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Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Perspective, Student Voices

Carlmont's poetry club, the Dead Poets Society, prides itself on taking the name of the well-known Robin Williams movie. Both students in Carlmont and the movie are able to express themselves through their poetry. The Dead Poets Society is a place where students are able to share their poems with ...

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus

Fingers pound profusely on the keyboard with eyes fixed on the screen. Fast thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration are all being exercised as the final minutes approach. Programmers can't afford to waste any time in this intense atmosphere. Competitions like these are one of the ways that coders...

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Last year, ASB’s Clubs and Culture Commission orchestrated Club Carnival as a way to improve the amount of interaction between the clubs and students. This year, however, will be slightly different. The Health Fair is the commission’s newest project which is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 21 in...

Finance meeting budgets ASB commissions

Finance meeting budgets ASB commissions

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

The financing of Carlmont ASB is often kept behind the scenes, but it has a huge importance in many school events. On April 19, ASB finance commission will be holding their annual budget meeting for the executive council. Justin Wang, the commission supervisor and a junior, and sophomore Ryan...

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Choices, Student Perspective, Student Voices, Uncategorized

On Friday, April 21, Day of Silence will take place and Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is will help the rest of the student body participate. The club presidents include senior Alyssa Feigelson and junior Eli Melmon, and the club has been working to promote this event. Melmon said, "Da...

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Campus

From Plato to Aristotle to Voltaire to Freud, members analyze a variety of philosophers in Philosophy Club. With their advisor Martin Turkis, the Philosophy Club meets each week to discuss the work of various philosophers ranging from the last few centuries to philosophers today. Together th...

Carlmont Choirs makes its way to Carnegie Hall

Carlmont Choirs makes its way to Carnegie Hall

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

As students look forward to relaxing on spring break, singers from Carlmont Choirs set their sights on the stage at Carnegie Hall. Choir students are traveling to New York City from April 13 to 18 for their performance of Wolfgang Mozart’s “Coronation Mass” on the night of April 17, in collabo...

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, March 31, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) went on a field trip to PongPlanet in San Carlos to learn the history of ping pong and how to play the game. Instructor Lau, a ping pong enthusiast, taught students the basics of ping pong. He also introduced many different types of grips that could be used...

Students sign up for a virtual basketball game

Students sign up for a virtual basketball game

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

Student competitors are lining up to play basketball...well, a simulation of it at least. On April 21 and from May 2 through May 5, Carlmont ASB will be hosting an NBA 2k17, also referred to as 2k, tournament. Sign-ups will be outside of the ASB room from April 5 to April 20. “I like to play...

Prom proposal competition excites students

Prom proposal competition excites students

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

Prom season has had a large effect on the Carlmont community. Prom will take place on April 28 and students are preparing by getting their formal wear and asking for a date. The Carlmont Promposal Competition Facebook group was created for upperclassmen who are asking someone or getting asked ...

Foxtravaganza takes over the Carlmont stage

Foxtravaganza takes over the Carlmont stage

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

Dazzling stage lights shine, children sing in unison at the tops of their lungs, and tiny show hosts romp about on stage, getting the crowd hyped up for the next act. These are just a few defining characteristics of Fox Elementary School’s Foxtravaganza. From April 1 through April 2, many Fox Eleme...

Math contests encourage critical thinking

Math contests encourage critical thinking

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont math department puts on math contests every other Tuesday at lunch in each math classroom. The contests are made up of six to seven questions that are geared towards increasing problem-solving skills and critical thinking. As one can see on each week's contest, the math contests are...

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