Monthly Archives: March 2017

Senior takes initiative to help families of sick children

It’s lunchtime on a Tuesday, and while many students are meandering off-campus in pursuit of food, Carmel High senior Caroline Mierzwa is in Room C working furiously on her latest…

Today’s teenagers quick to sext, reluctant to accept risks

“He’s on the football team and he’s cool,” thought Caroline, then a Carmel High junior, as she tentatively picked up her cell phone and pressed SEND, relinquishing control of her…

Winning former Catalina coach takes over Carmel High softball

After a successful nine-year run at Santa Catalina, Jim Pingree starts anew as coach of the Carmel High School softball team. Throughout his coaching career, Pingree was awarded MTAL Coach…

Former CHS student charged with second-degree murder

Former Carmel High School student John Lane was charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree burglary on Feb. 3, according to the Kansas City Star. On Nov. 27…

Newly confirmed Secretary of Education prompts nationwide criticism

Betsy DeVos, the recently confirmed U.S. Secretary of Education, has provoked criticism from many people, including Carmel High School teachers and students because of her lack of experience in public…

White House immigration policies have various effects on students

Carmel High School senior Alessandro Boaro’s 80-year-old grandmother had a green card granting her residency for the United States. Her residency has given her access to ObamaCare, which she needs…

Commemoration of teacher, linguist, scholar and friend

Anyone who knew Richard Nitsche knew that he had an incontestable love for learning. Nitsche, who was 79 when he died on Jan. 25 at his home in Marina, made…

South Dakota native takes on multiple tech roles in CUSD

In light of Tommy Pohlman’s departure from Carmel High, the Carmel Unified School District has hired Julia Fausti to continue helping students and faculty with Chromebook and computer issues. In…

Online alcohol education course receives mixed reviews

AlcoholEdu, an online course to teach students about the consequences and risks of underage drinking, has received both positive and negative reactions from members of the Carmel High School community….

Career Day brings grads, locals back to inspire next gen.

This year, Career Day, a biennial event, will arrive at Carmel High School on March 14 and features more than 120 professionals mainly based in the Monterey Bay area and…