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Family First: People should spend more quality time with their families

Family First: People should spend more quality time with their families

Angela Qian

December 13, 2018

Like many students, I traveled over Thanksgiving break to visit family. But this family was my mom, and it was the first time I’d seen her in months. My sister came home from college, and we were all together as a family for the first time since school started. Just for a little background, my mom...

Students use athletic talent to give back during holiday season

Students use athletic talent to give back during holiday season

Marissa Ryan

November 16, 2018

Victoria Nopporn This thanksgiving, while many families will wake up, ready to smell turkey roasting in the oven, Audrey Kaul, women’s cross country runner and junior, plans to be at the annual Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash. The race not only donates to Wheeler Mission, a foundation that prov...

The Adventures of Thanksgiving Man

The Adventures of Thanksgiving Man

Carson TerBush, Heidi Peng

November 13, 2018

Heidi Peng, Carson TerBush Behind the Scenes: ...

Indiana School Nutrition Association Conference has been scheduled for Nov. 8 to 10

Andrew Caito

November 5, 2018

The Indiana School Nutrition Association Conference is scheduled to be held Nov. 8 to 10.  Held at Marriott Indianapolis East, the Indiana School Nutrition Conference is a chance for new menu changes and food opportunities for students. This is a three-day event that is a  important conference for...

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

HiLite staff

November 17, 2017

Feeling tense on the Internet? it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current political climate in our society, with controversies constantly bringing tension to people all across the country. While such internal conflicts are far from being resolved, everyone should pause and remember that differences in opinions can...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

Turkey Time Alternatives

Turkey Time Alternatives

studentsection

November 14, 2015

When sophomore Mitch Korolev was just a middle schooler, he read a popular book on the way animals are treated titled, Chew On This. Ever since then, Korolev vowed to never eat meat again, in addition to observing kashrut, a set of Jewish dietary laws that regulate food consumption. With Thanksgiving rapidl...

Students to run in Drumstick Dash for charity on Thanksgiving morning

Students to run in Drumstick Dash  for charity on Thanksgiving morning

entertainment

November 13, 2015

On Nov. 26, there will be an estimated 16, 750 runners that will line up together in Indianapolis to run the annual Drumstick Dash. At this 13th anniversary run, the Drumstick Dash will entail three separate races: a 4.6 mile competitive run/walk and a 2.5 mile fun run/walk for a $28 registration fee...

Pil-‘Grim’ History. People should acknowledge the true story of Thanksgiving’s oppressive history.

Pil-‘Grim’ History. People should acknowledge the true story of Thanksgiving’s oppressive history.

perspectives

November 13, 2015

Growing up in the suburbs of Boston, I was immersed in the history and culture of the northeast United States at a young age. I remember being in elementary school and learning about Thanksgiving and its origins. Everyone in the class was dressed as either a Pilgrim or a Native American as we discussed...