Category Archives: Sandpiper Selects

Carmel High students pursue YouTube as creative outlet

YouTube reigns as the world’s most popular online video site, with users watching a whopping 4 billion hours of video every month and uploading 72 hours of video every minute….

Don Perry publishes book on 30-year career in music

As a campus supervisor at Carmel High, Don Perry is known for his humor and his smile. As a music supervisor in Hollywood, he was known for his integrity and…

Film making on the Monterey Peninsula over the years

For the past century, the scenery and beauty of the Monterey Peninsula have lured many filmmakers and their movie making magic. Classics such as “Play Misty for Me” and “A…

CHS Model U.N. debates at Berkeley conference

The Carmel High Model United Nations team learned the meaning and importance of resolution last weekend, while representing Austria at the 64th annual session of the Berkeley Model U.N. conference,…

Discovering the culture, spirit of Monterey Peninsula

There are countless historical and cultural sites throughout the Peninsula, from Monterey to Big Sur, that house memories, art and fantastic views, encapsulating the spirit of the region and simply…

Carmel River courses with wildlife and resources

It’s winter in Carmel Valley, and water flow in the Carmel River is high and fast. With this year’s heavy rains, the drought-afflicted river should be recovering, and so should…

“Kung Fu Panda 3” carries its own weight

“The weight is over,” now that “Kung Fu Panda 3,” the third installment of one of the most successful animated franchises, has kicked and punched its way to theaters, delighting…

Lacrosse coaching dilemmas resolve with no time to spare

Spring sports have just begun, and for most it is usually a smooth transition. But for CHS lacrosse, which entered the season without coaches, the hiring of varsity coach Pierce…

Students share perspectives on supplement use

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine reports that the use of performance-enhancing supplements by middle and high school athletes is estimated to be between 24 and 29 percent. Looking…

CHS musicians headline Hyatt’s music fundraiser

For those who happened to walk into Monterey’s Hyatt Regency on Jan. 6, they might’ve followed the sound of live music to the hotel’s TusCA Ristorante, where CHS jazz students…