Administration should reconsider Distinguished Grad


March 1, 2011

HiLite Staff In 2008, CHS introduced the Distinguished Grad program to its graduating Senior Class. By replacing the titles of “valedictorian” and “salutatorian,” the title of “Distinguished Graduate” was designed for students to take leadership, service and extracurricular accomplishments,...

Students should re-evaluate personal meaning behind holiday season


December 13, 2010

By HiLite Staff As the holiday season has progressed over the years, the way we view this time of year has become increasingly materialistic. Though this is not a new occurrence, the National Retail Federation (NRF) has predicted that 2010 holiday sales will reach $447.1 billion this year, a $10 bill...

Students should take initiative to dress appropriately, especially in winter


November 19, 2010

By HiLite Staff As the fashion industry becomes geared more toward teenagers, the way students look has never been more important to them. From trying out the latest trends to reading fashion magazines and seeing what the celebrities are wearing this season, the way students dress is not only done...

Students should appreciate in-state colleges


October 20, 2010

By Hilite Staff As college application deadlines approach, talk among seniors focuses almost exclusively on colleges to which they are applying. Even underclassmen join in on this discussion of colleges, conversing about which universities they’d like to attend. A large number of students will lo...

Although disappointed, Greyhounds should be grateful


September 23, 2010

By Hilite Staff Homecoming at this school has traditionally been a time when students can let out a collective sigh of relief. What’s been a tough half-dozen weeks back in school leads to a day where school pride is king. This year that tradition will change. The time to celebrate will be signific...