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Interfaith potluck brings unity to main religious clubs

Interfaith potluck brings unity to main religious clubs

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Brightly colored cupcakes and the promise of food and games drew students to the interfaith potluck hosted by Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Fellowship Clubs. The presidents of the three main religious clubs at Carlmont encouraged students to meet others with beliefs similar or different than their o...

Students show solidarity against anti-Semitism

Students show solidarity against anti-Semitism

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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In the wake of the Pittsburgh shooting, students at Carlmont High School decided to come together and stand up against prejudice. On Saturday, Oct. 27, 11 Jews were shot and killed in a Synagogue located in Pittsburgh, Pa. Mireille Knoll, one of the Jews in the Synagogue, survived the Holocaust but...

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Up north, desperate evacuees flee the flames. Down here, residents are under an unsaid house arrest while a thick smoke drapes over the Bay Area city skylines. The spark that would evolve to the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began early last Thursday morning, Nov. 8, in Butte County...

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018


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With the food drive approaching, ASB is beginning to prepare to send the food donations to Second Harvest Food Bank. Any student is eligible to donate canned foods to the annual food drive, which takes place at Carlmont every year. In order to prepare, ASB will recruit students to donate with ...

Carlmont Business Club works towards goals for future DECA competions

Carlmont Business Club works towards goals for future DECA competions

Jessica Klein

November 11, 2018


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Every Wednesday in D3, students from across campus come weekly to participate in interactive games and activities in order to have an effective outlet for their passion in business. Carlmont Business Club, also known simply as Carlmont Business, meets to learn about the different aspects of business...

All are welcome at Playlist Club

All are welcome at Playlist Club

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The Playlist Club is a way for students to bond over new and old music alike. Newly founded, the club is open to all who want to share music, relax, and meet new people. Supporting the Playlist Club are friends of Isabella Peterson and Tori Balsam-Ashling, both freshman and the club founders. Going...

Russian Unity Club executives work to break stereotypes

Russian Unity Club executives work to break stereotypes

Ava Richards, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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The introduction of the Russian Unity Club (RUC) this year has created a welcoming environment for students of Russian heritage. Ethan Torban and Misha Shkolnik, the freshmen co-presidents, began work on this club early in the school year. Their main goal is to create a place that allows students...

Interact Club provides members with volunteer opportunities

Interact Club provides members with volunteer opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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For Interact Club, volunteering in the community and meeting new people go hand in hand. The club leaders encourage service work, while also emphasizing the importance of giving back to the community. “We are a community service club,” said TJ Rodriguez, a junior and one of the vice presidents....

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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Technology has become increasingly more significant in student lives over the past decade or so. As a result, Carlmont provides Chromebooks as well as Wi-Fi to students on campus. In order to ensure that students are using these resources safely and appropriately, Carlmont has implemented a new mon...

Senior quotes create opportunities for students to express themselves

Senior quotes create opportunities for students to express themselves

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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The deadline for turning in senior quotes has come and passed much like the high school lives of many Carlmont seniors. Senior quotes are an annual tradition in many high schools that give students an opportunity to express themselves. Student quotes can vary from being inspirational to just ma...

Early action and early decision applications create new opportunities

Early action and early decision applications create new opportunities

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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High school seniors are scrambling to finish early action and early decision applications for college. Many early action and early decision college applications were due on Nov. 1. “Sometimes colleges say you have to apply early action [if you’re applying for scholarships],” Carlmont’s College and...

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Halloween. A time to carve pumpkins, let people be whoever or whatever they want to be, and to take candy from strangers, an experience that is far and few between. Every year on Oct. 31, ASB hosts a Halloween rally in the quad during lunch. They play Halloween-themed music and hold a costume contest...

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