Monthly Archives: November 2016

Poor air quality leads to PE class cancelations

While the Soberanes Fire may have been contained as of Oct. 13, the effects of poor air quality on the Carmel High School campus led to several Physical Education class…

Homecoming needs more opportunities for LGBT students

Homecoming is absolutely an integral part of the high school experience; crowning a king and queen has long been a coming-of-age right for teenagers. Unfortunately, with Carmel High’s current approach,…

School traditions vanishing with modern ways

Nearly every high school throughout the United States carries the traditions associated with homecoming, but at Carmel High School changes are being made, and traditions are dwindling. It is no…

Environmentalists raising awareness on oceanic problems

While most kids are doing homework, watching TV or hanging out with friends, juniors Alex Weber and Jack Johnston are freediving for thousands of golf balls on Carmel’s ocean floor….

Susan Pierszalowski: nurse, nature-lover, inspiration

Snap! The break of a branch sounds as a woman walks across it. She continues her stroll, pausing every so often to take in the magic surrounding her. The shrill…

Students, family, community counting on Mr. Gomez

“It’s all about watching the students grow,” Carmel High math teacher Juan Gomez says, “and taking pride in knowing that however big or small, I was part of their becoming.”…

Leslie Tracy: renowned tennis player, mother, coach

While getting ready to start the match against arch rival Stevenson High School, the coach gives the team a pep talk about how the players should try their best, practice…

Campus litter issue, student indifference escalates

It’s 1:14 on a Tuesday in the Carmel High School amphitheater. Lunch has just ended, and all the students have cleared out to class. The amphitheater has not been returned…

Engineers and educators sound off on the fracking debate

Well, well, well—a very deep subject. Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” is frequently in the news. This drilling technique has enabled energy producers to extract oil and natural gas…

Injury inspires varsity pitcher to pursue new interests

Pop. While on the mound last year, Wesley Noble felt a sensation that no athlete ever wants to experience: the feeling of his elbow giving way. After two more games…