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Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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Although school may be tedious for some, other students are able to find opportunities beyond their classroom environments through school-wide organizations. Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont’s Biotechnology Institute (BTI), traveled to Renton, Wash. on Oct. 26 to attend a national confe...

Dumbledore’s Army brings Harry Potter universe to life

Dumbledore’s Army brings Harry Potter universe to life

Marina Ferme, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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The Dumbledore’s Army club is hoping to connect people by hosting contests and events that relate to the Harry Potter universe. At the meetings, the Potterheads are divided into the four Hogwarts houses: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw. The meetings usually consist of competitions...

District works with Happy Campers to build a daycare at Carlmont

District works with Happy Campers to build a daycare at Carlmont

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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It is no secret that living in the Bay Area comes at a cost. Educators, as well as community members, may have a hard time living comfortably in this area, especially those with young children. Looking to provide affordable child care, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) plans to build...

Students celebrate Halloween in the quad

Students celebrate Halloween in the quad

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Festive music, laughs, and Halloween-themed activities and performances greeted anyone who dropped by the quad during lunch on Halloween. The first performance was an interpretation of Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance performed by the PE dance students. “I really liked dancing, and having practiced it a ton, as well as dancing wi...

Carlmont’s annual dodgeball tournament postponed

Carlmont’s annual dodgeball tournament postponed

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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No injuries from dodgeball will happen this week. Although the student planner had "Dodgeball Tournament Begins" on Oct. 30, the event has been postponed until further notice. ASB has been abuzz with activities throughout October: homecoming, football games, Carlmont Cup, and many others. A dodgeb...

Hope Brigade Club gives hope to cancer victims

Hope Brigade Club gives hope to cancer victims

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Among Carlmont’s wide variety of clubs, Hope Brigade Club dedicates itself to spreading cancer awareness and positivity throughout the community, all while commemorating its initial upbringing. Hope Brigade Club President Cindy Chen began the club in 2016, a year after losing her mother to bloo...

Computer Science Club practices programming skills

Computer Science Club practices programming skills

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The Computer Science Club provides students with a learning environment and preparation for programming competitions. New members can learn programming while older members can practice their computer science skills and learn about new computer challenges, all while getting ready for competitions. ...

Cookie decorating adds sweetness to homecoming week

Cookie decorating adds sweetness to homecoming week

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


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The smell of frosting filled the quad at Carlmont during the cookie decorating event on Oct. 26. Decorating cookies was one of the many activities that contributed to the build-up for the homecoming dance on Oct. 28, 2017. Decorating cookies allowed students to become more involved in the spirit days and ...

Carlmont cuts the ribbon for the new weight room

Carlmont cuts the ribbon for the new weight room

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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Roughly 100 attended the ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 26 to celebrate the opening of the upgraded weight room. When up and running, this new weight room will be in use by roughly 1,000 people every day. Athletic Director Patrick Smith said, "This facility will not only serve our student...

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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Colors of yellow, pink, green, and blue filled the Terry Stogner gym at Carlmont High School on Oct. 26, 2017, as the annual homecoming assembly took place. Carlmont's homecoming week started with a new tradition, nighttime powder puff. Students gathered at the football field on Tuesday night to watch the fema...

Ocean Club raises money to support organizations

Ocean Club raises money to support organizations

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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Ocean Club may sound like it’s just about surfing, boogie boarding, or having fun at the beach. However, aside from organizing some fun activities near the sea, Ocean Club also focuses on supporting events and fundraisers for organizations that protect, help, and improve ocean life. “We don’t do any fund...

Seniors named 2017 Powderpuff champions

Seniors named 2017 Powderpuff champions

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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The senior Powderpuff team stripped the win from the juniors at their Championship game. On Oct. 24, the junior and senior Powderpuff teams fought for first place in the 2017 Powderpuff Championships. The game consisted of many thought-out plays and teamwork from both sides. In the end, both teams...

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