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Badminton Club trains members before tryouts

Badminton Club trains members before tryouts

Ava Richards, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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With tryouts beginning early next semester, Badminton Club welcomes those that want to improve their skills before the season starts. Badminton tryouts at Carlmont are very competitive due to the vast amount of people looking to be on the team. Being a very technical sport, maintaining a strong se...

Alzheimer’s Club supports those affected by the disease

Alzheimer’s Club supports those affected by the disease

Viveka Kurup, Staff writer

December 5, 2018


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Despite being a newly formed club, Alzheimer's Club strives to raise awareness about the disease in the short amount of time given since the club has formed. Alzheimer's is a certain kind of dementia that deals with memory loss. It typically occurs in people who are typically 60 years or older, but...

Shoutouts bring recognition to good acts

Shoutouts bring recognition to good acts

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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Positive reinforcement is a strong motivator, especially in the classroom. In a study by Christina Kennedy about the effects of positive reinforcement on classroom behavior, Kennedy concluded that it is highly effective and vital for a communicative and healthy environment for students. Shout ou...

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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“Some of the movies we watch are like time capsules,” a member of the Classic Film Club said while describing the club. Although there are various other movie-watching clubs at Carlmont, the Classic Film Club is unique. While the other clubs choose popular movies that have recently been in theat...

Hope Brigade Club prepares for upcoming projects

Hope Brigade Club prepares for upcoming projects

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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Over 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the Hope Brigade Club is dedicated to reaching out and helping as many of those patients as possible. Every Friday, students come to room D7 for relaxing games and rewarding opportunities to help cancer patients in need. Members play ...

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers around the globe associate this time of year with gifts, some are not accustomed to that luxury for various reasons. That is why the Hope Brigade Club collects toys to donate to ki...

Coastal Honor Choir provides an insightful experience for singers

Coastal Honor Choir provides an insightful experience for singers

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


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The stage is set, and the audience waits with anticipation as the singers take their places. There's a beat, and the music begins. After weeks of individually practicing and just two days of practicing with their choir, the students of Coastal Honor Choir performed in a concert on Saturday, Nov. 17.  Coastal Honor Choir is a choir that encompasses all people...

Musical cast members start preparation for long time commitment

Musical cast members start preparation for long time commitment

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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The bell rings and students rush out of their classrooms. Some wait to get picked up by their parents, while some wait for their friends. Some drive themselves and some even walk home. However, this is not the case for the cast of Carlmont's annual musical. Rehearsals started for Carlmont's production...

Potential advisory period provokes enthusiasm among students

Potential advisory period provokes enthusiasm among students

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Carlmont is working on creating a new bell schedule that will implement an advisory period before lunch for both students and staff. Theoretically, an advisory period could improve communication between students and their teachers by providing them with extra time to speak about any missed work or general ...

Students donate food for families in need

Students donate food for families in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the spirit of the holiday season, ASB held their annual food drive in order to give back to the community by collecting canned food donations for those in need. The food drive began on Nov. 13 and ended on Nov. 20. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to bring in canned foods and non-pe...

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


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Most students in privileged areas would not give a second thought about having an education, and some even take it for granted. For some children, this is not the case. Basic education aid has raised 13 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cul...

The great Carlmont Baking Club cooks up a storm

The great Carlmont Baking Club cooks up a storm

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


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Baking Club is a place to share new ideas, try different recipes, and hang out while watching cooking or baking shows. William Nadan and Jade Margolis, both seniors, have been running the club for three years now. They see large groups of students coming in and meeting others with the same interest:...

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