Monthly Archives: April 2013

Carmel family witnesses Boston Marathon bombing

By River Hain Her prior average was 4:09:32—the exact hour and minute the bombs in Boston detonated. Call it luck or training, but Carmel High parent Jennifer Field crossed the…

Students eager to join Link Crew as Link Leaders

By Joe Sunde For the past six years Link Crew has been a group of junior, senior and teacher advisors who work to make sure that the incoming freshman class…

Prom ‘party bus’ culture focus of new state law

By Brittany File Prom culture has changed drastically from the once innocent night of drinking punch and playing spin the bottle.  For some teens, prom has come to represent a…

STAR testing faces its last hurrah in week ahead

This school year marks the last year that the STAR test will be taken by California’s students. Don’t worry, though. This doesn’t mean standardized testing is gone for good. Following…

AP Human Geography charts new course for freshmen

Students will find AP Human Geography in the course selection for next year as the first class of its kind at CHS—the only AP course ever to be offered to…

Trytten eyes political future

Though class elections have come to a close, current ASB President Lily Trytten’s impact on Carmel High will be lasting, and her pursuit of leadership is far from over. The…

Tools to assist AP students with their upcoming exams

With the end of the second semester looming, sweet freedom from assignments and essays and testing may feel just out of reach. But there is one aspect associated with the…

Incidents of CHS binge drinking above state average

As a California Distinguished School, Carmel High often prides itself on achieving above the state average in areas like test scores, college admissions or graduation rates. But there is one…

Booths, books, and Big Sur vibes

Under the bright sun and towering redwoods, the Big Sur community came together at the Henry Miller Memorial Library for an Earth Day celebration on Sunday. Envisioned and sponsored collectively…

Environmental Club affects campus and community

The friendly atmosphere emanating from Jason Maas-Baldwin’s room every Monday at lunch is a product of the Environmental Club, sprinkled with students sitting on tables, eating from reusable containers and…