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Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Interact Club is an international organization that strives to improve the leadership skills of young people and allows them to discover Service Above Self. Carlmont students worked together to create Interact Club on campus that respects and follows the traditional values and principles of the in...

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but were defeated by an alliance of world champions. A big part of the competition is preparation and the ability to change parts of the r...

Students intimidated by recent gun violence

Students intimidated by recent gun violence

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


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On Feb. 14, 17 students and staff members were killed during a school shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla. Since then, students at Carlmont have been on edge due to all the recent gun violence. "I'm disgusted that there have been innocent children dying, ones with...

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


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Tucked away in the corner of the Carlmont campus lies the Visual Arts Program's largest annual event — the Art Show. From March 15-16, the Visual Arts department hosted this show in F22. Held during Open House, the Art Show showcased students’ various artistic creations. Art teacher Cynthia...

Carlmont clubs rely on student commitment

Carlmont clubs rely on student commitment

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


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Clubs are supposed to be organized and consistent meetings throughout the school year, but recently, students are losing their desire to partake in them. Clubs are largely based on commitment, and with fewer students devoted to them, the number of clubs decreases. Only a few clubs at Carlmont continue...

Chess Club checks all the boxes

Chess Club checks all the boxes

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


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Though the checkerboard and the racing clock may be intimidating to some, Chess Club strives to educate students on the benefits of playing chess while providing an environment for chess players of all levels to compete with their peers. Chess Club began at Carlmont in 2012 and is currently led by Clu...

Open House offers insight into future classes

Open House offers insight into future classes

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Carlmont has numerous course selections for its students that allow them to explore their interests, whether they be in art, science, math, or any other subject. When it comes to choosing courses to take, students and parents often feel unaware of what each class offers. Carlmont's annual Open Hou...

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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It's around noon, and the bell rings. On normal schools days, it would be lunchtime. However, on March 16, it's the end of school. These shortened days are known as minimum days, when class periods are 30 minutes long, meaning that school ends at 12:12 p.m.   "Usually, we have a minimu...

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Enough. Never again. These slogans, along with many posters, social media posts, and heartfelt messages, were spread throughout the Carlmont community in the weeks preceding a nationwide school walkout, which took place on March 14 at 10 a.m. Hundreds of Carlmont students joined the thousands...

Girls’ Tennis Club encourages tennis involvement

Girls’ Tennis Club encourages tennis involvement

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Amid many other well-meaning clubs at Carlmont, the Girls' Tennis Club hopes to introduce people to the sport on and off of campus. The club welcomes all students to join, even if they do not have any tennis experience. As a first-year club at Carlmont, Girls' Tennis Club has 40 members who aim to...

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Gunshots amidst heart-shaped balloons and boxes of chocolate celebrating St. Valentine’s Day plans were least expected at Stoneman Douglas High School. And yet, heard they were. One month from the death of 17 innocents by gunman Nikolas Cruz, like-minded individuals across the United States of Amer...

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