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San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

May 10, 2011
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At approximately 7:00 on Tuesday morning, the mayor of San Carlos passed away unexpectedly outside of his home. After dialing 911 and being rushed to Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, 46-year-old Omar Ahmad was pronounced dead at the hospital of a heart attack. Vice Mayor Andy Klein mentioned that Ahmad...

Rallies to protect education: Is California in a State of Emergency?

Rallies to protect education: Is California in a State of Emergency?

May 10, 2011
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In recent years, the state of California has been deeply affected by the fearsome economy leaving lawmakers struggling to save money. For three straight years, California lawmakers have been stripping down the state's education budget to save other programs, but they're leaving education practically ba...

Alien parasite attacks celebrity

Alien parasite attacks celebrity

May 10, 2011
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After years of wondering what was wrong with him, scientists have discovered that Donald Trump's fine, golden comb-over is actually an alien parasite in disguise. Many have questioned, "just what could make him say that?" Now the world knows that it was the hair controlling him the whole time. When...

Carlmont Journalism program receives recognition at award ceremony

Carlmont Journalism program receives recognition at award ceremony

May 4, 2011
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[media-credit name="Robert Fishtrom" align="alignright" width="223"][/media-credit] Carlmont's journalism program received much recognition at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club's High School journalism awards ceremony on Monday, May 2. The ceremony was held at Ralston Hall on Notre Dame de Namur's campus where many local hi...

Human Interaction

Human Interaction

May 1, 2011
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This article is inspired by an experience I had just moments ago. I turned to the boy beside me on the library computer and asked, in the most friendly way possible, "What should I write my blog about?" Silence. He didn't even look me in the eyes. It was as if I hadn't even said it at all. Which led ...

Do you know the library’s rules?

April 30, 2011
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Carlmont's library is thought of as a convenient way to acquire resources, but it is also a place to apply yourself to your work. In order to get work done, the appropriate environment is recquired. Not only the library enforces Carlmont’s guidelines, but librarians Alice Laine and Donna Feitelberg...

School works towards accreditation

April 29, 2011
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WASC, or the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, is a certification process in which Carlmont is evaluated to insure that colleges approved of the level of education students are learning. The main goal for the WASC community is to strengthen schools in the quality of their education to be...

Does Carlmont have talent?

Does Carlmont have talent?

April 29, 2011
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Scots showed off their talent this week in the spin-off of "America's got Talent." "We were trying to come up with a way to portray all the talent Carlmont has to offer," ASB President Gino Ferrario explained. Student volunteers rose to the challenge in competing against each other to win a $75 visa...

Hypothesis on stealing milk – apocolyptic

April 29, 2011
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   A man dressed in a cow suit managed to rob a busy Stafford, Virginia Walmart of 26 gallons of milk on Tuesday night before being nabbed by the cops.    He then began handing out the stolen jugs right outside the store before making his escape to the nearby McDonalds where he then was apprehended...

Carlmont’s science lectures ends for the school year

Carlmont’s science lectures ends for the school year

April 28, 2011
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[media-credit name="Dan Raffa" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit] Every semester, Carlmont's biotechnology teachers Tina Doss and Dan Raffa arrange for six science related speakers to give lectures to students, teachers, and parents. For this year's final presentation, Dr. Peggy Lemaux came...

Noise

Noise

April 28, 2011
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The clock is still ticking, my feet are still tapping, and my hands are still beating to the drum that is my snapping… My eyes are still searching, my mind is still thinking so I must be alive. The door stands stagnant, the windows stapled shut, and the voices in my head still won’t shut the hell...

Opinion: Water isn’t just for elephants

April 26, 2011
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When books are created into movies, the readers can do one of two things: Acknowledge the fact that the movie will be entirely different from what they've imagined or trash the director's vision until they are blue (or red) in the face. In most cases people choose to separate their interpretation...

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