• Pets on Campus Boost Morale

    Pets on Campus Boost Morale

    Genie Lee, News Editor

    October 5, 2017

    Some might ask "Why allow dogs at Campolindo?" The real question, however, is "Why not?"' Dogs can be effective at reducing stress. Over the years, several puppies have laid paws on our campus, some serving as guide dogs while others simply as companions. These frisky animals never fail to bring...

  • Polo Star Commits to Michigan

    Polo Star Commits to Michigan

    Erika Riedel and Jessica Rosiak

    September 29, 2017

    Senior water polo star Erin Neustrom, who began playing the sport in 6th grade, recently committed to the University of Michigan, where she will compete at the NCAA division 1 level next year. Neustrom "fully committed" to the sport in 8th grade. She said the transition to competitive, high school...

  • County Worker Teaches Sewer Science

    County Worker Teaches Sewer Science

    Beck Chambers, Staff writer

    September 29, 2017

    Biology classes hosted guest teacher Doug Bleakly from the Contra Costa water treatment plant to learn about water processing, and tested their own water samples for pH, turbidity, oxygen demand, and ammonia in labs from May 8-13. Freshman Biology student Kellen Clancy said, "It is important to ...

  • Birth Control Essential Health Benefit

    Birth Control Essential Health Benefit

    Isabel Owens, Opinion and Copy Editor

    August 14, 2017

    Vox leaked a draft regulation on May 31 revealing the Trump administration’s plans to “gut the Obamacare contraception mandate," according to The Rolling Stone. The leaked draft, which is currently being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget, states that it aims to “expand exemptions fo...


  • Sun Powers Quad Concert

    Sun Powers Quad Concert

    Mariel Rossi-deVries, editor

    May 30, 2017

    Trapdoor Social, an alternative energy band from Los Angeles, played to a packed quad at lunch on May 22. The band played a variety of original songs which ranged in style from alternative rock to mainstream pop. Trapdoor Social powers their drums, guitars, microphones using solar panels on ...


Abbreviated Welcome Dance Delights Newcomers

Hope Marshall and Ronald Hohnsbeen

September 29, 2017

With a shortened schedule, the August 24 welcome back dance hosted a record turnout. "It seemed like a fun event with my friends and we put a lot of work into it," said fr...

Back to School Night Briefs Parents

Alexandra Reinecke, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017

Parents, administration, and teachers convened Thursday, September 7 to outline academic expectations for the 2017-2018 school year. Following a parent reception from 6:00-6:15pm...

Rally Truly Welcomes Freshmen

Emma Torres and Amanda Young

September 29, 2017

Leadership attempted to welcome the new freshmen class in a more positive way at the Welcome Back Rally, hosted during Academy period on September 1. Spirit commissioners,...

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Tennis Film Highlights Persistent Sexism

Tennis Film Highlights Persistent Sexism

Annette Ungermann, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2017

At the forefront of the new film, Battle of the Sexes, is sexism in professional sports, with tennis legend Billie Jean King, portrayed by Emma Stone, providing a real-l...

10 Unfortunate Autumn Annoyances

10 Unfortunate Autumn Annoyances

Layla Wright, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Fall can be a drab, depressing season. Like middles school, it's an awkward transitional phase.  Not quite summer and not yet winter, fall is a purgatory between sunny island...

State Officially Adopts Dinosaur

State Officially Adopts Dinosaur

Alexandra Reinecke, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017

California now has a state dinosaur. And yes, it has a Twitter account. The Augustynolophus morrisi, a creature which roamed the earth 66 million years ago and whose remains,...

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Alessandria Commits to UCLA Crew

Ronald Hohnsbeen, Staff Editor

September 29, 2017

A 3-year crew veteran, senior Amanda Alessandria has committed to the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Alessandria, who rows in the Alemeda Estuary, began...

Harriers Open Season at Ed Sias Invite

Harriers Open Season at Ed Sias Invite

Layla Wright and Hope Marshall

September 29, 2017

At their 1st meet of the season, girls' and boys' cross country athletes competed in the annual Ed Sias Invitational on September 9 at Hidden Valley Park. 46 teams, including...

Parents, Athletes Question Concussion Program

Amanda Young and Jane Maiocco

September 29, 2017

A new concussion treatment program has been implemented for athletics, though the advanced software used to diagnose concussions been met with concern from athletes, parents...

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