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Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Choices, Student Perspective, Student Voices, Uncategorized

On Friday, April 21, Day of Silence will take place and Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is will help the rest of the student body participate. The club presidents include senior Alyssa Feigelson and junior Eli Melmon, and the club has been working to promote this event. Melmon said, "Da...

Finals week for dummies

Finals week for dummies

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
December 17, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

Since grade school, most students have been taught the "right" way to study: Dedicate yourself. Memorize. Re-read. Don't leave until you know the material. But how are some Carlmont students successful in their studying habits and some not? Being successful in test-taking and studying doesn’t mean spend...

Above and beyond

Above and beyond

December 17, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

High School is a pivotal point in the the future success for students in terms of colleges and potential the outcome of the rest of their life. However, despite the crucial importance of high school and the grades achieved during this time there is a group of students that can be perceived as underachi...

Are AP courses worth it?

December 10, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

At Carlmont, many students have decided to put in the extra work required to meet the high academic standards of Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Frequently, students find completing the coursework required by AP classes, in conjunction with the many different activities that students are involved in ...

The success of the Carlmont Drumline

The success of the Carlmont Drumline

Alyssa Fagel, Editor
December 10, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

Carlmont is home to many unique clubs, and the drumline is no exception. The Carlmont Drumline has only been around for five years, but in that time it has become extremely well-known and admired by students and faculty. Jake Nilson, co-founder of the drumline in 2008, said, “Dominic Ferrario loved...

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Alex Yang, Staff Writer
December 3, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

As one of the most secluded and outdated halls, the T-wing needs an extreme makeover. The T-wing was built in the mid-1900s, but only minor changes have been made to alter its design since. It is now primarily used for the language department, and although they are grateful for having their own hall, ma...

Future students will be locked out

Future students will be locked out

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer
December 3, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

Many Carlmont students devote hours to decorating their lockers and making it their second home. But, before they even graduate, seniors are evicted from their homes because their lockers are assigned to freshmen. A number of Carlmont students do not have their own lockers and struggle daily, lugging a...

Freshman Fever vs. Senioritis

Freshman Fever vs. Senioritis

Iris Berber, Staff Writer
December 3, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

Freshman year is a new start for many students -- to have a clean slate, make new friends, and ultimately start fresh. Some admit that their first year is nerve-wrecking as the transition to high school can be intimidating at first. On the other hand, seniors -- for the most part -- are just counting down the da...

Behind snack shacks

Behind snack shacks

Tian Chary, Staff Writer
November 30, 2013
Filed under Around Campus

A social gathering is not official unless delicious food is involved --  high school sports combined with snacks and friends leads to a thrilling time. The snack shack’s strong aroma of hot dogs can be irresistible when sitting in the bleachers during halftime, when there are still a couple hours b...

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