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Tell Me About Yourself Ep.1: The Chinese teacher serves her opinion on Panda Express

September 11, 2020

Tell Me About Yourself is a series where Ethan Man sits down and asks Carlmont teachers about their personal lives, work, and changes in both due to COVID-19. This week, we have ...

Science teacher Paul Bellar runs for the position of Assessor-Recorder in San Francisco.

Carlmont science teacher runs for office

November 5, 2018

Running for the position of Assessor-Recorder in San Francisco this year is Paul Bellar, a science teacher in the Sequoia Union High School District. The office of the Assessor,...

Over the past few years, California has suffered from a massive teacher shortage due to a rising cost of living in the area.

New bill aims to combat teacher shortage in California

March 18, 2017

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. ...

As the number of teachers in San Mateo County decreases each year, class sizes have increased due to a lack of adequate staffing.

State lawmakers tackle teacher shortage

January 31, 2017

A widespread teacher shortage in the Bay Area has led to oversized classrooms and inadequate education for bilingual and special education students. However, a state legislator...

Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth accepts the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award after giving a speech.

History teacher awarded for social justice work

January 21, 2017

On Jan. 16, Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth was given the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. This award recognizes teachers in the community who reflect the ideals of D...

Music teacher of 31 years inspires students

Music teacher of 31 years inspires students

January 29, 2015

John DaBaldo is head of the instrumental music program at Carlmont High School. He has taught at the school for eight years, but not many people know that he had a music career...

From teacher to mayor: helping is the key

From teacher to mayor: helping is the key

December 14, 2014

History teacher David Braunstein was sworn in as Belmont’s mayor last week at a City Council meeting. After years on the City Council serving as the Vice Mayor, Braunstein...

After 4th period, Colvig is finishing up his work at C14.

English teacher inspired by his family

November 23, 2014

Robert Colvig, an English teacher at Carlmont, is inspired by his family members’ achievements. Colvig did not start teaching at Carlmont as soon as school started in August. “I...

Teacher touches students’ hearts

November 12, 2014

"He helps me with emotional support. That's number one because, if you don't have that, you don't have anything," said Marvin Lomeli. Lomeli is one of the students whom Cary...

History teacher featured in national commercial

November 6, 2014

Money is freedom. Imagine being in a couple of seconds of a commercial and getting paid $625 every 13 weeks as long as it runs. This is what happened to Jaime Garcia. In...

Tina Smith prepares to have her child

Science teacher prepares to have son

October 29, 2014

Heading a department is a bit like having a child. Once one takes on such a great responsibility, it becomes apparent that much love and care are necessary in order for it to realize...

A new teacher inspired by her father’s work

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

Kristin Robinson joined our Carlmont community this year to continue to pursue her passion for teaching math. Her father has played a huge part in creating her passion for teaching students as he too was a teacher. Robinson said, “My dad is a retired physics teacher. After I graduated college, I was doing substitution work for him and he gave me handouts that related math to baseball. I found...

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