Tag Archives: Ari Freedman

Committee works to make Sober Grad reality

This spring, CHS students and parents have come together to create the fundraising efforts necessary for Sober Grad Night to be a success for this year’s graduating seniors. This has…

Martel takes readers to Portugal with latest book

Readers of “Life of Pi” will be pleased to see Yann Martel’s new novel, “The High Mountains of Portugal,” the engaging spiritual successor to his Man Booker Prize-winning work. “The…

Earthbound Farms models organic practices done right

Most locals are aware of the presence of Earthbound Farms. From the small farmstand and restaurant off Carmel Valley Road to the boxes of pre-made salads on the produce shelves…

CHS to make additions to math department for 2016-17

The Carmel High math department has been going through some major changes lately, such as the implementation of the Integrated Math sequence over the last few years, which is a…

CHS musicians headline Hyatt’s music fundraiser

For those who happened to walk into Monterey’s Hyatt Regency on Jan. 6, they might’ve followed the sound of live music to the hotel’s TusCA Ristorante, where CHS jazz students…

‘Revenant’ bears a Hardy helping of DiCaprio

Many moviegoers of late have been hit in the face with a visually stunning and overly intense piece of cinema from Alejandro Iñárritu, director of last year’s Academy Award-winning Birdman,…

PSAT meets mixed reception from CMS community

This fall, the Preliminary SAT test was administered to eighth graders at Carmel Middle School for the second year in a row, inducing stress and dispute over whether giving the…

Glass House shatters limits on local band scene

A descending guitar riff wafts from a house in Monterey, leading into a tonally rich major chord. “I like that, let’s end on that one.” “No, I don’t like that.”…

Hoverboards of ‘Back to the Future’ now a reality

Video rental stores nationwide—all six of them—were jam-packed as people celebrated “Back to the Future” day, Oct. 21, 2015, the day to which Marty McFly travels in the future in…

David Mitchell’s latest novel leaves readers on cloud nine

Award-winning British novelist David Mitchell has traditionally been acclaimed for his historically based, humorous masterworks that intertwine multiple stories into one. For example, his best-known piece is “Cloud Atlas,” whose…