Monthly Archives: February 2014

Feb. 14 News Briefs

Four Padres head to All-State orchestra Four Carmel High School students will be playing for the All-State Orchestra this Feb. 20-23 at the California All-State Music Education Conference in Fresno….

Mock trial team wins individual awards, third in county

Despite obstacles in the Monterey Mock Trial County Competition, leading to Carmel placing third, the dedicated members of the Carmel team refused to have their season end there, moving on…

Two seniors present medical research study in Hawaii

Last summer, CHS seniors Chad Calnon and Ryan Albert worked as interns for Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, conducting a community-based medical research study. Mentored by Ryan’s father, cardiologist Timothy Albert,…

Students help older adults adjust to 21st century technology

Have you ever noticed that older adults seem to be afraid of new technology? My grandmother is one of these adults. When my brother, Billy, left for the Naval Academy…

Is positive reinforcement affecting self-esteem?

It is about time for my yearly checkup, but unlike other kids, I am not afraid to be going. I have always been one of those kids in the 99…

How does the U.S. education system measure up to China’s?

The United States education system is in a state of crisis. You don’t have to look far to see the U.S. sinking far below other education systems.

Local chocolates can fill stomachs and warm hearts

What’s the best way to a girl’s heart? Through her stomach. Lucky for all you high school boys there are three delicious chocolate shops within ten minutes of CHS, including…

‘That Awkward Moment’ made for uninterested audience

“That Awkward Moment,” starring Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller, is one of a new breed of films: the bromantic-comedy. It follows three male friends through the rollercoaster…

Stars light up red carpet

The Golden Globes, The Grammys, The Screen Actors Guild Awards—this is the season for stars to dress to impress. This is awards season.

Bastille’s electro-pop ‘Bad Blood’ not bad at all

Bastille’s debut album “Bad Blood” is a pleasing mix of electronic music with acoustic instruments, but in all honesty, the album would be just as good, if not better, if…