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‘Anything Goes’ celebrates months of preparation

‘Anything Goes’ celebrates months of preparation

Ben Balster, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Campus

The cast of Carlmont's spring play, "Anything Goes," have been preparing diligently for their roles in the musical comedy. Terby Diesh, a sophomore playing the role of Moonface Martin, public enemy #13, said, "We've been working [on the play] since October and pretty much everyday except [for] Saturday...

Spectrum Book Club focuses on a spectrum of characters

Spectrum Book Club focuses on a spectrum of characters

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Campus

Characters from books, movies, and television series serve as role models and inspiration for everyone, whether young or old. For many, it is still hard to find a character that resonates with and resembles them. Books with LGBTQ characters are rare and books with well-written LGBTQ characters ...

Carlmont gives its seniors a sweet surprise

Carlmont gives its seniors a sweet surprise

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus

As the pink boxes opened to reveal the rows of sweet, shiny donuts, everyone got excited. When they saw the sign saying, “Free Donuts for Seniors,” only a quarter of the students stayed excited. During lunch on Feb. 8, ASB decided to cheer up Carlmont’s seniors by surprising them with ...

New faces run for ASB class officers

New faces run for ASB class officers

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus

It’s that time of the year again: class election season. People are seen around campus going from student to student, asking for signatures to meet the required amounts on their petition, hopeful that they will be the next leaders of Carlmont. Class officer voting will take place on Feb. 24 and s...

Students run for class office positions

Students run for class office positions

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus

Many students at Carlmont have decided to run for class office positions. Some students with no previous experience strive for a position, while others return to see if they can secure their spots for another year. “I am running because, for the junior and senior classes, there are two vice pres...

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

Nikka Gribanovsky, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 2, emails were sent out to Carlmont students with details on counselor appointments for choosing classes for the following year. With nearly 20 Advanced Placement (AP) class options, the choices can be stressful. Sophomore Sakina Bambot said, “I like that AP classes challenge me and allow...

The road to a future of equality

The road to a future of equality

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Campus

Gender equality week, coming up in March, was created in hopes of spreading equality throughout campus. The week was created by the human resources commission of ASB and is devoted to making all genders feel they are accepted in society and to encourage people to eliminate negative stereotypes of...

New ethnic studies course welcomes diversity

New ethnic studies course welcomes diversity

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Campus, Top News

Beginning fall of 2017, students have the opportunity to enroll in a new course at Carlmont. This class, named race, ethnicity, and immigration, focuses on bringing students of diverse backgrounds together to discuss current and historical racial conflicts. Although the new class was approved by...

Friends of Millard Fillmore face lack of competition

Friends of Millard Fillmore face lack of competition

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Campus

In less than a week, Carlmont students will be giving up their weekend and coming on campus to participate in a three-day trivia scavenger hunt.   This scavenger hunt is a competition planned by the leaders of the Carlmont Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF) Club, and usually includes schools from San...

Preparations for Heritage Fair go into full swing

Preparations for Heritage Fair go into full swing

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Campus

As Heritage Fair creeps around the corner, students begin to prepare for the big assembly and celebration of diversity. Planning begins as early as December in the ASB assembly committee where students like sophomore Olive Peschel begin the preparations. “We first start off with contacting the ...

Reach out hangout unites students

Reach out hangout unites students

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Campus

Bringing people of different backgrounds together helps many people come out of their comfort zones and make new friends. On Feb. 3, the monthly meeting of the reach out hangout took place. This group was developed to make people feel more comfortable and social at school.  The students e...

Rose sale spreads love

Rose sale spreads love

Zaina Abdelrahman, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under Campus

February, the month of love, means chocolate boxes, roses, and lots of hugs and kisses.   Many take this opportunity to spread love to the most valuable people in their lives. Carlmont provides this love through the rose sale. From Feb. 1 to Feb. 13, ASB is selling roses and chocolate to stude...

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