Tag Archives: Joyce Doherty

The tenure controversy: Teachers examine pros cons of security

“Who else has the requirement to regularly assess people as teachers do?” Carmel High School social studies teacher Bill Schrier asks. “There is a constant and frequent need to grade…

Constitution changes allow more students to run for ASB president

The Associated Student Body voted March 8 to amend its constitution on changing the requirements to run for ASB president and adding an official student position for lunchtime activities commissioner….

Newly confirmed Secretary of Education prompts nationwide criticism

Betsy DeVos, the recently confirmed U.S. Secretary of Education, has provoked criticism from many people, including Carmel High School teachers and students because of her lack of experience in public…

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ a classic through the eyes and heart of a canine

The classic tale of the relationship between a dog and his owner is now being retold through the eyes of a dog trying to find his purpose through his many…

‘Safe Spaces’ for LGBT teens promoted among CHS classrooms

Nine out of ten lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students are harassed at school because of their sexual orientation, according to a U.S. study in the Gay, Lesbian and Straight…

Padre basketball teams get coaching overhaul

As the Carmel basketball teams gear up, both girls and boys are under the leadership of new coaches. At the end of last season, girls’ coach Tom Dooner and boys’…

100 never looked so good!

The last weekend of October was filled to the brim with color, energy and excitement as the residents of Carmel celebrated the town’s 100th birthday with a parade commemorating a…

Superintendent’s departure triggers district personnel domino effect

After agreeing to leave the district with a $100,000 settlement, Carmel Unified School District’s former superintendent Scott Laurence resigned in June from his position, now filled by interim superintendent Karen…

Teachers emphasize mindfulness to CUSD students

How many students are up until 2 a.m. three days out of five? Of course, it’s partly the fault of what one chooses to be involved in; however, teachers have…

Carmel students to embark February en France

Parlez-vous français? Allons-y à la France? Est-ce que vous voulez grimper la tour Eiffel? Est-ce que vous voulez manger les cuisses de grenouille? Eighteen CHS students are set to depart…