College Board Bungles AP Test Administration

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

May 26, 2020

This spring has been laden with nuances and online experiments to bring students their high school experience via screens, the most recent of these adjustments being the Advanced Placement (AP) exams. AP week was grueling enough...

Tiger King Tops Quarantine Television Picks

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2020

Netflix and other streaming platforms have done a great job of pumping out short and sweet series that are different from the overused rich New Yorker or “my boyfriend is a vampire” narratives with which students are all too...

Juniors Salvage Prom with Dressed-up Zoom

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2020

Despite the cancellation of prom due to the coronavirus, many juniors celebrated the high school milestone on April 18. Leadership set up a junior girls’ Zoom call on which students could dress up, log on, and reconnect with...

Shirking Social Distancing Endangers Everyone

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

April 17, 2020

Despite a state-mandated “shelter-in-place” order, some Lamorinda high schoolers think that in the midst of a global pandemic is a good time to rebel against authority. Going out with friends would have been considered...

Staying Healthy under Pandemic Lockdown

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

March 31, 2020

Although spring sports are suspended and local gyms are closed because of the ongoing shelter-in-place mandate in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, this doesn't mean all hopes are lost for "beach-ready" bodies come summer. It's...

School Closure Amplifies Importance of Hobbies

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

March 24, 2020

I thought that Moraga couldn't get more boring. I was wrong. It's only been 6 days since the Governing Board voted to close the schools of the Acalanes Union High School District, and I've already exhausted every app on my...

Signature Experiences Connect Campus

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

March 13, 2020

Sharing common experiences creates powerful connections between high school students.  There are several signature experiences that help to establish bonds between Campolindo peers. Here is La Puma's list of Campolindo rites of...

Keep Calm, Don’t Carry on: Sick Kids Should Stay Home

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2020

Illness spreads on campus like wildfire on a California hillside. It's hard to find a class period without a kid sniffling, coughing into an elbow, or stumbling for the Kleenex box. Schools are notorious hotspots for germs; corralling...

Batchellor Earns 2nd Employee of Year Honor

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

March 10, 2020

College and Career adviser Joan Batchellor has been awarded "Certified Employee of the Year" for the 2nd time during her tenure at Campolindo. The award is no surprise to Junior Laura Studebaker, who spends several periods...

Keys for Cutting out 2nd-Semester Coasting

Nicole Kennedy, Opinon Editor

February 11, 2020

As the 1st semester wraps up, students often feel like they have reached the summit of their school year.  There is a notion that the 2nd semester is an opportunity to coast down-hill to summer.  This "coasting" to the finish...