Tag Archives: Connor Suess

Sandpiper alumni achieve excellence in college and beyond

Which Carmel High School course singularly equips a student for remarkable success in college and beyond? Newspaper. Writing for the Sandpiper under the guidance of Mike Palshaw has proven to…

Poetic inspiration: local poet pursues service, mentorship

Whether composing a sonnet or sharing his knowledge with curious students, Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts is wholly devoted to his versatile craft and to inoculating others with a passion for poetry. Many…

Local composting program turns food into fuel

Have you ever encountered a machine that can transform an entire turkey into black, rich compost within 21 days? The Monterey Regional Waste Management District’s “Organics to Energy” program collects…

Community braces for flu season

You woke up feeling fine, but by lunch your body is riddled with any combination of severe muscle and joint aches, red and watery eyes, weakness, extreme fatigue, a headache,…

Engineers and educators sound off on the fracking debate

Well, well, well—a very deep subject. Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” is frequently in the news. This drilling technique has enabled energy producers to extract oil and natural gas…

Pres. election elicits frustration among voting teens

As the 2016 presidential race enters the final stretch to the Nov. 4 election day, the clash between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is set to be brutal, while first-time…

Creative writers prove writing not a chore in innovative club

Amid the hustle and bustle of math homework, AP World History essay rewrites and lit blogs, a committed group of students engage in eager discussion regarding their latest short story,…

National Parks: the wild gems of California

Snow-capped crags of the Sierra Nevada. Blistering, scorched earth of Death Valley. Wilderness. “To preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources for future generations. To provide opportunities to experience,…

Carmel High students pursue YouTube as creative outlet

YouTube reigns as the world’s most popular online video site, with users watching a whopping 4 billion hours of video every month and uploading 72 hours of video every minute….

Casting votes, casting lots

Eleven states cast their votes to choose the nominee for each political party for the general election in November. On Tuesday, March 1, also known as Super Tuesday, Donald Trump…