Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sports medicine program helps students find their passion

Ever since he was taken out of the basketball season by a torn ligament against Harker School, sophomore William Kehoe has spent an hour every day in the Sports Medicine…

North Country teacher named CHS track coach

Since the December departure of long-time legend John Ables as coach of the prolific track and field program at CHS, many locals have wondered about the direction of the team…

Why we should shoot down any proposed assault weapons ban

The tragic events that befell Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14 left 26 murdered and millions of Americans in mourning, and this horrific massacre has, once again, sparked the national debate…

Mock Trial team gears up for Saturday’s county finals

As a tense silence fell over the courthouse at the Monterey County Mock Trial Tournament, mock trial coach and social studies teacher Bill Schrier leaned in to his attorneys to…

CUSD reviews safety policies

On Dec. 14, in the small town of Newton, Conn., a horrific tragedy was beginning to unfold. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old resident of Newton, was about to go on a…

Students respond to Newtown tragedy

The nation is still reeling from the December shooting at Sandy HookElementary School in Newtown, Conn., and the CarmelHigh School community is by no means immune from the grief and…

News Briefs

The Bring Your Own Device pilot program, which allows seniors in English teacher Mike Palshaw’s Writing class to bring their own laptops for class, began mid-January. Of Palshaw’s 68 students…

Monterey struggles to get handle on bag ban

It’s been seven months since the single-use plastic bag ban was implemented in Monterey, but a loophole in the ban is a cause for environmentalists’ concern regarding its success. You…

Carmel dominates political essay competition

When the League of Women Voters of the MontereyPeninsula sponsored the “Right to Vote” essay contest for local high school students, Carmel’s teachers and counselors highly encouraged participation and got…