Tag Archives: Becca Goren

Community service opportunity in China open to all high school students

BY BECCA GOREN After spending a month in China this past summer conducting camps for children housed at Sunshine Academy Zhengzhou and Chengdu state orphanages, Carmel High School travelers have…

The holiday season brings fake cheer, overplayed songs and absurd drinks

Dear gingerbread-latte-drinkers and Nov. 24 decorators, Your beloved Dec. 24 is just as average as Dec. 21 and Jan. 4. Your year-long display of Christmas lights cannot dim the sorrow…

Sexually active teenagers put themselves at risk due to apathy and negligence

By: BECCA GOREN “There was no question about it. I was going to do it, and I wasn’t going to tell my boyfriend. In fact, I wasn’t going to tell…

The definite guide to sushi on the Monterey Bay

By: BECCA GOREN & KYLIE YEATMAN Life on the coast often guarantees you many things: scenic views of the ocean, sunsets on the beach and—perhaps most important of all—a wide selection…

About Colin Matheson

By: BECCA GOREN Eight years in the making, former full-time technology professional coach Colin Matheson has made his comeback to the CHS science department with one section of college prep…

Carmel Valley High School welcomes CHS’ staff members to team

As a result of opened positions and visions of a high school consistent with their own, three of Carmel High School’s previous staff members—Brenda Buran, Jeff Schatz and Tom Parry—transferred…

From land to sea to ROTC, seniors find their future serving in armed forces

“I knew I wanted to give back and serve my country, so I decided that I would join the military,” says CHS senior Connor Suess as he reflects on his…

’13 Reasons Why’ needs a few more reasons to justify watching this Netflix Original

“13 Reasons Why” is a powerful story, really. You know, blackmailing and the trivialization of teen suicide aside. It’s also quite cute how this one-season Netflix original has become the…

Science course offering sparks tension between board and teachers

The implementation of the new mandated Next Generation Science Standards in the 2017-18 school year would leave CHS without any sections of Physics in the 2017-18 school year, but after…

Today’s teenagers quick to sext, reluctant to accept risks

“He’s on the football team and he’s cool,” thought Caroline, then a Carmel High junior, as she tentatively picked up her cell phone and pressed SEND, relinquishing control of her…