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Local blood bank seeks more donors

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Blood donor turnout is too low. In partnership with the Blood Centers of the Pacific, the Redwood City Public Library hosted a blood drive open to any community member over age 15.  But only ten percent of eligible donors showed up on April 24 despite the fact that blood is always in high demand...

Belmont aims to fix Tahoe Drive and Ralston traffic

Belmont aims to fix Tahoe Drive and Ralston traffic

Max Lee, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

In hopes of creating a solution to the ongoing traffic congestion tied to Ralston Middle School, the Belmont City Council has devised the Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue Intersection Improvements Project. The intersection improvement project, set to get underway in the spring of 2018, a plan of action t...

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont students await the upcoming blood drive, where they are given the opportunity to save three lives by donating a pint of blood. The semi-annual blood drive hosted by Carlmont is approaching soon, and registration forms are now available in the ASB room. The blood drive is an opportunit...

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

Justin Som, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

To help those who lost their homes and property in the North Bay fires, Belmont is hosting its own gift card drive. People who would like to donate to the fire victims can give gift cards to the Public Works Department in suite 385 of Belmont City Hall. Managed by the city, the Belmont Police Office...

Feminine product drive helps community

Feminine product drive helps community

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

The annual feminine product drive is taking place March 6 through March 17. The feminist club is holding this drive to collect unopened boxes of pads, tampons, and panty liners. “We put on this drive because although menstruating is a normal, healthy bodily function, unfortunately, a lot of...

Sign up to save a life

Sign up to save a life

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Campus

For many, saving a life is only one pint away. The Carlmont blood drive will be held on March 9 in the student union. Students can sign up in the quad from Feb. 13 to Feb. 24. The ASB Do Something commission is in the charge of the blood drive and commission members will check donors in and make...

Testing book drive provides financial aid

Testing book drive provides financial aid

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

High school students are often encouraged to take great measures in preparing for standardized tests, such as the SAT, ACT, and AP exams. Unfortunately, the costs add up. Say a senior is taking two AP exams, as well as one SAT and one ACT. He or she will spend about $650 to $900. Let’s brea...

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Campus

Donating food can mean the world to someone in need. From Nov. 1 to Nov. 18, students can donate to Second Harvest Food Bank by bringing canned food or non-perishables to their second-period classroom. The class with the most donations will not only help their community but will also be rewarded...

Carlmont blood drive draws in many brave volunteers

Carlmont blood drive draws in many brave volunteers

Estella Lippi, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Estella Lippi reports on the fall blood drive.

Feminist Club reaches out with feminine product drive

Feminist Club reaches out with feminine product drive

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont's Feminist Club is running a feminine hygiene product drive from March 14 to March 28 for donation to needful communities of women as well as to fight the social stigma of discussing menstruation. The idea behind the drive was created by junior Sydney Pon, the co-president of the feminist...

Food drive kicks off

Food drive kicks off

Anya Meredith, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

The classroom is silent. Everyone is taking a test. And then, a roar erupts from your stomach. These momentary hunger pains are a nuisance for many Carlmont students, but for some, it is a constant struggle. Many people cannot feed themselves on a daily basis. To help deal with this problem,...

Carlmont cares: leadership’s clothes drive

Carlmont cares: leadership’s clothes drive

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

Carlmont's leadership class has organized a clothes drive in an attempt to aid anti-human trafficking organizations. As a part of their campaign, leadership has placed decorative and flashy bins all around the campus in hopes of enticing students to particpate in the clothes drive and donate their...

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