Category Archives: News

Vending machines relocated, caged outside cafeteria

BY TAYLOR DESMOND Within the past couple of months, the food service department placed two vending machines outside of the CHS cafeteria in order to offer food to students during…

Breaking the mold: Resources help first-generation students overcome obstacles on road to college

BY JOYCE DOHERTY In her senior year, 2015 Carmel High School graduate Selene Elias knew that she wanted to go to college, but she didn’t know how to get there…

Carmel High School teachers’ past jobs may surprise students

BY PRISCILLA CABALLERO Ever picture Mr. Grahl doing farm work on a sunny day or Mr. Granbery living in Antarctica? At one point in their lives, neither did these teachers….

Go read a book: How screens are negatively rewiring the brain

BY JACK CORDELL Technology is a wondrous thing. From the machines and vaccinations that keep people alive and healthy in hospitals to the computers that keep people informed and entertained,…

Community service opportunity in China open to all high school students

BY BECCA GOREN After spending a month in China this past summer conducting camps for children housed at Sunshine Academy Zhengzhou and Chengdu state orphanages, Carmel High School travelers have…

Students and teachers weigh benefits of an AP Econ class

BY IAN GEERTSEN Of the 22,000 high schools to offer Advanced Placement classes last year, 5,000 offered AP Macroeconomics and 4,000 AP Microeconomics. Carmel High is not one of those…

Marc Del Toro: Back from abroad with new perspective

BY ATHENA FOSLER-BRAZIL While many of his fellow members of the class of 2018 were anxiously cramming for the PSAT and trying to fit in as many AP classes as…

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…