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Muslim Fellowship Club fortifies bridges and passes torch

Muslim Fellowship Club fortifies bridges and passes torch

Joseph Gomez, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Campus

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, according to Pew Research Center. Although most Americans know little to nothing of the faith, the Carlmont community is changing that though the Muslim Fellowship Club. Naser Abdelrahman, senior and vice president of the Muslim Fellowship C...

Spring musical ends with positive attitudes

Spring musical ends with positive attitudes

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
February 15
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The Carlmont spring musical, “Anything Goes,” held its opening night on Feb. 9 and ended with its last showing on Feb.12. Directed by Stephanie Maysonave and produced by Genevieve Tep, the musical gave Carlmont students of all grades the opportunity to display their love of performing to their...

Going behind the scenes with dance commission

Going behind the scenes with dance commission

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer
February 15
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The dance floor shook and music blasted over the speakers as hundreds of students took to the dance floor to show off their best moves at Carlmont's annual Winter Formal dance. A night many could not forget, successful only through the hard work that goes into planning and putting on school dances...

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
February 15
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The Carlmont Swing Club has begun rigorous preparations for this year’s annual Heritage Fair. “We’ve been learning choreography, getting into shape with group workouts, working on swing tricks, and getting back into a place where both the lead and the follow feel comfortable,” said Carrie We...

Valentine’s Day celebration is a flurry of roses and romance

Valentine’s Day celebration is a flurry of roses and romance

Zachary Kuchlenz, Staff Writer
February 14
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Valentine’s Day is classified as one of the most loved holidays of the year at Carlmont. Staff and ASB celebrated Valentine’s Day through a rally, rose delivery, and numerous halls of hearts. “Valentine's Day is important to [celebrate] in order for people to care for their romantic interest...

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Campus

Over the past weekend, many students could be seen flocking to and from the Carlmont library. These students were part of the well-known trivia hunt: Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF). This year only Carlmont participated in the event, so the school was split into two teams, grey and blue, based on ...

Sign up to save a life

Sign up to save a life

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Campus

For many, saving a life is only one pint away. The Carlmont blood drive will be held on March 9 in the student union. Students can sign up in the quad from Feb. 13 to Feb. 24. The ASB Do Something commission is in the charge of the blood drive and commission members will check donors in and make...

Election videos kick off class officer campaigns

Election videos kick off class officer campaigns

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
February 13
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 “Talk positively about yourself and don’t talk about your opponent at all.” This is the advice that Activities Director Jim Kelly gave to students at the Class Officer Informational Meeting on Feb. 6. At the meeting, students learned about the prerequisites for running for an officer pos...

Ukulele Club provides a unique music opportunity

Ukulele Club provides a unique music opportunity

Talia Fine, Staff Writer
February 13
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Synchronized strumming, voices in harmony, and a steady drum beat can be heard on Thursdays at lunch in the back of the student union, but it isn't the radio. The Ukulele Club, overseen by advisors Kai Orozco and Jaime Simpson, is simply a group of students with varying levels of musical talent who g...

IMPACT Club brings adventure to Carlmont

IMPACT Club brings adventure to Carlmont

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer
February 12
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"To establish a welcoming environment where students can have fun, be adventurous, creative, and create bonds with other students." Earlier this school year, IMPACT Club was created with this mission in mind. Activities Director Jim Kelly was at a leadership teaching conference on Oct. 27, and...

Spinning into a new tournament

Spinning into a new tournament

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer
February 11
Filed under Campus

The Beyblade tournament is a new event that is happening at Carlmont in the ASB room on Feb. 22.  Beyblades are small spinning tops that are put into an arena against their opponent. In order to be the winner, a player needs to make sure that their Beyblade spins longer than the one that it is com...

Students prepare for counselor appointments

Students prepare for counselor appointments

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Campus

 It's the time of year when students scour the Program Planning Handbook in search of a new elective or worry about how to fit in that music class next year. Registration appointments are here. Beginning in February and extending through April, Carlmont students will meet with their counselor to dis...

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