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CAF Student Board members call donors to thank them for their donations.

Carlmont Academic Foundation acknowledges donors via Thank-a-thon

February 9, 2019

$574,170. That's how much money the Carlmont Academic Foundation raised in the 2017–2018 school year. This year, they strive to do better. The Carlmont Academic Foundation (C...

Teacher's influence may impact students' motivations and willingness to participate. Bad grades may have more of an occurrence due to bad teaching techniques.

Neglectful teaching threatens the success of youth

February 2, 2019

For a student to be genuinely passionate about a subject in school is a rare and beautiful thing which is often impacted by teachers.  Getting a teacher that can connect well with...

John Griesbach, a sophomore, helps a customer at ACE Hardware, the store he works at.

Students struggle for a work-life balance

February 28, 2018

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress ...

Students, such as Reign Miller, often find that they don't have time to eat and instead use lunchtime to do work.

Skipping meals affects academic performance

January 16, 2018

The alarm clock rings. Sophomore Reign Miller wakes up and gets ready for school. Her family members eat breakfast, but she doesn’t - there's not enough time, or she’s not...

A student uses crib notes to cheat on a multiple choice exam. The use of crib notes is a common form of cheating.

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

December 20, 2017

Picture this: you have a math test in 20 minutes that you didn't study for. As you frantically attempt to remember what the previous unit was about, you remember your friend to...

These are the headquarters of Oracle, the company that provided the $20,000 grant to the Carlmont Academic Foundation.

Carlmont Academic Foundation receives grant from Oracle

October 16, 2017

On Nov. 6, 2015, technology and equipment were replaced and updated in the Biotechnology Institute (BTI) at Carlmont High School using a $20,000 grant given by Oracle. Oracle, whose headquarters are in Redwood City, is a mu...

Attendees of the CAF meeting include CAF President April Carlson, Carlmont Principal Ralph Crame, and Carlmont parent volunteers.

Carlmont Academic Foundation works toward the ideal classroom

March 29, 2017

The Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) is an organization made up of parents and volunteers who raise money to financially support the school's enriching programs, such as instrumental...

Students add to and walk by a mural that reads

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

November 30, 2016

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, the holiday season has begun for many in the Carlmont community. The essence of the holiday season is prevalent once again; decorations...

Team photo during a 2013 season game. Photo credit to Sarah Boro.

Varsity volleyball earns Team Academic Award

August 5, 2014

The girls varsity volleyball team received a Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Aug. 4. It is the third consecutive year that varsity...

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

January 17, 2014

Teachers subject their students to forms of torture everyday; some of the most prominent and agonizing forms include group projects, outlines, and presentations. Even though I...

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