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Creative reWriters helps students take a closer look at their writing

Creative reWriters helps students take a closer look at their writing

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Campus

Since the early 2000s, a variety of students have come to show off their writing pieces in Creative reWriters. The club is a valued place for authors to bring in their original work in order to improve their writing. Carolyn Wallace, the club's advisor, has enjoyed watching students be able to...

Students prepare for the baccalaureate ceremony

Students prepare for the baccalaureate ceremony

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Campus

For many, senior year is a year of lasts. However, this year also includes many seniors' first baccalaureate ceremony, a night that recognizes high-achieving students before they graduate. The ceremony is a memorable opportunity for the graduating class to reflect on all that they have accomplished. ...

Spring concert showcases incredible talent

Spring concert showcases incredible talent

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer
May 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Viewers have one last chance to “hear some of the finest musicians in the area at the high school age,” according to music teacher John DaBaldo. At 7 pm on May 17, 18, and 19, Carlmont’s Instrumental Music Program is putting on its annual Spring Concert Series. Each night is entirely unique: St...

Students receive free summer reading books

Students receive free summer reading books

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the school year draws to a close, thoughts turn to lazy days in the pool and late nights with friends. However, with the approach of summer also comes the yearly summer reading book. After a school-wide vote held in February, the book “Every Day” by David Levithan has been chosen for Carlmon...

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Campus

Among Carlmont's many clubs that work to improve the lives of others is Hope Brigade, which is in its first year and has spent a majority of its focus donating to cancer patients and shelter animals. Club President and freshman Cindy Chen said, "So far, we have held a holiday toy drive for children...

Students react to the Scotlight

Students react to the Scotlight

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Campus

On May 2, Carlmont released its very first magazine, the Scotlight. Once stacks were brought to classrooms, students were curious to take a look at the new addition. The buzz about the magazine was all throughout the halls, and some students loved the new addition to Carlmont journalism. "I...

ASB preps for 2017-2018

ASB preps for 2017-2018

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, ASB continues to raise school spirit and begins to plan for next year's events. According to Freshman President Joe Sison, ASB is currently working on the celebration assembly that will take place on May 25, Senior Graduation, and the Baccalaureate. In addition, a new activity called ScotsLand is being planned....

Celebration Assembly plans to reflect on the past year

Celebration Assembly plans to reflect on the past year

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Campus

As summer slowly creeps up, Carlmont students are eager to trade in books for bikinis and boring lunch food for exotic summer treats. For many students at Carlmont, the end of the school year is a bittersweet moment; seniors are off to college and a new batch of freshmen enter the mix of students....

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

Spring has come, and along with it, a new garden project at Carlmont. In hopes to beautify the campus, Environmental Club has taken over a community garden. Located between upper and lower D-hall, the abandoned planter boxes will soon house a variety of plants. Risako Nozaki, a junior and club me...

ASB colors the halls with information

ASB colors the halls with information

Zaina Abdelrahman, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Campus

The ASB publicity commission advertises school events through colorful paint, markers, and poster paper. They help promote campus events so that students are aware of what is happening in their community. Rachel Gu, a sophomore and publicity commissioner, said, “Publicity helps beautify the school...

Assembly celebrates campus community

Assembly celebrates campus community

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer
May 7, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the end of the school year approaches, many students look forward to the Celebration Assembly. ASB is working hard with the assembly participants to create the pre-finals excitement that students can look forward to. "We began preparing for the assembly in March, and so far we have all of...

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

While the end of the school year seems right around the corner, finals and AP testing lurk closer and closer. Testing brings students inevitable stress and insecurity at the thought of not earning a good enough grade. Recognition commission of ASB is working to fight that insecurity. After each AP cl...

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