Monthly Archives: March 2016

Raise.me offers easy access to scholarships

Have an open mind and searching for easy scholarships to college? Well, check out Raise.me, a website where students can earn micro-scholarships to participating colleges based on individual achievements. Such…

Are internships an edge on college competition?

Considering the brutal acceptance rates at highly selective universities, many students have begun to turn to the advent of internships to bolster and diversify their application. CHS counselor Jeff Schatz…

CHS Model U.N. debates at Berkeley conference

The Carmel High Model United Nations team learned the meaning and importance of resolution last weekend, while representing Austria at the 64th annual session of the Berkeley Model U.N. conference,…

Meet the Big Tuana, our new assistant principal

Craig Tuana recently joined the Carmel High School staff from Lynbrook High School, where he was an assistant principal. He was previously a dean of students at Palo Alto High…

Mock Trial heads back to state competition

The Carmel High mock trial team won the Monterey County competition for the second year in a row and is heading to the California state finals on March 18th. Last…

Casting votes, casting lots

Eleven states cast their votes to choose the nominee for each political party for the general election in November. On Tuesday, March 1, also known as Super Tuesday, Donald Trump…

Donald Trump: the result of American frustration

In June, almost everyone believed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign would go nowhere. Now, he is leading the voting for the Republican nomination. How can a rude, ill-mannered businessman outsider have…

Inside the eerie creature that prowls Room 20

From the deep and dark horrors of Room 20 lurks the mysterious Mr. Silva. Rumors depict him as the destroyer of hopes and dreams, making torture a reality. But do…

CHS student moved from Japan to America alone

While most kids are getting nervous about college or new boyfriends, Naomi Takaoka has other, bigger things to worry about…like moving to the United States from Japan. Moving the summer…

Campus bomb threat sparks timely preparation

On the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 21, the Carmel Unified School District sent an email to the community “of specific concern to parents, students and staff of Carmel High School,”…