Category Archives: Sandpiper Selects

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…

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,…