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Four Corners aims to ease Alameda traffic congestion

Four Corners aims to ease Alameda traffic congestion

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

It is no secret that driving to school in the morning is a pain. All of the stress built up from late nights and loads of studying is emphasized even more so when one is surrounded by an endless string of red brake lights. Then, in six to seven hours, students and faculty are forced to face the perils...

AP slug sessions prepare students for testing

AP slug sessions prepare students for testing

Parker English, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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Advanced Placement (AP) tests are a crucial motive for many students to take AP classes. The tests allow students to gain college credits for that class, which can be very beneficial because it gives students the opportunity to skip that type of class once they get to college. In preparation for...

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Among the wide array of offered clubs, Protecting Animals Worldwide Club (PAW) is the only active animal-oriented club at Carlmont. It strives to educate students on pet safety and offers an abundance of animal service opportunities. PAW Club is currently being led by Club President Soni Kanaya wh...

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


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Adults have jobs and make money so they can live and provide for future children, who don't really work and get jobs. Teens, in between kid and adult, are encouraged to find jobs and opportunities for real-world experiences as they grow up.  The Belmont Library facilitated these aims by hosting its secon...

Belmont aims to fix Tahoe Drive and Ralston traffic

Belmont aims to fix Tahoe Drive and Ralston traffic

Max Lee, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

In hopes of creating a solution to the ongoing traffic congestion tied to Ralston Middle School, the Belmont City Council has devised the Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue Intersection Improvements Project. The intersection improvement project, set to get underway in the spring of 2018, a plan of action t...

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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Sunny blue skies and solid ground greeted all 108 Carlmont music students once they disembarked the Carnival Inspiration cruise ship. Every other year, the Carlmont Instrumental Music program books a tour for their advanced music ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Symphonic Band. Contrary to the pre...

ASB makes spikeball in the quad open to all

ASB makes spikeball in the quad open to all

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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Laughter bubbles through the air as a group of students play Spikeball in the quad. A person watches and wants to join in. Luckily, Spikeball sign-ups are a thing of the past! Instead of it being tournament style, this week there was Spikeball in the quad just for any student who saw it and wanted to ...

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


Filed under Campus

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...

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