Learning how to save lives

Learning how to save lives

April 23, 2014
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A life or death situation can occur at any time. With this in mind, administrators implemented the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training program into the freshman physical education classes. ... Read more »

One student, many activities

One student, many activities

Athena Duran, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014
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From participating in lacrosse and playing the drums, to choir kid and hardcore San Francisco Giants fan, Abbey Holbrook keeps herself busy during the school year. Currently, Holbrook is involved in Carlmont's show choir and lacrosse team. The rehearsals and practices nearly overlap on a daily basis. [caption... Read more »

An athlete committed to her passion

An athlete committed to her passion

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014
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It’s difficult for a teenager to discover what to pursue after high school, but that is not the case for sophomore Kayla Fong. Fong started playing soccer at the age of four after growing up with her two athletic brothers. ... Read more »

Garcia finds passion for music

Garcia finds passion for music

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014
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Jaime Garcia is a history teacher who is on his way to becoming an amateur professional musician. Garcia majored in history but was unsure what kind of career to pursue with his degree. His nephews were in middle and high school at the time, and enjoyed Garcia’s passion for history. [caption... Read more »

Students eagerly await spring break

Students eagerly await spring break

Alyssa Fagel, Editor
April 11, 2014
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With spring break less than 24 hours away, Carlmont students have expressed their eagerness for their last real “break” before summer vacation. Something that has made this spring break more desirable this... Read more »

Tap Club started and somewhat continued

Tap Club started and somewhat continued

Gianna Schuster, Editor
April 9, 2014
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With so many opportunities for clubs and extracurriculars at hand, starting a club is a great way for students to get involved with exactly what they are looking for. Earlier in the school year, sophomore Annie Klups and juniors Leah Roe and Karissa Tom started Carlmont’s... Read more »

A fight against tardies

A fight against tardies

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
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Students are concerned about a new policy to combat tradies at school. As of April 4, Carlmont Parents will receive phone calls home not only when their student has cut class, but when they are marked tardy during attendance at the beginning of each period. ... Read more »

Carlmont prom preparations

Carlmont prom preparations

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
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As the deadline for Carlmont's annual prom approaches, Associated Student Body's (ASB) Finance and Dance commissions are working hard to put on a dance everyone will remember. Prom is taking place on April 26 at the Regency Ball Room in San Francisco, Calif. Upperclassmen and their dates are invited. [caption... Read more »

Lucia’s passion inspires young minds

Lucia’s passion inspires young minds

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
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Passionate teachers are distinguished by their commitment to ensure that their students' succeed. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and English teacher Stephen Lucia, clearly fits the description of someone who loves his job and cares for his students. ... Read more »

Continuing to fight for equality

Continuing to fight for equality

Claire Porter, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
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Carlmont’s well-known social activist will be moving on to larger-scale issues in college. Senior Kalila Kirk has always been passionate about the education and advocacy of equality. She’s currently the co-President of Carlmont’s Gay Straight Alliance, the Vice President of Feminist... Read more »

The mystery behind students quitting jobs

The mystery behind students quitting jobs

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
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There are many reasons why people work, the main one being to make money. However, there is more of a mystery behind why some people decide to quit their jobs. Work is time consuming for adults and teenagers. Adults work in order to make money to support themselves and... Read more »

Top doubles player sidelined by tennis elbow

Top doubles player sidelined by tennis elbow

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
April 8, 2014
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Playing through injuries is not impossible. “I cannot serve like I used to or fully extend my arm quickly without it hurting, but through the exercises I can do a lot more,“ said Carlmont tennis player Ben Knoot. Knoot has been playing with tennis elbow since he was eight years old. Tennis... Read more »