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Carlmont students express themselves in Art Club

Carlmont students express themselves in Art Club

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

March 9, 2018


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Lights and darks, paints strewn across the room, masterpieces hanging on the walls. No, this isn’t a museum. It’s room F12 during lunchtime; this is art club. Art club is a place for students who take art classes and want to develop their skills and for students that just want the opportunit...

Softball players locked out of bathroom facilities

Softball players locked out of bathroom facilities

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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Unbeknownst to many students at Carlmont, there are young children on campus. And they're taking over the bathrooms near the softball field. Located in G1 and G2, Happy Campers' new daycare opened at Carlmont on March 1. According to Principal Ralph Crame, it was implemented because the Sequoi...

Language classes explore cultures in National Foreign Language Week

Language classes explore cultures in National Foreign Language Week

Alexander English, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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This year, National Foreign Language Week falls between March 5 and March 11. It is a week dedicated to looking at other cultures and their languages to discover the importance of diversity. National Foreign Language Week was inaugurated in the spring of 1957 and first occurred in the week of Feb....

Happy Campers’ new daycare supports children and teachers alike

Happy Campers’ new daycare supports children and teachers alike

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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March is finally here, and with it comes the highly-anticipated opening of Happy Campers' new facility. At exactly 7 a.m. on the morning of March 1, Director Heather Chisholm opened the doors to children of staff and residents alike at their new location on Carlmont campus. The wait was over as s...

CSF Club provides scholarship and volunteer opportunities

CSF Club provides scholarship and volunteer opportunities

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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California Scholarship Federation (CSF) is an honors society that strives to recognize students with high academic achievements. Students created CSF Club in order to provide others with opportunities to get more involved in the community and apply for scholarships. According to Katrina Wong, a junior ...

STEM Fair and Art Expo allows students to share their interests with others

STEM Fair and Art Expo allows students to share their interests with others

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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As science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers continue to grow, more and more students begin to show interest in these fields. Every year, the San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) hosts a STEM Fair for students in fifth through 12th grade. For this year’s STEM Fair, the SMCOE ...

Students prepare for AP test season

Students prepare for AP test season

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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It's that time of year again: AP test season. Whether it be studying very day or waiting until the very last minute, all students have their own way to prepare for their AP exams. The Advanced Placement (AP) exam is open to anyone who is willing to pay for it, regardless of whether they are enrolle...

Club food sales follow the Carlmont Heritage Fair

Club food sales follow the Carlmont Heritage Fair

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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It's Friday, March 2. The lunch bell rings, and the race begins. Students push past one another, jostling their way through the halls and down the stairs. Wallets are out, lines are forming, and the quad is overflowing with people beyond imagination. The cause of this rush? The cultural clubs'...

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Max Lee, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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The north field of the Belmont Sports Complex will be replaced with synthetic turf in order to resolve maintenance issues. Due to the high salinity of its groundwater as well as the high water table of the complex itself, the north baseball field of the complex has been proved to be difficult to m...

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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Among the hundreds of diverse clubs at Carlmont, the Odyssey of the Mind Club shines through their involvement in creativity competitions and their passion to embrace students’ oddities. Club President Jaime Young and Vice President Garrett Maslyar, both freshmen, have been members of the Odyssey of th...

Swing Club performs at Heritage Fair

Swing Club performs at Heritage Fair

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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Carlmont students were able to get a taste of the 1940s at the annual Heritage Fair assembly on March 1. Swing Club's performance was in full swing as feet kicked and hands waved along to jazzy music. "In Swing Club, we dance to music that is typically from the 1920s to the 1940s. We meet during...

Carlmont student athletes keep working while on break

Carlmont student athletes keep working while on break

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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Students woke up excited on Friday, Feb. 16 knowing that it would be their last early morning wake up for a week because that was the final school day before Mid-Winter Break. Mid-Winter Break was held through the week of Feb. 18. Students had plans of going on tropical or snowy vacations for the...

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