Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

Antisemetic vandalism raises concerns for Jewish students; administration plans response

BY ALEX POLETTI Last year’s Charlottesville rally reminded the United States of the lingering existence of antisemitism, a form of prejudice which still can be seen on the Carmel High…

Students unsure of constitutional rights against unreasonable searches

BY BECCa GOREN Contrary to the beliefs of some teens, students do not completely relinquish their constitutional rights at the school gates; those rights are just limited. With such limitations,…

Educators prefer teaching to passion over locking alignment

BY KYLIE YEATMAN One course, two different teachers, two different teaching styles…and an identical pass rate. In AP Literature, one of the most difficult courses at Carmel High School, this…

Student experiences vary at CHS versus private schools

BY SOPHIA BURAGLIO After four years at CHS, senior Olivia Myers estimates that she knows about one-third of the people in her senior class—this in contrast to being familiar with…

Trend or outlier? Seniors graduate early, explore unorthodox options

BY JULIA SUDOL Jacey Vickrey didn’t graduate Carmel High early to join the workforce or travel far and wide—she left high school in order to enroll in cosmetology school.  …

Carmel Plaza Construction to be finished by end of March

BY PRISCILLA CABALLERO   While 2018 began with customers coming and going looking for new clothes, delicious food and last-minute gifts, shoppers who entered the Carmel Plaza were surprised to…

Experienced Borek returns to fill sports medicine needs

BY NINA PATEL Carmel High School sports medicine teacher Jay Christensen resigned Nov. 30, leaving the program without a permanent teacher for months. Effective Jan. 9, after having numerous substitutes…

Businesses face steep climbs over minmum wage hikes

BY PETER ELLISON On Jan. 1, California’s minimum wage was raised by 50 cents to up to $11 as part of a 2016 bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown to…

What does Carmel really think about marijuana?

BY IAN GEERTSEN Last year, the people of California voted 57 percent in favor of their state to join eight others and Washington DC by legalizing recreational marijuana. As can…

Five things to look forward to in 2018

BY MILES PREKOSKI As students, teachers and readers alike look back on a thrilling and eventful 2017, we can only hope that 2018 will bring us even more incredible things….