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Earth Day encourages environmental awareness

Earth Day encourages environmental awareness

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer
April 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 and reminds many to cherish natural resources by taking part in activities that can protect the environment. According to Earth Day Network, “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely cr...

ASB enhances school spirit

ASB enhances school spirit

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus

During lunchtime, the quad erupts in cheers. The cause of these cheers is often the latest activity that the ASB spirit commission organized. This commission creates activities for other students to participate in and spreads spirit throughout the school. Spirit commissioner and sophomore Theo Korolev...

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Every year, students from thousands of schools take a vow of silence for one day to commemorate the LGBTQ lives affected by bullying and harassment. This year, Day of Silence will be on April 21. “LGBTQ students are pushed into silence by not always being in the right environment, not having someb...

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, the final prom for Carlmont seniors approaches. For many seniors, prom will be one of their final high school dances and an opportunity to connect with their grade as a whole. ASB dance commission has been hard at work with final preparations for the event to...

ASB president leaves his mark on Carlmont

ASB president leaves his mark on Carlmont

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, so does Liam Jocson's ASB presidency. Jocson is a senior who is the ASB president as well as the president of the Filipino Club and a member of the drum line. Throughout his senior year, he has been involved in different extracurricular activities to show his...

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Perspective, Student Voices

Carlmont's poetry club, the Dead Poets Society, prides itself on taking the name of the well-known Robin Williams movie. Both students in Carlmont and the movie are able to express themselves through their poetry. The Dead Poets Society is a place where students are able to share their poems with ...

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus

Fingers pound profusely on the keyboard with eyes fixed on the screen. Fast thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration are all being exercised as the final minutes approach. Programmers can't afford to waste any time in this intense atmosphere. Competitions like these are one of the ways that coders...

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Last year, ASB’s Clubs and Culture Commission orchestrated Club Carnival as a way to improve the amount of interaction between the clubs and students. This year, however, will be slightly different. The Health Fair is the commission’s newest project which is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 21 in...

Finance meeting budgets ASB commissions

Finance meeting budgets ASB commissions

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

The financing of Carlmont ASB is often kept behind the scenes, but it has a huge importance in many school events. On April 19, ASB finance commission will be holding their annual budget meeting for the executive council. Justin Wang, the commission supervisor and a junior, and sophomore Ryan...

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, April 21, Day of Silence will take place and Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is will help the rest of the student body participate. The club presidents include senior Alyssa Feigelson and junior Eli Melmon, and the club has been working to promote this event. Melmon said, "Da...

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Campus

From Plato to Aristotle to Voltaire to Freud, members analyze a variety of philosophers in Philosophy Club. With their advisor Martin Turkis, the Philosophy Club meets each week to discuss the work of various philosophers ranging from the last few centuries to philosophers today. Together th...

Carlmont Choirs makes its way to Carnegie Hall

Carlmont Choirs makes its way to Carnegie Hall

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

As students look forward to relaxing on spring break, singers from Carlmont Choirs set their sights on the stage at Carnegie Hall. Choir students are traveling to New York City from April 13 to 18 for their performance of Wolfgang Mozart’s “Coronation Mass” on the night of April 17, in collabo...

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