Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 24 News Briefs

Poetry out Loud silenced Poetry Out Loud, a local, state and national level poem recitation competition, will not be returning for a second year at Carmel High. The site-level portion…

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Community unites to support local fire victims

After the 900-acre Pfeiffer Fire destroyed 34 homes in Big Sur, people around the Monterey Peninsula have come together to help victims, including some CHS students, recover after losing nearly…

CUSD to offer free SAT/ACT prep for juniors

Many college-bound high school students know that ACT and SAT tests are a critical component for getting into a four-year college. Because of this reality Carmel Unified School District is…

Model U.N. members prepare to solve world problems

Does coming up with ways to eliminate poverty and disease, stop environmental destruction and keep peace throughout the world sound like a daunting task? The students of Carmel High’s Model…

Is 2014 grad site realistic?

For decades, graduation has been held on the Carmel High School football field, providing plenty of room for guests. But the 2014 graduation is slated to take place in the…

Campus projects not without environmental impact

Before winter break, outside of a fifth period AP Environmental Science class, construction workers took out an oak tree to make room for the new amphitheater, drawing the attention of…

Only $20 in your pocket? Carmel makes it easy

Into labels, but not price tags? Carmel is home to a variety of upscale thrift and consignment stores that are filled with high-end labels at a fraction of their original…

Lafayette gives other bakeries a run for their money

Lafayette Bakery & Cafe has what every teenager wants: caffeine and gourmet munchies. But unlike every other coffee shop within ten miles of Carmel, Lafayette doesn’t eat your wallet as…

Stevenson soph. opens for Snoop…and CHS

Andrew Luce doesn’t stand out as one who would perform in front of roughly 2,000 people just three acts before Snoop Dogg. He is a typical, unassuming Stevenson sophomore, down-to-earth,…

Acting in ‘American Hustle’ surpasses mediocre script

Despite a script that doesn’t stand out, “American Hustle” is a must-see film thanks to the best ensemble of actors this year, all of whom make their performances realistic and…