The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Coders test their skills with competitions

Coders test their skills with competitions

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
May 24, 2016
Filed under Campus

Computer science is a growing study among many students in Silicon Valley who seek it out for its very useful opportunities. By studying computer science, students learn the practical aspects of coding, and can use that knowledge in future jobs. Although computer science is a recreational hobby,... Read more »

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
May 22, 2016
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits are the norm during Carlmont spirit weeks. With themes such as socks and sandals, wacky day, and pajama day, Carlmont's end... Read more »

The Celebration Assembly is an improvement

The Celebration Assembly is an improvement

Estella Lippi, Segment Producer
May 21, 2016
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Estella Lippi reports on the last assembly of the year that serves as a farewell to the seniors. Many students feel that compared to recent assemblies, the 2016 Celebration Assembly was the best one yet.

San Carlos Hometown Days evokes mixed feelings

San Carlos Hometown Days evokes mixed feelings

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
May 21, 2016
Filed under Campus

In San Carlos, it's that time of year again. On May 21, several crowds of people filled Burton Park and downtown San Carlos, as the annual Hometown Days returned. The morning began with the annual Hometown Days parade. Several groups performed, marched, or drove down the stretch in the downtown... Read more »

Drama IV Showcase highlights the year

Drama IV Showcase highlights the year

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer
May 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

With finals weeks approaching quickly, Drama IV produced their last show of the year.  The curtains rose on May 14 for the annual Showcase that demonstrated a short summary of the students' year. According to senior Annie Klups, the night featured a variety of dramatic and comedic scripts, which we... Read more »

Dogs in the quad relieve students’ stress

Dogs in the quad relieve students’ stress

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
May 15, 2016
Filed under Campus, Multimedia

May 13 was a great opportunity for Carlmont students to de-stress after two grueling weeks of Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The Peninsula Humane Society brought in service dogs and, during lunch, the dogs were in an arena in the quad for Carlmont students to play with. "I just got out of the A... Read more »

Gowns for Girls benefits Carlmont community

Gowns for Girls benefits Carlmont community

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016
Filed under Campus

A new and unique kind of drive is occurring at Carlmont during the month of May. Gowns for Girls is a drive which, unlike many other drives put on by ASB including the blood drive and the food drive, the donations actually benefit the Carlmont community specifically. Organized by ASB’s Do Somet... Read more »

Justin Pace isn’t afraid to share his music taste

Justin Pace isn’t afraid to share his music taste

Estella Lippi, Segment Producer
May 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Estella Lippi reports on the country music fan, Justin Pace, a freshman who is not afraid to share his music taste with the rest of the school.

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

The awards case lining F-wing and the three-foot trophies in the band room are visual evidence of something Carlmont staff and students know -- our instrumental music program is exceptional. The instrumental music students work every day in class for several performances throughout the year. The m... Read more »

Carlmont’s Got Talent showcases student voices

Carlmont’s Got Talent showcases student voices

Rachel Borshchenko and Minh-Han Vu
May 5, 2016
Filed under Campus, Multimedia

Senior and ASB Vice President Lukas Kelly checks the quad sound system in preparation for day one of Carlmont's Got Talent. (Minh-Han Vu) Senior Chris Tang plays a classical piece on a home-brought keyboard. Tang has performed in venues across the country and plans to pursue music afte... Read more »

Students prioritize college over high school

Students prioritize college over high school

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under Campus

As Advanced Placement tests take place during the first two weeks of May, students are missing school to study. The hours that students are not at school are spent sleeping and preparing for the college level placement tests they have been preparing for all year round. There are two rounds of tests... Read more »

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