Latinos Unidos Club carries on traditions

Latinos Unidos Club carries on traditions

Danielle Hamer
April 29, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

Traditions are a big part of Latin Culture. On campus, 23 percent of students can identify with the customary food, dances, stories, and more that come with being Latino. Though they make up less than a fourth of our population, students of Hispanic descent have made their mark on campus. The engaged... Read more »

Staying passionate in leadership

Staying passionate in leadership

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer
April 29, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured, Staff Bios

Carlmont's leadership teacher, Jim Kelly, was happy. After graduating college, he was working a full-time job for the City of San Mateo, with great pay. But it was not what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. ... Read more »

Carlmont students join service trips

Carlmont students join service trips

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer
April 27, 2014
Filed under Campus, Slider

For some Carlmont students, spring break in Mexico means sleeping-in, relaxing by the pool, and having no responsibilities to attend to. However, for other students, spring break in Mexico had a whole different meaning. During the week of April 14 to April 18, the Peninsula Covenant Church, Trinity... Read more »

Testing for the guinea pigs

Testing for the guinea pigs

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
April 24, 2014
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Testing for prospective national standardized testing next week created mixed emotions across campus. April 28 and 29, juniors and will participate in national standardized tests known as Smarter Balanced. Sophomores will undergo the STAR Life Science test. [caption id="attachment_39382" align="alignleft"... Read more »

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
Filed under Campus, Student Bios

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 »