Monthly Archives: November 2012

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,…

Paul McFarlin: mechanic, mentor and more

In his empty Carmel High School classroom next to the shop, Paul McFarlin types away at his keyboard during his prep period. A flustered student enters the room, asking if…

Justin Noseworthy: More than pastor to local flock

Into the Carmel Presbyterian Church parking lot pulls a 2004 Ford Taurus station wagon, with a surfboard strapped to the top and a Carmel High School Water Polo sticker on…

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…

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….

Opinion: Debates shouldn’t be placed on podium

The presidential and vice-presidential debates this election season have been some damn good entertainment. We’ve been treated to moderator and Yoda look-alike Jim Lehrer’s feeble attempts to control the candidates….

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…

Zeppelin tribute at Sunset Center rambles on to mediocrity

Sadly, Led Zeppelin didn’t actually come to Carmel to play an actual live show. We would be better off hoping for Congress to actually agree on something. But the Led…