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TALKING IT THROUGH

After being awarded the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award, senior Beau Robbins answers interview questions. While the State Championship marked his final high school game, Robbins was excited to continue his football career in college,” Robbins said. C.
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HALFTIME

Warming up at halftime of the State finals, varsity player and junior Gabe Quigley throws passes along the sideline. Quigley played other sports at CHS but valued the environment of football over other sports. “I can’t imagine high school without football and I feel bad for everyone else in the school because it’s just a great environment and it’s really special to be a part of,” Quigley said. C. Hunter photo.

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TEAM PLAYERS

After the game, seniors and varsity players Caleb Shaffer and Chase Southard support each other. The players were disappointed that they had lost the State championship, but proud of all their team had accomplished throughout the season. “All the friends and the teammates, that is beyond even a friendship, you know, those are my brothers. We have gone through so much in these past three or four years together,” Shaffer said. C. Hunter photo.

STUDIO ART

Looking at his reference photo, senior Will Schmidt paints on finishing touches on his painting. Schmidt felt that this was his best project so far and had gifted it to his girlfriend. “I love the working environment here as well as the freedom to do what you want and be expressive and also just enjoy art in general and create things,” Schmidt said. L. Cruz photo

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STRICTLY BUSINESS

Working on his presentation for principles of business management, senior Drew Michael finalizes his assignment before presenting it. Michael talked about his experiences with this class and his overall experience taking principles of business management . “I did enjoy the class and took away that there’s a lot that goes into managing your finances and planning for your future”, Michael said. Z. Gruning photo

FOLDING

Folding paper, senior Will Tippins prepares to make an origami creation. Tippins has been a part of the club for two years joining because of a recommendation from his friend. “I really like the sense of community and unity. A lot of people come together and just work on a little craft project for like an hour after school,” Tippins said. S. Gupta photo

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THINKING OF OTHERS

Sitting on the ground, senior Aimee Lee writes a message on the posters created for Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, along with Sophia Gripp. She went to this NHS meeting because they gave everyone the opportunity to add something to the posters. “I went because I knew we were doing something for MSD high and I think it’s small but hopefully it helped the students at MSD by showing them we were in solidarity and they were in our thoughts,” Lee said. Ca. Ramey photo

BIKING AROUND

Riding her bike, senior Kelley Wei enjoys the nice weather. The colder weather this year has made it harder for students, including Wei, to spend time outside. “Normally, it is warm enough to wear shorts by this time of the year,” Wei said. J. Zhang photo

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JUST ENGLISH THINGS

Sitting in the computer lab, senior Frances Miller works on finishing an outline in P155. Miller enjoyed her time in P155, because she loved being in English teacher, Amanda Richmond’s class with friends. “I really like having Richmond as my teacher again and I really like the topics that I have chosen for my speeches,” Miller said. C. Ramey photo

SCULPTIN’

Using the sponge, senior Mackenzie Schaff creates a sculpture in ceramics. Schaff enjoyed feeling after she made a successful pot. “It’s hard sometimes, and a lot of times you mess up and have to start over, I’ve done my fair share of that … but once you make a successful sculpture and see the finished product, it’s so rewarding,” Schaff said. C. Colbert photo

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HOMEWORK…

Pencil in hand, senior Ben Holtzlander works on homework before class in the morning. Holtzlander liked to use his time efficiently. “I get here early sometimes in the morning and I can’t waste any time, so I spend it getting ahead of my work,” Holtzlander said. Z. Gruning photo

VIOLIN MUSIC

During his B1 Advanced Orchestra Festival class, senior Leo Soyfer plays his violin. Soyfer enjoyed a platform where he could learn about music and share something that brought him joy with others. “I enjoy playing music because it is amazing to see how it affects the people around me when I perform, and because of the emotions that can be brought out by the right melodies and notes,” Soyfer said. C. Hunter photo

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HUMAN INTERACTION

Standing in the hallway with his friends,  senior Brain Getz enjoys getting to school a little early. Getz and his friends have been friends for many years. “We are talking about the theory that all Pixar movies are connected, called the Pixar Theory. It is a great way to start the day off, rather than just going straight to class with no human interaction”. Z.Gruning photo

FOLD THIS

Folding paper, senior Will Tippins prepares to make an origami creation. Tippins has been a part of the club for two years joining because of a recommendation from his friend. “I really like the sense of community and unity. A lot of people come together and just work on a little craft project for like an hour after school,” Tippins said. S. Gupta photo

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SHOT PUT

Practicing for an upcoming meet, varsity player and senior Marie Kress throws a shot put at practice. Kress joined track after ending her basketball career and stuck with it because she enjoyed it. “The hardest part has been going through the good and the rough patches in regards to performance, you can’t hit a personal best every meet and you have to learn how to preserve and keep working hard toward your goals,” Kress said. E. Twiehaus photo

GETTING CREATIVE

Sitting at her desk, senior Hannah Bromm works on her pottery project in Ceramics 8. Bromm enjoyed being in Ceramics 8 as her independent study period. “My favorite part of the class is how creative I get to be, because I can come up with any idea and turn it into a project. I  also get to work on my own timeline without due dates,” Bromm said. C. Colbert photo

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DREMEL

Using the dremel tool, sophomore Ethan DeVries dremels out the burrs of a metal plate to get rid of sharp areas. DeVries was helping to build the 2018 Tech Hounds robot for competition. “I enjoy Tech Hounds because it challenges me to think of new ideas on how to make and produce products to meet that challenging goal,” DeVries said. A. Zhuang photo

MADE UP

During a rehearsal of Peter and the Starcatchers, junior Chae Haley gets her makeup done by a fellow makeup crew member. Haley and the rest of the play’s cast and crew looked forward to the debut of their performance, which would occur on Feb. 8. “I’m excited because the cast is just awesome. Everyone has put so much time and effort into the rehearsals and I’m just excited for the community to see how gifted the cast is,” Haley said. S. Morton photo

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IT’S LIT

Discussing, english teacher Tony Dunham talks to his class about biblical literature. Dunham had taught biblical literature for two years. “I really like teaching bib lit because I think it’s important that students understand these stories that are a big part of our Western Culture,” Dunham said. K. Sutton photo

SWINGING AROUND

In Swing Dance club, juniors Sage Dooley and Branden Bilek dance together. Swing Dance club is a good opportunity for students to socialize and dance. “My favorite part of Swing Dance is just learning different moves and techniques that you can do along with others,” Dooley said. V. Patel photo

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HANGING OUT 

Sitting, Junior Sam Pendergast is on his phone in the library. Pendergast sits in the library most mornings. “I like sitting in the library because it’s a great way to relax before the school day starts,” Pendergast said. K. Sutton photo

SPANISH, QUE? 

Focused, sophomore Lauren Lindamood (right), is working on a spanish worksheet. Linamood knew she had many options for her world language requirement, but she was immediately hooked to spanish. “We were reviewing our skit for our presentation over theoretical money issues in spanish three” Lindamood said. S. Montgomery photo

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SCULPTING 

Working on their ceramics projects, junior Sammi Kadinger and senior Cheyanne Robbins form the shapes of their busts. The focus of their work was to build a base/outline of the face of the person that they chose to sculpt. “I’ve learned to have patience with longer projects and keep working until the very end. With that you can make some incredible things. My favorite part about ceramics is when a project is finally fired and you can see how it all turned out,” Kadinger said. N. Robbins photo

SING OUT

During a rehearsal, senior Andy Pagan-Marreno prepares for competition alongside the rest of New Edition. The group was set to perform at contests at Center Grove and Franklin Central high schools in the month of February. “I’m excited because it’s fun, really. After months of hard work and dedication, it’s finally show people our hard work.,” Pagan-Marrano said. A. Carmichael photo

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WORKING ON IT

In the Hilite room, junior Christina Yang sits in front of the computer, working on her pages for the next Hilite issue. She decided to join the Hilite staff after she took the Newspaper 1 prerequisite course, and decided to stay as she genuinely enjoyed working on staff. “I genuinely enjoy it because Hilite’s like a family, all of us are together and we all struggle through the same deadlines together so it’s like a family,” Yang said. P. Jothirajah photo

ORGANIZED

While helping the librarians, senior Allison Ong helps organize the books. Ong has loved being the library aid for first semester. “The best part is how nice all the people are that work in the library. They are all so sweet,” Ong said. L. Cruz photo

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FLEECE BLANKETS

Sitting in the freshman cafeteria, math teacher Wendy Bass cuts a fleece blanket for the Do Something Club. Bass contributed materials for two blankets to aid the community. “I just saw on the announcements that they were making fleece blankets and I like to make them and it seemed like a super cool thing to do,” Bass said. A. Bruder photo

FOCUSED

During her orchestra class, senior Ally Nou warms up on her violin. Nou has been playing violin since middle school. “In an orchestra, we have bases, cellos, violas, violins and one of the most important things I have learned is how work together and how to utilize the differences as strengths,” Nou said. C. Hunter photo

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HALLOWEEN CANDY

Sitting in the library with her friends, freshman Kat Lin (second from left) passes out the candy her friend Jasmine Hsu (right) got from Halloween. This year Lin didn’t go trick-or-treating but enjoys the idea of Halloween in general. “I like the idea of Halloween and how you can dress up as someone or something else for one day and get candy,” Lin said. S. Sajan photo 

CERAMICS

Implementing their designs into their pots, freshmen Erin Toomey and Abby Lee sit in Ceramics 1. Toomey planned on taking Ceramics 2. “We were doing a thing called drape mold. You do a design on the inside of the pot. You put clay over it and that makes it a bowl,” Toomey said. H. Pelletiere photo 

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Amnesty Club

After leading an amnesty club meeting, sophomore Nicole Segaran talks to junior Hailey Schumann about the club’s goals. Segaran is one of the founders of the club, that is created to raise awareness for the protection of human rights. “It’s a very tight knit group, and we’re really focused on helping the community become a better place,” Segaran said. S. Sajan photo

CARE TO SHARE

Working on Care To Share, senators junior Eva Brungard and senior Dalton Thompson work to organize the fundraiser. Care To Share allowed SRTs to raise money and buy gifts for families in need. “I like being able to help the school and community, and make the Christmas season brighter for these people,” Brungard said. H. Nist photo 

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MATH CLASS

Looking at her phone before class, junior Rilee Wilson gets ready for her B3 precalculus class. Wilson found the class to be enjoyable, but challenging at times. “I like how it actually makes me think and I like learning in that class,” Wilson said. R. Brungard photo.  

CODING FOR CHANGE

Sitting in the cafeteria, junior Evan Kenyon shares his excitement for the new club he started called Code for Change. The club was aimed at helping the community through coding. “Obviously we have classes at the school like AP Computer Science which teach them how to code and the different concepts, but we’re showing them how to apply these concepts in ways that actually affect the world,” Kenyon said. A. Carmichael photo.  

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