Monthly Archives: January 2016

Discovering the life of counselor Jeff Schatz

Not much is known about senior counselor Jeff Schatz. All that most people know about him is that he is often the first to school, the last to leave and…

Geography illiteracy presents daunting trend

From cartographers mapping unknown corners of the world to mountain lions patrolling distinct territories, a knowledge of geographical locations is a necessary component of life on this planet. Increasingly, however,…

Obama’s gun violence plan will not be effective

On Jan. 5, President Obama unveiled his new strategy to curb gun violence in America. However, his actions may not even help prevent gun violence, may infringe on the Constitutional…

O’Grady taking stock of his future with day trading

At 6:30 a.m., most CHS students can be found groggily awaking from their slumber or mulling over the day ahead, but for senior Matt O’Grady, it’s time to begin another…

Where have all the electives gone?

Imagine waking up early to go dive in the ocean and study under the sea. That was normal for students in science teacher Mike Guardino’s Subtidal Marine Research class, where…

Monterey Bay sea otters make waves in 2016

Reaching to the crowded top shelf of his filled-to-the-brim classroom, CHS science teacher Mike Guardino takes down a cardboard box. Unsurprisingly, it too is filled to the brim. Within rests…

Hi-tech drones quickly becoming soaring technology

Imagine it: Christmas is just days away, and those oven mitts you bought for grandma won’t arrive in time. The roads and malls stagnate with last minute shoppers and holiday…

‘Revenant’ bears a Hardy helping of DiCaprio

Many moviegoers of late have been hit in the face with a visually stunning and overly intense piece of cinema from Alejandro Iñárritu, director of last year’s Academy Award-winning Birdman,…

The future is strong with the ‘Star Wars’ franchise

After buying Lucasfilm, and the attached Star Wars franchise, the Walt Disney Company needed to get a return on their near $4 billion investment. With “Star Wars VII: The Force…

Holiday practice policies vary among CHS teams

While most students were at home asleep, the Carmel Padres football team spent Thanksgiving morning hard at work on the field in preparation for the next day’s CCS playoff game….