Monthly Archives: December 2015

‘Romeo and Juliet’ coming soon to the Black Box

On Jan. 14 in the black box theater, a modern take on William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” will open under the direction of 2010 Carmel High graduate Christopher Sullinger. It…

Fresh Food Flourishes at Big Sur farmers market

Smiling faces, extravagant crafts and vibrant foods highlighted the grand opening of Big Sur’s very own farmers market on Nov. 22, marking the start of Big Sur residents’ access to…

PSAT meets mixed reception from CMS community

This fall, the Preliminary SAT test was administered to eighth graders at Carmel Middle School for the second year in a row, inducing stress and dispute over whether giving the…

Letters to the Sandpiper, December 11, 2015

To the Editor, As a sophomore that will soon be driving to school on my own, I think the article “Juniors race for scarce parking spots” was really helpful. Knowing…

Students fight against elimination of winter dance

In the past three years CHS has downgraded from a Winter Ball to a more casual winter dance, and now to the entire elimination of any winter dance event, causing…

Roofs remain bare at CHS in light of solar availability

When the sun beams down upon the CHS campus, I cannot help but find myself contemplating the inordinate amount of light energy that goes to waste. It almost seems a…

Rally for stadium lights for fall

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

Financial literacy low among high school students

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

CHS dress code enforced unequally between genders

Though the weather is getting colder, it has not been cold enough for some students to cover up. Whether they are showing a lot of skin or wearing vulgar images…

California condors soar above all odds

Soaring above a windswept ridgeline in the Santa Lucia mountains, a California condor searches for carrion. Ten-foot wings sport striking patches of white, and a bald orange head becomes apparent…