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Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

With holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is easy to forget about one's hometown. With San Carlos, this is not the case. From May 18–20, the San Carlos Hometown Days Committee and a group of volunteers puts on an event dubbed Hometown Days, featuring music, food, and games. Hometown Days began in 1979 when then-Mayor Pat Bennie and other...

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

It's around noon, and the bell rings. On normal schools days, it would be lunchtime. However, on March 16, it's the end of school. These shortened days are known as minimum days, when class periods are 30 minutes long, meaning that school ends at 12:12 p.m.   "Usually, we have a minimu...

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under News

On Dec. 2, Redwood City hosted their annual Hometown Days on and around the courthouse square.  The event, which was set up by the Redwood City Downtown Business Group, featured fake snow, an array of different food trucks, and many performances by several bands, orchestras, dance groups, carolers, and theatrical groups. S...

San Carlos Hometown Days evokes mixed feelings

San Carlos Hometown Days evokes mixed feelings

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

May 21, 2016


Filed under Campus

In San Carlos, it's that time of year again. On May 21, several crowds of people filled Burton Park and downtown San Carlos, as the annual Hometown Days returned. The morning began with the annual Hometown Days parade. Several groups performed, marched, or drove down the stretch in the downtown...

Rainy days wash away students’ plans

Rainy days wash away students’ plans

Jackson Monge, Staff writer

January 22, 2016


Filed under Campus

Some students are seeing their plans canceled by the recent downpour that is hitting the Bay Area. The rain has affected most students in either a more subtle or noticeable way. "The rain hasn't been too much of a problem for me," said junior Peyton Young. "Whenever I play soccer after school, the...

Obama promises too much

Obama promises too much

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top News

It is reminiscent of every other State of the Union given by the President, except this time, Barack Obama is ready for his departure. Obama has clearly planned what would happen if Ted Cruz's "carpet bombs" were to approach Syria. He has obviously debated what would happen to Muslims and Mexicans...

Why are certain #trends so popular these days?

April 2, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

There are all sorts of trends, from technological trends such as the new iPhone to fashion trends like Silly Bandz. In essence, anything that causes a large population of people to follow a certain behavior can be considered a trend, which includes videos. Within YouTube’s eight year history, there have ...

Lazy days for Scots

Lazy days for Scots

March 22, 2012


Filed under Campus

With the loads of homework and stress placed on students, many students have stopped putting effort into what they wear to school. The desire for sleep in these vigorous high school years seems to trump anything else, including one's dress. Freshman Emily Morales said, "I just put on whatever is...

28 days of no gadgets. Can you do the Digital Diet?

28 days of no gadgets. Can you do the Digital Diet?

May 30, 2011


Filed under Campus

Almost everyone these days, including children, are on some sort of social networking site or playing video games throughout the day. When most kids come home from school they go straight on to their Xbox or iPhones, while parents are on their BlackBerries or laptops. Because so many people are always...

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