School implements tutorial schedule

On Sept. 4, San Marin had its first tutorial of the year. Thisis the first year tutorial has been implemented using the new format that provides students with a 50 minute period every Wednesday during the regular school day. Last year's tutorial schedule consisted of work time immediately preceding grading periods. This schedule was controversial… Continue reading School implements tutorial schedule

Junior Izagani Aquino starts Polish dog movement

“Food is something that everyone can typically agree on,” junior Izagani Aquino said. “It is something that they hold near and dear to their hearts.” Stemming from Aquino’s avid appreciation of polish dogs and interest in marketing, the movement Polish Dogs 2020 was born. All Costco locations in the United States took the Polish dog,… Continue reading Junior Izagani Aquino starts Polish dog movement

Schedule changes cause mix-ups and conflict

From Aug. 22 to Sept. 6, students changed their schedules for numerous reasons. Compared to the 2018-19 school year, the number of schedule change requests has increased by about 20%, with approximately 250 requests last year and approximately 300 this year. Enrollment through the years has increased due to the S.T.E.M. and Biotechnology programs. Acceptances… Continue reading Schedule changes cause mix-ups and conflict

Change in dating culture influenced by social media

  A 2018 study conducted by, an online women’s magazine, revealed that the most common way people met their significant other was through the internet and online dating. This study specifically focused on people aged from 18 to 64 years old who were currently in a serious relationship. It detailed the overall change in… Continue reading Change in dating culture influenced by social media

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

Lack of student parking

 Through fall of 2020, construction for the new STEM building and performing arts center will limit parking availability for students. The side parking lot, next to the science building, has been designated exclusively to staff, and the only available student parking lot is near the football field. Juniors and some seniors are unhappy with not… Continue reading Lack of student parking

Community addresses presence of discrimination

In August, anti-Semitic flyers were posted throughout Novato, including on San Marin’s campus. This incident has compelled many individuals to reflect on their personal beliefs about the continuation of anti-Semitism, as well as the widespread growth of racism that can result in similar displays of discrimination. “Racism and anti-Semitism still very much exist, but they… Continue reading Community addresses presence of discrimination

CycleBar inspires San Marin students and faculty

Recently, indoor cycling classes have significantly increased in popularity. Carefully selected professional instructors teach an intense cardio workout that is intended to inspire participants both mentally and physically, making the classes desirable to a variety of age groups and levels of athleticism. In 2016, Novato opened its own CycleBar studio in Hamilton Field. San Marin… Continue reading CycleBar inspires San Marin students and faculty