Web design allows students to be creative and tech-savvy

Web design allows students to be creative and tech-savvy

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer
September 8, 2014
Filed under Campus

The world is run by technology and its unlimited amount of information made accessible for all people. Due to the advancement of technology and the internet, Carlmont offers classes like web design that allows students to be creative and prepared for the future. Web design is a class that focuses... Read more »

New teacher on campus-Marcello DiCiccio

New teacher on campus-Marcello DiCiccio

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
September 6, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured, Staff Bios

Marcello DiCiccio is one of the many new teachers on the Carlmont campus this 2014-2015 school year. DeCiccio currently teaches life skills and social studies to freshmen as well as world studies to juniors in room E3. “The students here are very respectful and the staff has been supportive and... Read more »

Key Club strives to better the community

Key Club strives to better the community

Angelina Castillo, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

Key Club is the largest international leadership organization for teenagers. With 5,000 clubs in 30 nations, Key Club groups like the Carlmont Key Club work to contribute to over 12 million hours of service each year. Senior Madison Norman said, "I joined freshman year, it's a good way to help out... Read more »

English teacher Migdail endeavors to inspire his students

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer
September 3, 2014
Filed under Campus, Slider, Staff Bios

Carlmont English teacher, Erik Migdail strives to be "caring, knowledgable, and fun" in the eyes of his students. "I would hope that the first word [my students] would use to describe me would be caring. The most important thing to me [as... Read more »

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor
August 29, 2014
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While many at Carlmont are passionate about spreading environmental awareness, senior James Xie intends to pursue a career in which he can further research the field of sustainable energy. Xie said, "Somebody has to do the [research] and I find it fun and exciting. It's a cold field so there's a... Read more »

ASB teaches important skills for life

ASB teaches important skills for life

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer
June 2, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

Carlmont's ASB offers not only many opportunities to become involved in Carlmont's community, but the course also teaches students many skills that can be applied outside of school. ASB has many responsibilities in the Carlmont community including organizing dances, assemblies, and other events. Through... Read more »

Carlmont rounds off year with assembly

Carlmont rounds off year with assembly

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer
May 22, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

During a two-hour long third period on May 22, students and staff piled onto the bleachers and floor of the Terry Stogner Gym to watch the annual Celebration assembly put on by ASB. After all the students entered, an introduction video featuring the five MC's, seniors Tristan Gasperian, Ethan Wallace,... Read more »

The elusive ‘senior ditch day’

The elusive ‘senior ditch day’

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer
May 22, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

"I feel like senior ditch day is more important than any other ditch day since most seniors get together and do something fun as a way to celebrate their last few days of high school. It's become something seniors have done for years so everyone wants to take advantage of being a senior and not having to worry about missing class," said senior Alison Fitch.

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Ukulele Club strikes a chord with its members

Ukulele Club strikes a chord with its members

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

“I just went in, played along with them, and it was fun.” This is a common experience among Ukulele Club members, as said by senior and president of the club, Liam Mercado. Ukulele Club was created about two years ago by a large group of students.... Read more »

Cherished memories

Cherished memories

Athena Duran, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014
Filed under Featured, Student Bios

As her senior year comes to a close, Rachna Gandhi is able to look back at high school with moments to cherish. She has been a part of Carlmont's DECA club since her junior year. Gandhi said, "DECA has helped me become more involved and meet new people. But most importantly it has helped prepare me... Read more »

Abdilla sees bones’ stories

Abdilla sees bones’ stories

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014
Filed under Staff Bios

Jaime Abdilla pieced together human remains as a forensic anthropologist before arriving at Carlmont. Although she started out planning to become an environmental lawyer, Abdilla developed a fascination with anthropology. Taking one class after another, she soon found herself with a master’s degree. When... Read more »

Behind the scenes: running a lunchtime activity

Behind the scenes: running a lunchtime activity

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
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Members of the lunctime activities commission in Carlmont's Associative Student Body (ASB) are working hard daily to run the school's annual Carlmont's Got Talent. Students signed up for the event in April and are now participating in the quad during lunch. "Typically, we're pretty busy. First... Read more »