Category Archives: News

High-achieving junior cyclist rides her way into two sponsorships

“Before [winning last year’s NorCal league competition], I was just a number in a sea of other numbers,” recalls Carmel High junior Mallory Roberts as she reflects upon a definitive…

Exploring the live action evolution of ‘Assassins’ at Carmel High

“I saw the lights come over the hill and down as they continued to look for me. I got out of my car, locked it, left my stuff behind and…

Mr. Padre competition returns with style, talent and poise

The Mr. Padre competition, an event where junior and senior boys compete with athleticism, talent, fashion and poise in hopes of winning a ticket to prom, returned to Carmel High…

Senior takes initiative to help families of sick children

It’s lunchtime on a Tuesday, and while many students are meandering off-campus in pursuit of food, Carmel High senior Caroline Mierzwa is in Room C working furiously on her latest…

Today’s teenagers quick to sext, reluctant to accept risks

“He’s on the football team and he’s cool,” thought Caroline, then a Carmel High junior, as she tentatively picked up her cell phone and pressed SEND, relinquishing control of her…

Former CHS student charged with second-degree murder

Former Carmel High School student John Lane was charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree burglary on Feb. 3, according to the Kansas City Star. On Nov. 27…

Newly confirmed Secretary of Education prompts nationwide criticism

Betsy DeVos, the recently confirmed U.S. Secretary of Education, has provoked criticism from many people, including Carmel High School teachers and students because of her lack of experience in public…

White House immigration policies have various effects on students

Carmel High School senior Alessandro Boaro’s 80-year-old grandmother had a green card granting her residency for the United States. Her residency has given her access to ObamaCare, which she needs…

Commemoration of teacher, linguist, scholar and friend

Anyone who knew Richard Nitsche knew that he had an incontestable love for learning. Nitsche, who was 79 when he died on Jan. 25 at his home in Marina, made…

South Dakota native takes on multiple tech roles in CUSD

In light of Tommy Pohlman’s departure from Carmel High, the Carmel Unified School District has hired Julia Fausti to continue helping students and faculty with Chromebook and computer issues. In…