Category Archives: News

Experienced teacher expands body of work with anatomy course

BY MILES PREKOSKI Mishele Smith, an experienced teacher in the science field, has taken over the Anatomy classroom at CHS after departing from her position in Monterey.   Smith joins…

Longtime Robotics mentor Paul McFarlin set to retire

BY IAN GEERTSEN In 2005, Paul McFarlin and seven Carmel students created CHS’ first robotics team. Now, more than a decade later, Carmel’s robotics program has grown into an institution…

Carmel senior carries on Seuss family military legacy

BY SOPHIA BURAGLIO Following in the footsteps of his immediate and extended family, including both parents, an older brother, two uncles, a grandfather and two great-grandfathers, who combined have served…

Local Philanthropist contributes for mental health

BY PETER ELLISON In late January, Roberta “Bertie” Bialek Elliott made a generous contribution of $105.8 million to build a youth mental health center in Monterey, marking only one example…

Benefit reaches milestone of $6 million for good works

BY PASCALE MONTGOMERY It is a beautiful Monday afternoon and the breeze gently rustles the trees outside the Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop. A donor is greeted by a volunteer…

Seniors, take note: Save your Google Drive files!

BY ASHA JOHNSTON It’s nearly the end of the third quarter, and while many thoughts of graduation, summer and moving out bounce around the minds of upperclassmen, one thought that…

For its seniors, Carmel-by-the-Sea considered ideal location to retire

BY KYLIE YEATMAN Surrounded by a serene landscape, a tight-knit community and a slew of easily accessible corner shops, the aspects of Carmel that are often taken for granted by…

Challenges of life in Cachagua strengthen community bonds

  For Cachagua’s Jensen Camp, it is not uncommon for teenagers to spend their afterschool time riding their dirt bikes or quads after they get home from school. photo by…

Antisemetic vandalism raises concerns for Jewish students; administration plans response

BY ALEX POLETTI Last year’s Charlottesville rally reminded the United States of the lingering existence of antisemitism, a form of prejudice which still can be seen on the Carmel High…

Students unsure of constitutional rights against unreasonable searches

BY BECCa GOREN Contrary to the beliefs of some teens, students do not completely relinquish their constitutional rights at the school gates; those rights are just limited. With such limitations,…