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Heritage Fair brings attention to Carlmont’s diversity

Heritage Fair brings attention to Carlmont’s diversity

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Heritage Fair is an event that celebrates Carlmont's diversity by showing the students an aspect of the school they don’t usually get to see. To many of those who perform, heritage is more than just family background — it’s a part of who they are. “Heritage Fair is supposed to let all stud...

Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

Parker English, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Many people view sharks as dangerous and irrational beasts. Skylar Thomas is not one of those people. On Feb. 14, Thomas visited Carlmont to give a presentation on sharks and their surprisingly calm and controlled way of thinking. This event was held at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center, from 7 to 8:3...

San Carlos promotes public art project

San Carlos promotes public art project

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


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Calling all artists: The City of San Carlos is enlisting an artist to repaint a utility box as part of the Utility Box Mural Project. The Utility Box Mural Project is an ongoing effort in San Carlos to deter graffiti, which began in 2016. Various artists have painted murals on utility boxes ar...

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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It's Feb. 14. Heart-shaped chocolates go out of stock in all of the grocery stores, red roses show up almost everywhere, and Hallmark makes a fortune off of their card sales. The day of love has come. Valentine's Day is celebrated annually, originating as a day to commemorate St. Valentine. How...

Mechanical engineer teaches students about clean energy

Mechanical engineer teaches students about clean energy

Alexander English, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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A mechanical engineer from Tesla Solar visited Carlmont on Feb. 9 to teach students the benefits of clean energy and how Tesla is making a difference in the green industry. The speaker's name was Richie Rasor and he is currently working for Tesla Inc. in their Engineering Management division. In Rasor's pre...

Informational meetings replace the Carlmont Course Fair

Informational meetings replace the Carlmont Course Fair

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Carlmont’s annual Course Fair is no more. In previous academic years, this “Course Fair” was an event held during lunch to expose students to the variety of classes that Carlmont has to offer. Various educational departments — English, Art, Math, etc. —  set up booths in the main gymnasium f...

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Although sports teams spend countless hours during their season training and bonding, a team locker room can help lead to friendships that leave the field. These friendships can lead to greater success on the field. But many athletes feel that access to team rooms are not equitable. A member of ...

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the state of transit. The program's purpose is to help inform county residents, businesses, and other stakeholders of certain t...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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After months of hard work and preparation, "The Wedding Singer" has finally arrived at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC). This is the fourth Carlmont musical directed by Stephanie Maysonave. "This year I wanted to give the kids more contemporary material. Our last play, 'Anything Goes,'...

Too many clubs causes time commitment conflicts

Too many clubs causes time commitment conflicts

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


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Theatre Council meets biweekly on Fridays in T3. No one showed. Debate Club meets weekly on Mondays in D3.  No one showed. This is more common than one may think. Back in September, students poured into the Quad eager to explore the clubs offered at Carlmont, signing up for multiple clubs in exchange...

Ukulele Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Ukulele Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


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With a range of ukuleles, drums, and guitars, the Ukulele Club harmonizes together in preparation for the Heritage Fair at Carlmont. As president, Sedona Regan, a senior, leads her team to play to their full capabilities, and on March 1, the members will perform a piece they created from a combination...

Seniors beat staff in volleyball game

Seniors beat staff in volleyball game

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


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Carlmont seniors and staff enjoyed their Friday lunchtime by challenging each other to a volleyball game in the Scots Gym on Feb. 9. Students of all grades had just finished their own volleyball tournament during previous lunchtimes, which had been organized by Carlmont ASB. "It's a bit of a tradition...

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