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PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students need a voice, and the PTA is working toward providing that through their annual art contest. The PTA Art Reflections contest is a national competition for students in pre-K through 12th grade that started 50 years ago. Students can enter work in the form of dance choreography, film, liter...

VocaliD starts showing results

VocaliD starts showing results

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Over 10 million people don't have a voice of their own. These people rely on machines to generate voices for them, yet the voices that these machines provide generally sound the same. They are mechanical and robotic, and rarely unique to the person. With VocaliD, this is beginning to change. Foun...

The Voicedrive’s voice is growing

The Voicedrive’s voice is growing

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Having a voice is important, even for those who can't speak. VocaliD, the organization that provides a new,  more natural-sounding voice alternative, uses the voices of volunteers to create a custom, personalized voice for those who lack a voice of their own. Carlmont is hosting a "Voicedrive" and...

Carlmont students can lend a voice

Carlmont students can lend a voice

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News, Volunteering

When 7-year-old Jack tries to speak, he can’t make the words come out. Jack was born with a rare genetic disorder called ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency. As a result, he suffered hyperammonemia immediately after his birth. This ultimately caused neurological insults [acquired brain injury]...

Don’t take away our voice

Don’t take away our voice

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press," reads the First Amendment. Five St. Louis Rams players walked out of their tunnel with both hands in the air, demonstrating the "don't...

A call to give a voice to the powerless

A call to give a voice to the powerless

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Top News, Volunteering

A phone and perseverance is all it takes to save an animal’s life. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) provides teenagers the chance to make a difference through phone banking. The goal of the Humane Society’s phone banking is to convince voters around the country to support its...

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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