Monthly Archives: May 2013

Opinion: Does Syrian war call for U.S. intervention?

The two-year-old Syrian civil war, which has killed at least 80,000 people according to the president of the U.N. General Assembly, has put the United States in a tough situation….

Opinion: Should CHS reassess APs?

High achievement is hurting CHS. You heard me. CarmelHigh School has a lot going for it. Blessed with an unorthodox source of funding—local property tax revenues rather than state money—CHS…

Students excited for spring 2014 trip to Paris

After trips to Patisserie Bechler in Pacific Grove and Paris Bakery in Monterey in recent years, CHS French teacher Suzanne Marden is planning a student trip to Paris over spring…

Examining body image perceptions at Carmel High

The sun shines brightly upon a CHS junior as she sits in the concrete bleachers, reflecting on all that has led to the seemingly endless battle of feeling comfortable in…

Teachers move away from traditional finals week

Out of 22 Carmel High School teachers interviewed, some of whom have multiple classes, only 10 this year are holding an actual written final during the school’s official finals week,…

Teachers don’t plan on staying cooped up all summer

When the clock strikes 9:45 next Friday, school will be out, and summer will have begun. While students look forward to months full of relaxing in the sun, visiting exotic…

PG’s Dance Jam offers accepting space for expression

Friday nights at Chattaqua Hall in Pacific Grove, people don’t just kick off their Sunday shoes—they kick off all inhibitions too. An opportunity for community members around the peninsula to…

Dance performs finale

The final dance show of the school year, which opened on May 9, was filled with a variety of dances ranging from hip-hop to interpretive to tap-dancing and greeted the…

Taking aim at the worst required reads

The average teenager obviously isn’t going to pick up a classic work of literature voluntarily, so someone came up with the solution of forcing us to read for a grade….

Freshman artist shows great potential in exhibition

Freshman Sita Poole may have just begun her high school career, but already she has made quite the impression after having plenty of her art pieces entered in the Carmel…