Category Archives: News

Nearly 200 students walk out in protest of school shootings

    BY ELLAH FOSTER At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, thousands of students across the nation walked out of class in protest of gun violence and the most…

Harassment presentation widely criticized

On March 5, every student at Carmel High School was exposed to a district sexual harassment presentation. The following morning, social studies teacher Bill Schrier surveyed his AP Government and…

Monterey Country animal companions abused at significant rates

BY JACK CORDELL It is certainly not uncommon for Monterey County residents to own pets. In fact, if there is one local trend common throughout Monterey County, it is the…

Sexual harassment remains murky area, often going unreported on campus

A crude comment gets thrown at a girl, a supposed joke taken a little too far. Perhaps someone whistles as she walks by or asks her repeatedly for naked photos….

CUSD sketches blueprint for long-term site planning

After years of school-wide renovations, Carmel Unified School District has launched its master facilities planning process to create a cohesive vision for all architectural advances to follow as opposed to…

Local teens contribute to YWCA human trafficking resource center in Salinas

Toward the end of 2017, teenagers across the Monterey Peninsula, including members of Carmel High School’s This Club Saves Lives, spent two consecutive weekends at a run-down house in Salinas,…

CUSD presents award-winning director’s film on pressures of modern masculinity

  BY NINA PATEL More than 300 adults from the community came to watch “The Mask You Live In,” a film about the pressures on men in today’s society, when…

CHS Office employees play musical chairs mid-year

RYAN YOUNG If parents or former students come on the Carmel High campus, they may need more than Google Maps because the app will just keep recalculating.   After years…

Muslim student’s experiences unique among her peers

BY TAYLOR DESMOND Strips of fabric on the ground direct the followers of Islam toward Mecca so that they may perform their rakats along them. For Aminah Khalil, these guidelines…

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…