Kwan Takes Top Leadership Post

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

The results from the election for ASB positions are in: junior Newton Kwan won the ASB presidency over junior Kelly Furay, and junior Samantha Bartak was elected ASB Treasurer over sophomore Sarah Chu. Elections for Associated...

Cult Like Choir Program Offers Challenge, Comaraderie

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

Being a part of the Choir program is a prestigious honor.  A majority of incoming freshmen, already fed a steady diet of Chamber's Acapella Showcase assemblies throughout their middle school career, choose to give up their 6th...

Life Too Dependent on Tricky Test

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

March 25, 2013

The Scholastic Aptitude Test. The SAT. The 3 letter word guaranteed to strike fear into every high schooler's heart. 7 times each year, 1000s of upper classmen flock to surrounding high schools to battle against the test...

Mock Trial’s Apparent Win Overturned

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

March 6, 2013

The Mock Trial team came up short of advancing to the club's competition semi-finals, which took place on Thursday, February 21st.  How the team was notified of this verdict was unusual. The team originally believed they had...

Kolm Struggles with Emotional Immaturity

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

January 24, 2013

Have you ever had the feeling that you weren't growing up fast enough? In middle school, everyone goes through that awful growing-into-your-skin phase as you hit puberty.  Guys get lower voices and a gallon of testosterone...

Competition Drives Can Totals

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

December 18, 2012

The annual Canned Food Drive has again decked the halls with the giving spirit.  The donation drive began December 10 and ends on December 21, the last day before winter break. "We donated over 60,000 cans last year," said...

Adjusting Semester Schedule Mixed Bag

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

December 14, 2012

While many are excited for the approaching winter break and the holidays, some students are also gearing up for the less eagerly anticipated winter finals. This stressful week starts the 14th of January and ends on the 17th,...

Red Dawn Lacks Political Relevance

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

December 6, 2012

I have an underlying distaste for movie remakes.  I mean, does Hollywood run out of ideas and think, "Let's take movies we've already done that weren't received well, and make a better version of them"?  Even though some remakes...

APES Sorts Campus Trash

November 14, 2012

Winter Holidays Should Take Turn

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

November 9, 2012

As November wraps its cool arms around Lamorinda, I expect to see jack-o-lanterns still on every porch and Halloween decorations on every front lawn- not Christmas decorations in store windows and holiday deals in the newspaper. ...