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CHS should broaden standards of Distinguished Grad to better represent everyone

HiLite Staff

February 21, 2020

Unlike most high schools, CHS uses the Distinguished Grad program to recognize its top seniors each year. The system, which started more than ten years ago, allows students to  accumulate points and recognizes multiple, well-rounded seniors, instead of appointing the singular title of valedictorian. In ad...

Comedy Sportz to meet on Feb. 7 to prepare for Intramural Match on Feb. 10 in Studio Theater at 9:30 a.m. 

Comedy Sportz to meet on Feb. 7 to prepare for Intramural Match on Feb. 10 in Studio Theater at 9:30 a.m. 

Valliei Chandrakumar

February 5, 2020

Comedy Sportz members will hold a meeting on Feb. 7 in P123 after school to prepare for the intramural match on Feb. 10 in the Studio Theater at 9:30 a.m. After the first event of the semester, club members are expected to attend all Friday meetings throughout February to prepare for home matches on F...

Comedy Sportz to resume meetings on Feb. 7

Comedy Sportz to resume meetings on Feb. 7

Valliei Chandrakumar

February 2, 2020

Comedy Sportz members will resume meetings on Fridays in P123 after school on Feb. 7. Members are expected to demonstrate all the techniques learned from the first semester’s rehearsals in home matches on Feb. 20 and 21 in the Studio Theater at 7 p.m. Comedy Sportz sponsor James Peterson said trainings...

Rise in female protagonist roles in movies allows for stronger representation of women

Rise in female protagonist roles  in movies allows for stronger representation of women

Valliei Chandrakumar

January 23, 2020

Princesses, witches, fairies… there were many personalities for Rachel Redman, cosplay club member and junior, to look up to, and later dress up as while growing up. Today, there are even more characters for girls to look to as powerful role models and more to come with upcoming movie characters like...

Students, program director explain how they combine Christian faith, passion for music

Students, program director explain how they combine Christian faith, passion for music

Valliei Chandrakumar

December 12, 2019

With recent headlines such as “...Made Me Appreciate Christianity for the First Time” (DJBooth), “...Calls Himself ‘Greatest Artist God Ever Created’” (E! Online) and “...on a mission to ‘turn atheists into believers’” (The Irish News), Kanye West, American billionaire, rap megastar ...

TEDx gains additional sponsor, reorganizes leadership team

TEDx gains additional sponsor, reorganizes leadership team

Rhea Acharya

November 23, 2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the TEDx club now has a new leadership team. According to Sarah Konrad, new TEDx president and junior, many of the same people are on the club’s leadership team, but now they serve in different roles. Aside from Konrad as president, the leadership positions now include ...

Comedy Sportz to discuss next meeting date

Comedy Sportz to discuss next meeting date

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 21, 2019

Comedy Sportz members will arrange a meeting date after Thanksgiving break to discuss effective algorithms for continuous, positive audience reaction. James Peterson, Comedy Sportz sponsor and IB Film and theatre arts teacher, said the meetings are very relaxed, with the group coexisting as friends ra...

With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students  and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 15, 2019

Aggressively rubbing paint onto a bald cap might be an uncomfortable, once-in-a-lifetime experience for most, but for senior Hannah Smith, it is just another part of her job as a special effects makeup artist for the CHS theater community. Smith works with prosthetic or special effects makeup to change...

Comedy Sportz to review elements of successful performances in Oct. 18 meeting to educate new members

Comedy Sportz to review elements of successful performances in Oct. 18 meeting to educate new members

Valliei Chandrakumar

October 15, 2019

Comedy Sportz will meet in P123 on Oct. 18 to reexamine techniques and strategies discussed in its Oct. 4 training session directed by a member of the Comedy Sportz team from downtown Indianapolis. During the meeting, the leaders plan to explain the usual content of performances to new members by rehashing...

Comedy Sportz leaders to discuss club expectations in Sept. 20 meeting

Comedy Sportz leaders to discuss club expectations in Sept. 20 meeting

Valliei Chandrakumar

September 18, 2019

Comedy Sportz members will meet in P123 on Friday, Sept. 20, to discuss meeting dates and content regulations. Before beginning continuous training sessions, leaders will start the year off explaining the morals and expectations of the club. The main focus of these efforts is to emphasize the preparat...

Comedy Sportz members to prepare for Sept. 9 auditions in upcoming meeting

Comedy Sportz members to prepare for Sept. 9 auditions in upcoming meeting

Valliei Chandrakumar

September 3, 2019

Comedy Sportz members will meet in P123 on Tuesday, Sept. 3, to discuss plans and goals for the school year. The main focus of these efforts is to emphasize the true intentions behind each performance, letting audience members participate for their overall enjoyment and making sure everyone is havin...

National Art Honor Society members to wrap up year with planning of upcoming celebration

National Art Honor Society members to wrap up year with planning of upcoming celebration

May 23, 2019

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) leaders will organize party committees to set up different aspects of the end of year celebration. Each of the committees will find a way to include various artistic styles into the overall atmosphere and conduct of the party. The main focus of the efforts put into the...