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DECA prepares students for the business world

DECA prepares students for the business world

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Carlmont is one of the 3500 high schools to host the DECA program at their school. DECA's mission attracts many students to join the program and to improve the skills needed to succeed in the business world. "The purpose of the DECA club at Carlmont is to create an inclusive environment that ignit...

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Carlmont High School’s Red Cross Club plans to increase safety awareness and support even more people in need this school year. They plan to widen their bases with opportunities to volunteer off-campus, and there will be events to provide aid to local issues. Carlmont's Red Cross Club is affiliated...

BSU highlights need for representation in high school

BSU highlights need for representation in high school

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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Black Student Union (BSU) believes that representation is key to a vibrant and diverse high school experience. BSU is a club focused on African-American culture, heritage, and activism, with members ranging from freshmen to seniors. “I joined BSU as a freshman in the hopes of making some friends ...

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


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One pint. That's all it takes to save three lives. On Oct. 19, Carlmont along with Stanford Blood Center held the Blood Drive in the Student Union. “Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood,” said Monica Doleshel, account manager of Stanford Blood Center. With re...

Weight room construction almost complete

Weight room construction almost complete

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


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The wait is over as construction on the weight room is finally close to completion, with students and teachers alike happy to finally be able to use it. Starting next week, the new weight room will have all the new equipment installed, and students and athletes will hopefully be able to put the renovated we...

Scots join the fight against breast cancer

Scots join the fight against breast cancer

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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Pink ribbons and wristbands littered the halls of Carlmont High School from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, showing support for the thousands of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Annually, roughly 252,710 women are diagnosed with the disease in the United States, and over 1.7 million are diagnosed worldwide, ac...

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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The Women in Technology (WIT) Club is working to close the gender gap in STEM-related fields. The club provides information about possible internship and career opportunities that can get female students involved in STEM. “We want to make sure that women are confident enough to go to STEM-re...

Feminist Club expands views on feminism

Feminist Club expands views on feminism

Marina Ferme, Staff writer

October 18, 2017


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The new officers for the Feminist Club are excited for what they have planned for this year, such as collaborations with other clubs  and events planned to spread the true meaning of feminism: the equality of all people.  The new officers want to get more people involved this year with the clu...

Traffic before school continues to disrupt student schedules

Traffic before school continues to disrupt student schedules

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Every morning is a new challenge, a question of whether or not one will make it to Carlmont on time, and how early they must leave to do so. For many, traffic on Alameda is a big issue. Every year the freshman class seems to grow and with that brings more cars all heading to a single destination. Carlmont...

Ceramics Club puts a spin on lunch

Ceramics Club puts a spin on lunch

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Clay is out, hands are dirty, and paint brushes, as well as lunchboxes, are scattered among the tables in F13. During moments like these, Carlmont Ceramics Club is in full swing. During a Ceramics Club meeting, students can start or continue a ceramics project while receiving instruction and assistance...

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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While many students talk about their days during lunch, some speak of the lack of civil liberties students in third world countries experience on a daily basis. These discussions are held by students attending Carlmont’s Model United Nations club. Model United Nations, or Model UN for short, is a club founded b...

One-day homecoming ticket sale draws students to the quad

One-day homecoming ticket sale draws students to the quad

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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It seems like Black Friday has come early for students at Carlmont. ASB held a one-day homecoming ticket sale on Oct. 16, and students rushed to the quad to buy the discounted tickets. Homecoming has had social media in a frenzy for the past couple of weeks, and ASB continues to promote the home...

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