Category Archives: News

The Doctor is in: Superintendent Dill-Varga ready to make her mark on Carmel Unified School District

By: ALEX POLETTI More than a month before the first pealings of the bell marked the official start of another school year, new CUSD superintendent, Dr. Barbara Dill-Varga, was already…

AP Human Geography section added to reduce ballooning class size

By: ALEX POLETTI Carmel Unified School District administration approved funding for a third section of AP Human Geography on Aug. 24, reducing the average section size of the course to…

About Debbi Puente

By: KYLIE YEATMAN As Carmel High School makes many changes to its staff this year, assistant principal Debbi Puente has joined CHS staff in her 28th year of education. Puente,…

About Yesel Von Ruden

By: Kylie Yeatman For any freshman or sophomore student looking for guidance, a class schedule change or just somebody to talk to, Carmel High School’s newest academic counselor Yesel Von…

About Jeff Rogers

BY: ARCHER MICHAELS Jeff Rogers has joined the Carmel High School college counseling team and is ready to help students find a path to success. The veteran counselor has worked…

About Dr. Curtis Smith

By: JULIA SUDOL Dr. Curtis Smith is Carmel High School’s new Honors Physics and Honors Chemistry teacher, with 24 years of experience and a background in teaching all around the…

About Colin Matheson

By: BECCA GOREN Eight years in the making, former full-time technology professional coach Colin Matheson has made his comeback to the CHS science department with one section of college prep…

About Amy Hurst

By ASHA JOHNSTON Carmel High nurse Amy Hurst has a vision of an inviting clinic where anybody can feel welcome to go, regardless of the severity of illness. Hurst is…

About Valarie Seita

By: JOYCE DOHERTY Valarie Seita, Carmel High School’s new librarian, has already made a splash by helping bring new ideas to life, both in the library and in the classroom….

About Shelley Grahl

By: ELLAH FOSTER English teacher Shelley Grahl wants to spend her first year at Carmel High School trying to convey her love for literature to the young adults entering her…