• Congratulations to boys swim for winning the CIF championship!

  • The City of Carlsbad is looking for volunteers for the "Splash into Summer" on Sat. June 7 at the Alga Norte Community Park.

  • CHS Football's 3rd Annual Golf Tournament will be held on June 16th

  • Congratulations to boys varsity lacrosse for winning CIF finals!

  • Community helps Gilmore family rebuild hope

    Community helps Gilmore family rebuild hope

    Bryanna Mundy, Editor-in-Chief

    June 10, 2014

    Senior Adam Gilmore sat in his film class on a typical Wednesday afternoon laughing and hanging... READ MORE »»

    This is what remains of the Gilmore family's house after the Poinsettia fire ravaged their home and the community. However, the Gilmores have not lost hope and have plans to start rebuilding next year.

    Adam Gilmore

  • Wildfires scorch San Diego County

    Wildfires scorch San Diego County

    Hanna Seemann, Staff Writer

    June 4, 2014

    While the Poinsettia Fire gained the most attention from Carlsbad residents due to its close proximity, multiple fires were fought across San Diego County. Within Carlsbad, too, firefighters sought to contain several more fires. As Santa Ana winds spread the fires, air tankers, military helicopters and DC-10s aided to contain the flames. ... READ MORE »»

    Three photos show the progression of the Cocos fire which started near Cal State San Marcos on May 14.

    Gretchen Miller

  • Steps to set up a family emergency plan

    Steps to set up a family emergency plan

    Emma Veidt, Staff Writer

    May 28, 2014

    During fire season, keeping family and friends nearby is the most important thing. These recent fires surprised every family in North County San Diego and most had no clue how to react to such a severe situation. Phone lines jammed and families had trouble reconnecting because they had no family plan. In a recent survey, only one out of seven families... READ MORE »»

    During the recent Carlsbad fires, families were forced to quickly evacuate their homes. This disaster has caused families to rethink their emergency action plans. (Photo courtesy Emma Veidt)

  • PTSA organizes collection effort for CUSD fire victims

    PTSA organizes collection effort for CUSD fire victims

    Alex Hall , Staff Writer

    May 20, 2014

    Tragedy struck Carlsbad when recent brush fires left many families with their homes and personal belongings burnt to the ground. Currently, the Carlsbad Unified Council and individual school's Parent Teacher Student Associations are organizing support for the victims. "A lot of people wanted to help so the district decided to collect gift cards,"... READ MORE »»

    Seniors Anthony Castelli and Adam Gilmore stand in front of Gilmore's burned home with a generous donation for the Gilmore family. The Gilmores lost their home in the wildfire that burned through Carlsbad on May 14.

    Courtesy of Anthony Castelli

  • Poinsettia Fire Recap

    Poinsettia Fire Recap

    Emily Matteson and Catherine Fritz

    May 20, 2014

    At 10:30 a.m. on May 14, 2014 a wildfire broke out near Poinsettia Lane and Alicante Road.  Over the next two days, Lancer Link worked to update students and CUSD community members through Twitter.  Here is a recap of the major events of the fire  collected from our Twitter posts and retweets from other community members and news organizations. ... READ MORE »»

    A smoke cloud stretches over Tower 32 on Carlsbad State Beach on May 14. The Poinsettia Fire, which began at approximately 10:30 a.m., killed one person and destroyed or significantly damaged eight homes, an 18-unit apartment complex and two commercial buildings as it burned 600 acres throughout Carlsbad.

    Jessica Streich

Community Appreciation Day finalizes the Poinsettia Fire

Nicolas Dmitriev , Staff Writer

To uphold positive community relationships and to put a conclusion to the tragic Poinsettia Fire, Carlsbad held a Community Appreciation Day. The event took place Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the newly-built Carlsbad Safety Training Center. The event gave the community a chance to thank the firefighters, fire responders and city staff, who...  Read More »

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Mormon prom proves fun for all

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Carlsbad desalinates the water issue

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The whole building is designed to look very colonial, increasing its authentic feel.

The Green Dragon Tavern dishes out a history lesson

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Resting at 6115 Paseo Del Norte, a piece of history lingers next to the freeway. The Green Dragon Tavern in Boston is sometimes called the “Headquarters of the Revolution”...  Read More »

Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, May 20

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 0 - El Camino 2

  • Saturday, May 17

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 5 - La Costa Canyon 3

  • Thursday, May 15

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 3 - La Costa Canyon 5

  • Tuesday, May 13

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 4 - La Costa Canyon 5

  • Friday, May 9

    Boys Lacrosse

    Carlsbad 10 - Fallbrook High School 5

  • Thursday, May 8

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 1 - El Camino 0

  • Thursday, May 8

    Boys Volleyball

    Carlsbad 3 - Escondido 0

  • Wednesday, May 7

    Boys Lacrosse

    Carlsbad 4 - Torrey Pines 10

  • Wednesday, May 7

    Boys Volleyball

    Carlsbad 3 - El Camino 0

  • Wednesday, May 7

    Boys Volleyball

    Carlsbad 3 - Fallbrook HS 0

  • Tuesday, May 6

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 6 - El Camino 0

  • Saturday, May 3

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 6 - Rancho Buena Vista 7

  • Saturday, May 3

    Boys Volleyball

    Carlsbad 0 - El Segundo 2

  • Saturday, May 3

    Baseball

    Carlsbad 2 - Rancho Buena Vista 6

  • Friday, May 2

    Girls Lacrosse

    Carlsbad 10 - Grossmont 7

Top Ten TV shows to binge watch on Netflix

Top Ten TV shows to binge watch on Netflix

Haley Spanier, Andie Naugler, and Emma Veidt

After some intense finals studying, you are going to need to let your brain decompress. Thankfully, Netflix comes to the rescue with an extensive list of  TV shows that will...  Read More »

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Late start Wednesdays are a thing of the past

June 4, 2014

As the school year closes and testing season kicks in, we rely on the little things to prevent a stress-attack...  Read More »

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Top Ten ways to effectively study for finals

June 4, 2014

The final countdown begins: less than one week until we take the tests that make or break our grades. Let...  Read More »

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Max DeLoach competes at the Ben Vereen Awards

Max DeLoach competes at the Ben Vereen Awards

For most actors involved in the spring musical "How to Succeed in Buisness Without Really Trying," the last chance to perform as their characters came on closing night, before...  Read More »

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 came out on Friday, May 2 and has already made $92 million in its opening weekend.

Summer movie season swings into theaters with ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

May 20, 2014

Andrew Garfield reprises his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the follow up to 2012's origin 'The...  Read More »

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Spring musical a success through closing night

May 12, 2014

The past two weeks in April and May have been a busy time for the theater department, orchestra, and...  Read More »

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Keeli Sohaei rides her way to success

Keeli Sohaei rides her way to success

Taking six difficult classes is hard enough for any student and adding numerous extra curricular activities makes that even harder. However, one girl does not see it that...  Read More »

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Books

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June 2, 2014

How often  do students ask: "When will I use this in real life?" Things learned in school can, and...  Read More »

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June 2, 2014

In 2011, Kassandra Longoria was first diagnosed with Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), and after...  Read More »

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Lancers battle Redondo Union in state playoffs

Lancers battle Redondo Union in state playoffs

Kamden Maas, Staff Writer

History in the making; the boys volleyball team made it to state for the first time ever. After the volleyball team had made it to CIF finals and were the runner ups they...  Read More »

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Track stops running except for a lucky few

June 4, 2014

The day started early at Mount Carmel High School, parents, spectators, and fans filled the stands to...  Read More »

Senior Chad Stone warms up his serves during a game against Mission Hills.  Chad has been playing tennis since he was six years old and also play piano while keeping a rigorous academic schedule.

Chad Stone rolls to the top

May 31, 2014

Being the number one singles player at Carlsbad is not enough for the tennis addict, Chad Stone....  Read More »

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