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Mike Setnan Says Sayonara

After spending five years illuminating MC’s campus with his presence, beloved security guard and coach Mike Setnan has found himself on a pathway towards retirement.  Setnan spent most of his career serving in air traffic control, working for five and a half years in the Marine Corps and 25 years …

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MC Librarians Open to a New Chapter

Written By: Staff Writer Rafaela Alvizuri Over the past six and a half years, the MC library has remained a home of comfort and safety for all students, thanks to the amazing librarian-technician duo: Ms. Faulk and Mrs. Thomas. These two hard working women have shaped the library into a …

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Goodbye, Ms.LT!

Written By: Staff Writer Cameron Yeoh Throughout one’s time in school, teachers have a significant influence on their students. Whether it be spending their lunch break helping a student understand a problem or takingto taking our phones away, teachers are there for the students. Ms. Lamphiere-Tamayoshi is no exception. After …

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Auf Wiedersehen Ms. Zois!

After 30 years of teaching as a Sundevil, Ms. Gabriele Zois, an English teacher at MC, is retiring. Remembered by students as kind and passionate about whatever she was teaching, Zois will be missed by the MC community.  “I will definitely miss being in my classroom and interacting with my …

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Mr. Vitous hangs up his teaching hat

After 25 years at Mt. Carmel, 8 years at Poway High, and a summer at youth basketball camp, Chris Vitous, esteemed History teacher at MC, is ready to trade in his teaching hat for a couple new ones during retirement.  “I plan on reinventing my fishing and golfing skills, attend …

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Mr. Raskin: Writing His Own History

Since its opening in 1974, Mt. Carmel High School has been a beacon of community and friendship in PUSD. Just over a decade later, Lee Raskin joined the Sundevil family as an AP European Civilizations and World History teacher. He remains an integral part of the school’s culture. From an …

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Inbar Schwartz: Protesting in Style

In recent years, activism has become a symbol of the newest generation of adolescents. From gun violence prevention to climate change to Black Lives Matter, Generation Z has taken social reform into their own hands. MC junior Inbar Schwartz is similarly making a fashionable statement about the atrocities of human …

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Need Help with School Work? Meet Alumni Tutoring!

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues well into the month of October, PUSD middle and high school students  are receiving their education  online, through zoom classes. Without the personalized attention normally provided through in-person education, many students are struggling to understand academic concepts needed to succeed in their classes.  Tessa Tricarico, …

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