Tag Archives: Alex Poletti

Freshman phenom takes inspiration close to home

BY ALEX POLETTI At 5 a.m., an alarm clock wakes 15-year-old JT Byrne. The 6-foot-4 freshman is greeted by his father, Tom, who drives him up Los Laureles Grade to…

Trump, Truth and Journalism

BY ALEX POLETTI The room is teeming with students and excitement alike as Sylvia Panetta introduces the panelists for the third installment of the Panetta Institute’s lecture series on the…

Talent prospects make 2018 MLB season one to catch

  BY ALEX POLETTI When Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs in his new Yankee uniform March 29, it signified the onslaught of the 2018 Major League Baseball season. After…

Varied paths to athletic scholarships unpredictable and full of pitfalls

  BY ALEX POLETTI On a late January morning, senior varsity letterman Katie Godon sat surrounded by her teammates, signing an agreement to play basketball for the next four years…

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…

Environmental science teacher welcomes third child despite knowing ecological ramifications

BY ALEX POLETTI On Dec. 29, Carmel High School AP Environmental Science teacher Jason Maas-Baldwin and his wife welcomed their third child, August Garland, into the world. The APES teacher…

Local athletes prep for NBC’s ‘American Ninja Warrior’

  BY ALEX POLETTI As the sunlight wanes on a Saturday evening, Jacob Johnsson is still scaling the homemade salmon ladder in his backyard. The Class of 2016 CHS graduate…

Concerns from bomb threat lead to new policy development

By: ALEX POLETTI Teacher and student responses to an Oct. 19 bomb threat on campus have led to a conversation among CHS site and district administration on whether proper measures…

Spikeball nets Carmel enthusiasm, serves up fun

By: ALEX POLETTI As the sun sets over Carmel Beach, junior George McNeely prepares his serve. He spikes a small yellow ball across a 12-inch round net to senior Robbie…

Alumni make their mark on the music world

By: ALEX POLETTI With cello in hand, Rushad Eggleston dances across the stage of the school he once called home. Behind him is the Carmel High School orchestra, a group…