on Instagram outlining the details for the start of the club and the call-out meetings. Marissa Cheslock, student leader of FCCLA and senior, said the club's biggest change has been switching to two bimonthly meetings to account for the hybrid schedule and ensure space for social distancing.

FCCLA to adapt to COVID-19 regulations, prepare for callout meetings

Sowmya Chundi November 11, 2020

This year, with new social distancing requirements and the hybrid schedule, members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) have had the unique challenge of adapting to COVID-19. The...

Voters must avoid casting ballots for celebrities who take away from important issues in elections

Voters must avoid casting ballots for celebrities who take away from important issues in elections

Cady Armstrong October 20, 2020

When my sister told me rapper Kanye West was running for president, I found it funny. When people think of Kanye West, they think of his Yeezy shoe brand or the Kardashian family—not him seated in the...

CHS should save green spaces, hold memories, experiences for students

CHS should save green spaces, hold memories, experiences for students

Edward Dong October 20, 2020

As a senior, when I first heard that CHS decided to eliminate senior parking up the trail, my reaction was like that of others: disappointment that a privilege promised to us for years had been completely...

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