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Local store robbed at gunpoint

Local store robbed at gunpoint

January 12, 2011
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A little before 6:18PM on Jan. 9, an armed suspect wearing a baseball cap and scarf covering his face, entered the doors of Walgreens. The described stocky, Hispanic raced male, entered the store carrying a dark duffel bag as well as a hidden semi-auto handgun. The man waited by the office ...

Carlmont Comment Box #3

Carlmont Comment Box #3

December 2, 2010
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The Carlmont Comment Box is a segment where you the students get a chance to give feedback on what would make Carlmont either a better or more fun school. This month Lauren Denney, a sophomore,  was asked for her input. "I think our school needs lights down on the football field." Have you ever...

Times are changing

Times are changing

December 2, 2010
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"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood," is a quote from a famous poem by Robert Frost. I believe this statement stands more true today then ever before. Perhaps the metaphor he intended for is not what I am referring to, however, the situation that the human race has gotten itself into is one that ma...

How to make your college application stand out

December 1, 2010
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On Nov. 30, Kaplan's  local community relationship managers Kyle Rohrs and Melisse Skelton presented Accepted!, a college admissions workshop that covered the ins and outs of the college admissions process and how to make an application look the best. According to Rohrs and Skelton, there are four...

Everything you need to know about ‘Adopt-A-Family’ program

December 1, 2010
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Last year, Carlmont students and staff were able to make over thirty families Holiday wishes come true. Especially now that we're in a recession, families around the Bay Area are in need of a helping hand during the holidays. With the Adopt-A-Family program, Carlmont classes are able pick a family...

The future of senior English elective courses

The future of senior English elective courses

November 18, 2010
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Carlmont’s administration and English teachers are discussing the future of creative writing and mythology. Rumors are that the senior electives may be cut in the 2011-2012 school year. According to Carlmont administrators, staff members are not allowed to share any information concerning the courses. “The decision about whether to continue the elective program is not m...

U.S. makes big strides in war on terrorism

U.S. makes big strides in war on terrorism

November 18, 2010
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In an effort to finally eliminate terrorism once and for all, the U.S. has decided to eliminate dangerous words from the English language. Once common words such as terrorist, bomb, kill the president, and harm, just to name a few, will no longer exist as of January 6, 2011. It is believed that if pe...

Hip-hop squad takes first in competition

Hip-hop squad takes first in competition

November 9, 2010
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On Saturday, November 6, the Carlmont hip-hop squad took first place in a competition at Six Flags. "I was nervous at first, but I did my best," remarked Emily Stambaugh. To prepare for the competition, the hip-hop squad practiced at least once a week and performed the same routine as they did at ...

Carlmont Comment Box #2

Carlmont Comment Box #2

November 5, 2010
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The Carlmont Comment Box is a segment where you the students get a chance to give feedback on what would make Carlmont either a better or more fun school. This month Amanda Morris, a sophomore,  was asked for her input. "It would be nice if we had like complimentary CHS pens. I hate when i run out of pencil...

Students fly towards careers

Students fly towards careers

November 4, 2010
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[media-credit id=9 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit]Three Carlmont students are on their way to pursue a career in aviation and they're making big strides. Sophomores Armen Samurkashian, Mark Gruschka, and Tanner Piety are currently enrolled in a program called Civil Air Patrol. Civil Air Patrol is a volun...

Entreating Entrance

Entreating Entrance

November 3, 2010
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Kingdom please come, you once came before; Find me gasping for breath Expanding slightly upon my floor. Then find me running to your arms, Sobbing, lying at your doors. Patiently longing for acceptance; Still I wait more and more, Still I hope and I dream, I scream and I moan; Still I ‘am entreating...

Blue Bombers

Blue Bombers

October 29, 2010
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????????? Throughout the hour and twenty minute homecoming assembly at Carlmont, The Blue Bombers take up less than two minutes to run around the gym, perform, and quickly run out again. The Blue Bombers is made up of the girls water polo team and for these two short minutes that they perform, they paint they entire bodies blue.  They then make up a routine only ten ...

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