Category Archives: News

Jack of all trades may be the Koulest kid in Carmel

Maybe you’ve seen him running around at the bottom of the Carmel High School amphitheater before, performing impeccable jump dives to catch a rogue Frisbee during school lunch. Or maybe…

Drama class brings magic of wizarding world to stage

The room explodes with life, vibrating with a cacophonous flurry of typical thespian activity and banter—consisting of vocal exercises and laughter, a rising wave of volume spreads with exaggerated gesticulations…

CHS bids a warm farewell to four retirees

As the year comes to a close, Carmel High School says goodbye to this year’s retiring staff, including counselor Jennifer Goodbody librarian Elena Loomis and school nurse Susan Pierszalowski, who…

Big Sur’s bridge demolition creates problems for CHS students

After many harsh winter months of torrential downpour and raging storms, Big Sur is left in shambles: a bridge demolished due to its decrepit state, the constant threat and existence…

Science course offering sparks tension between board and teachers

The implementation of the new mandated Next Generation Science Standards in the 2017-18 school year would leave CHS without any sections of Physics in the 2017-18 school year, but after…

The tenure controversy: Teachers examine pros cons of security

“Who else has the requirement to regularly assess people as teachers do?” Carmel High School social studies teacher Bill Schrier asks. “There is a constant and frequent need to grade…

Outages have not changed district’s emergency electrical protocol

“When I first went to school I thought I was watching some zombie show,” senior Adam Morrison says “There were generators powering lights…. It was very surreal.” Power outages at…

From public to private, peninsula boasts top school options

With a variety of secondary schooling options available for residents of the Monterey Peninsula, parents may wonder which high school to send their child to. Whether public or private, large…

Reflecting on three years with CHS’ championship team

I joined the Carmel High mock trial team in the beginning of my sophomore year. Two and a half years later, with my high school career coming to a close,…

Cafeteria Neeewwwss: District pursues healthy options

Based on a philosophy to provide local, fresh organic food to Carmel High School students, the cafeteria has utilized three major food companies to satisfy students’ hunger. As the district’s…