Category Archives: News

CUSD reviews safety policies

On Dec. 14, in the small town of Newton, Conn., a horrific tragedy was beginning to unfold. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old resident of Newton, was about to go on a…

Students respond to Newtown tragedy

The nation is still reeling from the December shooting at Sandy HookElementary School in Newtown, Conn., and the CarmelHigh School community is by no means immune from the grief and…

Monterey struggles to get handle on bag ban

It’s been seven months since the single-use plastic bag ban was implemented in Monterey, but a loophole in the ban is a cause for environmentalists’ concern regarding its success. You…

Carmel dominates political essay competition

When the League of Women Voters of the MontereyPeninsula sponsored the “Right to Vote” essay contest for local high school students, Carmel’s teachers and counselors highly encouraged participation and got…

SAT, ACT prep tools varied, but readily available

Just as the spring semester brings baseball and Advanced Placement testing, the time for juniors to start thinking about college plans and testing requirements is upon Carmel High as well….

U.N. club sets sights on spring regional conferences

Have you ever wanted to experience creating peace between countries like the United Nations does? Well, Model United Nations does just that. Carmel High’s Model U.N. club will be participating…

CDC warns U.S. will witness record flue season

It seems that the flu is always on the front page or the top story on the news. As a result, many don’t take warnings about the flu seriously.  However,…

Months after Hurricane Sandy, N.J. still struggles

As a bicoastal high school student I travel back and forth between California and New Jersey frequently. Growing up, I spent many summers at the beach town of Margate, N.J.,…

Lunch Bunch offers companionship and confidence

“Corvette!” shouts sophomore Chris Penovatz as he selects a red card from the Apples to Apples pile, choosing a motor vehicle as his favorite pick. Other students surround him, and…

Seaside gang violence prompts deadly retaliations

In the nine days between Oct. 12 to Oct. 20, Seaside residents Jorge Diaz, 20, and Antonio Garcia, 17, were murdered amid the recent gang violence occurring in Seaside and…