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Student Absenteeism bigger than you think

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Missing one day of school may seem harmless, but it can have massive consequences. Chronic absenteeism: missing more than ten% of school days. “Missing one day of school is hard to recover from and sometimes can’t even be recovered,” said Carlmont High School sophomore Rohan Mantena. Students that miss school struggle to recover from the missed lessons or tests they have to make up out of class. Even if ...

A group of friends gathered at my cousin's wedding, nearly a decade after their college graduation.

Opinion: Missing people is complicated but necessary

December 31, 2018

It’s hard to miss someone you can’t keep tabs on. Sure, we all deal with losses — friends or family lost to lifelong illnesses, old age — but there’s something different wit...

Girls should be able to wear shorts this length to school.

Dress code is missing the mark

May 8, 2014

The school’s dress code is a popular topic for many people. The Feminist Club has had many discussions about the dress code. They have also hosted Principal Lisa Gleaton at...

One still missing in waters near Ocean Beach

One still missing in waters near Ocean Beach

April 9, 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department are conducting a search for a 14-year-old boy who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon in the waters near Ocean Beach....

Malaysian airlines flight still missing

Malaysian airlines flight still missing

March 10, 2014

With three days of little evidence and inconclusive leads, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and its 239 passengers appear almost to have vanished into thin air. The plane disap...

Palo Alto teen reported missing

May 20, 2011

Update (9:29 PM): Palo Alto Police Dept. reported that Shark was found and reunited with her family. (9:05 PM): At approximately 3:30 PM on Friday, May 20, Annie Shark, a 15-year-old...

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