Category Archives: News

About Yesel Von Ruden

By: Kylie Yeatman For any freshman or sophomore student looking for guidance, a class schedule change or just somebody to talk to, Carmel High School’s newest academic counselor Yesel Von…

About Jeff Rogers

BY: ARCHER MICHAELS Jeff Rogers has joined the Carmel High School college counseling team and is ready to help students find a path to success. The veteran counselor has worked…

About Dr. Curtis Smith

By: JULIA SUDOL Dr. Curtis Smith is Carmel High School’s new Honors Physics and Honors Chemistry teacher, with 24 years of experience and a background in teaching all around the…

About Colin Matheson

By: BECCA GOREN Eight years in the making, former full-time technology professional coach Colin Matheson has made his comeback to the CHS science department with one section of college prep…

About Amy Hurst

By ASHA JOHNSTON Carmel High nurse Amy Hurst has a vision of an inviting clinic where anybody can feel welcome to go, regardless of the severity of illness. Hurst is…

About Valarie Seita

By: JOYCE DOHERTY Valarie Seita, Carmel High School’s new librarian, has already made a splash by helping bring new ideas to life, both in the library and in the classroom….

About Shelley Grahl

By: ELLAH FOSTER English teacher Shelley Grahl wants to spend her first year at Carmel High School trying to convey her love for literature to the young adults entering her…

In-class political bias leads to some disagreement over its appropriateness

On Nov. 10, 2016, Mountain View history teacher Frank Navarro found himself being asked to leave the school after a parent sent the school an email expressing their concerns over…

Returning home, CHS students recount their adventures abroad

Last school year, three CHS sophomore girls—Azul Gabrielson, Nelly Kohlgruber and Stella Robertson—individually went abroad to France and Germany and are now back as juniors in the United States. While…

Carmel Valley High School welcomes CHS’ staff members to team

As a result of opened positions and visions of a high school consistent with their own, three of Carmel High School’s previous staff members—Brenda Buran, Jeff Schatz and Tom Parry—transferred…