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Baking Club brings together students with a passion for baking

Baking Club brings together students with a passion for baking

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

The smell of freshly baked cakes, muffins, and cookies fill the air in A11 when Baking Club gathers every other Monday. Club President Will Nadan and Vice President Jade Margolis founded the club at the end of the 2015-16 school year and have been leading it ever since. The goal of Baking Club is t...

Julia Kelly’s fellow rider helps her discover her passion

Julia Kelly’s fellow rider helps her discover her passion

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

March 19, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Sophie Penn reports on Julia Kelly's extracurricular activity.

Switzer’s passion shows in teaching

Switzer’s passion shows in teaching

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Brian Switzer has joined the music department this year as the assistant band director. Switzer teaches three classes: jazz ensemble, concert band, and string orchestra. Additionally, he teaches morning jazz during zero period. Before coming to Carlmont, Switzer had many jobs as a music teacher and a professio...

Coding: the hobby of opportunities

Coding: the hobby of opportunities

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus

Quick fingers dance on a backlit keyboard, sending brackets, and numbers streaming down a computer screen. This is coding, an emerging passion for many students at Carlmont. Coding, unlike how it is often portrayed in movies, takes lots of time, and is not necessarily used for hacking. There were...

Passion: One key to happiness

Passion: One key to happiness

Celine Yang, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features, Top News

What brings people happiness? Some may say family. Friends. Money. Love. Fame. World domination. Possible answers range from the silly to the serious. But arguably, one of the things that brings people happiness is something that many people are in pursuit of: passion. “I can’t picture m...

Varsity volleyball’s passion dominates Carlmont Cup

Varsity volleyball’s passion dominates Carlmont Cup

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Campus, Multimedia

Senior Elena Mateus dove for the chair, but it was too late. Someone from the other team snatched it and Mateus fell to the ground, but she got up and continued to play hard. This was just one example of Varsity Volleyball's passion during the first round of Carlmont Cup against Advanced Dance. Junior...

Dimick pursues her passion for feminism

Dimick pursues her passion for feminism

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, a feminist is a person who advocates social, political, legal, and economic rights for women that are equal to men. Senior Elise Dimick is a strong supporter for equal rights for women of all ages. Dimick is the ASB president for the 2014-2015 school year and...

Denney pursues passion for water polo at UC Santa Barbara

Denney pursues passion for water polo at UC Santa Barbara

Hana Wong, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Top News

Senior Kristen Denney has been Carlmont's attacker on the varsity water polo team for the past four years. For years, Denney's natural talent for water polo has gotten her recognition from her peers, friends, and recruiting colleges such as the University of California Santa Barbara where she is...

Digital Arts Club illustrates their passion

Digital Arts Club illustrates their passion

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014


Filed under Campus

Many great artists come together to create works much bigger than themselves. This is no different in The Digital Arts Club, which joins the list of creative groups formed just this year. Senior Caitlin Stearns, president, and founder of the club, said, “I wanted to have a memorable senior year,...

An athlete committed to her passion

An athlete committed to her passion

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

It’s difficult for a teenager to discover what to pursue after high school, but that is not the case for sophomore Kayla Fong. Fong started playing soccer at the age of four after growing up with her two athletic brothers. “Growing up, I would always watch my brothers play sports and would always go to their games on the weekends. I wanted to be just li...

Garcia finds passion for music

Garcia finds passion for music

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Jaime Garcia is a history teacher who is on his way to becoming an amateur professional musician. Garcia majored in history but was unsure what kind of career to pursue with his degree. His nephews were in middle and high school at the time, and enjoyed Garcia’s passion for history. With...

Lucia’s passion inspires young minds

Lucia’s passion inspires young minds

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Passionate teachers are distinguished by their commitment to ensure that their students succeed. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and English teacher Stephen Lucia, clearly fits the description of someone who loves his job and cares for his students. “I love what I do because educatio...

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