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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


Filed under Campus

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


Filed under Campus

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...

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students need a voice, and the PTA is working toward providing that through their annual art contest. The PTA Art Reflections contest is a national competition for students in pre-K through 12th grade that started 50 years ago. Students can enter work in the form of dance choreography, film, liter...

Students unite through schoolwide activity

Students unite through schoolwide activity

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students from different grade levels went head to head in a schoolwide competition the night before the homecoming assembly. Homecoming dominated Carlmont all throughout last week. One of the many activities from homecoming week was an event called "In It To Win It." In It To Win It is a competi...

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As tropical decor lined the walls and a sense of Carlmont spirit filled the air, students packed the bleachers of the Terry Stogner gym on Oct. 25 for the annual homecoming assembly. From cheer to Drumline, all of Carlmont gathered together at the assembly to celebrate and embrace school spirit through...

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate for U.S. citizens was approximately 25 percent in 2015, thus the majority of people don’t spend their time helping others in need. Changing Lives Club aspires to challenge this statistic, as they use the resources available to them and ...

Guitar Club strikes a chord within members

Guitar Club strikes a chord within members

Kim Brodersen, Student Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students join Guitar Club to learn about music and jam. What they will find is a musical family. Guitar Club was originally founded six years ago, but it dissolved for three years when all of the members at the time graduated. Sophomores Jacob Berg and Erik Cramer didn’t even know about the old...

Kozy Kids Club has kids in hospitals covered

Kozy Kids Club has kids in hospitals covered

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus

When walking into C12 at lunch on first and third Fridays, one will see groups of students gathered around tables, tying colorful fabric together. This is the Kozy Kids club, run by Talia Fine and Brandon Gee. Fine, the president of the club, started it in her sophomore year due to personal experien...

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Green Team is continually working to improve the environment by implementing new tri-bin trash systems across campus. The trash system was formed last January and can now be found everywhere throughout Carlmont. Although no exact number of tri-bins can be given, there are roughly 50 or...

Blood drive draws student interest

Blood drive draws student interest

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

Instead of going to their classes on Thursday, 89 students signed up to give blood. ASB’s Do Something commission sets up two blood drives each school year, collecting around one pint of viable blood from each donor. The blood drive is a well-known event planned for months in advance by ASB member...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

It is no secret that both stress and anxiety can take a toll on students, especially in high school. Principal Ralph Crame, as well as the rest of the administration, wants to work to combat these everyday obstacles. To do so, he formed a mental health collaboration team following the Western Association...

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