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Aspiring performing arts majors audition in pursuit of their dreams

Aspiring performing arts majors audition in pursuit of their dreams

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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In elementary school, kids say they want to be astronauts, acrobats, or firefighters. In middle school, kids say they want to be teachers, bakers, or police officers. In high school, many kids have no clue what they want to do for the rest of their life. That’s not the case for Terby Diesh. Diesh,...

Sport tournaments increase class unity

Sport tournaments increase class unity

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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A series of sports tournaments will be taking place during lunch in the upcoming weeks. Each sport is planned by the class officers, who are the president and vice president, of each grade. For example, this year, sophomores are taking the lead on soccer, and seniors are in charge of badminton. Other...

Bring Change to Mind Club shifts attitudes on self-care and mental health

Bring Change to Mind Club shifts attitudes on self-care and mental health

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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In California, 65 percent of youth with a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) did not receive treatment in 2019. The Bring Change to Mind (BC2M) Club is bringing awareness to the problem of stigmatized and untreated mental health problems through their campus activities, club meetings, and outreach e...

Pool renovation makes a splash

Pool renovation makes a splash

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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Following a month-long remodel by maintenance crews, the swimming pool is set to reopen the week of Feb. 4. The renovations include re-plastering the pool and the addition of a handicap accessible chair lift. According to Grant Steunenburg, the Administrative Vice Principal, re-plastering is a procedure that mu...

ASB prepares the love for Valentine’s Day

ASB prepares the love for Valentine’s Day

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top News

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, a sense of love fills the Carlmont halls and ASB becomes hard at work in order to create the annual, personalized heart decorations. Greta Foehr, a junior and member of ASB, said, “It’s that time of year again! ASB has finally begun making Carlmo...

Clubs gear up for Heritage Fair

Clubs gear up for Heritage Fair

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019


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Various commissions and clubs are working both together and separately to ensure Heritage Fair is a success. This year, Heritage Fair covers the entire week from Feb. 25 to March 1 with lunch activities for the first half of the week, an assembly on Thursday, and food sales on Friday. The prepara...

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


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Two pilot schedules have been chosen and finalized to be implemented in the following 2019–2020 school year at Carlmont High School, one for each semester. The pilot project, developed by the Bell Schedule Committee and headed by Instructional Vice Principal Jennifer Cho, aims to test the effecti...

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


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On Mondays, lunch in room C3 gives students a place to relax and de-stress from the school day. Gosh Yarn It Club is a club where students can hang out with friends while also learning how to knit, with the intent to help the homeless in the Bay Area. Emily Kim, the president of Gosh Yarn It, started...

Micro-business on campus teaches management and organizational skills

Micro-business on campus teaches management and organizational skills

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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Carlmont is home to around 125 clubs. But what makes Lunch in a Pickle Club stand out is that it doesn't act as a club. It acts as a micro-business. Lunch in a Pickle Club focuses on creating a real-world “business” experience for special education students where they can practice organizational,...

Students purchase yearbooks despite its high cost

Students purchase yearbooks despite its high cost

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


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The deadline to purchase a yearbook is fast approaching and many students have decided to buy it despite the high cost. One such student is Ty Takahashi, a sophomore. "Yearbooks are a great way to remind you of the school year, and you'd have a picture to look back onto of you and your friends...

J-Pop Club dances their way to new friendships

J-Pop Club dances their way to new friendships

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


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The Japanese Culture Club, commonly known as J-Pop club, strives to teach Carlmont students both the traditional and pop culture aspects of Japan. The club mostly focuses on bringing together people who are interested in Japanese culture and creating an engaging and fun environment. However, that i...

Girls Who Code Club encourages girls to join

Girls Who Code Club encourages girls to join

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, Uncategorized

When thinking of computer science or coding, it is usually thought of as a male-dominated field. This is because women currently hold only 24 percent of the jobs in computing, which leaves the remainder 76 percent to men. However, there are more opportunities for women to access coding jobs; i...

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