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Former Carlmont student killed at 19 years old

Former Carlmont student killed at 19 years old

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


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Former Carlmont student Denis Meshchyshyn, 19 years old, was killed in an altercation behind Wendy’s restaurant on April 25. According to the Belmont Police report, two friends of Meshchyshyn went to the parking lot behind Wendy’s to meet him, and saw him fighting with the unknown suspect. As...

Former war refugee now teaches chemistry

Former war refugee now teaches chemistry

Sophie Haddad, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014


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Hai Nguyen escaped from the communist regime of Vietnam and now teaches chemistry at Carlmont High School. When Nguyen was growing up, he lived in a tent in a war refugee camp with his ten siblings. After finally finding a sponsor to secure his immigration to America, Nguyen made it to the Bay Area...

Former computer designer seeks fun classroom environment

Former computer designer seeks fun classroom environment

October 8, 2014


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Scott Chan, a former computer designer, is now helping students with science. Chan is a new teacher at Carlmont. He taught physics at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo for three years. At Carlmont, he teaches two periods of AS Physics and three periods of Engineering and Green Technology....

Former Carlmont student arrested due to bomb possession

Former Carlmont student arrested due to bomb possession

Iris Berber and Shira Stein

January 27, 2014


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Former Carlmont graduate, 19-year-old Vladislav Miftakhov was arrested in Altoona, Pennsylvania on Jan. 24 due to the alleged possession of a weapon a mass destruction. Miftakhov was first suspected of an alleged marijuana growing operation. This resulted in the police discovering his alleged weapo...

Former student plays Carrie on a professional stage

Former student plays Carrie on a professional stage

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013


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Many have dreamed of performing on a professional stage in a big city. For former Carlmont student Cristina Oeschger, this dream became reality. "Carrie the Musical" took stage at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, starring Oeschger as Carrie White. Having participated in many musical productions...

Former NFL player Devin Wyman inspires Carlmont students

Former NFL player Devin Wyman inspires Carlmont students

September 24, 2013


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Former NFL star reached out to house-crashing teenagers

Former NFL star reached out to house-crashing teenagers

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


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On Labor Day weekend, ex-NFL player Brian Holloway was shocked to find that 300 Stephenstown, N.Y. teenagers had held a destructive party in his house while he was away. Instead of pressing charges, his first action was to reach out to the partygoers via social media. Holloway was in Florida when his son n...

Former Carlmont student eliminated from ‘The Bachelor’

Former Carlmont student eliminated from ‘The Bachelor’

February 8, 2013


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Disappointing news came on Feb. 5, 2013, when an alumni of Carlmont High School was eliminated from 'The Bachelor.' Daniella McBride graduated from Carlmont in 2006, after which she went to college, first attending Santa Barbara City College, and later going to California State University, Long Beach. While...

Varsity girls tennis wins against former PAL champions

Varsity girls tennis wins against former PAL champions

Arianna Bayangos, News & Opinion Editor

September 19, 2012


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Carlmont beat Burlingame High School, last year's Peninsula Athletic League champions, winning 4-3 in total matches. "It was our first real challenge playing powerful hitters. It looked tight at first, but the girls brought their game up and adjusted to meet the challenge," stated head co...

Penn State’s former football defensive coordinator tackled by the truth

Penn State’s former football defensive coordinator tackled by the truth

November 11, 2011


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Jerry Sandusky allegedly molested eight boys while working as Pennsylvania State University's defensive coordinator over the time span of 10 years, and has now been let go from his position on the football staffing team at Penn State. Multiple PSU employees, such as athletic director Tim Curley, administrator...

Apple co-founder and former CEO dies

Apple co-founder and former CEO dies

October 5, 2011


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[media-credit name="Apple, Inc." align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] CUPERTINO, CA - Apple Inc. said it's former CEO and co-founder Steven P. Jobs has died at the age of 56. "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being," Apple wrote on it's website. ...

Former Hillsdale High student found guilty of attempted murder

Former Hillsdale High student found guilty of attempted murder

May 19, 2011


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After almost three years of being on trial, the notorious Hillsdale High School bomber, Alex Youshock, was found guilty of attempted murder on Friday, May 13. On the morning of the attack in 2009, Youshock walked on campus with ten pipe bombs in a tactical vest he wore, a chainsaw, and an addition samurai...

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