Category Archives: News

This Club Saves Lives goes to LA for WE Day, volunteering

While most Carmel High School students will be cramming last minute for AP tests on April 27, 20 members of This Club Saves Lives will be attending WE Day to…

Political correctness not a clear-cut issue on college campuses

With the rise of politically correct culture in western society, universities across the globe have been forced to adapt to the ever-growing list of things that might make students feel…

Carmel High parent satisfaction supported by statistics, conversation

At Carmel High School there are numerous academic opportunities for students and a great number of qualified, well-educated teachers to instruct them. But are the parents of CHS students pleased…

Sandpiper alumni achieve excellence in college and beyond

Which Carmel High School course singularly equips a student for remarkable success in college and beyond? Newspaper. Writing for the Sandpiper under the guidance of Mike Palshaw has proven to…

Constitution changes allow more students to run for ASB president

The Associated Student Body voted March 8 to amend its constitution on changing the requirements to run for ASB president and adding an official student position for lunchtime activities commissioner….

Alison Eastwood guides Southern California foundation to rescue animals

Alison Eastwood has spent the last five years dedicating her time to rescuing dogs and cats from high-kill shelters and placing them into adoption or no-kill housing. She originally began…

Cachagua Road closes due to washout, leaving residents limited access

Following the recent flooding in Monterey County, the Cachagua community has been affected by a road washout located on the grade of Cachagua Road, which left residents with only one…

Carmel Beach lovers expand coastline cleanup efforts

As the tide recedes on the sunlit beach, the beautiful image is fogged by trash-covered sands that used to be clean. Carmel local Lauren Banner noticed this tragedy and decided…

Vaping phenomenon takes teenage world by storm: E-cigarette usage gaining significant popularity in adolescents

“I wasn’t really drawn to it per se,” a Carmel High School senior recalls of her first experience using an electronic cigarette. “It was more of a peer pressure thing.”…

Abuse of prescription medication among teens prevalent, harmful despite origins

“I had taken a few Xanax, and my dad walked into my room, and I was just sitting there, half asleep, just blacked out,” a Carmel High School sophomore boy…