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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 ...

Carlmont Choir’s latest Pops Concert shows off the ‘Greatest Hits’

Carlmont Choir’s latest Pops Concert shows off the ‘Greatest Hits’

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018


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The Performing Arts Center (PAC) was filled up last Wednesday, as Carlmont Choir performed their latest pops concert entitled "Greatest Hits." Pops Concert is an annual concert put on by Carlmont Choir. "Usually the pops concert follows a more narrow theme, such as one based on decades or another based ...

Memorial Scholarship Swim-a-Thon honors Clara Tao

Memorial Scholarship Swim-a-Thon honors Clara Tao

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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The Carlmont community suffered a loss recently with the passing of Clara Tao — a beloved community member and parent of Carlmont alumni. Clara Tao, as a USA swimming official, helped the Carlmont swim team by overseeing the team's meets throughout several high school seasons in the past. Her absence...

AP test season comes to an end

AP test season comes to an end

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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Many students have been preparing for AP (Advanced Placement) tests since the beginning of the year. As of May 18, all AP tests have finally been completed. During the past two weeks, students from all different AP courses have been taking exams to test their knowledge. These tests consist of multi...

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefighters, and aims to teach skills related to fire service and more. “The main objective of this program is career exploratio...

Cap and gown pickups prepare seniors for graduation

Cap and gown pickups prepare seniors for graduation

Parker English, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


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Graduation is one of the most important moments in every student's high school experience. Walking across a stage in front of parents and friends to receive a diploma, a process marking the next step in one's life, should always be remembered. Every high school graduation has one thing in common:...

Classic Films club provides students with entertainment

Classic Films club provides students with entertainment

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

May 20, 2018


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Students gather in room A1 for the 47 minutes of lunch, the projector is turned on, a movie is selected, and the show begins. Classic Films club screens movies during lunch filled with mystery, heroism, and sometimes even romance. There are no specific genres that are preferred; movies are randomly...

Japanese Pop Club embraces its culture

Japanese Pop Club embraces its culture

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


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Within the four walls of room E7, Japanese Pop Club (J-Pop) strives to spread their culture among Carlmont students by performing traditional Japanese dances at school assemblies, as well as providing presentations on the origin of J-Pop culture. J-Pop Club began at Carlmont in 2012 and is currently being led ...

Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


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As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end, Carlmont clubs are beginning to prepare new ideas and goals for next fall. Many clubs hope to maintain the success that they've achieved during this school year and extend it to next year. They also hope to incorporate new elements into their mission. Hope...

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