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Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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Approximately 20 million new cases of STDs are found in the United States every year. Around half of these are found in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. On Wednesday, April 27, the Belmont Library and the San Mateo County Pride Center hosted a Safe Sex Workshop for LGBT teens, which was ...

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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High school strives to prepare students for the future. For some students, this could mean college, and an important aspect of preparing for that is the SAT. The Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) is available for students to take multiple times a year, and on May 5, many had the opportunity to do ...

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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High school students often complain that they were taught that mitochondria is the power house of the cell but not taught how to do taxes. Carlmont students took initiative in promoting financial literacy and started an Investment Club. “The purpose of this club is to inform students about topics...

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Alexander English, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


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Each year, students put everything they have learned over the course of a year in their Advanced Placement classes onto paper, and get graded form a scale of one to five for the chance of getting college credit. AP tests originated in the 1950s and have been gaining traction ever since. While not everyone...

School bathrooms show uncleanliness

School bathrooms show uncleanliness

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


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Throughout the school day, hundreds of kids use the bathrooms. However, some students question how clean those bathrooms are during the day. "Each day, the bathrooms are cleaned by the night custodial staff and are in good condition at the beginning of the school day," Administrative Vice Principal...

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


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With the world revolving around technology, computer programming has become a vital industry in today’s society. Carlmont’s Computer Science Club enables students of all skill levels to learn and develop their programming skills, as well as fosters students’ interest in pursuing a career in coding....

Indian Club integrates Indian culture at Carlmont

Indian Club integrates Indian culture at Carlmont

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


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According to World Population Review, India is the second most populous country in the world with a population of an estimated 1.35 billion in 2018. However, Indians only make up 2.8 percent of the population in the Bay Area and 0.9 percent of the overall population of the United States. Indian Club...

Student stress builds alongside college expectations

Student stress builds alongside college expectations

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Most students go through high school with one goal in mind: get into a good college. While students are focused on getting into college, they create expectations for what their college experience will be like. However, throughout their four years of high school, the hours of homework and extracurricul...

Annual picnic gives seniors an outlet for stress

Annual picnic gives seniors an outlet for stress

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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As the end of the year approaches, seniors are dealing with the stress of finals and preparing for college. Carlmont’s annual senior picnic gives these students an opportunity to bond with their fellow classmates before they part for college. Activities director Jim Kelly said, “We have b...

Four Corners aims to ease Alameda traffic congestion

Four Corners aims to ease Alameda traffic congestion

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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It is no secret that driving to school in the morning is a pain. All of the stress built up from late nights and loads of studying is emphasized even more so when one is surrounded by an endless string of red brake lights. Then, in six to seven hours, students and faculty are forced to face the perils...

AP slug sessions prepare students for testing

AP slug sessions prepare students for testing

Parker English, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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Advanced Placement (AP) tests are a crucial motive for many students to take AP classes. The tests allow students to gain college credits for that class, which can be very beneficial because it gives students the opportunity to skip that type of class once they get to college. In preparation for...

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Among the wide array of offered clubs, Protecting Animals Worldwide Club (PAW) is the only active animal-oriented club at Carlmont. It strives to educate students on pet safety and offers an abundance of animal service opportunities. PAW Club is currently being led by Club President Soni Kanaya wh...

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