Category Archives: News

Contagious skin infection benches multiple CHS basketball players

Through late-December and the early part of January, the Carmel High School varsity basketball team had a number of players diagnosed with a highly contagious skin infection—impetigo—forcing players to sit…

CHS music dept. contemplates change in concert venue

Since Carmel Unified School District unveiled the Bertie Bialek Elliott Performing Arts Center in March 2011, the theater has served as an incredible resource for students in the district. Used…

Carmel dancer fulfills lifelong dream at U. of Arizona

Gliding across the mirrored ballet studio, a Carmel High School ballerina dances to the slow rhythm and gentle tune, painting a picture with her every movement. Elise Cricchio, currently a…

Girls ask boys: Sadie’s allows females to lead the way

The second semester is largely characterized by “promposals,” a friendly competition of sorts, in which students try to ask their dates in the most elaborately adorable fashion as possible. And…

Sandpiper writer wins $3,500 3M essay competition

On Jan. 11, Carmel High’s Connor Suess was selected by the Monterey Peninsula College English Department as the single college-bound high school senior in the Monterey Peninsula to win the…

From the small screen to live: video class on television

Ever wonder what it would be like to see your face on television? If you happen to end up in Carmel High’s weekly Friday Show, you might just see this…

Students neglect recycling program

For a district that prides itself in separated bins for compost, recycling and landfill, students have yet to uphold their obligation of individually and properly distributing their own waste into…

Community braces for flu season

You woke up feeling fine, but by lunch your body is riddled with any combination of severe muscle and joint aches, red and watery eyes, weakness, extreme fatigue, a headache,…

Students push for access to Wi-Fi

In response to the growing transition to a more technology heavy world, many Carmel High School students have begun to question the school policy of not allowing access to the…

Teachers and students debate merits of classroom video service

Microsoft PowerPoint, as well as Google Slides, has always been the go-to for school projects, but now there is a new tool in the school’s arsenal: WeVideo. The Carmel Unified…