Monthly Archives: January 2017

CMS Padres? The campus switch that almost was

Carmel High School students and graduates have witnessed numerous recent improvements to the campus, including renovations to the stadium, science wing and performing arts center; however, the vast majority are…

Tourists’ footprints affect environment in Big Sur

As Big Sur approaches 3 to 4 million tourists annually, according to the visitor’s bureau website, residents continue to vocalize their concerns regarding the environmental degradation of the land. Kathleen…

Otter population floats toward healthy numbers

In the vast coastal kelp beds of Monterey Bay, sea otters are often seen snugly wrapped up, and these furry creatures featured their best year in more than a century…

From comedy to supermodeling, director Fred Wolf does it all

The ‘80s were the decade stand-up comedy became a recognized art form, and Fred Wolf was right there in the spotlight laying the groundwork for the new genre. Hard at…

Stadium lights would reap financial, social, scheduling benefits

Despite popular demand and the numerous benefits it would reap, the Carmel High School athletic field still doesn’t have stadium lights. “I don’t know of any negatives that would come…

Students advocate for stadium lights across board

With the installation of synthetic turf on the Carmel High School athletic field back in 2014 and the addition of new aluminum bleachers earlier this school year, the sports stadium…

Contagious skin infection benches multiple CHS basketball players

Through late-December and the early part of January, the Carmel High School varsity basketball team had a number of players diagnosed with a highly contagious skin infection—impetigo—forcing players to sit…

Brady grasps fifth ring? Not if Julio Jones, Matty Ice have their way

On Feb. 5, the Atlanta Falcons will square off with the New England Patriots in the NFL’s 51st Super Bowl, yet the tale of these two teams’ successes is of…

CHS music dept. contemplates change in concert venue

Since Carmel Unified School District unveiled the Bertie Bialek Elliott Performing Arts Center in March 2011, the theater has served as an incredible resource for students in the district. Used…

Carmel dancer fulfills lifelong dream at U. of Arizona

Gliding across the mirrored ballet studio, a Carmel High School ballerina dances to the slow rhythm and gentle tune, painting a picture with her every movement. Elise Cricchio, currently a…