La Puma’s 2020 Dictionary: Words of an Unprecedented Year

January 19, 2021

2020 brought us a global pandemic, a nationwide reckoning with race, a turbulent election season, and scathing evidence of the climate crisis. With the chaos and calamity came the introduction of words...

Club Turns Tutoring Pay to Donations

January 19, 2021

Campolindo’s Developing Young Minds club donated over $300 to the Oakland Public Education Fund by tutoring kids in the last semester of 2020. Members of the club can tutor elementary students on a variety...

Wellness Provides Space to Discuss Capitol Attack

January 19, 2021

While typically the finalization of presidential election results is a dull and overlooked affair, the joint Congress session certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election quickly became anything...

Students Seek Driver’s Licenses Amid Pandemic

January 19, 2021

Contra Costa County is now on the purple tier with a stay-at-home order issued once again. While many businesses have been forced to close their doors temporarily, it turns out that the Department of Motor...

Not-So-Monthly Book Review: MLK’s Autobiography

January 15, 2021

In honor of celebrating Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day in January, La Puma, in conjunction with the library, recommends to students The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is important for...

Fashion Forward: 2021 Fad Forecast

Keep an eye out for these trends!
January 12, 2021

While fashion is subjective and means something different to everyone, come New Year’s Day, there are always some trends that are better left in the past so up-and-coming fads can take their rightful...

Best Spots in Moraga to View Christmas Lights

Extravagant lights displaying holiday cheer are placed throughout Moraga!
December 14, 2020

Every year, families all over Moraga decorate their homes with decorations and lights, sharing holiday cheer with the whole neighborhood. A common pastime is driving through these neighborhoods at night,...

La Puma’s 2020 Gift Guide

La Puma's 2020 Gift Guide
December 14, 2020

Around the holidays, it is easy to get swept up in finding the perfect gift for everyone you know. While sometimes it can feel frivolous and unnecessary to buy gifts year after year, the truth is that...

Calligraphy Club Joins Youth Arts Movement

Calligraphy Club Joins Youth Arts Movement
December 10, 2020

The Calligraphy Club became an official chapter of the Youth Arts Movement (YAM), a non-profit organization that hosts virtual galleries where artwork can be submitted and organizes seminars with professional...

Homebound for the Holidays: How to Celebrate Safely

Homebound for the Holidays: How to Celebrate Safely
December 9, 2020

This holiday season is certainly not ideal. Thanks to a global pandemic, we are stuck between two choices: social distance celebrations where we make the best of an unconventional gathering or ignore the...

Black Friday Bargains Fuel Fast Fashion Brands

Buy! Buy! Buy!
December 9, 2020

It’s that time of year again, the day after Thanksgiving that most avid shopaholics look forward to: Black Friday. Online fast fashion brands such as Shein and H&M held their long-anticipated special...

Popping the Bubble by Caroline Fitzpatrick

December 9, 2020

This collage represents my interpretation of “popping the Lamorinda bubble.” I recently obtained my driver's license, and my new-found freedom plus my ability to explore beyond this suffocating bubble...

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