Category Archives: Sandpiper Selects

Senior pilot soars toward helicopter license

Looking down at the ground 1,000 feet below, the beams of light from the setting sun reflect off Monterey Bay’s stirring waters to create a scene unlike any other—John Fletcher,…

Russell spreads passion and influence to young artists

Have you ever wondered about the man inside of Room 41 and what lies beneath the cheeriness and humor he brings to the CHS campus? Art teacher Steven Russell, who…

Carmel High drama dept. to host Opera-Essence Performances

On Oct. 19, the CHS performing arts center will be hosting Opera-Essence Performances, the husband and wife team of Richard and Norma Mayer that has been bringing opera to various…

International exchange students make most of experience

Carmel High School’s student body has been joined by three foreign exchange students, girls from around the world here now for anywhere from a half semester to a full year….

Singer-Songwriters’ Guild provides creative outlet for musicians

“The first time was a little nerve-racking,” says senior Kean Grych, president of the Singer-Songwriters’ Guild. Marc Stafford, the club’s adviser, says the goal of the Singer-Songwriters’ Guild is to…

Language-lovers unite within Slam Poetry club

Slam Poetry, a novel club at Carmel High School, invites all students to share their poems through captivating verbal performances. Having held only one meeting so far, the club presidents…

Thoughtful Book members aim for deeper conversation through curious questions

If you could send one message to the world, what would you say? In the Thoughtful Book Club, you might find yourself looking for a deeper answer to questions like…

Creative writers prove writing not a chore in innovative club

Amid the hustle and bustle of math homework, AP World History essay rewrites and lit blogs, a committed group of students engage in eager discussion regarding their latest short story,…

Environmentalists strive for biodiversity on campus

Addressing environmental action is something that people are always thriving to do. The CHS Environmental Club successfully motivates teens to take part in environmental recognition. Environmental Club spreads awareness about…

Tech-savvy teens help seniors with valuable skills

Have you ever been asked for help by a grandparent or parent with a tech problem, only to realize how behind the times your relative really is? Wired for Connections,…