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Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers around the globe associate this time of year with gifts, some are not accustomed to that luxury for various reasons. That is why the Hope Brigade Club collects toys to donate to ki...

Students donate food for families in need

Students donate food for families in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the spirit of the holiday season, ASB held their annual food drive in order to give back to the community by collecting canned food donations for those in need. The food drive began on Nov. 13 and ended on Nov. 20. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to bring in canned foods and non-pe...

Blood drive draws student interest

Blood drive draws student interest

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

Instead of going to their classes on Thursday, 89 students signed up to give blood. ASB’s Do Something commission sets up two blood drives each school year, collecting around one pint of viable blood from each donor. The blood drive is a well-known event planned for months in advance by ASB member...

What is the Blood Drive like?

What is the Blood Drive like?

Rachel Hunter, Segment Producer

October 19, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

This video is about the blood drive.

ASB prepares for annual blood drive

ASB prepares for annual blood drive

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

With the annual blood drive approaching, ASB is recruiting students to donate blood. Every year, students older than 16 can register to donate blood in Carlmont's blood drive. Working with the Stanford Blood Center, ASB hopes to break their past records and reach a higher number of blood donations...

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 13, 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...

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