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Freshmen weigh in on their high school experience

Freshmen weigh in on their high school experience

Ailee Lim, Staff writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, High school reflections, Student Bios, Student Perspective

Freshman year is arguably the hardest year for high school students. Adjusting to the new campus, making new friends, and getting used to everything can put a lot of stress on those not expecting it. "High school is much more stressful and harder academically than middle school," said freshman Varsha...

Dimick pursues her passion for feminism

Dimick pursues her passion for feminism

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, a feminist is a person who advocates social, political, legal, and economic rights for women that are equal to men. Senior Elise Dimick is a strong supporter for equal rights for women of all ages. Dimick is the ASB president for the 2014-2015 school year and...

An athletic triple threat

An athletic triple threat

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Bios, Campus, Student Bios

It's hard enough being a full time high school student, especially while playing an after school sport. But, imagine being a full time student while playing three different sports. Sophomore Megan Olazar is passionate about the three sports she has chosen to play before, during, and possibly after...

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015


Filed under Bios, Student Bios

Many varsity athletes struggle with finding the time to explore hobbies outside of their sport. But for the select few who carve out a few minutes each day to pursue their passions, endless rewards abound. Sophomore David Skrenta is a varsity swimmer, soon-to-be-pilot, stock trader, and CEO and founder...

Ang’s longtime dedication to the violin

Ang’s longtime dedication to the violin

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Bios, Student Bios

Sophomore Siobhan Ang has been dedicated to playing the violin ever since she was 4 years old. "I started playing the violin because my parents told me to and because my brother was already playing it for a really long time," said Ang. Since she was in fourth grade, Ang has been enthusiastic about...

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Student Bios

Three minutes is all that it takes. Senior Nisha Aeri has used music and composing to cope with stress all her life. Aeri writes lyrics to express her inner feelings about all aspects in life. Her three minute songs help her get through the rough days of a high schooler. "I started writing lyrics...

Medina plans to pursue a college education a year early

Medina plans to pursue a college education a year early

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

February 19, 2015


Filed under Bios, Campus, Student Bios

While some students wait four years to get acceptance letters from colleges, there are some who get accepted a year early. Junior Rebecca Medina is one of the few students in Carlmont High School committed to graduating high school a year early. "I want to get out in the world more and experience...

Isono balances 11 years of hula

Isono balances 11 years of hula

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

February 3, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

At 4 years old, many children attend preschool to learn the alphabet song. Sophomore Kiana Isono set her mind to become a hula dancer. "My mom lived in Hawaii so I was aways surrounded by hula dancers and I always thought they were really pretty so I wanted to be pretty too," said Isono. That...

Ding’s tale of two schools

Ding’s tale of two schools

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

Going into high school is a big change, but going to a school where you don't know anyone is even harder. Sophomore Chris Ding graduated from Ralston Middle School with the intention of going to Junipero Serra High School. It was a whole new chapter in his life that he was hesitant to start. He...

Settling into a new environment

Settling into a new environment

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

"At first I was very devastated. I knew it would be tough, adjusting all over again," said Soraya Raji. Moving schools can be a difficult obstacle to overcome; freshman Soraya Raji moved schools since she was a young girl. "Starting from elementary school, I lived in Daily City, then we moved...

ASB changes people for the better

ASB changes people for the better

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

Sophomore Vice President Ryan Geronimo strives to contribute positivity to Carlmont's campus. Among his peers, Geronimo is known as the laid-back chill guy that tries to bring his fun energy to the hallways of Carlmont. To fulfill his idea, Geronimo went into freshman year signing up to be in ASB. Later,...

DECA inspires entrepreneur River Manochio to reach greater heights

DECA inspires entrepreneur River Manochio to reach greater heights

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

January 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

Finding a passion to pursue is a difficult decision for most but not for sophomore River Manochio. Manochio joined a club called DECA in the beginning of his sophomore year, which is a business club where future entrepreneurs and businesspeople come together and compete against each other to win...

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