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Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Social media has increased its popularity with teens and is now being used to broadcast their artistic talents. According to a 2018 study by the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of teens (13-17 years old) have access to or own a smartphone. With such a large percentage of teens having access to smartphones, it i...

Students take on challenging musical

Students take on challenging musical

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Musicals usually consist of catchy songs, costumes, dialogue, and dance sequences. However, Carlmont decided to take these components to the next level for this year's spring musical. Students at Carlmont High School performed "Into the Woods" for the annual musical. Opening night was on Friday, Feb. 8, and the play went until Sunday, Feb. 10 in the Carlmont Performing Art...

Parents attend Spring Sport Parent Night

Parents attend Spring Sport Parent Night

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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As the spring sports season begins, it attracts not only students, but also parents. On a late Tuesday afternoon, the Stogner Gym welcomed parents of Carlmont athletes for an informational Spring Sports Parent Night. During the event, parents were provided with information about Carlmont’s overall...

Carlmont Academic Foundation acknowledges donors via Thank-a-thon

Carlmont Academic Foundation acknowledges donors via Thank-a-thon

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

February 9, 2019


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$574,170. That's how much money the Carlmont Academic Foundation raised in the 2017–2018 school year. This year, they strive to do better. The Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) is a non-profit organization run by Carlmont parents and community members to raise money for academics. This include...

Aspiring performing arts majors audition in pursuit of their dreams

Aspiring performing arts majors audition in pursuit of their dreams

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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In elementary school, kids say they want to be astronauts, acrobats, or firefighters. In middle school, kids say they want to be teachers, bakers, or policemen. In high school, many kids have no clue what they want to do for the rest of their life. That’s not the case for Terby Diesh. Diesh, a se...

Sport tournaments increase class unity

Sport tournaments increase class unity

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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A series of sports tournaments will be taking place during lunch in the upcoming weeks. Each sport is planned by the class officers, who are the president and vice president, of each grade. For example, this year, sophomores are taking the lead on soccer, and seniors are in charge of badminton. Other...

Bring Change to Mind Club shifts attitudes on self-care and mental health

Bring Change to Mind Club shifts attitudes on self-care and mental health

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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In California, 65 percent of youth with a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) did not receive treatment in 2019. The Bring Change to Mind (BC2M) Club is bringing awareness to the problem of stigmatized and untreated mental health problems through their campus activities, club meetings, and outreach e...

Pool renovation makes a splash

Pool renovation makes a splash

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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Following a month-long remodel by maintenance crews, the swimming pool is set to reopen the week of Feb. 4. The renovations include re-plastering the pool and the addition of a handicap accessible chair lift. According to Grant Steunenburg, the Administrative Vice Principal, re-plastering is a procedure that mu...

ASB prepares the love for Valentine’s Day

ASB prepares the love for Valentine’s Day

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, a sense of love fills the Carlmont halls and ASB becomes hard at work in order to create the annual, personalized heart decorations. Greta Foehr, a junior and member of ASB, said, “It’s that time of year again! ASB has finally begun making Carlmo...

Clubs gear up for Heritage Fair

Clubs gear up for Heritage Fair

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019


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Various commissions and clubs are working both together and separately to ensure Heritage Fair is a success. This year, Heritage Fair covers the entire week from Feb. 25 to March 1 with lunch activities for the first half of the week, an assembly on Thursday, and food sales on Friday. The prepara...

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


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Two pilot schedules have been chosen and finalized to be implemented in the following 2019–2020 school year at Carlmont High School, one for each semester. The pilot project, developed by the Bell Schedule Committee and headed by Instructional Vice Principal Jennifer Cho, aims to test the effecti...

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


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On Mondays, lunch in room C3 gives students a place to relax and de-stress from the school day. Gosh Yarn It Club is a club where students can hang out with friends while also learning how to knit, with the intent to help the homeless in the Bay Area. Emily Kim, the president of Gosh Yarn It, started...

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