Category Archives: Sandpiper Selects

Life Skills Club teaches lessons to last a lifetime

Managing money, depositing checks, folding laundry, cooking a simple meal: one talent at a time, the Life Skills Club gives students the tools needed to live an independent life. “The…

Magic Club has new tricks up its sleeve for the new year

Juniors Margot McNally and Grace Lee have come with the intent to cast their spell on Carmel High School–not pulling a rabbit out of a hat, but magic that will…

Making waves is what Synchro Swim Club is all about

Despite the stereotype of synchronized swimming being a girl-dominated sport, the Carmel High School club is running strong to break these norms, with practice closely following the end of water…

Soberanes fire affects CHS, community at large

The Soberanes fire has burned a total of 91,100 acres and reached a containment level of 60 percent since its ignition July 22, as reported by Cal Fire on Aug….

Full steam ahead with CHS sports stadium renovations

The CHS athletic field will be receiving a new look this fall as Carmel Unified School District proceeds with phase two of the two-part project to renovate the bleachers and…

Carmel students to embark February en France

Parlez-vous français? Allons-y à la France? Est-ce que vous voulez grimper la tour Eiffel? Est-ce que vous voulez manger les cuisses de grenouille? Eighteen CHS students are set to depart…

Calif. bill constricts next era of smokers

“From my own experience and from what I know, most people who are underage just talk to people who are 18 or over 18 and they will usually hook you…

Carmel High pit orchestra brings musicals to life

“Can’t you hear it?” Senior Kent Burns tilts his head, listening. There is a surge in the music. “It’s all around me, like a beautiful pink sky.” In this scene…

National Parks: the wild gems of California

Snow-capped crags of the Sierra Nevada. Blistering, scorched earth of Death Valley. Wilderness. “To preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources for future generations. To provide opportunities to experience,…

Papachica poppin’ aces through undefeated tennis season

“Like anything, it takes a lot of hard work, dedication and sacrifice.” While CHS freshman Daniel Papacica’s description of the conditions necessary to become a collegiately competitive tennis player seem…