Monthly Archives: May 2013

Remembering fallen CHS war veterans

This weekend, Americans will spend Memorial Day remembering the many sacrifices of America’s servicemen and women throughout history. The Carmel community has been home to many people who gave the…

Finding opportunity through summer internships

While summer is generally used as a time to relax and enjoy being with loved ones, several students forgo vacation and explore their interest in internships. “This year I figured…

Opinion: Can the senior class finally unite?

A funny thing dawned on me not long ago. The post-desert trip haze of friendship—and body odor—had faded. No longer were kids tackling each other in warm bear hugs in…

Trio of brainy best friends off to study at UC Davis

Outdoorsy Carmel High seniors Charlotte Anderle, Maisie Kise and Carli Hambley have never been afraid of a good adventure together. San Luis Obispo, Ventana Wilderness, Sobrantes—no peak is too high…

CHS grad’s Life Outside of Box charity promotes acces to resources inside of schools

“Everyone is familiar with the phrase thinking out of the box, but we want people to take it a step further and live their life out of the box.” This…

Local state senator advocates tax on sugary drinks

In July 2014 there is a strong possibility that you will walk into the store to pick up your 99 cent iced tea, only to have the price changed to…

Increasing AP enrolment has various classroom effects

Since the 2007-08 school year, the number of students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes has nearly doubled, going from 201 to 370, and the numbers continue to increase bringing along…

Community reacts to youth’s crime, suicide

Dressed in baggy clothing, topped with an over-sized baseball cap and zoning out to his favorite playlist—these are the limited details used to describe former Carmel High student Joshua Claypole,…

Chandler recounts harrowing childhood in Cuba

Upon entering her classroom, one might notice the colorful walls replete with student projects and motivational Spanish posters affirming the powers of curiosity and cooperation. What may not be so…

A closer look at CUSD’s rape education policies

In March, two high school athletes in Steubenville, Ohio, were convicted for the rape of a 16-year-old girl. The response through many social media sites seemed to criticize the girl…