Tag Archives: Asha Johnston

Girls cancel Powderpuff dance after regulations enforced

By: ASHA JOHNSTON The feel-good CHS tradition of Powerduff, in which the junior and senior girls play football and the boys dance as cheerleaders, while both groups also participate in…

Local restaurants making switch to paper straws

By: ASHA JOHNSTON Plastic straws are being brought to light as harmful objects for the environment, and because of this, local restaurants Carmel Belle and Good to Go have been…

About Amy Hurst

By ASHA JOHNSTON Carmel High nurse Amy Hurst has a vision of an inviting clinic where anybody can feel welcome to go, regardless of the severity of illness. Hurst is…

Carmel’s hidden gem Il Grillo serves organic, homemade pasta

In downtown Carmel, a ways up from  the busy streets and chaos, lies a unique little Italian restaurant with a quaint outside seating area serving all organic food and making…

Mint chocolate chip or bubblegum ice cream?

As the school year comes to an end, thoughts begin to wander, imagining how nice life will be when time turns to summer. Amid these thoughts of Netflix, laziness and…

Carmel Beach lovers expand coastline cleanup efforts

As the tide recedes on the sunlit beach, the beautiful image is fogged by trash-covered sands that used to be clean. Carmel local Lauren Banner noticed this tragedy and decided…

Mr. Padre competition returns with style, talent and poise

The Mr. Padre competition, an event where junior and senior boys compete with athleticism, talent, fashion and poise in hopes of winning a ticket to prom, returned to Carmel High…

Lifeguards offer ocean safety suggestions for Monterey County

There are six or seven ocean deaths in the Monterey County per year mostly because of riptides, and according to Kevin Brady, a State Park Peace Officer Lifeguard, the most…

Pool over-chlorination delays Feb. practice for CHS swim teams

Carmel High School’s swim and dive season was scheduled to officially begin water training on Jan. 30, but due to over-chlorination, the swim and dive teams were unable to start…

Carmel dancer fulfills lifelong dream at U. of Arizona

Gliding across the mirrored ballet studio, a Carmel High School ballerina dances to the slow rhythm and gentle tune, painting a picture with her every movement. Elise Cricchio, currently a…