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Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


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As Carlmont’s 2017-18 school year draws to a close, next year's cheerleading team is already ramping up. Tryouts were held from May 15 to May 18, led by coaches Christie Lind Boyce and Kalina Wasman. Over the course of the four-day tryouts, athletes were evaluated on abilities such as their level of dance skill, athl...

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

Students start preparing for the end of the year

Students start preparing for the end of the year

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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With summer only three weeks away, students are starting to get excited about the two months that they have off. But, before that happens, students must go through something that is dreaded by many. Finals. "Typically finals do stress me out a bit every year. They are tests that jeopardize your...

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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Hope Brigade is a club that offers aid to people with cancer in hospitals in forms of gifts and appreciation. After a year of success, a potluck was held on May 17  to celebrate the end to a productive year. According to students in the club, everyone was excited about the party because there...

Weight training club motivates fitness among students

Weight training club motivates fitness among students

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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Fitness is defined by the quality or state of being fit, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary. Yet the process to get there takes a few steps, such as good habits and discipline. All of these factors are encouraged in Weight Training Club at Carlmont High School. "It started two years ago with...

Principal Crame searches for a new secretary

Principal Crame searches for a new secretary

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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Every day, students are greeted by smiling faces as they walk into the office. Whether they are there for attendance purposes, aren't feeling well, or just want to come visit, staff members are always ready to help. However, currently, students may have noticed that there is one less smiling face...

TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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With summer soon approaching and the school year coming to an end, Carlmont’s ASB is organizing more activities for students to take their minds off of school stress. On May 9, TPumps, a popular boba tea shop, was delivered to Carlmont. Students were able to purchase these drinks after school ...

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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Approaching the end of the school year, students will participate in a Scotsland festival, where there will be music, games, and food available to enjoy.  “Scotsland will take place on the field on May 25, and it’s more of a festival than it is of an assembly,” said Melina Dimick, a sophomo...

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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Approximately 20 million new cases of STDs are found in the United States every year. Around half of these are found in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. On Wednesday, April 27, the Belmont Library and the San Mateo County Pride Center hosted a Safe Sex Workshop for LGBT teens, which was ...

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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High school strives to prepare students for the future. For some students, this could mean college, and an important aspect of preparing for that is the SAT. The Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) is available for students to take multiple times a year, and on May 5, many had the opportunity to do ...

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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High school students often complain that they were taught that mitochondria is the power house of the cell but not taught how to do taxes. Carlmont students took initiative in promoting financial literacy and started an Investment Club. “The purpose of this club is to inform students about topics...

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Alexander English, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


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Each year, students put everything they have learned over the course of a year in their Advanced Placement classes onto paper, and get graded form a scale of one to five for the chance of getting college credit. AP tests originated in the 1950s and have been gaining traction ever since. While not everyone...

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