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Donating blood paves the way for saving lives

Donating blood paves the way for saving lives

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Campus, Top News

It’s that time of the year again when blood starts being collected by the pint. This year’s blood drive, organized by the Do Something Commission and Red Cross Club, is an event dedicated to saving lives. Students who participate skip part of their school day to give about a pint of their own...

Feminine product drive helps community

Feminine product drive helps community

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Campus

The annual feminine product drive is taking place March 6 through March 17. The feminist club is holding this drive to collect unopened boxes of pads, tampons, and panty liners. “We put on this drive because although menstruating is a normal, healthy bodily function, unfortunately, a lot of...

Human relations commission speaks up for change

Human relations commission speaks up for change

Rachel Kang, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Campus

Bright lights flashing, smiles beaming, and laughter echoing across the quad. That’s what the students of Carlmont experience multiple times a year thanks to the human relations commission of ASB. The commission supervisor is a junior named Jade Sebti. According to Sebti, the mission of the human...

Flu hits the Bay Area

Flu hits the Bay Area

Juliana Rinaldi, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Campus

Fourteen people in California have died from influenza this flu season according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Influenza, the medical term for flu, season tends to begin around October and end as late as May, peaking between the months between December and February. "This...

Dance auditions create a fun environment for students

Dance auditions create a fun environment for students

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont dance auditions were held in the dance studio from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 7. They were open to any incoming or current Carlmont students who want to join the intermediate or advanced dance classes. Thirty-four students auditioned and roughly half of them were incoming Carlmont students. Freshman...

CTTA sets the stage for Naviance training night

CTTA sets the stage for Naviance training night

March 8
Filed under Campus

On March 7 at 5 p.m., the Carlmont Technical Theater Association (CTTA) prepared the Performing Arts Center (PAC) for a Naviance training session for freshman parents.  “We are helping tech a counselor event,” said sophomore Katie Hill. “Basically, CTTA does the lights and sounds for the show.”...

Christian Club celebrates faith and sense of community

Christian Club celebrates faith and sense of community

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Campus

If someone is looking to express how they feel, make some new friends, or just be in a safe space to hang out, the Christian Club has open arms to the public even if someone does not believe in Christianity or God. Juniors Kalea Pasion, Drake Zhao, and Kiran Boone all hold different roles as club of...

Animation Club sparks creativity

Animation Club sparks creativity

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Campus

Anyone who loves to animate, or just art in general, was pleased to find the new club that was created this year. The Animation Club was introduced to Carlmont this year under Club Presidents Jonathan Yip and Kyle Dimick. The club meets every Friday in F10, and students can learn how to animate with...

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Campus

On March 2, Principal Ralph Crame received reports of vandalism against the Jewish community at Carlmont. He responded with an email to parents regarding the incident. There was a star of David drawn with anti-Semitic words in chalk by the Scots gym and a swastika, a symbol most commonly related to...

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Campus

Over 300 students participate in Carlmont’s instrumental music program. About 200 of those students take their musical talents outside of Carlmont to the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. On March 3 and 4, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra (PYO) performed at Carlmont. PYO is a group of four orchestras with...

ASB interviews possible new members

ASB interviews possible new members

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Campus

To enroll in ASB, students must do more than just fill out an application; they must also be interviewed to show their passion for the subject and compatibility with the class The interviews will take place after school in the ASB room from March 6 to March 15 and are conducted by the current and fu...

Scots lay down their all in Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament

Scots lay down their all in Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Campus

The Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament is taking place in the ASB room during lunch from March 6 to March 12. Yu-Gi-Oh! is a collectible trading card game (TCG) launched by a Japanese company, Konami, in 1998. In 2009, it was reported that over 22 billion cards were sold worldwide. Yu-Gi-Oh! has grown ...

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