Category Archives: News

Letter from the Editor

The holiday season is not only the best time of the year, it’s the busiest, and that holds true for The Sandpiper staff writers who have been working tirelessly on…

Carmel Valley High School offers students unique and enriching experience

When the average CHS student thinks of Carmel Valley High School, if it ever comes to mind at all, the student tends to believe that this is where the “trouble…

Bring Your Own Device program pilot to start January

After years of student complaints about faulty computers, Carmel High School is finally piloting a new Bring Your Own Device program. The program will give a pilot group of students…

Colorado amendment legalizes recreational marijuana use

On Nov. 6,a groundbreaking amendment to the Colorado State Constitution passed in what many are calling a small step for mankind, but a giant leap for stoners everywhere. Amendment 64,…

‘Black Friday’ being replaced with ‘Black Thursday’

Instead of enjoying turkey glazed with cranberry sauce or mashed potatoes drizzled with gravy, many Americans made it a priority to begin lining up at stores on Thanksgiving Day in…

Scholarship committee looks to increase funds

As the college application season comes to a close, the next big question on most seniors’ minds is how they are going to pay for this costly endeavor. Most seniors…

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,…