Tag Archives: Carly Rudiger

Teachers share their strangest holiday memories

Dog food for Thanksgiving Mr. Maas-Baldwin “My mother has a demented sense of humor. Here’s the deal: We had a big family dinner. Everybody came over. One of my mom’s…

How much do students invest in SAT and ACT?

Approximately 70 percent of colleges and universities in the United States require standardized testing, according to the nonprofit FairTest. This testing comes in just two forms: the ACT or the…

Medical marijuana on the Monterey Peninsula

Though once opposed to the use of marijuana, Valentia Piccinini, the mother of several former Carmel Unified students, is now fighting to open a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Monterey. For…

Sports Medicine class in critical condition?

On the first day of school, Dr. Tony Payan was a shining new face on campus. His 13th day of teaching sports medicine, however, would be his last at CHS….

Letter from the Editors: Hey Padres

Hey Padres, Welcome to the first full Sandpiper issue of the school year! The newspaper class has 10 people, and this year’s staff is made up of juniors and seniors,…

Nystrom kicks off season in historic fashion

Senior Alea Nystrom is the first female in CHS history to score points during a varsity football game. History teacher Bill Schrier coached Nystrom in soccer last year and noticed…

Focus grants once again aid teachers and students

Every year, Friends of Carmel Unified Schools, or FOCUS, gives grants to teachers in the school district to fund everything ranging from books to laptops to microscopes to metal for…

Fake IDs not unfamiliar to CHS students

On a weekend in March, eight CHS seniors went into California Pizza Kitchen at Del Monte Shopping Center for what an outsider might think would be an average dinner. However,…

Junior robotics pro wows NASA representatives

Gabriella Lahti was asleep in a chair at the Davis robotics competition when she got a tap on her shoulder. One of her new acquaintances from the NASA Van, a…

Students dish on various 2014 prom expenses

It’s that time of the year again! The season where girls are either ecstatic or heart-broken.