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Junior Adi Ariyur works on his CHS Club Access app. He said a challenge he faced while coding the app was using a Django framework, because he had to implement multiple user types and handle administration, sponsor, and member logins.

Q&A with 2020 Congressional App Challenge winner, junior Adi Ariyur

Emily Sandy March 16, 2021

Please describe your app and all it does. Why is it important?  The purpose of CHS Club Access is to promote and allow for the easier management of clubs. In the management aspect of this app, admins...

Q&A with Adrien Qi on building his own personal computer (PC)

Q&A with Adrien Qi on building his own personal computer (PC)

Daniel Tian January 7, 2021

What made you decide to build your own computer? I have a friend who got me to download Discord, a voice call and text platform. Originally, I had Discord on my parents' work computer, and that wasn’t...

Students, staff find new ways of dealing with excessive use of technology

Tsion Daniel September 21, 2020

Senior Jasmine Hsu is not able to finish her last year at CHS normally. Due to COVID-19, Hsu is facing a new reality as she manages college applications, clubs,and rigorous AP courses as a virtual student....

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...

Thoughtful Tech: Administration should make sure curriculum makes full use of new available technology

HiLite Staff August 13, 2019

With adding various technologies like Canvas, CHS is continuing to increase its technological presence. This year, with the addition of more technology carts, CHS will introduce a two-to-one ratio of students...

No More Carts

Lillian He August 13, 2019

Starting this fall, CHS will be getting a multitude of new laptops. According to Lisa Carroll, technology coordinator for CHS, each classroom will be getting their own set of laptops; however, they will...

TEACH SAVVY: Renay-Lopes works on a commissioned art piece using his tablet. Renay-Lopes said he has been commissioned multiple times to create different pieces of digital art and character designs.

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

Marvin Fan February 22, 2019

The recent movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” utilized new technology in order to create a style of movie never seen before. The film combined computer animation and traditional hand-drawn comic...

Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, explains procedures and plans for the last offseason invitational, the Boiler Bot Battle, which was hosted at Purdue University.

TechHOUNDS works through preseason by training robot drivers in invitationals

James Yin October 29, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have continue to have meetings each Thursday from 3:15 to 5 after school in the main cafeteria. According to Ryan Forrest, electrical and programming division co-lead and senior, TechHOUNDS...

Data Defense: EU’s data protection regulation may safeguard CHS students’ privacy at expense of higher cost

Armaan Goel October 25, 2018

The EU recently passed legislation called the general data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which places tighter restrictions on the data that technology companies can collect and what they can do with it. This...

Senior Jacob

Unplugged Academics

Armaan Goel October 22, 2018
“I’d have to either do (the in-class work) at home, which would put more homework on me, or I’d have to ask my friends if I could use their devices, or just (use) the teacher’s computer sometimes.”
Over the Years

Over the Years

Hari Patel, Front/TOC/JAM Editor September 21, 2018

Derek Fronek, Robotics Design Lead and senior, reviews AP Computer Science notes. He said building a new team after the successful result from last year was very exciting.

TechHOUNDS to have callout meeting on Sept. 13

James Yin September 10, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have a callout meeting on Sept. 13 in the main cafeteria at 3:20 p.m. Derek Fronek, Robotics Design Lead and senior, said anyone interested in robotics and technology was encouraged to...

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