Daily Archives: October 24, 2014

Christina Perri Concert

CHS senior Sara Abdalla snapped this shot at a Christina Perri show in San Francisco on Sept. 29. Keep reading The Sandpiper for a chance to win future concert tickets.

Growing mock trial team to host collegiate academy

The Carmel High mock trial team has experienced a huge amount of change this year, with a whopping turnout of around 50 new members, a prestigious academy visiting campus, and…

Halloween drinking tradition persists in CHS culture

On Halloween, harmless fun is no longer on the menu for CHS students. Gone are the days of going trick-or-treating with one’s mother: as young people age, their tastes grow…

CHS homecoming theme saves the day

Homecoming is one of the most anticipated events of the school year with activities like the dance, the parade and, of course, the game. This year’s theme is superheroes, with…

Jimmy Panetta may be en route to Congress

James Panetta, a1987 CHS graduate and the son of former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, wants to take the place of Sam Farr when he retires from Congress in 2016….

Super bowl raffle in its second year

CHS’ second annual Super Bowl raffle fundraiser is being held until Dec. 15, benefiting various CHS organizations. The raffle is more than just a Super Bowl raffle, though, as “there…

Medical marijuana on the Monterey Peninsula

Though once opposed to the use of marijuana, Valentia Piccinini, the mother of several former Carmel Unified students, is now fighting to open a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Monterey. For…

Carmel-by-the-Sea: the stories you haven’t heard

Picture this: you’re sitting in Devendorf Park. You can hear birds, cars and distant tour buses unloading tourists under the overcast sky. Maybe you have a saran-wrapped sandwich from Bruno’s….

The fascinating past of Carmel High’s Bill Schrier

A pilot. A chemist. A lawyer. A teacher. What do all of these careers have in common? Not much except for the fact that Bill Schrier spent the early part…

Inactive Village Landmark has an interesting past

If you’re a resident of Carmel, or more specifically, if you’re a villager, then you’ve probably had some questions about the 30-acre strip of land located right in the middle…