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As foreseen apocalyptic events quickly approach, students consider effect of superstitions, pregame rituals

As foreseen apocalyptic events quickly approach,  students consider effect of superstitions, pregame rituals

Leslie Huang

December 12, 2019

Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors member and senior, actively participates in the school choir, and although he said he doesn’t personally believe in superstitions, he said before each performance, choir members follow a chant. He said this chant has become a mandatory ritual to set an optimistic atmosphere...

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

Sophia Hawkins

November 28, 2019

For many people around the country, Thanksgiving is when they gather with their families to share a meal and say thanks for all that they have, in accordance with the feast of the pilgrims and their Native American friends back in the early 17th century. However, the story that we tell, not only of...

Students give interesting insight on St. Patrick’s Day traditions

Students give interesting insight on St. Patrick’s Day traditions

Allison Li, Beats Editor

March 21, 2017

Freshman Michael Rooney What is St. Patrick’s Day? Saint Patrick’s Day marks the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. There’s a long story about how he originally arrived in Ireland, but it’s one I’m not too familiar with so I won’t attempt to tell it. Ar...

Friends as Family: Biological family is not the most important factor of holidays.

Friends as Family: Biological family is not the most important factor of holidays.

Gabby Perelmuter, Social Media Editor

November 17, 2016

In American tradition especially, family is emphasized to a greater degree than in other cultures. Thanksgiving is a prime example of this. People coming in from out of town to have a meal together maybe only a couple of times a year.  But what really is family? It means so much more than simply who i...

PHOTO GALLERY: Trike Race

PHOTO GALLERY: Trike Race

October 3, 2016

The preliminary heats of the trike race occurred on Sept. 28 at the stadium. The finals happened on Sept. 30 at the stadium in front of the entire student body.  

PHOTO GALLERY: Homecoming Game

PHOTO GALLERY: Homecoming Game

October 3, 2016

Carmel's Homecoming Game was on Friday, Sept. 30. Carmel beat the Ben Davis Giants 40-36 after a furious fourth-quarter comeback.      

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

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November 14, 2014

Hailing from Kenya, senior Kathleen Muloma said her parents have instilled in her the importance of certain traditions. “We are always having family and friends stay at our house. Providing food and a place to stay is a very important aspect of the Kenyan lifestyle,” she said. Tradition plays ...

Students incorporate traditions from different nations into holiday season

Students incorporate traditions  from different nations into holiday season

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December 13, 2013

Junior Emily Abshire - England What is a tradition your family does every year for Christmas? One thing we do on Christmas is we have a big roast dinner, like a traditional roast dinner, which includes Yorkshire pudding. I don’t know if a lot of Americans know about (the food), but they’re cal...

Traditionally Nontraditional

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November 18, 2010

We asked you about your family traditions. Here are the submitted responses. By Adele Zhou <azhou@hilite.org> SAVINI RANAWEERA (12) How did you come up with the idea of making family videos? It first came the Thanksgiving of ‘08. We were really bored; the TV was on. All they kept playing was that ...

Administration changes graduation gowns

News

October 29, 2009

Instead of men in blue and women in white, all Carmel graduates will wear blue gowns this year By Michelle Hu <mhu@hilite.org> From the Class of 2010 on, seniors will wear the exact same gowns at graduation. This is a change from the past couple decades, when men wore blue and women wore wh...