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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 to laptops. Next year, the district plans to have a one-to-one ratio. This transition is simila...

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 not be in a 1:1 ratio. Instead, there will only be 17 laptops in each cart, even though most classes her...

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

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 book techniques. At this school, sophomore Jacob Renay-Lopes uses technology to express himself a...

TechHOUNDS works through preseason by training robot drivers in invitationals

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 has participated in several offseason competitions, including  Indy CAGE Match at Southport High Sc...

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 puts more power in the user’s hands to decide what companies are allowed to have their data a...

Unplugged Academics

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.”

TechHOUNDS to have callout meeting on Sept. 13

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 attend the callout meeting. “We’re coming off an incredibly successful season from last year, and we’re hoping t...

Convenient or Creepy? : With technology innovations, students should consider the privacy implications of the products they choose to use

Convenient or Creepy? : With technology innovations, students should consider  the privacy implications of the products they choose to use

Armaan Goel, Entertainment Reporter

February 23, 2018

Tech companies try their hardest to further integrate technology into our lives. Not only do companies have access to a device we carry around everywhere—our phones—the current push for an “internet of things,” the interconnection via the internet of computing devices in everyday objects, enabling...

The Future of Jobs: In an increasingly automated future, what will we do if robots take our jobs?

The Future of Jobs: In an increasingly automated future, what will we do if robots take our jobs?

Alina Yu and Amy Zhou

August 15, 2017

On a bright and sunny day, senior Alexa Dow works at Juice Bar, a local smoothie and juice hub. As customers file in to enjoy a freshly-made green smoothie, Dow takes and makes numerous orders for them. The help she gets is from not only her fellow co-workers but also from blenders, juicers and iPad...

Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology

Adam Stockholm

January 27, 2017

The next step for advanced technology integration is in education.  Of course, schools like CHS have had devices like desktops and laptops for many years now, but now there is a move towards more personalized software and hardware for students and teachers alike. “I think part of it is to prepare students for ...