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French exchange students adapt to Carlmont culture

French exchange students adapt to Carlmont culture

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Parlez-vous français? Because they do. For two weeks, 11 students from the outskirts of Paris, France are living with students attending Carlmont. Carlmont’s French Department began hosting students from France in 1999, initiated by French teacher Katya Burton. “I have coordinated French ...

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Daniel Friis, staff writer

April 19, 2018


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0.136 percent of students who take the American College Testing (ACT)  ace the test with a full score of 36, according to prepscholar.com, a site that gives statistics and percentages regarding the ACT and SAT. Elias Wilson, a junior, is part of that 0.136 percent. As most students do, Wilson went int...

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Despite its waning popularity, filmmaking is a shared passion among students in Carlmont's Video Production Club. It's a very friendly environment where students work together to celebrate this passion. "I'd like to spread knowledge in the fields of visual art and provide more opportunities for those...

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Veronica Roseborough, Staff writer

April 11, 2018


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The life of a coach is not an easy one. One may wake up aiming to enrich the lives of students and end up falling short. Rich Vallero, a varsity baseball coach and physical education (P.E.) teacher at Carlmont, knows this feeling all too well. “Sometimes when you strap it on and go to work eve...

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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If a student is in the gym during lunch, it usually means that he or she is attending a sports meeting. However, during the week of April 2, that wasn't the case. Instead, students could be seen dancing to choreography shown on the wall by a projector. From April 2 to April 6, members of ASB held...

Quiz Club prepares itself for competitions

Quiz Club prepares itself for competitions

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Confined to room D-27 during lunch on Fridays, Quiz Club members usually compete in small teams in attempts to become victorious over their peers. Now, they are moving out of that comfort zone by competing with other schools.   Quiz Club appeals to students at Carlmont by inviting them to have fun answ...

Students plan for next year during counselor meetings

Students plan for next year during counselor meetings

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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From Digital Arts to Physics, Carlmont has a wide variety of classes for students to choose from, and it's time for them to do so. This year, counselor appointments started on Feb. 12. Since then, students have been meeting with their counselors to discuss their plans for the next year and set th...

AVID Club hosts an informational meeting for freshmen

AVID Club hosts an informational meeting for freshmen

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) is a non-profit organization that was founded to help AVID students overcome obstacles and achieve success. Carlmont High School is one of many schools in Bay Area that hosts an AVID program that provides their students with an opportunity to get mor...

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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On April 2, Carlmont music group Scots’ Symphony performed a medley of “Phantom of the Opera” — with a twist. The group, consisting of various Carlmont instrumentalists and vocalists, played through their set during lunch in the quad. Jenna Williamson, a senior and vice president of the club...

Model United Nations Club addresses international crises

Model United Nations Club addresses international crises

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Within the four walls of room E1, Model United Nations Club strives to promote a diplomatic dialogue amongst Carlmont students in an accepting and unbiased environment through debate, discussion, legislative simulation, and advocacy. Model United Nations Club was started at Carlmont in 2016 by Clu...

Spring break gives time off from stress

Spring break gives time off from stress

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Spring break has almost arrived, and students are more eager than ever to get the time off. Typically, students use spring break to go on vacation, hang out with friends, and relax. During the break, students have the opportunity to take a step back and focus on something besides school. Though ...

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