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Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

During Teacher Appreciation Week, spanning from May 2 to May 5, the Parent Teacher Student Association set up various breakfasts and lunches for staff members to enjoy in the Teachers’ Lounge as a gesture of appreciation. “While we often receive thanks from students and parents, it is nice to have...

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus

From shop to shop, leaving jar after jar, Ocean Club is looking to raise money this weekend. Ocean Club is raising money to donate to the children and teenagers in Nicaragua in order to help buy them surf equipment. They will be going from surf shop to surf shop placing jars in the stores, hoping to...

Lunchtime lemonade promotes environmental friendliness

Lunchtime lemonade promotes environmental friendliness

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

On May 4, students gathered in the quad to fill up their water bottles with ice-cold lemonade. During lunch, the ASB do something commission set up a lemonade stand for students to help them deal with the hot weather and to relieve stress from AP (Advanced Placement) tests. Liz Boman, a junior and...

Weight room renovations are underway

Weight room renovations are underway

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

With funding from Bond Measure A and support from the Sports Boosters, Carlmont is expanding the weight room. This project is scheduled to be open in early September of 2017. The renovation of the weight room started in April, and the construction team is currently working on the destruction of...

NBA 2k17 players jump to new heights

NBA 2k17 players jump to new heights

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

Don’t want to play basketball in these record-breaking temperatures? Carlmont’s NBA 2k17 Tournament is here to keep you occupied. NBA 2k17, a video game by Visual Concepts Entertainment, has been attracting basketball fans from around the globe as they get the opportunity to compete as their fa...

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont is accepting used copies of "Ready Player One," the 2016 school-wide summer reading book, from students.  Every English teacher has been given a book drive donation box and has collected books since April 19. The drive will last until May 13. Then, the books will be donated to organizat...

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus

Carlmont Christian Club's meeting last week started with a silly Kahoot quiz, named "Memes and Jesus," but in all seriousness, the meeting had a significant undercurrent. The meeting was primarily a discussion about what to do when confronted by someone who puts down Christianity. All of the club members joined the conversation, each g...

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

After about three months of collaborative planning between LEAP Club and Environmental Club, Green Week took place the week of April 24. Hanna Francis, a senior and president of Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) Club, described Green Week as "a fun collaboration between clubs...

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, April 27, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) officer candidates held their election speeches. As the school year comes to an end, CCC is preparing for its next chapter next year. Last year, there was not any formal election for officer positions due to a lack of volunteers. However, increases ...

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
April 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

It started out as an idea, as a possibility. Sophomore Alyssa Higdon promptly put it into action. Higdon, inspired by Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning “La La Land,” asked a friend if they were willing to learn the music with her. Over the next few weeks, she spread the proposal to many of her...

Student actors manage schoolwork while putting on a great show

Student actors manage schoolwork while putting on a great show

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus

This year’s spring play "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder, had its last showing on Sunday, April 23. Although the show only ran for four days, students have been hard at work preparing since February. They've spent countless hours memorizing their lines, learning their places and scenes, and getting ...

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Amy Fullerton
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

The lunchtime crowd erupted into a roar of applause after one of the performers finished their act to the awe of many onlookers. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an annual talent show that allows the school population to see the unique talents of their peers. The talent showcased during the event, w...

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