Monthly Archives: October 2012

History of the shoe

Concealed in a trophy case in the front office lies an old, bronzed track shoe that used to belong to former Carmel High teacher and athletic director Lloyd Miller. The…

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…

Opinion: Should the death penalty be struck down?

On Nov. 6, the people of California will make an important choice, one that’s literally a matter of life and death. California’s Proposition 34, if passed in this month’s general…

Common Lunch-Time Waste and Where to Put It:

COMPOST LANDFILL RECYCLE Fruits Meat Cans Vegetables Citrus Plastic bottles Bread Plastic utensils Coffee Cups Paper boats Chip bags Paper plates Styrofoam Yogurt cups  

Compost program plagued by setbacks

Carmel High School’s Environmental Club was set to implement a composting program at the high school this October, but a series of setbacks have hindered the process. “Either someone hates…

Opinion: Should Students have Wi-Fi for Personal Use?

At the start of 2012, the Carmel Unified network was re-wired, and only a few selects now have access to the new wireless password. Prior to that, students were able…

Opinion: New Parking Paves Over Problems

At the beginning of this school year, the junior class was informed by assistant principal Martin Enriquez of a future construction project for a new science building that will occupy…

Lederle behind the lens

Settled behind her desk, a cup of rich coffee in hand, Holly Lederle is somewhat reminiscent of a well-known icon of film culture, the beloved Holly Golightly. In a way similar…

Dave Soto: More than your average bus driver

Frost crawls up the windows of the long yellow school bus. 6:24 a.m. and children are walking up the familiar steps into an empty bus. Living in the deep, rugged…

Taking a look at local school environments

Some people think of their high school years as the glory days and some think of them as the worst years of their life, depending on the relationships they built…