Formal promises to be out of this world

Formal promises to be out of this world

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016
Filed under Campus

With winter formal quickly approaching, students are deciding whether they want to attend one of the biggest dances of the year. This year, Carlmont’s formal will be held at Fox Theater in Redwood City on Jan. 23. The theme is Out of this World, meaning that the dance has an outer space theme. This is diff... Read more »

Sleep deprivation after break hits students hard

Sleep deprivation after break hits students hard

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Campus

Students are struggling with rewiring their sleep routines after the first week back from winter break. "Although two weeks away from school doesn't seem like a lot, getting back into the usual groove was tough, especially if a student participates in any extracurricular activities or AP classes,"... Read more »

Homework gets prioritized over health

Homework gets prioritized over health

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer
January 7, 2016
Filed under Campus

Although the best way to recover from sickness is by resting, Carlmont students are often found doing homework instead. Due to strict teacher policies and a full work load, students are also coming to school when they are ill to make sure they can stay on track so they don't have to try to make up... Read more »

Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
December 16, 2015
Filed under Campus

With winter break approaching, the "holiday spirit" can be felt booming all around. But what exactly is the holiday spirit? Is it just Santa Clause hats and peppermint coffee? As it turns out, the holiday spirit means a wide variety of things depending on who is asked. Freshman Gianna Lippi... Read more »

Therapy dogs brighten students’ days

Therapy dogs brighten students’ days

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
December 13, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

With the stress of finals looming over Carlmont students, many stress levels have peaked. Carlmont ASB decided to bring in trained therapy dogs to help relieve the pressure of finals. On Dec. 10, five therapy dogs were brought into the quad at Carlmont during lunch to help encourage students to persevere... Read more »

Santa and his elves visit Carlmont for the holidays

Santa and his elves visit Carlmont for the holidays

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus, Holiday, Multimedia

Snow in California and Santa at school? It's a Christmas miracle! To relieve students of some stress during Dead Week and to bring in some holiday spirit, Santa came to the quad. "Having Santa here makes me feel like there's no place like school for the holidays. Santa is looking very well-r... Read more »

Finals are looming over Carlmont

Finals are looming over Carlmont

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

Students are feeling the overwhelming pressure to study hard and prepare for the stressful time to come: finals week. The week for final exams begins on Dec. 14, and many students are stressed over the amount of studying and review needed to be done for each class. Sophomore Ogden Asmar said... Read more »

October deeds pay off during December needs

October deeds pay off during December needs

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
December 9, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

It's that time of the year again; one by one people go get their flu shots and hand sanitizer — anything to keep them safe throughout the winter. However, for many people living in different parts of the world, going to a hospital and receiving a vaccination is not realistic. "This year,... Read more »

Holiday grams: Show someone you care

Holiday grams: Show someone you care

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer
December 8, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

The bell rings, signaling the beginning of lunch. As Carlmont students trickle out of their classes for lunch, many walk past C hall. These students notice a table stationed by the boys bathroom, covered in colorful squares of paper and manned by a few ASB students. With the beginning of December comes the ann... Read more »

Dead week comes alive

Dead week comes alive

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

Dead week: a time when students expect to prepare for finals without stress of new material. This week, however, can seem to be a time that requires zombie students to come back to life to work their hardest as they near the end of the semester. From Dec. 7 to Dec. 11, classes are busy reviewin... Read more »

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Campus

Carlmont instrumental music's annual winter concert series began on Dec. 2. This first night of the concert included string orchestra and concert band. The concert opened with words from Brad Jung, the president of Carlmont music booster. Jung said, "Thank you all for coming and supporting our... Read more »

Choir’s Holiday Sing-Along launches Carlmont into the festivities

Choir’s Holiday Sing-Along launches Carlmont into the festivities

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Campus

Don we now our elf apparel Fa la la la la, la la la la. Carlmont choir students donned their elf apparel with festive hats and a dreidel for Carlmont choir’s fourth Holiday Sing-Along. Families dressed for the season as they attended the free event on Dec. 6. Junior Sam Perry said he encou... Read more »