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The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with being themselves in their school environment if they don't relate with traditional prom-goers. The San Mateo County Pride Cent...

Animal awareness week sheds light on meaningful topics

Animal awareness week sheds light on meaningful topics

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


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Cute puppies. Fluffy kittens. For many people, this is what comes to mind when they think about animals. However, the week of March 19 to March 23 at Carlmont shed light on not so “fluffy” topics, such as animal abuse and endangered species. “The main purpose of this event was to gi...

Design Tech students practice interview techniques at Carlmont

Design Tech students practice interview techniques at Carlmont

Alexander English, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


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Design Tech High School students came to Carlmont on March 23 to practice different interview methods they had learned, all while discovering what life at Carlmont is like. Design Tech has recently been visiting multiple high schools in this area, including Notre Dame, to perform intersessions for...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

New ASB president brings unique perspective

New ASB president brings unique perspective

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Valerie Wang is the first ASB president that hasn’t been a class officer before and the first ASB president that came from the Service Council sector rather than the Activities sector. However, this doesn’t mean that she’s any less competent than those who came before her. Wang first became...

BTI’s collaboration with Stanford robotics is terminated

BTI’s collaboration with Stanford robotics is terminated

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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As a result of all of the advancements in robotics during the 21st century, many people have attempted to make robots a helpful tool in classrooms. Carlmont's Biotechnology Institute (BTI), a pathway within the science department, planned on utilizing robots from Stanford in their program. Stanf...

Carlmont’s administration prepares for an armed intruder

Carlmont’s administration prepares for an armed intruder

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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School is intended to be a place where one can express their ideas, share their opinions, and discover their passions. It is a safe space. However, on a day supposedly dedicated to love, 17 Floridian families had one less person to spend Valentine's Day with. After the school shooting in Parkland,...

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Interact Club is an international organization that strives to improve the leadership skills of young people and allows them to discover Service Above Self. Carlmont students worked together to create Interact Club on campus that respects and follows the traditional values and principles of the in...

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but were defeated by an alliance of world champions. A big part of the competition is preparation and the ability to change parts of the r...

Students intimidated by recent gun violence

Students intimidated by recent gun violence

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 14, 17 students and staff members were killed during a school shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla. Since then, students at Carlmont have been on edge due to all the recent gun violence. "I'm disgusted that there have been innocent children dying, ones with...

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Tucked away in the corner of the Carlmont campus lies the Visual Arts Program's largest annual event — the Art Show. From March 15-16, the Visual Arts department hosted this show in F22. Held during Open House, the Art Show showcased students’ various artistic creations. Art teacher Cynthia...

Carlmont clubs rely on student commitment

Carlmont clubs rely on student commitment

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


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Clubs are supposed to be organized and consistent meetings throughout the school year, but recently, students are losing their desire to partake in them. Clubs are largely based on commitment, and with fewer students devoted to them, the number of clubs decreases. Only a few clubs at Carlmont continue...

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