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International Club welcomes foreign students with open arms

International Club welcomes foreign students with open arms

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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A concert of different languages rings in the students' ears as they file into C11. The room is alive with foreign students conversing with each other from all across the globe The club consists of foreign students who came to live in the Bay Area to experience the life of a student enrolled in...

Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


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While the rain pounded down outside, students crowded into the gym as the Heritage Fair began, eager to learn about their classmate's cultures. The Heritage Fair takes place each year and showcases the many cultures that makeup Carlmont. The gym was filled with balloons and flags representing ...

Choir potluck strengthens choir community

Choir potluck strengthens choir community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


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Food, fun, and laughter filled the Student Union on Tuesday evening as the choir students were treated to their semi-annual potluck. Due to the absence of regular choir director, Genevieve Tep, the annual choir trip was canceled much to the dismay of some of the students. Long-term substitute Ma...

Carlmont welcomes not only friendships, but families

Carlmont welcomes not only friendships, but families

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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It’s a morning like any other: your parent drops you off with your backpack slung over your shoulder… and walks into the school with you. Carlmont High School harbors close student friendships. But a few students have a more literal relationship with those around them. Sophomore Isaac Brauns...

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Statistics show that 187 million people use Snapchat every day. But that number might have changed. On Thursday, Feb. 8, Snapchat came out with a new update, version 10.25.2.0, that has created some controversy amongst its users. The app has also been randomly updating itself even if you don't...

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Carlmont students await the upcoming blood drive, where they are given the opportunity to save three lives by donating a pint of blood. The semi-annual blood drive hosted by Carlmont is approaching soon, and registration forms are now available in the ASB room. The blood drive is an opportunit...

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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Any activities involving group collaboration has its lessons, like sports. Mock Trial may not be a sport, but it sure is competitive. Yet similar to athletics, it's not all about what you are doing — it's about the benefits and takeaways one can receive from doing such things. "Mock Trial really ...

International Club promotes unity and mutual support

International Club promotes unity and mutual support

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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International Club strives to help all international students to come together and feel welcomed at Carlmont by creating a friendly environment within the club. Club Adviser Jenny Lord said, “The students approached me about creating a club that would make sure that all newcomers received a war...

Sojourn to the Past: an experience a textbook doesn’t offer

Sojourn to the Past: an experience a textbook doesn’t offer

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


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On the annual Sojourn to the Past trip, students journey back to the time of the civil rights movement. The trip offers an opportunity for students to learn about the past, meet civil rights activists, and visit the American South. The trip focuses on educating students about the civil rights mo...

Key Club helps students build character and leadership

Key Club helps students build character and leadership

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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Key Club is a student-led international organization that gives its members opportunities to provide service, develop leadership, and build character.  In room D12 at Carlmont during lunch on Thursdays, students get the opportunity to do just that. “Key Club is one of the largest clubs on campus...

Stolen Carlmont banner returns after more than 50 years

Stolen Carlmont banner returns after more than 50 years

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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The past is the past, and some people, whether they'd admit it or not, would rather keep it that way. However, sometimes it is appropriate to revisit the past in order to plan for the future. It was a morning like any other. The administration arrived early to begin preparing for the day ahead as...

Changes made to senior parking lot inconvenience students

Changes made to senior parking lot inconvenience students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


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Eight spots. That’s how many parking spaces in the senior parking lot were converted to staff parking spots. According to Principal Ralph Crame, the reason for this change was to reserve parking for a new development coming to Carlmont. “It was a decision made by the administration to prov...

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