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Overcoming a surgery

Overcoming a surgery

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

March 23, 2014


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Entering high school as a freshman not knowing anyone is hard enough, but dealing with a health condition at the same time adds to the stress. Junior Julia Semmler attended Grace Lutheran School, having only five people in her grade. “I basically didn’t go to a real middle school, so the ...

Carlmont student is a nationally ranked gymnast

Carlmont student is a nationally ranked gymnast

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


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Second semester of senior year can invoke laziness in some soon-to-be graduates. But for senior Erin Macadaeg, there is no room for laziness. Macadaeg said, "I spend six to eight hours at the gym everyday, six days a week." Macadaeg has been participating in gymnastics since she was four years old...

Gearing up for the Air Force

Gearing up for the Air Force

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


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While many students are getting ready to graduate and move on to college, senior Nathan Fischer is preparing to serve his country. There are only a few students this year choosing to enroll in the Armed Forces, part of which is due to the higher and higher pressures to quickly go through the colleg...

Chasing a dream

Chasing a dream

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014


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"I go to Los Angeles every other weekend for acting classes," said sophomore Ashley Kawasaki. Starting this past February, she began taking classes at The Playground, a young actors conservatory center in the heart of Los Angeles. Gary Spatz is the director of the conservatory. Stars such as Dylan...

Needing a job versus wanting a job

Needing a job versus wanting a job

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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Teenagers decide to get jobs for various reasons. Some students need to have a job while others simply want to have a job. The ironic part of this, however, is that those who need jobs often are unable to find them. Earning money to support oneself or an entire family is becoming more difficult with ...

Packing her bags for a year of traveling

Packing her bags for a year of traveling

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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While most seniors are beginning to find out what colleges they have been accepted into and becoming anxious, Tatyana Castro won’t be experiencing that added stress. Unlike the popular trend, Castro is choosing to take a gap year before college. This means that instead of packing up her suitcases a...

An athlete striving for his goals

An athlete striving for his goals

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

February 19, 2014


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The challenges, the accomplishments, and the determination are what motivate sophomore John Carlos Bran to strive in achieving his goals. Bran started playing soccer at the age of five, and has been playing it ever since. “I love playing soccer. I’ve played it since I was very young,” said Bran. “I...

Two passions, one student

Two passions, one student

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


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"I quit figure skating after ten years because I wanted to do cheer," said senior Hannah Nourie. Nourie was on the IHM cheer team in eighth grade, and immediately fell in love with the sport. She continued participating in cheer when she entered high school as well, and was on Carlmont's team for...

McPherson’s passion doesn’t end with dance

McPherson’s passion doesn’t end with dance

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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Many know Logan McPherson as the four-year advanced dance senior who often stars in performances due to her skill, but not necessarily as the passionate future social worker. “I have always dreamed of doing services for people,” said McPherson. “I love nothing more than helping those in need....

Having a job at a favorite place: Starbucks

Having a job at a favorite place: Starbucks

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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Students often like to treat themselves to snacks and drinks to either start off their day or refresh themselves after a long day of tests and stress at school. Starbucks is one of the more common places one might find high school students especially since it is so close to the Carlmont  campus. St...

Freshman year: a new beginning

Freshman year: a new beginning

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


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"High school has definitely been more challenging academically. I've had to adjust to a heavier work load," said freshman Sophie Clark. Like most of her fellow classmates, Clark has spent the year learning the ins and outs of Carlmont. Though social cliques can be heavily enforced within a high school,...

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


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Carlmont soccer finally regained one of their injured defenders, senior Devon Maruyama Reed. Reed inflamed a tendon near the outside of her ankle in October when she was slide tackled from behind. She managed to keep playing through the pain for a while, but it only got worse. Reed said, “I...

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