Daily Archives: November 21, 2014

How much do students invest in SAT and ACT?

Approximately 70 percent of colleges and universities in the United States require standardized testing, according to the nonprofit FairTest. This testing comes in just two forms: the ACT or the…

Sleep in short supply among Carmel High students

It’s not an uncommon sight: the disheveled, drooling student snoring in the back of the class, slumped over a desk. Just about anyone you talk to at Carmel High has…

Adolescent depression present at Carmel High

Depression is a much more serious problem at Carmel High than some might assume. With suicide reported as the third-highest cause of death among American youth aged 10-24, it’s clearly…

Wholesome granola raises money for hunger

Carmel High has become the first high school to directly participate with This Bar Saves Lives, an organization that sells snack bars to fund the fight against world hunger. Jess…

Teachers tech savvy when it comes to student cheating

According to a poll done last year by then-Sandpiper editor-in-chief Edie Ellison, 63 percent of Carmel High students have admitted to cheating. But now that every student has a laptop,…

Student pill use a growing concern on campus

There have been many trends over the years at CHS, but one that is taking the school by storm is the growing abuse of prescription medication. Student reporting of overall…

CHS occupation programs influence students’ futures

While all CHS students intending to graduate have to take A-G requirements and master standards such as finding parameters in a linear or exponential function, or knowing that cells divide…

Seniors eligible to vote not seen at mid-term polls

In the recent midterm elections on Nov. 4, a small amount of CHS 18-year-olds were found at the polls. In a survey of 143 students in senior social studies classes,…

Singer-Songwriter’s Guild to release album of originals

The CHS Singer-Songwriters’ Guild will be releasing an album of original songs, which they hope to have completed by April or May 2014. The idea of producing a Singers-Songwriters’ album…

Carmel High School’s Whitney Grummon: Hippie protestor, English teacher, soccer coach, mentor and more

Sitting down at her desk after running around campus, Whitney Grummon, a beloved teacher at Carmel High, speedily types emails while a student asks about her literary analysis essay. Grummon,…