Monthly Archives: March 2013

CHS students contribute to Hope, Horses & Kids charity

Located on San Benancio Road in Salinas, The Buckeye Ranch is home to six therapy horses, one barn cat and thousands of priceless smiles. By using horses as teaching tools…

Modern-day Renaissance man Mike Guardino

            Walking into Michael Guardino’s science classroom, you can’t help but feel that it’s lived in. Posters of educational slogans and science tips—“LUCKY I HAD…

CHS senior passionate about plastic reduction

With a black, synthetic leather briefcase in hand and a pocket protector attached to his neatly tucked button-down shirt, a young John Daniel Russo patrolled the locker-strewn hallways of Carmel…

Theatersays bonjour to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ musical

The opening performance of Hello, Dolly! has been moved from the anticipated March 15 debut to Wednesday, March 20. Performances will continue March 21 to 24. Senior Lana Richards, who…

Carmel’s pit orchestra creates unique harmony

Musical notes wash over the tall walls that create the orchestra pit at the CHS Center for the Performing Arts, flooding the audience with warm, melodic sounds. What began as…

How to cope with severe bouts of senioritis

DO show up for school because, despite popular belief, your attendance is still mandatory as a senior. If you’re not showing up because of your overwhelming love for the smell…

Sandpiper staff writer eats his eat his way across Seaside

You might be buying some camouflage pajama shorts at Costco (those exist) or battling post-SAT traffic, but one way or another, you’ll find yourself in Seaside. I’ve just scratched the…

Is Nothing Bundt Cakes really worth you dough?

Calling all stomachs! Nothing Bundt Cakes is a new bundt bakery providing affordable after-school snacks that moved into The Crossroads shopping center in December. There are personal-sized bundts (called bundlets)…

The Rock totally rocks action in ‘The Snitch’

Snitch is not your typical action movie. Behind all the characters’ moves there are emotional reasons why they make them in the first place. The film is not only about…

Sandy Paws: Gracie

Carmel’s weekly newspaper, The Pinecone, features an article each issue about a special, local dog. This issue, the Sandpiper staff decided to switch it up and highlight the very best…