Category Archives: News

STAR testing faces its last hurrah in week ahead

This school year marks the last year that the STAR test will be taken by California’s students. Don’t worry, though. This doesn’t mean standardized testing is gone for good. Following…

AP Human Geography charts new course for freshmen

Students will find AP Human Geography in the course selection for next year as the first class of its kind at CHS—the only AP course ever to be offered to…

Trytten eyes political future

Though class elections have come to a close, current ASB President Lily Trytten’s impact on Carmel High will be lasting, and her pursuit of leadership is far from over. The…

Tools to assist AP students with their upcoming exams

With the end of the second semester looming, sweet freedom from assignments and essays and testing may feel just out of reach. But there is one aspect associated with the…

Incidents of CHS binge drinking above state average

As a California Distinguished School, Carmel High often prides itself on achieving above the state average in areas like test scores, college admissions or graduation rates. But there is one…

Booths, books, and Big Sur vibes

Under the bright sun and towering redwoods, the Big Sur community came together at the Henry Miller Memorial Library for an Earth Day celebration on Sunday. Envisioned and sponsored collectively…

Environmental Club affects campus and community

The friendly atmosphere emanating from Jason Maas-Baldwin’s room every Monday at lunch is a product of the Environmental Club, sprinkled with students sitting on tables, eating from reusable containers and…

Seniors experience range of application success

By April, seniors have heard back from the colleges where they sent painstakingly crafted applications in the fall, and they are now making huge decisions about their futures. Students across…

Putting on the Uniform: Seniors bound for military

Senior year is the year when decisions are made and when dreams possibly become real. For four seniors at CarmelHigh School, this was the year of making the decision to…

Student philanthropist helps communities worldwide

Carmel High senior Ryan Lefebvre looks like your typical California surfer dude. Blond hair, shocking blue eyes and tanned skin, Lefebvre lounges comfortably in a corner of the library, maintaining…