Category Archives: News

Concerns from bomb threat lead to new policy development

By: ALEX POLETTI Teacher and student responses to an Oct. 19 bomb threat on campus have led to a conversation among CHS site and district administration on whether proper measures…

Student-teacher social media interactions lead to gray areas

By: KYLIE YEATMAN Developing relationships with teachers is essential for students to not only enjoy their classroom experiences, but to potentially create a bond with the subject in question that…

Students deal with realities of drug-use repercussions

By: ATHENA FOSLER-BRAZIL Forty-one percent of Carmel High School juniors reported using drugs or alcohol in the past month, according to the most recent California Healthy Kids survey for the…

Community college vs. university by the numbers

By: SCOTT MCMAHON $130,000 is a lot of money. With that sum, someone could buy a 2017 Jaguar F-type sports car, a Samsung 105-inch Ultra-HD home theater, a week’s worth…

Investigation into school start time, scheduling continues

By: TAYLOR DESMOND During bimonthly topic team meetings over the past year, teachers and faculty of Carmel High School have gathered to discuss various ideas, one of which is the…

Thirst Gala raises funds for building wells in Swaziland

By: AVA CRAWFORD In order to provide clean drinking water to people without access, Carmel High School’s This Club Saves Lives raised $3,000 for the Thirst Project to build wells…

Success of Family House’s toiletry drive dwindles

By: JULIA SUDOL This Club Saves Lives, a philanthropic club at Carmel High School, hosted Family House’s second toiletry drive during the two weeks before October break, though its success…

Pesticide regulations limit options to halt ant march

By: PRISICILLA CABALLERO Although Carmel High School’s ant infestation has become worse over the years, there are harmless alternatives on how to treat the problem. “All school sites are regulated…

Olivia Myers: A role model for everyone

By: NIKI PANAHIZADEH Her platinum blond hair drifts though the wind as she slowly walks through the hallways of Carmel High School and greets everyone with a smile. Senior Olivia…

Sexually active teenagers put themselves at risk due to apathy and negligence

By: BECCA GOREN “There was no question about it. I was going to do it, and I wasn’t going to tell my boyfriend. In fact, I wasn’t going to tell…