Monthly Archives: September 2012

Editors welcome readers to re-discover The Sandpiper

When you think of a Sandpiper, what comes to mind? Perhaps the image of a hippie playing the pan flute on the beach appears, or maybe a playful shorebird comes to mind.


According to Danny Funt, former chief editor of The Sandpiper, the student newspaper is “an important voice” for Carmel.


The Sandpiper is the voice that reported on important issues like students stranded by a bridge collapse in Big Sur, the voice that illuminated controversial topics like racism at CHS and the voice that revealed campus supervisor Don Perry’s mysterious past.

 

Matt & Kim’s Lightning brightens music scene

Two years after releasing their second album, Matt & Kim are back in action with their new LP Lightning. True to their roots, the duo has incorporated their classic mixture…

Carmel Film Festival involves students, big names

With its “It’s Complicated!” theme, the Carmel Arts and Film Festival will host a celebration from Oct.10-14 focusing on pop culture hardships in the arts. Carmel High School will be…

Upcoming ballot measure could cut education dollars

On the ballot this Nov. 6 is a state constitutional amendment known as Prop 30, which, according to a Huffington Post article, if not passed would mean cuts to California…

Opinion: Padres prove docile when it comes to showing school spirit

“What about? What about? What about our color shout!” But seriously, what about it? The last time I saw the entire school dressed out in school colors for spirit day…

The Sandpiper is on the hunt for the best burger in town

Over the past weeks, I visited four local burger-serving restaurants— Rio Grill, Islands Fine Burgers and Drinks, 400 Degrees Gourmet Burgers and Fries and r.g. Burgers—where I ordered a medium-rare…

Theater to screen presidential debates

With the presidential debates rapidly approaching, the CHS social studies department has decided to show the debates in the Center for the Performing Arts for interested students. According to AP…

Opinion: Does Breaking Down the Walls build bonds?

While Breaking Down the Walls was definitely a powerful and rewarding experience, I’m not sure that it had much of a lasting effect on me or the way I act…

State schools to adopt revised ed. standards

Carmel Unified School District, along with all public school districts in California, is adopting the new Common Core State Standards and testing methodology to replace the current Standardized Testing and…

The Killers’ Battle Born wins battles, loses war

From the opening notes of Battle Born, the latest effort by Las Vegas rock quartet The Killers, it’s clear that something has changed. Revivalist ’70s arena rock and bombastic, indie-sounding…