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

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students diligently work inside classrooms located in T-hall and U-hall, construction of the new S-wing rages on outside. This construction provides various distractions and obstacles for many students and teachers at Carlmont. Though some people have become accustomed to the extremity of the ... Read more »

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

From 11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 2, Twin Pines Park of Belmont was full of life. Parents danced along to the live music, reliving their younger days. Meanwhile, children carried dozens of tickets, looking for the best way to spend them. Volunteers of all ages sported a purple shirt and aided... Read more »

Homecoming vibes spread around Carlmont

Homecoming vibes spread around Carlmont

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Campus

As the calendar turns to October, the halls are filled with the anticipation of homecoming week. All over Carlmont campus, ASB posted colorful posters and flyers advertising the homecoming dance, which will take place on Oct. 15. The theme of the dance is vibes, referencing the mood of the '60s.... Read more »

Students plug their noses as the Carlmont campus expands

Students plug their noses as the Carlmont campus expands

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
October 2, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

Sometimes progress smells sweet; sometimes it smells like manure. The pungent smell of decaying feces wafted throughout the halls of the Carlmont campus during the week of Sept. 26 as progress on the new S-wing buildings moved into the landscaping portion of the project. The ripe smell from the... Read more »

Students fill the quad for Clubs Fair

Students fill the quad for Clubs Fair

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under Campus

Lunchtime is a time that many students look forward to every day. It serves as a break that interrupts a long day of classes and allows time for eating and socializing. In some cases, students look forward to attending a club meeting at lunch. There are 133 clubs at Carlmont, according to Carlmont's website. With the help of a teacher advisor, any student at Carlmont is capable of sta... Read more »

All genders allowed, but not all the time

All genders allowed, but not all the time

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Campus

It's passing period. Junior Spencer Stancil, a transgender man, walks past lower D-hall, and reluctantly enters what was formerly the girls restroom, wishing to embrace his true self. The now all-gender restrooms, located in lower D-Hall, received much attention at Carlmont when they were first... Read more »

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students pass by one another throughout the school day, some keep their heads down, avoiding conversation at all costs. Other students offer friendly smiles and small talk. Although kindness can have long-lasting effects, it is not as common as Carlmont ASB hopes it will be someday. Kind Week, a ... Read more »

Carlmont dad hats make their debut

Carlmont dad hats make their debut

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Campus

With one look around the Carlmont campus, it is clear that many students are proud to be Scots; the crowd of people in the hallway is almost all white and blue, and the Carlmont hymn can be sung at any moment. In order to show their spirit, many students have accumulated several different items in... Read more »

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

Beyond high school, students have to adapt to an independent lifestyle and can no longer rely on guidance from their parents and teachers. By enrolling in the personal finance class at Carlmont, students are able to gain skills that they can use both during and after their high school years. Perso... Read more »

Jamba Juice returns due to popular demand

Jamba Juice returns due to popular demand

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
September 2, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

After its departure from the Carlmont Village Shopping Center in 2011, Jamba Juice made a triumphant return into the Belmont community on Aug. 29. Due to popular demand from the community, Jamba Juice is back in the position where Yoppi Yogurt once stood. This time, its management has high hopes... Read more »

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
August 30, 2016
Filed under Campus

It's a typical passing period; some students linger and chat while others briskly walk to their next destinations. Many of these students are walking to their English classes, which are either at regular, honors, or AP levels. However, this year, many sophomores will be heading in a different direction... Read more »

Carlmont reacts to new late start schedule

Carlmont reacts to new late start schedule

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
August 22, 2016
Filed under Campus

With first period beginning at 8:57 a.m. on regular days and at 9:43 a.m. on Wednesdays, many Carlmont students start their days approximately an hour later than in previous school years. This new schedule forces students with six classes to begin their school days much later than they are accust... Read more »

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