Junior Lauren Hartley acts on the big stage

From May 19 through June9, Cushing Memorial Theatre is hosting performances of “Grease” with junior Lauren Hartley as a member of the cast. The Cushing Memorial Theatre atop of Mount Tamalpais has been a part of the Marin community since 1913. People from all over the Bay Area have come to see the shows performed… Continue reading Junior Lauren Hartley acts on the big stage

Sophomore Elizabeth DeRuvo assists the community

It was a cold and stormy night when sophomore Elizabeth DeRuvo first envisioned her organization, Operation Warm Winter. The idea came to DeRuvo when she was six years old. She realized that during cold nights, the homeless had nowhere safe and dry to go. DeRuvo asked her mother where they go to sleep and her… Continue reading Sophomore Elizabeth DeRuvo assists the community

School to construct new student center and STEM building

By Vivienne Tran and Emma Williams   On June 17, construction of a new Performing Arts Center Building and STEM Building will begin. The current Emily Gates Student Center will be completely demolished, with the new performing arts center built from scratch during the 2019-2020 school year. The new Performing Arts Center Building will be… Continue reading School to construct new student center and STEM building

Foreign exchange students reflect on their experiences

In August 2018, foreign exchange students Silvia Castellucci and Miguel Riederer began their year-long journey as students at San Marin. Castellucci is from Sarsina, Italy, a small village nestled in the province of ForlìCesena. She wanted to take this opportunity to travel more and to explore outside of her town, especially after hearing about the… Continue reading Foreign exchange students reflect on their experiences

Taggard introduces reusable eco-bricks to San Marin community

Last summer, math teacher Susan Taggard attended a class at Sonoma State University called Teaching vs. Sustainability. During the class, another teacher shared the idea of eco-bricks, which inspired Taggard to integrate the idea within her own classroom. Eco-bricks are plastic water bottles that are packed full of trash and used to create sturdy building… Continue reading Taggard introduces reusable eco-bricks to San Marin community

Girls varsity lacrosse team reaches NCS finals for first time

The San Marin girls lacrosse team placed third in MCALs and second in NCS this season, higher than any lacrosse team has gone at San Marin. This season, the team added several new players to their lineup. The new players said that they felt welcomed on the team right away and that there was instant… Continue reading Girls varsity lacrosse team reaches NCS finals for first time

Jake Schmidt named NCS Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior Jake Schmidt won the 2019 California Interscholastic Federation North Coast Section (NCS) Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for his commitment to volunteering in the community and his performance in both academics and athletics. He is the first student in San Marin history to win the award. Schmidt received a $1,000 scholarship for his 4.3… Continue reading Jake Schmidt named NCS Scholar-Athlete of the Year

San Marin struggles with perceptions of identity

On March 31, members of the New York City branch of Antifa identified San Marin alumnus Matthew Warner as a member of the white supremacist organization Identity Evropa, now known as the “American Identity Movement,” after left-wing group Unicorn Riot leaked over 700,000 group messages and members’ identities to the public. Warner graduated from San… Continue reading San Marin struggles with perceptions of identity