Category Archives: News

Living life in the fast lane with Chris Penovatz

Sophomore Christopher Penovatz attentively observes the model Jaguar E-Type in his hands. Polished to the chrome, he can now imagine and visualize the paint job his latest masterpiece will have….

Lend-a-Hand club reaches across the Pacific with charity

An average Carmel High student is obligated to earn 60 hours of community service before graduation. The Lend-A-Hand club has taken this requirement a step further by encouraging members to…

The Sandpiper rides along with Carmel PD

Dogs on the loose, lost wallets and an occasional burgalry—most people believe the Carmel Police Department doesn’t face much when it comes to crime. I was curious as to what…

Maddie Cooke cooks up musical magic

Freshman Maddie Cooke sits front and center with a guitar in her hand and a grin upon her face. Beside her, fellow CHS students are singing songs full of praise,…

Paul McFarlin: mechanic, mentor and more

In his empty Carmel High School classroom next to the shop, Paul McFarlin types away at his keyboard during his prep period. A flustered student enters the room, asking if…

Justin Noseworthy: More than pastor to local flock

Into the Carmel Presbyterian Church parking lot pulls a 2004 Ford Taurus station wagon, with a surfboard strapped to the top and a Carmel High School Water Polo sticker on…

Anti-texting campaign prompts students to safer driving

Carmel High students were introduced Oct. 23 to a new program called No Texting and Driving, which aims at combating the practice of teens texting behind the wheel. “AT&T approached…

Teachers remain split on SMART board practicality

The transfixed eyes of Michael Guardino’s fifth period Physics class gaze at the bright white SMART Board screen as students embark on an equation-filled journey of angular velocity and momentum….

Anti-texting campaign prompts students to safer driving

Carmel High students were introduced Oct. 23 to a new program called No Texting and Driving, which aims at combating the practice of teens texting behind the wheel. “AT&T approached…

Lopez explains rationale behind patriotic morning tunes

When the commotion of the start of third period dies down, instead of jumping right into the day’s news, the students of CHS listen to recordings of the national anthem…