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ASB interviews spark student involvement

ASB interviews spark student involvement

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


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As the end of the third quarter approaches, Carlmont’s ASB prepares for next year by holding their annual ASB interviews, providing interested students with the opportunity to become involved in their leadership program. Soni Kanaya, a junior and member of ASB, said, “The interviewing period i...

Green Team leads effort towards zero waste lifestyle

Green Team leads effort towards zero waste lifestyle

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019


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According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, Americans produce 258 million tons of waste annually. The Green Team Club at Carlmont is working to reduce this amount with their new zero waste initiative. "The Green Team strives to promote zero waste, but most importantly, spread awareness of the environme...

ASB gives insight into campaign process

ASB gives insight into campaign process

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Students from all grades work on establishing their campaign weeks before voting day on March 4. Many new candidates, as well as a lot of the current officers, are putting in their efforts to gain the position they seek. During elections, the majority of Carlmont only sees posters filling locker...

Tennis Club fosters inclusivity and teamwork

Tennis Club fosters inclusivity and teamwork

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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Every second and fourth Monday of the month, students gather in room E12 to learn about strategy, teamwork, and most importantly, tennis. Annika Lin, a junior, is president of the club, with Vice Presidents Lily Gittoes and Isabella Reeves, who all help to run the meetings. Though this is just the s...

Students advise peers on choosing classes for next year

Students advise peers on choosing classes for next year

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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For juniors, sophomores, and freshmen, the task of choosing classes for next year has come around yet again. Sometimes choosing a class can be daunting, as the GPA boost that five-point classes offer often come with a huge workload. Many students look to others who have already taken the class...

Carlmont plans new culinary arts pathway

Carlmont plans new culinary arts pathway

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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State funding applications for a new classroom construction project sent out by the Carlmont administration are pending review as the school continues plans to develop a new CTE Food Service and Hospitality pathway program. The Career, Technology, and Education pathway focusing on the field of culinary...

Rose sales bring a little more love to Carlmont

Rose sales bring a little more love to Carlmont

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Roses are red, violets are blue, a Valentine’s gift is long overdue. The rose sale is an annual event at Carlmont that takes place during the two weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day and gives students a cheaper alternative to spending the average  $136. ASB’s sophomore class president and ...

Mid-winter break presents students with a choice

Mid-winter break presents students with a choice

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019


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Mid-winter break, otherwise known as ski week, is one of a few breaks left before the scheduled dates for the Advanced Placement (AP) tests. This often causes students to make a pivotal decision when they are given days off: should they start studying? When considering such a timely decision, man...

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Social media has increased its popularity with teens and is now being used to broadcast their artistic talents. According to a 2018 study by the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of teens (13-17 years old) have access to or own a smartphone. With such a large percentage of teens having access to smartphones, it i...

Students take on challenging musical

Students take on challenging musical

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Musicals usually consist of catchy songs, costumes, dialogue, and dance sequences. However, Carlmont decided to take these components to the next level for this year's spring musical. Students at Carlmont High School performed "Into the Woods" for the annual musical. Opening night was on Friday, Feb. 8, and the play went until Sunday, Feb. 10 in the Carlmont Performing Art...

Parents attend Spring Sport Parent Night

Parents attend Spring Sport Parent Night

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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As the spring sports season begins, it attracts not only students, but also parents. On a late Tuesday afternoon, the Stogner Gym welcomed parents of Carlmont athletes for an informational Spring Sports Parent Night. During the event, parents were provided with information about Carlmont’s overall...

Carlmont Academic Foundation acknowledges donors via Thank-a-thon

Carlmont Academic Foundation acknowledges donors via Thank-a-thon

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

February 9, 2019


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$574,170. That's how much money the Carlmont Academic Foundation raised in the 2017–2018 school year. This year, they strive to do better. The Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) is a non-profit organization run by Carlmont parents and community members to raise money for academics. This include...

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