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Block schedule provides new opportunities

Block schedule provides new opportunities

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus

On April 26 and April 27, the Carlmont schedule will be switched to a block schedule due to standardized testing.  This change was made to allow sophomores and juniors to complete their CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) testing in English, science, and math. The te...

Scots Try It encourages students to get out of their comfort zone

Scots Try It encourages students to get out of their comfort zone

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Campus

Whether it's clubs or sports, Carlmont students are being encouraged to try things that they thought they would never do. Sophomore Briana McDonald wanted to take that ideal even farther, creating Scots Try It with fellow sophomores Kinsey Cook and Kaitlyn Gates. The club's main focus will be to...

AP students prepare for exams

AP students prepare for exams

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the days grow longer and warmer, thoughts of summertime fun begin to surface. Before students can embark on their vacations, though, they must slog their way through end-of-the-year final exams. However, for AP students, the first round of tests, the AP exams, comes sooner. The AP, or Advanced Placem...

Students show their talent

Students show their talent

Jianna Mojas, Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s Got Talent is a talent show in which groups or individuals can display any sort of talent across the span of a few weeks. The competition is held in the quad from April 18 until May 5. Sign-ups were held for two weeks in the ASB room starting on March 21. The entire event is run by ...

Carlmont students anticipate a night to remember

Carlmont students anticipate a night to remember

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus

Thanks to its glorification in movies and television shows, prom is often regarded as one of the most memorable experiences of a high school student. This year, the ASB dance commission has been working hard to plan out a special night for Carlmont students who will attend prom on April 28. Kimberly...

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

The barista looks up, smiles, and hands a cup of steaming coffee across the counter. The fragrance is pleasant and the warmth is comforting. Each small sip brings a burst of flavor and a mind-opening energy boost. The room is lively and bright, the coffee is good, and the day is just beginning. T...

Sophomores enjoy a free welcome-back treat

Sophomores enjoy a free welcome-back treat

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus

As students stroll onto campus after a full week of break, they already begin counting down the days until summer. On Monday, April 17, the ASB sophomore class officers decided to welcome back the class of 2019 with a treat. Hoping to boost students' energy on campus, sophomore Vice President Kyle Dimick s...

Dancers begin preparation for the spring show

Dancers begin preparation for the spring show

Nikka Gribanovsky, Staff Writer
April 22, 2017
Filed under Campus

After school rehearsals for this year’s spring dance show began on April 17. The upcoming performance will take place in early May and requires four months of preparation from the intermediate and advanced dance programs. “I’m excited about the show because it’s my senior year, so it’ll be my las...

Earth Day encourages environmental awareness

Earth Day encourages environmental awareness

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer
April 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 and reminds many to cherish natural resources by taking part in activities that can protect the environment. According to Earth Day Network, “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely cr...

ASB enhances school spirit

ASB enhances school spirit

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus

During lunchtime, the quad erupts in cheers. The cause of these cheers is often the latest activity that the ASB spirit commission organized. This commission creates activities for other students to participate in and spreads spirit throughout the school. Spirit commissioner and sophomore Theo Korolev...

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Every year, students from thousands of schools take a vow of silence for one day to commemorate the LGBTQ lives affected by bullying and harassment. This year, Day of Silence will be on April 21. “LGBTQ students are pushed into silence by not always being in the right environment, not having someb...

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, the final prom for Carlmont seniors approaches. For many seniors, prom will be one of their final high school dances and an opportunity to connect with their grade as a whole. ASB dance commission has been hard at work with final preparations for the event to...

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