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Filipino Club dances their way into Heritage Fair with the Tinikling

Filipino Club dances their way into Heritage Fair with the Tinikling

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Campus

This year Filipino Club is participating in Heritage Fair to share a bit of Filipino culture with a traditional folk dance called tinikling. Every year, Carlmont celebrates the diversity of our school at the Heritage Fair with different clubs participating in the assembly and selling food that re...

Reach Out Club creates a safe haven

Reach Out Club creates a safe haven

Olivia Chow, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Campus

Every first and third Friday of the month, students gather at T13 for Reach Out Club, an extension of the ASB commission, Reach Out. Members range from commission members to English Language Learner students to anyone who wants to join. Their goal is to "create a safe environment for [members] to...

Switzer’s passion shows in teaching

Switzer’s passion shows in teaching

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer
February 20
Filed under Campus

Brian Switzer has joined the music department this year as the assistant band director. Switzer teaches three classes: jazz ensemble, concert band, and string orchestra. Additionally, he teaches morning jazz during zero period. Before coming to Carlmont, Switzer had many jobs as a music teacher and a professio...

Class of 2020 takes over Panda Express

Class of 2020 takes over Panda Express

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
February 20
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 17, Carlmont students flooded Panda Express in support of their freshman class. After planning and advertising the event for weeks, freshmen Joe Sison and Rachel Amir Chatman held a fundraiser for the freshman class through Panda Express from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. “We’re calling it a takeov...

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 14, students were greeted with personalized, heart-shaped valentines hung in C-hall. Since the beginning of the year, ASB has worked on this project to make sure that all students felt loved and appreciated on Valentine’s Day. “We started to work on this project around October in order...

Muslim Fellowship Club fortifies bridges and passes torch

Muslim Fellowship Club fortifies bridges and passes torch

Joseph Gomez, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Campus

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, according to Pew Research Center. Although most Americans know little to nothing of the faith, the Carlmont community is changing that though the Muslim Fellowship Club. Naser Abdelrahman, senior and vice president of the Muslim Fellowship C...

Spring musical ends with positive attitudes

Spring musical ends with positive attitudes

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont spring musical, “Anything Goes,” held its opening night on Feb. 9 and ended with its last showing on Feb.12. Directed by Stephanie Maysonave and produced by Genevieve Tep, the musical gave Carlmont students of all grades the opportunity to display their love of performing to their...

Going behind the scenes with dance commission

Going behind the scenes with dance commission

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus

The dance floor shook and music blasted over the speakers as hundreds of students took to the dance floor to show off their best moves at Carlmont's annual Winter Formal dance. A night many could not forget, successful only through the hard work that goes into planning and putting on school dances...

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Swing Club has begun rigorous preparations for this year’s annual Heritage Fair. “We’ve been learning choreography, getting into shape with group workouts, working on swing tricks, and getting back into a place where both the lead and the follow feel comfortable,” said Carrie We...

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Campus

Over the past weekend, many students could be seen flocking to and from the Carlmont library. These students were part of the well-known trivia hunt: Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF). This year only Carlmont participated in the event, so the school was split into two teams, grey and blue, based on ...

Sign up to save a life

Sign up to save a life

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Campus

For many, saving a life is only one pint away. The Carlmont blood drive will be held on March 9 in the student union. Students can sign up in the quad from Feb. 13 to Feb. 24. The ASB Do Something commission is in the charge of the blood drive and commission members will check donors in and make...

Election videos kick off class officer campaigns

Election videos kick off class officer campaigns

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Campus

 “Talk positively about yourself and don’t talk about your opponent at all.” This is the advice that Activities Director Jim Kelly gave to students at the Class Officer Informational Meeting on Feb. 6. At the meeting, students learned about the prerequisites for running for an officer pos...

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