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‘Well-rounded’ college applications no longer ideal, counselors say

Of the persistent myths and misconceptions surrounding the college application process, there is perhaps none more pervasive than the myth of the “well-rounded” student. Conventional wisdom holds that colleges seek…

Legacy Club hosts panel of local businesswomen

With the idea of empowering women in mind, Carmel High School juniors Maisy and Madison Bockus created the Legacy Club this past fall, which on Jan. 13 hosted a panel…

Local composting program turns food into fuel

Have you ever encountered a machine that can transform an entire turkey into black, rich compost within 21 days? The Monterey Regional Waste Management District’s “Organics to Energy” program collects…

Serving up the scoop on the cafeteria

For the past two years, the Carmel High School cafeteria has taken action to increase healthy option and appeal to all students’ nutritional needs, and food services continues to do…

Juniors, sophomores battle for prime parking spots

The lack of student parking at Carmel High School, especially for sophomores and juniors, is a continuing problem that has been highlighted with the addition of NO PARKING signs in…

Success of annual resolutions slim to none

As the countdown begins at 11:59 on New Year’s Eve, anticipation starts to grow as people start to envision something they could change in their life, and they decide on…

CMS Padres? The campus switch that almost was

Carmel High School students and graduates have witnessed numerous recent improvements to the campus, including renovations to the stadium, science wing and performing arts center; however, the vast majority are…

From comedy to supermodeling, director Fred Wolf does it all

The ‘80s were the decade stand-up comedy became a recognized art form, and Fred Wolf was right there in the spotlight laying the groundwork for the new genre. Hard at…

Stadium lights would reap financial, social, scheduling benefits

Despite popular demand and the numerous benefits it would reap, the Carmel High School athletic field still doesn’t have stadium lights. “I don’t know of any negatives that would come…

Students advocate for stadium lights across board

With the installation of synthetic turf on the Carmel High School athletic field back in 2014 and the addition of new aluminum bleachers earlier this school year, the sports stadium…