Monthly Archives: May 2014

Local music scene suffering due to closures

Only a couple of years ago, myriad music venues provided a place for local musicians and fans to play and come see live music in the Monterey area. According to…

Kennedy leads team to another MTAL title

For four years, Cole Kennedy has shown his talent in lacrosse here at Carmel High, and in his last month of playing, he is the Padre of the Month. Kennedy…

Summer camp offers students college experience

This summer a Technology Innovation camp, hosted by California State University of Monterey Bay and the California Institute for Global Education, aims to teach a diverse group of students about…

Students question enforcement of CHS tardy policy

According to assistant principal Tom Parry, 116 Carmel High students served detention for tardies first semester. But according to many on the CHS campus, the tardy policy and detention hours…

Fake IDs not unfamiliar to CHS students

On a weekend in March, eight CHS seniors went into California Pizza Kitchen at Del Monte Shopping Center for what an outsider might think would be an average dinner. However,…

Teachers, students adjust to new state test standards

Before spring break, CHS juniors participated in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium field tests. These tests were themselves not assessed by the state, simply acting as a practice run of…

Rodriguez family brings awareness to rare disorder

Out of the 7 billion people in the world, 3-year-old Hailey Rodriguez, sister of Carmel High senior Mercedes Rodriguez, is one of approximately 600 people diagnosed with the rare contiguous…

College admissions turned upside-down in past decade

Almost all seniors have been told by their parents or grandparents, “When I was your age, I applied to one college and got in. No worries.” But seniors have learned…

Student complaints about community service exaggerated

It has become common occurrence to hear students complain about the community service requirement to graduate and how they have yet to complete it. As the year comes to a…

CHS students dish about experiences in local work force

“Seeing what is believed to be unseen.” That’s the motto of Visual Aura, a local clothing brand started by senior A.J. Kahn and sophomore Richard Stilwell, who started selling their…