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PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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A new club is bringing the menstrual movement to Carlmont, and they are here to stay. Period. PERIOD, a non-profit organization with over 150 chapters worldwide, aims to destigmatize the topic of menstruation and advocates for easier accessibility of feminine products. A chapter of this global...

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

In smoothies, tea, or juice. On bread, salad, or fruits. Or simply, by itself. Honey has long since been an ingredient integrated into our daily diets. Bottles and jars filled to the brim with the iconic gold substance are typical household items that grace the shelves and pantries of the Ame...

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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As the football players prepare for the game, ASB prepares to spread school spirit. With football back in season, Carlmont’s ASB held their first tailgate of the year in order to rekindle student involvement with carnival games, a barbecue, and a Tie-dye Spirit Day. Greta Foehr, a junior and mem...

Screamin’ Scots raise student spirit

Screamin’ Scots raise student spirit

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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When the players take the field, the Scots take the stands. The Screamin’ Scots, Carlmont’s event cheer section, is a student-run organization that plays a fundamental role in Carlmont’s sports games. The Screamin’ Scots come to basketball, football, and volleyball games where they hype up...

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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After speaking for nearly three hours, Youth Motivational Speaker Scott Backovich leaves the Carlmont High School gymnasium only to enter the ASB room.  Backovich isn’t the first, and certainly isn’t the last, motivational speaker to step foot on the Carlmont campus. Every year, the ASB invites a motivation...

Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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Student transcripts hold the potential to determine a college acceptance, a livelihood, and a student's future. It’s no wonder Carlmont’s specialized course schedules, one for every two thousand or more students, are catered to such demands with the utmost attention. Vice Principal Jennifer ...

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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At Carlmont’s annual Welcome Back Assembly on Sept. 5, youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich made two requests of Carlmont students. “One is to complain less and give more,” Backovich said. “The second is to use the things you love to help the people who need it.” This year’s assembly ...

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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With school back in session, Carlmont’s ASB aims to combat the stress from the first week of school by rekindling student involvement with a brand new Spirit Week. Melina Dimick, a junior and member of ASB, said, “Our goal with this Spirit Week is to encourage more student participation and involvement ...

Seniors finish last week of high school

Seniors finish last week of high school

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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As the school year comes to a close, seniors are finishing their last week of high school. For some, this last week is sad and nostalgic; for others, it is the light at the end of the tunnel. And for many, it is a mix. Currently, about 525 students in the senior class; according to Jim Kelly, the...

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


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According to Politifact.com, a political news source that has won a Pulitzer Price, 90 percent of American workers don't own their own business. Theo Korolev, a junior, is not part of this 90 percent. At just 17 years old, Korolev has created his own tutoring business called Neighborhood Tutoring. The...

J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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The Japanese culture is one that may interest many, and J-Pop club is the perfect club to learn about the many aspects of their culture, ranging from animation to traditions. Meeting in room E7 every Thursday, J-Pop club features a variety of members, all interested in the culture of Japan. In addit...

Scotsland festivities continue as the rain pours on

Scotsland festivities continue as the rain pours on

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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Students fill the football field bleachers--each ready for the thrill of performances. Activities are being held all around the field. Everyone is smiling because they are out of class. The festival begins and the crowd goes silent. On Friday, May 25, Calmont High School hosted its first ...

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