Monthly Archives: September 2015

Digital history textbooks prompt varied response

Since the CHS history department chose to shift the AP U.S. History textbooks from print to digital last school year, student response has ranged from complete satisfaction to strong opposition….

Juniors removed from crowded AP Psychology

The AP Psychology class here at Carmel High School is one of the most popular courses available to students. Sixty-four students this year were excited and ready to start learning,…

Luxury of personal laptops stops for seniors

This year all Carmel High students, including seniors, are required to use the Chromebooks provided by CHS and don’t have the option of bringing their personal laptops to school anymore….

Amphitheater remains big hit with students and faculty

We have all had that day when the weather is just perfect and we can’t help but admire the scene. Carmel High School’s amphitheater is yet another place for students…

Shyamalan’s ‘The Visit’ a brilliant comedic horror

Director and writer M. Night Shyamalan deserves lots of praise for his movie “The Visit.” It is a movie that keeps you on your toes and alert at all times….

Pepé Reyes wins travel soccer championship

While everyone was at home relaxing this past summer, 17-year-old José “Pepé” Reyes was out practicing with his championship-winning travel soccer team. Pepé Reyes has been playing soccer since he…

Fouls called on powderpuff over the years

“You know what to do with that big fat butt, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle,” booms from the speakers at a senior girls’ powderpuff rally rehearsal the week before it is set…

The ANTxiety of dealing with infestations

The beginning of the year filled each student and office staff member with some disappointment and fright, starting with coming to school and finding the old administration building still standing…

Summer homework policy reminder surprises teachers

A photo of an empty beach and the words “Who Killed Summer Vacation?” grace the cover of Time Magazine’s June issue, capturing the sentiment that summer is now for homework…

Time trackers clock out; students unhappy with change

Students found a surprise waiting for them on the first day of school: No more time-tracker calendars. When social studies teacher Brent Silva was asked what he thought about the…