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Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

America is made up of immigrants, and not all of them speak English. The English as Second Language (ESL) Club at the San Carlos Library aims to change that by providing an opportunity for non-native English speakers to learn and practice their English. Each Saturday from 12:30–1:30 p.m., the ESL Club gathers together i...

Parker English

Parker English

October 4, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Parker English is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. He likes to play lacrosse at Carlmont and soccer outside of school. His favorite subjects are math and computer science. @ParkerEnglish4

Alexander English

Alexander English

October 4, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Alex English is a sophomore at Carlmont who plays soccer and lacrosse.  Alex loves to be outdoors and scuba dive.  He spends his free time with friends and his dog, Scamp. Twitter: @alexenglish157

ScotCenter: Changes in AP English Throw Students Off Track – Sophie Penn

ScotCenter: Changes in AP English Throw Students Off Track – Sophie Penn

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

When sophomores meet with their counselors to finalize their schedule for the fall, there will be a change to their options for English. AP Composition is no longer going to be available to juniors, and will instead become a senior level English class. Students and teachers had mixed opinions about the...

Changes come to the English department

Changes come to the English department

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus

Big changes are coming to the English program for those entering their junior year. In past years, juniors have always had the choice between regular English, AS English III, and AP English Language and Composition. This year, the decision has been made to remove AP English as a choice for junior...

English teacher inspired by his family

English teacher inspired by his family

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014


Filed under Staff Bios

Robert Colvig, an English teacher at Carlmont, is inspired by his family members’ achievements. Colvig did not start teaching at Carlmont as soon as school started in August. “I was hired two weeks after school started. I have an old mentor supervisor from a credential program. They called...

English teacher’s transition from Terra Nova to Carlmont

English teacher’s transition from Terra Nova to Carlmont

September 12, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

English teacher Robert Colvig has experienced the advantages and disadvantages of transitioning to Carlmont after being hired a week after school started in the 2014-15 school year. After English teacher Sarah Clarke got hired as a teacher in Hawaii, Carlmont had to find a replacement to teach English...

English teacher Migdail endeavors to inspire his students

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer

September 3, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

Carlmont English teacher, Erik Migdail strives to be "caring, knowledgable, and fun" in the eyes of his students. "I would hope that the first word [my students] would use to describe me would be caring. The most important thing to me [as a teacher] is to form a relationship with my students and hel...

English classes may not exactly teach english

English classes may not exactly teach english

Matt DeGraff, Staff Writer

March 30, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Outlook

"The umbrella is blue. "  Sentences like this drive high school students crazy. English teachers may tell their students that the umbrella is blue because the author wanted to show the character's sadness. But it is possible that the author simply wanted the character to have a blue umbrella. If cir...

English teacher Clarke also a student

English teacher Clarke also a student

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under Top News

Sarah Clarke is not only a teacher but a student as well. Clarke was born in Canada and later moved to New Jersey. She spent a year and a half in France during her sophomore and junior years of high school before moving to Pennsylvania. She later received her teaching credentials at Notre Dame de Namur...

Striking Gold: A Discussion with a Hypnotic English Teacher

Striking Gold: A Discussion with a Hypnotic English Teacher

Zoe Wildman

January 15, 2014


Filed under Staff Bios

The phrase ‘you are feeling sleepy’ may mean something different in Susan Gold’s class than in many others. Gold is an AS English teacher, hypnotherapist, and writer. “I've been interested in hypnotherapy since I was in high school, and I had this really amazing experience at a leadership conference wh...

An English teacher with a voice

An English teacher with a voice

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

October 7, 2013


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

An educator by day and a songstress by night, Sarah Cane is more than just a regular English teacher. When she was just 19 years old, Cane sang with the San Francisco Bay Area Chamber Choir in the Europa Cantat, a prestigious choir festival designed to celebrate unity and the joy of singing. The Bay...

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