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Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Choices, Student Perspective, Student Voices, Uncategorized

On Friday, April 21, Day of Silence will take place and Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is will help the rest of the student body participate. The club presidents include senior Alyssa Feigelson and junior Eli Melmon, and the club has been working to promote this event. Melmon said, "Da...

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Evan Davies, Staff Writer
April 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority of high school students have some amount of free time regardless of how they choose to spend that time. Leisure time gives...

Using stress to your advantage

Using stress to your advantage

Victor Li, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices, Top News

After coming home from school tired and exhausted, you cram in hours and hours of homework, with no time to relax. Your responsibilities seem overwhelming, but your persistence drives you on. Yet, right after you begin to relax thinking you have finished your duties, you suddenly remember about...

Assignment overload results in student stress

Assignment overload results in student stress

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices

To the average Carlmont student, the stress that comes with having too much homework is a normal part of life. Whether it is because the of the six tests on Friday, a project that hasn’t been started, or too much homework to fit into one day, some students have felt the panic of having a lar...

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices

“Finally I just got out of school.” “I’m so exhausted from my day, one hour of rest won’t hurt.” Does that hour turn into two, two turns into three and before you know it, it’s midnight and you are just starting your homework? Based on the recent homework survey on School Loop for parents, students, and teachers, 71 percent of students ...

Donations help fund excellence

Donations help fund excellence

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop News Editor
January 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices

Organizations on campus frequently ask students and parents to raise money. Some people have grown so accustomed to this practice that they often pitch in the requested amount without ever finding out where their money is going. The district gives many of these organizations enough money to function at a b...

A guide to getting into ASB

A guide to getting into ASB

Anya Meredith, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Choices

Thinking about joining the Associated Student Body for the 2015-16 school year? Here’s how, straight from ASB themselves. ASB represents the students of Carlmont High School through school activities to create an enjoyable campus for students. According to the Carlmont website,  ASB’s vision i...

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