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New bell schedules aim to help student-athletes with makeup work

New bell schedules aim to help student-athletes with makeup work

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Uncategorized

Over the years, the Carlmont administration has made changes to scheduling to help student-athletes make up the work they miss for sports. “You teach an academic class during sixth period and students in some sports will miss 40 percent of the week. It’s a lot to make up in any academic subject,...

Boat project has Carlmont students racing to the finish line

Boat project has Carlmont students racing to the finish line

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top News

This year’s geometry classes competed against one another in the second annual boat race. The geometry teachers asked their students to create boats made only of cardboard, duct tape, and plastic bags that would be able to float across the pool and back while carrying a student. The project was...

New AP Research course opens for next year

New AP Research course opens for next year

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Campus

The new AP Capstone diploma program will enter its second year at Carlmont and begin its second successive course, AP Research, for the first time ever in the next 2019–2020 school year. AP Capstone’s two college-preparatory elective courses teach students key skills in group and individual w...

ASB brings International Women’s Day to Carlmont

ASB brings International Women’s Day to Carlmont

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Campus

ASB celebrated International Women’s Day by putting up posters around school encouraging people to learn more about influential women and handing out pins with feminist logos.   The first National Women’s Day in the U.S. was celebrated Feb. 28, 1909. It became an international event when it was...

Classic Films Club raises curtain for new leaders

Classic Films Club raises curtain for new leaders

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus

As third quarter comes to an end, the Classic Films Club prepares to welcome new leadership and ideas to bring into the next school year. "Our goal is to appreciate the gems of the film industry," said sophomore Katrina Sharonin, one of the vice presidents. The club has come together to watch and...

Passions are not overshadowed in course selection

Passions are not overshadowed in course selection

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus

Year after year, students go through the same difficult process of deciding which courses to take the next year. In February, students begin to make their way to the counseling office for their annual counselor meeting. During their appointment, students discuss their four-year plan for high scho...

Korean club reflects on Heritage Fair

Korean club reflects on Heritage Fair

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


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The Korean American Student Association (KASA) faced many struggles prior to their performance at Heritage Fair. KASA is a club at Carlmont High School that strives to spread Korean traditions and culture to other students. KASA's weekly meetings before their performance at Heritage Fair revolved...

DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus

Carlmont DECA attended the California State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Anaheim over the weekend to compete in business-related activities in an attempt to qualify for the international competition in Orlando, Florida. In the end, four Carlmont DECA members qualified. DECA is a non-profit, i...

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus

A robot named Neptune, who has the ability to climb and drive, is living under a bag somewhere on campus. The Carlmont Robotics Team, also known as Deep Blue, works together each year to create a new and improved robot that showcases its special abilities in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The newes...

Carlmont clubs begin the search for new executives

Carlmont clubs begin the search for new executives

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Campus

It’s March, the beginning of the countdown towards summer. School is coming to a close, club leaders are moving on,  and it's the time for students to step forward and take on new responsibilities. Whether it’s handing down leadership or holding elections, Carlmont’s clubs have begun the search...

MORP creates a welcoming environment for everyone

MORP creates a welcoming environment for everyone

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus

MORP may just be Prom spelled backward, but for some people, it’s the best night of the year. MORP is another one of Carlmont’s many dances that are held annually, and it just had its third year. However, they create a smaller environment to accommodate any student that doesn’t feel comfortable...

ASB interviews spark student involvement

ASB interviews spark student involvement

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus

As the end of the third quarter approaches, Carlmont’s ASB prepares for next year by holding their annual ASB interviews, providing interested students with the opportunity to become involved in their leadership program. Soni Kanaya, a junior and member of ASB, said, “The interviewing period i...

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