Opinion: School should teach us valuable life skills

For thirteen years of my life, I have attended school. I have been taught everything from adding, subtracting, how to read and write, grammar, how to find x, to knowing the date of a certain historical event and what the powerhouse of the cell is. While some of this is useful in real life, most… Continue reading Opinion: School should teach us valuable life skills

Staff reminisces on Janice Blair’s 15 years at San Marin

After 15 years at San Marin in the front office, Registrar Janice Blair is retiring. Blair processes registration requests, schedules classes, maintains class lists, grades, and transfer attendance records. She has committed countless hours to help the school run smoothly with student records technician Laura Ramadan. “She’s devoted a lot of years here because she… Continue reading Staff reminisces on Janice Blair’s 15 years at San Marin

Students perform in Honor Choir

    Juniors Daniel Ford and Devin Thompson, and sophomore Sam Martin performed at San Mateo High School with the California Educators Regional Honor Choir. They are the only representatives from Marin County.      The California Educators Regional Honor Choir allows students throughout California to sing in select choirs under the direction of nationally… Continue reading Students perform in Honor Choir

Opinion: College is not necessary for every career path

     Have you ever thought about your future education?  What comes next after high school? What colleges you might want to go to or if you even want to go to college at all? I feel like every teenager asks themselves these questions over and over again and never receives a clear answer. Usually,… Continue reading Opinion: College is not necessary for every career path

Drama teacher Christina Stroeh fills in for the spring semester

    There is a new teacher teaching Drama this spring semester. Linda Kislingbury, who taught drama for 19 years, retired at the end of the fall 2018 semester.     Christina Stroeh is now teaching Advanced Drama, which was previously taught by  Kislingbury, as well as Beginning Drama as a temporary fill in for… Continue reading Drama teacher Christina Stroeh fills in for the spring semester

Local Devonshire Christmas house lights up one last time

This holiday season, Hollywood visited Novato. The Devonshire Christmas house competed for the best Christmas display and will be shown on national television. The Rombeiro family has been decorating for 27 years, and this will be their last.                             The Rombeiros are one… Continue reading Local Devonshire Christmas house lights up one last time

Scheduling conflicts persist in the new year

There were many students who have experienced scheduling conflicts this year, the most prominent of which include starting second period instead of first, figuring out how to get to school and having to choose between classes. Scheduling has always been an issue, but this year, it has become difficult to satisfy everyone. Assistant Principal Diane… Continue reading Scheduling conflicts persist in the new year