Monthly Archives: April 2014

Carmel grads suffer from DUI collisions

Most Carmel High students are aware of the March 7 death of 25-year-old Kate Thomas, a CHS graduate who, according to CHP, was struck by a car on Esquiline Road…

Service program goes hands-on to fight hunger

Instead of the usual community service day, where freshmen go out into the community gleaning local agriculture fields, picking weeds in local parks or working at the food bank, freshmen…

Practice rooms closed following student mischief

Recently, the CHS music room has been an area of sophomoric student behavior.

Substitute shortage causes chaos for CHS staff

There is currently a shortage of substitute teachers available at CHS, leaving office staff occasionally in a scramble and sometimes requiring certificated teachers to cover for other classes. The high…

Effects of divorce, separation vary in teen experience

One of the many struggles for kids who go through divorce is the change of everyday living. According to a Sandpiper survey, 34 percent of CHS students have divorced or…

Science star headed to Exeter Academy for fall 2014

Ailis Dooner, who was named California’s Outstanding Young Scientist in 2013, will not be returning to Carmel High School for her senior year. No, it’s not because she got expelled…

Junior robotics pro wows NASA representatives

Gabriella Lahti was asleep in a chair at the Davis robotics competition when she got a tap on her shoulder. One of her new acquaintances from the NASA Van, a…

Students dish on various 2014 prom expenses

It’s that time of the year again! The season where girls are either ecstatic or heart-broken.

Exploring restaurant options around the peninsula

When you live on the Monterey Peninsula, good, cheap food is hard to find. So unless you want to eat at McDonald’s and live with your own undulating thunder-thighs, something…

Freshman dance prodigy looks to New York ballet options

Keeping CHS on its toes, freshman Elise Cricchio took a master dance class with the professionals of the California-based Smuin Ballet Company before they prepared for their newest show, XXTREMES,…