Monthly Archives: January 2016

Drug tests correlate to decline in use, reports say

It’s first period, and campus supervisor Tami Hardisty walks into the classroom. She beckons to English teacher Whitney Grummon and gestures to the slip of paper in her hand. Grummon…

Expanded administration building project postponed

The timeline for the construction of the Carmel High administration building is unclear at this time, but what is known is that construction will not break ground this upcoming summer…

Updated campus security measures in effect at CHS

In April 1999, two students at Columbine High School in Colorado sparked national controversy and debate regarding gun laws and school security when they brought firearms to school and killed…

Need a rain check? Dry options abound at lunch

It’s that time of year again. Gray cumulonimbus clouds roll in strong, the sun falters, and you can smell rain in the air. The rain, finally, has hit us hard,…

Teen stress exhibited both locally and nationally

A recent study suggests that increased levels of stress among teenagers is not only similar to that of adults but has also led to modification of behavior, including impacts on…

Expenses of flood prevention may pay dividends

“I woke up…and muddy water was pouring in the front door,” CHS science teacher Mike Guardino recalls of the January 1995 flood in his Mission Fields neighborhood. “It ended up…

School calendars differ across California

From Kenya’s three months of school followed by one month off to South Korea’s five and a half months of school followed by one month off, schools around the world…

CHS musicians headline Hyatt’s music fundraiser

For those who happened to walk into Monterey’s Hyatt Regency on Jan. 6, they might’ve followed the sound of live music to the hotel’s TusCA Ristorante, where CHS jazz students…

Chilly Event with guest filmmaker to show at CHS

Featuring the movie “Antarctic Edge: 70° South,” the Carmel Public Library Foundation will be hosting a movie night at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Carmel High’s performing arts…

Pop culture vs. current events

Fifty CHS juniors and senior were interviewed and asked each of these 10 questions. Five related to popular culture and five pertained to current events. This graph compares how seniors…