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Seniors sign up for the last event before graduation

Seniors sign up for the last event before graduation

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Not many people can enjoy getting a waterpark all to themselves, but the Carlmont seniors who participate in the senior picnic event will be able to do just that. The senior picnic is an annual event for seniors that allows them to celebrate the end of the year and the end of high school. It is the...

Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

For the first time in Carlmont history, ASB organized a Wii Boxing tournament, complete with a makeshift ring for anyone who wanted to participate. The tournament lasted from April 29 to May 3 during lunch in room A8. Over 48 participants came to try their skills against others in a virtual boxing match. ...

Measles disease creeps into the Bay Area

Measles disease creeps into the Bay Area

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

May 3, 2019

With summer coming up hot, measles has made their way back to the U.S. and now the Bay Area. As of 2019, there have been more reports of measles outbreaks in the first four months of this year than in the entirety of 2018. These 626 individual reports have come from 22 states in the U.S., some of those st...

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club raises awareness on endangered animals

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club raises awareness on endangered animals

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Carlmont's Protecting Animals Worldwide (PAW) Club educated students with an activity to help shine a light on the different endangered animals around the world. To celebrate Earth Day, the PAW Club held an interactive event on Tuesday, April 23 where other students could write the name of an endangered species on a sticky note and place it on the part of the poster that resembled where ...

Gosh Yarn It Club knits the Carlmont community together

Gosh Yarn It Club knits the Carlmont community together

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

The end of the school year can produce many different emotions. While the feeling of summertime approaching can be relieving for many students, finals week typically produces a different reaction. Stress. This time of year can be even more crucial for students to find ways to relax in order to st...

Wrestling team recruits for their next season

Wrestling team recruits for their next season

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Whether it's painting, singing, running, or swimming, Carlmont students participate in a plethora of extracurriculars. In fact, many students take part in multiple extracurriculars at the same time. Sophomore Zane Rodriguez is one of these students: he is a three-sport athlete involved in Carlmont’...

ASB prepares for the annual Scotsland

ASB prepares for the annual Scotsland

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Amidst the mounting stress of the final quarter, ASB aims to reduce this academic tension by preparing for Carlmont’s annual Scotsland festival earlier in order to provide students with something to look forward to before finals. Melina Dimick, a junior and an Assemblies Commissioner, said, “With the mos...

Moods shift as weather heats up

Moods shift as weather heats up

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

For Californians, the emergence of warm sunny days means one thing: the wait is finally over! The sun washes over the sky giving students the opportunity to switch up their wardrobe, improve their moods, or try to avoid the common sunburn. "When there are more vibrant colors and brightness around...

Philosophy Club ‘Kant’ stop discussing

Philosophy Club ‘Kant’ stop discussing

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

Every Thursday, Philosophy Club meets in A2 to read and discuss philosophical texts. “We are a group of students who are interested in reading philosophy and thinking a lot,” said Kelly Doherty, a senior and president of the club. The majority of the students in the club are in the Advanced...

Mock Trial elects new club officers at end-of-season potluck

Mock Trial elects new club officers at end-of-season potluck

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

As the Mock Trial season draws to a close, the club members celebrate their successes with a potluck and new club officer elections. Every year, the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) puts out a case packet for a "criminal case" that focuses on a constitutional issue. This year, the case was called...

Aspiring artist attracts a crowd in ASB room

Aspiring artist attracts a crowd in ASB room

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Keegan Dyer, a sophomore, sang while strumming his guitar in the ASB room as students sat around to watch. On the outside, Keegan Dyer seems like an ordinary high school student, but he is much more than what meets the eye. Throughout his adolescence, Keegan Dyer has moved from the musical confines of...

Counselors help Carlmont students choose their path

Counselors help Carlmont students choose their path

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

With the end of the school year fast approaching, counselors are finishing up their appointments with students regarding class options for next year. Counselors meet with around five to seven students per day for their appointments which can last up to 20 to 30 minutes each. “The amount of time s...

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