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School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As tropical decor lined the walls and a sense of Carlmont spirit filled the air, students packed the bleachers of the Terry Stogner gym on Oct. 25 for the annual homecoming assembly. From cheer to Drumline, all of Carlmont gathered together at the assembly to celebrate and embrace school spirit through...

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate for U.S. citizens was approximately 25 percent in 2015, thus the majority of people don’t spend their time helping others in need. Changing Lives Club aspires to challenge this statistic, as they use the resources available to them and ...

Guitar Club strikes a chord within members

Guitar Club strikes a chord within members

Kim Brodersen, Student Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students join Guitar Club to learn about music and jam. What they will find is a musical family. Guitar Club was originally founded six years ago, but it dissolved for three years when all of the members at the time graduated. Sophomores Jacob Berg and Erik Cramer didn’t even know about the old...

Kozy Kids Club has kids in hospitals covered

Kozy Kids Club has kids in hospitals covered

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus

When walking into C12 at lunch on first and third Fridays, one will see groups of students gathered around tables, tying colorful fabric together. This is the Kozy Kids club, run by Talia Fine and Brandon Gee. Fine, the president of the club, started it in her sophomore year due to personal experien...

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Green Team is continually working to improve the environment by implementing new tri-bin trash systems across campus. The trash system was formed last January and can now be found everywhere throughout Carlmont. Although no exact number of tri-bins can be given, there are roughly 50 or...

Blood drive draws student interest

Blood drive draws student interest

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

Instead of going to their classes on Thursday, 89 students signed up to give blood. ASB’s Do Something commission sets up two blood drives each school year, collecting around one pint of viable blood from each donor. The blood drive is a well-known event planned for months in advance by ASB member...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

It is no secret that both stress and anxiety can take a toll on students, especially in high school. Principal Ralph Crame, as well as the rest of the administration, wants to work to combat these everyday obstacles. To do so, he formed a mental health collaboration team following the Western Association...

Students knit for a brighter future

Students knit for a brighter future

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

Through the Gosh Yarn It Club, students have the opportunity to relax and also to help the homeless of the Bay Area. Emily Kim, Sam Turtle, and Sabrina Jackson are the three sophomore founders of this new knitting club. Kim is the president, while Turtle and Jackson share the vice president role....

Key Club creates leaders of service and impact

Key Club creates leaders of service and impact

Ava Richards, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Volunteering

From helping at food banks to running events in the Belmont-Redwood Shores community, Carlmont's Key Club does it all. Key Club International is a global organization that promotes volunteering, service, leadership, and character-building in high school students. It has over 260,000 members in 38 ...

ASB’s reach out hangout commission brings people to the Carlmont family

ASB’s reach out hangout commission brings people to the Carlmont family

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

With over 2000 students enrolled in Carlmont, it can be difficult to bring together people of different backgrounds. Every month, the ASB reach out hangout commission hosts an evening filled with food, games, and music that helps unite students and create long-lasting friendships between them. On...

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The halls were packed with scores of confused parents who rushed to get across the school as their kids had done every day for the past few months. Yes, this was the night: Back to School Night. “In recent years Carlmont has attempted to make it more of a community event,” Vice Principal Jenn...

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