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ASB colors the halls with information

ASB colors the halls with information

Zaina Abdelrahman, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Campus

The ASB publicity commission advertises school events through colorful paint, markers, and poster paper. They help promote campus events so that students are aware of what is happening in their community. Rachel Gu, a sophomore and publicity commissioner, said, “Publicity helps beautify the school...

Assembly celebrates campus community

Assembly celebrates campus community

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer
May 7, 2017
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As the end of the school year approaches, many students look forward to the Celebration Assembly. ASB is working hard with the assembly participants to create the pre-finals excitement that students can look forward to. "We began preparing for the assembly in March, and so far we have all of...

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

While the end of the school year seems right around the corner, finals and AP testing lurk closer and closer. Testing brings students inevitable stress and insecurity at the thought of not earning a good enough grade. Recognition commission of ASB is working to fight that insecurity. After each AP cl...

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

During Teacher Appreciation Week, spanning from May 2 to May 5, the Parent Teacher Student Association set up various breakfasts and lunches for staff members to enjoy in the Teachers’ Lounge as a gesture of appreciation. “While we often receive thanks from students and parents, it is nice to have...

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus

From shop to shop, leaving jar after jar, Ocean Club is looking to raise money this weekend. Ocean Club is raising money to donate to the children and teenagers in Nicaragua in order to help buy them surf equipment. They will be going from surf shop to surf shop placing jars in the stores, hoping to...

Lunchtime lemonade promotes environmental friendliness

Lunchtime lemonade promotes environmental friendliness

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

On May 4, students gathered in the quad to fill up their water bottles with ice-cold lemonade. During lunch, the ASB do something commission set up a lemonade stand for students to help them deal with the hot weather and to relieve stress from AP (Advanced Placement) tests. Liz Boman, a junior and...

Weight room renovations are underway

Weight room renovations are underway

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

With funding from Bond Measure A and support from the Sports Boosters, Carlmont is expanding the weight room. This project is scheduled to be open in early September of 2017. The renovation of the weight room started in April, and the construction team is currently working on the destruction of...

NBA 2k17 players jump to new heights

NBA 2k17 players jump to new heights

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

Don’t want to play basketball in these record-breaking temperatures? Carlmont’s NBA 2k17 Tournament is here to keep you occupied. NBA 2k17, a video game by Visual Concepts Entertainment, has been attracting basketball fans from around the globe as they get the opportunity to compete as their fa...

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont is accepting used copies of "Ready Player One," the 2016 school-wide summer reading book, from students.  Every English teacher has been given a book drive donation box and has collected books since April 19. The drive will last until May 13. Then, the books will be donated to organizat...

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus

Carlmont Christian Club's meeting last week started with a silly Kahoot quiz, named "Memes and Jesus," but in all seriousness, the meeting had a significant undercurrent. The meeting was primarily a discussion about what to do when confronted by someone who puts down Christianity. All of the club members joined the conversation, each g...

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

After about three months of collaborative planning between LEAP Club and Environmental Club, Green Week took place the week of April 24. Hanna Francis, a senior and president of Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) Club, described Green Week as "a fun collaboration between clubs...

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, April 27, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) officer candidates held their election speeches. As the school year comes to an end, CCC is preparing for its next chapter next year. Last year, there was not any formal election for officer positions due to a lack of volunteers. However, increases ...

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