Tag Archives: Anna Gumberg

Increased class sizes lead to struggles, adjustments

It’s no secret that the population of Carmel High School is growing. The class of 2013 had 163 students, while the class of 2020—comprised of the current freshmen—has 240 students,…

Terms of service contain unpredictable wildcards

In 2004, a software company called PC Pitstop promised to award $1,000 to the first user who read their entire terms of service. One man actually read the terms of…

‘Sitting disease’ health trend gains stature

Recent studies have shown that sitting for more than four hours a day can decrease average life expectancy by two years. At CHS, students may spend up to six hours…

Campus bomb threat sparks timely preparation

On the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 21, the Carmel Unified School District sent an email to the community “of specific concern to parents, students and staff of Carmel High School,”…

Carmel library home to locals and visitors alike

On the corner of Lincoln Street and Ocean Avenue, two blocks from the Pacific Ocean, resides the historic Harrison Memorial Library. Rustic and cozy, the library is home to thousands…

Identical twins share more than just a face

A 2012 study reports that in every 350 to 400 births, there is one pair of identical twins. In a school of 850 people, the statistic speaks for itself. We…

Drug tests correlate to decline in use, reports say

It’s first period, and campus supervisor Tami Hardisty walks into the classroom. She beckons to English teacher Whitney Grummon and gestures to the slip of paper in her hand. Grummon…

Talented teachers strum banjos and heartstrings in local band

We all know the staff of Carmel High is exceptionally talented, especially in the realm of music, but what some of you may not have known is the extent to…

Rally for stadium lights for fall

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

School library’s hours prompt student criticism

The CHS library is a safe haven for many students. With Wi-Fi, textbooks, computers and an effective climate control system, the library has been home to the perfect combination of…