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New bill aims to combat teacher shortage in California

New bill aims to combat teacher shortage in California

Noah Sun, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


Filed under News

No matter what country or state, almost everybody agrees that teachers make up a crucial role in society. Unfortunately, California is experiencing a massive teacher shortage. Legislators in California recently introduced a bill that would offer educators tax breaks in an effort to keep them in the...

New plan aims to cut down Golden Gate Bridge suicides

New plan aims to cut down Golden Gate Bridge suicides

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under News

Over 1,600 people. That is the number of bodies recovered due to suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge since its construction. Tall barbed wire fences stand on both ends of the bridge, preventing those who may be considering ending their lives from being able to climb over the otherwise short barrier...

New proposition aims to accommodate language learners

New proposition aims to accommodate language learners

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under News

California voters have the opportunity to make a big decision regarding the education of thousands of students across the state. Proposition 58, which will be on the statewide ballot on Nov. 8, overturns a prior proposition which limited bilingual education programs, requiring a parent signature for...

Varsity football aims for improvement

Varsity football aims for improvement

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer

November 16, 2014


Filed under Sports

Varsity football competed for the annual Terremere trophy at Sequoia on Friday, Nov. 14. The Scots finished their season against their rivals, the Sequoia Cherokees. "It has always been a big game going against Sequoia and trying to win the trophy," said senior Dakota Regan. The Scots came out...

ASB aims for large turnout with ‘Glow’ themed homecoming

ASB aims for large turnout with ‘Glow’ themed homecoming

Anya Meredith, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014


Filed under Campus

The Associated Student Body has planned a new theme in hopes of more students attending homecoming this year. ASB has been selling homecoming tickets since Oct. 1 and will sell them until Friday, Oct. 17. The theme for this year's homecoming is "Glow." ASB is encouraging students to wear neon colors...

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

September 3, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Similar to other clubs at Carlmont aiming to give voice to several minority groups, the Feminist Club strives to educate students on the principles of feminism while discussing current events regarding gender bias in the media, politics, and more. The club is jointly administered by seniors Elise...

Europe aims to preserve environment

April 2, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

It looks as though the fight to save our environment is finally showing results, but t is Europe who takes the lead in the fight against climate change. According to a report from the European Environment Agency, severe climate changes are to come and severe consequences will come to cities that do...

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