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Software engineer becomes math teacher

Software engineer becomes math teacher

Becca Fradkin, Social Media Editor

September 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

David Lai, Carlmont’s new Geometry and Algebra I teacher, did not originally plan on teaching as a career. Lai grew up, attended grade school, high school, and college all in the East Bay. Lai said, “I never planned on moving to the Peninsula until I got a job in Mountain View.” In Mountain...

Western Civilization becomes AP European History

Western Civilization becomes AP European History

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013


Filed under Academic

This year, sophomores in AP European History will have the option of taking the AP exam in May, something that was not offered to previous Western Civilization students. AP European History teacher Linda Garvey said, "AP European History was created with the idea of providing kids with an additional ...

San Mateo County’s unemployment rate becomes second lowest in California

San Mateo County’s unemployment rate becomes second lowest in California

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


Filed under News

San Mateo County unemployment rates dropped to 5.1 percent, the second lowest in all of California. State data of unemployment rates released on Nov. 22 showed that unemployment rates have been dropping throughout the Bay Area. San Mateo County ranks second under Marin County in terms of lowest unemployment...

Kony 2012 video becomes a phenomenon

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 18, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

On March 5, 2012, Invisible Children Inc. debuted the video “KONY 2012” on YouTube. Within hours, the 30 minute piece, highlighting the iniquities of Joseph Kony, became a viral sensation. The “KONY 2012” movement hopes to familiarize Ugandan military leader Joseph Kony internationally with...

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