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Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students travel across campus to get to class, many of them encounter construction detours restricting their paths. One of these construction sites was the remodeling of the Student Union. On Oct. 27, Carlmont reopened the Student Union after 18 weeks of construction. Project Manager Allan F... Read more »

Logo contest allows students to become more involved on campus

Logo contest allows students to become more involved on campus

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus

Everywhere you look around the Carlmont campus, there is talent waiting to be discovered. On Sept. 12, at the Carlmont Welcome Back Assembly, Houston Kraft’s message of “choosing love” inspired ASB to do something to get more students involved in school activities. ASB Spirit Commission decided to launch a school-wide logo contest to capture the... Read more »

Students underestimate senior year

Students underestimate senior year

Ryan Geronimo, Staff Writer
October 22, 2016
Filed under Campus

They said senior year is easy. They were wrong. With the common misconception that senior year should be a walk in the park, 12th-grade students go into their last year of high school expecting more fun and less work. However, several 12th-grade students were caught off guard with a rude awaken... Read more »

PSAT alters school week

PSAT alters school week

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Campus

When it comes to preparing for a college career, many students take entrance exams such as the SAT and the ACT. On Oct. 19, Carlmont sophomores and juniors came to school at 8 a.m. to take the annual PSAT free of charge. According to Kaplan Test Prep, the test includes 60 minutes of evidence-based reading, ... Read more »

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

With the new late start schedule, many Carlmont students have the opportunity to get extra sleep, eat a bigger breakfast, and take their time in the morning. The new schedule also enables students to receive academic support before class. On Oct. 17, the new tutoring center opened in G-wing and is o... Read more »

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016

Avery Adams, Jill Albertson, Izzy Mitchell, and Sophie Penn
October 17, 2016
Filed under Campus

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game 1 360 Highlights 1 Carlmont spirit becomes infectious 1 Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls 1  ... Read more »

Juniors dominate Powder Puff

Juniors dominate Powder Puff

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
October 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

Students reversed traditional roles in the annual Powder Puff tournament that was held at lunch during homecoming week. Instead of the usual roles at football games, girls played football on the field while boys cheered on the sidelines. Each of the four grade levels had their own teams and de... Read more »

Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls

Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 16, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

October is finally here. The month of pumpkin spice lattes, candy corn, and the beginning of "sweater weather." Most of all, the month of homecoming, a week to celebrate school pride. This year's spirit days included 'Merica Monday, Preppy Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, Blackout Thursday, and Scot's da... Read more »

Students reflect on the change from freshman to senior year

Students reflect on the change from freshman to senior year

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
October 15, 2016
Filed under Campus

A person can change a lot within four years. After four years of high school, seniors have a chance to reflect on their time at Carlmont. The jump from freshman to senior year is different for everybody. Many freshmen come into Carlmont overwhelmed by the heavy workload and the very different ... Read more »

Carlmont spirit becomes infectious

Carlmont spirit becomes infectious

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Campus

Twenty-four dead; only two survived. The Zombie Apocalypse took over Carlmont on the night of Oct. 12 in an attempt to raise spirit for the annual homecoming week. This year's theme for the homecoming assembly was centered around zombies, which lead to the creation of the student Zombie Apocalypse... Read more »

Trash on campus alarms staff and students

Trash on campus alarms staff and students

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Campus

As students get back into the groove of the new school year, some struggle to retain old habits. According to some staff members, one habit that the student body can improve on as a whole is remembering to clean up their trash. Since the beginning of the school year, staff members have noticed... Read more »

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
October 8, 2016
Filed under Campus

With flu season just around the corner, doctors recommend getting the flu vaccination as soon as possible. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 46 percent of Americans got a flu shot last year. Their goal is to increase that percentage in order to prevent ... Read more »

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