Category Archives: News

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…

Proposition 34 seeks to abolish death penalty

The California state election is coming, and this year there is a host of propositions up for Californians to decide. One of the most controversial measures on the ballot is…

Seniors reflect on college application process

As the battle of college applications rages on, seniors brandish their essay skills and break out every weapon possible. The Class of 2013 has quite lofty expectations to live up…

ASB’s RSVP seeks an A-OK CHS

The CHS Associated Student Body recognizes that changes need to be made to the high school, and they believe they have found just the program to help get the job…

Carmel mourns loss of David Miller, teacher and friend

With the recent passing of former Carmel Middle School math teacher David Miller in October, students, parents and faculty all around Carmel Unified School District have been in mourning. According…

Students say bathrooms flush with issues

Some of the most common student complaints about the restrooms at CHS are how cold they become in the winter, the lack of paper towels and the need for dividers…

Presidential election will affect education

The Presidential General Election is Nov. 6, and both candidates for President—Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama—have distinct views on public education that will change national education policy and…

Letter From the Editor

We’ve heard your input—from the numerous letters to the editors we have received to those who sat silently and devoured The Sandpiper’s last issue—and for November, we’ve decided to put…