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Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

With the new late start schedule, many Carlmont students have the opportunity to get extra sleep, eat a bigger breakfast, and take their time in the morning. The new schedule also enables students to receive academic support before class. On Oct. 17, the new tutoring center opened in G-wing and is o... Read more »

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016

Avery Adams, Jill Albertson, Izzy Mitchell, and Sophie Penn
October 17, 2016
Filed under Campus

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game 1 360 Highlights 1 Carlmont spirit becomes infectious 1 Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls 1  ... Read more »

Juniors dominate Powder Puff

Juniors dominate Powder Puff

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
October 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

Students reversed traditional roles in the annual Powder Puff tournament that was held at lunch during homecoming week. Instead of the usual roles at football games, girls played football on the field while boys cheered on the sidelines. Each of the four grade levels had their own teams and de... Read more »

Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls

Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 16, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

October is finally here. The month of pumpkin spice lattes, candy corn, and the beginning of "sweater weather." Most of all, the month of homecoming, a week to celebrate school pride. This year's spirit days included 'Merica Monday, Preppy Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, Blackout Thursday, and Scot's da... Read more »

Students reflect on the change from freshman to senior year

Students reflect on the change from freshman to senior year

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
October 15, 2016
Filed under Campus

A person can change a lot within four years. After four years of high school, seniors have a chance to reflect on their time at Carlmont. The jump from freshman to senior year is different for everybody. Many freshmen come into Carlmont overwhelmed by the heavy workload and the very different ... Read more »

Carlmont spirit becomes infectious

Carlmont spirit becomes infectious

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Campus

Twenty-four dead; only two survived. The Zombie Apocalypse took over Carlmont on the night of Oct. 12 in an attempt to raise spirit for the annual homecoming week. This year's theme for the homecoming assembly was centered around zombies, which lead to the creation of the student Zombie Apocalypse... Read more »

Trash on campus alarms staff and students

Trash on campus alarms staff and students

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Campus

As students get back into the groove of the new school year, some struggle to retain old habits. According to some staff members, one habit that the student body can improve on as a whole is remembering to clean up their trash. Since the beginning of the school year, staff members have noticed... Read more »

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
October 8, 2016
Filed under Campus

With flu season just around the corner, doctors recommend getting the flu vaccination as soon as possible. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 46 percent of Americans got a flu shot last year. Their goal is to increase that percentage in order to prevent ... Read more »

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 »

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