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scots.0- A Guide to Getting a Date

scots.0- A Guide to Getting a Date

January 13, 2011


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Well, its that time of year again. The weather's getting colder, the days are getting longer, the backpacks are getting heavier. And all over Carlmont, the same plaintive cry echoes in the halls... "You going to formal?" Winter Formal is going to be BIG this year. With the theme "Arabian Nights",...

Carlmont’s flag to fly at half mast as a sign of respect

Carlmont’s flag to fly at half mast as a sign of respect

January 13, 2011


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[media-credit id=30 align="aligncenter" width="225"][/media-credit] This new year so far hasn't brought much politically apart from violence towards a political figure. On Jan. 8, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) was shot in the head; critically injured by alleged gunman Jared Lee Loughner. Loughner also...

Cheerleaders’ asking for toys to donate

January 13, 2011


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Carlmont cheerleaders are putting on a Toys for Tots charity drive during Dec. 1 to Dec. 6. Toys for Tots is an organization designed for people to donate toys that will be delivered to less fortunate children on Christmas. The toys must be unwrapped, and anyone is allowed to donate. The goal of this...

Thoughts of Spring

Thoughts of Spring

January 12, 2011


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When the memories smell sweeter, When the smile you wear lingers, And the grass you see is greener, You know you are thinking of spring. An outside breeze is slipping in, Reminding of the time of year. The murderous cold brushes the skin, A chilling idea that winter appeared. Come now, see the green...

To formal or not to formal

To formal or not to formal

January 12, 2011


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As Jan. 22 approaches, the dreadful question seems to be more frequent: Are you going to formal? This year, Winter Formal will take place on Jan. 22 from 8pm to midnight. It will be located at the San Mateo Marriott. There are a number of students who are excited for the dancing and a night of fun with their fr...

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...

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