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Sober Prom becomes an eye-opener to those involved

Sober Prom becomes an eye-opener to those involved

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Every 15 minutes,  someone dies from a drunk driving accident. "Sober prom came from the Every 15 Minutes program," Officer Eric Gonzales said. According to their website, the program holds events that are designed to teach teenagers about the consequences of drinking and texting while driving. I...

Prom spirit buzzes around Carlmont

Prom spirit buzzes around Carlmont

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


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Prom is just around the corner. Girls rush to stores to buy their dresses, while boys scramble to find their tuxedos. Prom has been trending on social media for the past month. However, this frenzy is not only seen on social media, for its presence is also evident in Carlmont. Carlmont's prom is on April 27. Located in San Francisco City Hall, junio...

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Day of Silence is an annual event during which high school students choose to not speak throughout the duration of the day in order to address the issue that queer teens are often silenced when it comes to their social concerns. Carlmont and its students will take part in the event, just as they have in the...

Carlmont celebrates Earth Day in the quad

Carlmont celebrates Earth Day in the quad

Alexander English, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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Carlmont students showed their appreciation of the planet for Earth Day with tie-dye and face-painting in the quad on April 23. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 all over the world, whose purpose is to raise awareness of environmental protection and what people can do to help save...

Carlmont Cares program welcomes foster and homeless students

Carlmont Cares program welcomes foster and homeless students

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

In just one day you lose your bedroom, home, parents, friends, and the neighborhood you grew up in. Now put that day on repeat. The National Foster Youth Institute records that 33 percent of foster children change elementary schools at least five or more times in their lives. Foster and homeless children alike face challenges every time they wak...

Students showcase their diverse talents in annual show

Students showcase their diverse talents in annual show

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


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Martial arts, singing, string quartets. Those were just a few of the many talents that were showcased in Carlmont’s Annual Talent show which was held from April 17 through April 20 in the quad. The show is held to give students an outlet to display their individual talents that may otherwise be hi...

Students find prom well worth the price

Students find prom well worth the price

Parker English, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


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Prom season is a time many juniors and seniors look forward to, and for very valid reasons. The night consists of an amazing time at an extravagant venue with friends, dancing, food, and so much more. Tickets are being sold at Carlmont throughout a 12-day period. Sales began on April 16, the o...

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Tessa Bagby and Jasmine Zang. This is the sixth student-directed play in the past seven years and the second Carlmont drama production of the year. "I'm thoroughly impressed wi...

French exchange students adapt to Carlmont culture

French exchange students adapt to Carlmont culture

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Parlez-vous français? Because they do. For two weeks, 11 students from the outskirts of Paris, France are living with students attending Carlmont. Carlmont’s French Department began hosting students from France in 1999, initiated by French teacher Katya Burton. “I have coordinated French ...

Block schedule leaves students restless

Block schedule leaves students restless

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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The  block schedule weeks that took place between March 20 and April 19 have prompted many different opinions from students. Carlmont made a temporary change in its schedule due to required testing for juniors and seniors. Instead of having the usual fifty-minute period, classes were stretched to an hour and...

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Daniel Friis, staff writer

April 19, 2018


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0.136 percent of students who take the American College Testing (ACT)  ace the test with a full score of 36, according to prepscholar.com, a site that gives statistics and percentages regarding the ACT and SAT. Elias Wilson, a junior, is part of that 0.136 percent. As most students do, Wilson went int...

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Throughout the year, clubs work to accomplish goals set at the beginning. Whether they have reached these goals or not, the year is coming to an end, and clubs strive to conclude the year on a positive note. Many challenges are presented in which clubs have to overcome them, however, most have effectively...

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