4-H member gives back to the community

4-H member gives back to the community

Alisa Takahashi , Staff Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. 4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills that Sydney Cho has been a member of for more than four years. The main goals of 4-H are to develop initiative and assume responsibility, develop leadership... Read more »

Carlmont welcomes students at the 2014 homecoming assembly

Carlmont welcomes students at the 2014 homecoming assembly

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014
Filed under Campus

Carlmont's cheer team opened up the assembly and excited the audience. ... Read more »

Drumline closes the homecoming assembly

Drumline closes the homecoming assembly

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014
Filed under Campus

Drumline is what everyone looks forward to in school assemblies. They’re the stars of the show and that’s why they’re always saved for last,” said senior Jenna Mourad after the homecoming assembly last Thursday. Carlmont’s drumline consists of a small number of boys from each grade. They... Read more »

Superhero themed assembly entertains students

Superhero themed assembly entertains students

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 19, 2014
Filed under Campus

ASB fought for truth, justice, and school spirit during the Homecoming Assembly on Oct. 16. A variety of superhero-themed activities were showcased during the assembly. “We have themed assemblies now, so since today’s theme is superhero, we decided to do that. All the balloons are superheros,... Read more »

Former war refugee now teaches chemistry

Former war refugee now teaches chemistry

Sophie Haddad, Staff Writer
October 15, 2014
Filed under Featured, Staff Bios

Hai Nguyen escaped from the communist regime of Vietnam and now teaches chemistry at Carlmont High School. When Nguyen was growing up, he lived in a tent in a war refugee camp with his ten siblings. After finally finding a sponsor to secure his immigration to America, Nguyen made it to the Bay Area... Read more »

Giving back to the Philippines

Giving back to the Philippines

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014
Filed under Campus, Slider, Student Bios

It is Christmas morning and children everywhere are bursting with smiles at the new presents they have received. The happiness and joy they experience right after seeing the item on the top of their Christmas list under their tree is incomparable to any other feeling during the holiday season. Sophomore... Read more »

Carlier renews her Dutch citizenship

Carlier renews her Dutch citizenship

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

Instead of going to school last Friday Oct. 6, senior Sydney Carlier spent her day in the Consulate General of the Netherlands, the Dutch embassy where she renewed her dual citizenship. Carlier's Dutch blood allows her to call Holland her second home. In order to become a citizen in Holland, at... Read more »

Powder Puff 2014 kicks off with a mission

Powder Puff 2014 kicks off with a mission

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

Carlmont's Powder puff football began on Oct. 2, kicking off as the rival grades prepare for the lunch-time competition. Powder puff is a women's flag football competition that is a big part of Homecoming week at Carlmont. Girls from all four grades face off against each other in flag football... Read more »

Regan’s path to overcoming hardships

Regan’s path to overcoming hardships

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer
October 4, 2014
Filed under Student Bios

Early in the 2013 football season, junior varsity (JV) football player Canyon Regan broke his arm, missing his entire freshman football season. Regan was running the ball at practice when he was tackled, snapping his arm. "It was really tough to see my brother go through that," said senior and... Read more »

Mahdavi’s dedication to water polo pays off

Mahdavi’s dedication to water polo pays off

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
Filed under Student Bios

Sophomore Armon Mahdavi started out with little knowledge of water polo, but has since become a strong member of the junior varsity (JV) water polo team. Mahdavi started out last year as a freshman with little expertise, but has improved and become an important asset to the team as a player and a... Read more »

Students across campus compete for the cup

Students across campus compete for the cup

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 2, 2014
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Music blasts from speakers and mixes with the cheers and hollers. Curious students crowd the quad stairs to watch the spectacle. The Carlmont Cup is an annual tournament held by the associated student body, where teams and clubs compete in a variety of unique games. "It's just a way for people... Read more »

Music teacher becomes proud father

Music teacher becomes proud father

Sophie Haddad, Staff Writer
September 30, 2014
Filed under Staff Bios

On Sept. 11, Edward Smart's wife gave birth to a baby girl. Smart has been teaching instrumental music at Carlmont for the past couple years, ever since the program expanded enough to necessitate an additional teacher.  Last year, he temporarily took over full responsibility of the program when the... Read more »