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Gift giving to charitable organizations increases during the holiday season. However, this surge of giving does not last throughout the rest of the year.

Opinion: the spirit of giving should extend beyond the holidays

December 11, 2018

‘Tis the season for gifts. Whether giving them or receiving them, November through January has become the time of the year most known for present exchanges as several holid...

Patrons of the San Mateo County Library System can bring in donations of non-perishable items instead of paying any fees they may have.

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

November 16, 2017

Books and beans: an unlikely combination. However, with the San Mateo County Library's newest holiday initiative, Food for Fines, library fines will be waived with the donation of food, exc...

From Nov. 1 to Nov. 18, students can bring canned foods and non-perishables to their second-period classes to donate to those in need.

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

November 1, 2016

Donating food can mean the world to someone in need. From Nov. 1 to Nov. 18, students can donate to Second Harvest Food Bank by bringing canned food or non-perishables to their...

Liam Jocson helps the needy in the Philippines.

Giving back to the Philippines

October 8, 2014

It is Christmas morning and children everywhere are bursting with smiles at the new presents they have received. The happiness and joy they experience right after seeing the item...


Giving “Props” to the senior dancers

May 7, 2014

Carlmont Dance will put on their final dance show of the year, "Props," from May 8 to May 10 at 7 p.m. The name "Props" was given to the show as each and every number utili...

Giving back: Ethan Wallace

Giving back: Ethan Wallace

March 12, 2014

Aside from being a heavily involved student at Carlmont, work, and a member of a successful band, senior Ethan Wallace always manages to delegate time to giving back to the commu...

 Jeremy Affeldt, Giants pitcher along with other volunteers help to prepare meals for families suffering of hunger in the Bay Area and Guatemala through the   organization Something to Eat.

The act of giving back

February 11, 2014

High school is a chaotic time for many as they try to juggle academics along with other extra curricular activities. Balancing all these activities rarely leaves time for other th...

Giving back: Zack Beauchamp

Giving back: Zack Beauchamp

January 16, 2014

Aside from the APs, college applications, and work, Zack Beauchamp devotes what little free time he has giving back to his community. For many, community service is just another mecha...

Christian Club's president and vice president

The Christian club prepares for a season of giving

December 9, 2013

A community for Christians and a way to grow closer to God: Christian club is the group of individuals who embody these goals, seeking to bring them to life on the Carlmont campus. Christian...

The perfect gifts

Gift giving habits

December 9, 2013

The holidays can be a stressful time for people; the pressure of having to find a perfect gift for someone can be hard, especially when you are shopping for your significant other. Acco...

Veterans Day: Students giving back

Veterans Day: Students giving back

November 8, 2013

As students get excited for of the long Veterans Day weekend, history teachers have given students the chance to write letters to veterans to thank them for all the hard work th...

Halloween Candy

‘Tis the season to be giving

November 1, 2013

Gift giving is at our doorsteps with Halloween candy donations to American troops. Students and faculty face a similar problem after Halloween every year; too much extra candy...

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