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Alzheimer’s Club supports those affected by the disease

Alzheimer’s Club supports those affected by the disease

Viveka Kurup, Staff writer

December 5, 2018


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Despite being a newly formed club, Alzheimer's Club strives to raise awareness about the disease in the short amount of time given since the club has formed. Alzheimer's is a certain kind of dementia that deals with memory loss. It typically occurs in people who are typically 60 years or older, but...

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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People gathered in a small park in San Jose,  where they share their losses and work toward a brighter future regarding suicide prevention. The South Bay Out of Darkness Walk brings people together to support the fight against suicide. Run by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AF...

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

ASB spreads awareness on breast cancer

ASB spreads awareness on breast cancer

Jai Sinha, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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In order to spread awareness for breast cancer and recognition to those affected by it, ASB held a Breast Cancer Awareness Week. From Oct. 1 to Oct. 5, students showed their support for breast cancer through pink apparel and other activities held by ASB. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime,...

Animal awareness week sheds light on meaningful topics

Animal awareness week sheds light on meaningful topics

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


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Cute puppies. Fluffy kittens. For many people, this is what comes to mind when they think about animals. However, the week of March 19 to March 23 at Carlmont shed light on not so “fluffy” topics, such as animal abuse and endangered species. “The main purpose of this event was to gi...

Poster contest raises awareness for social justice

Poster contest raises awareness for social justice

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018


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Across San Mateo County libraries, students in 5th to 12th grade competed in the Teen Social Justice Poster Contest to show their support for equality for all different types of people. With #openforall as their slogan, these youths pushed themselves to create the most creative and eye-catching post...

Bring Change to Mind Club promotes mental health awareness

Bring Change to Mind Club promotes mental health awareness

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


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Breaking away from the stigma of mental illness, the Bring Change to Mind Club (BC2M) dedicates itself to normalizing and encouraging the discussion of mental health among the community, while providing a safe space for students to discuss their own experiences surrounding mental health. BC2M Club Pre...

Chen uses hope to spread cancer awareness

Chen uses hope to spread cancer awareness

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Top News

It’s the annual Carlmont Club Fair. You and your friends roam the busy Quad, lined with booths and chalk advertisements, in the hopes of finding decent food rather than finding a club. A club representative hands you a neon flier, which you shove into the depths of your backpack without hesitati...

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Carlmont High School’s Red Cross Club plans to increase safety awareness and support even more people in need this school year. They plan to widen their bases with opportunities to volunteer off-campus, and there will be events to provide aid to local issues. Carlmont's Red Cross Club is affiliated...

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...

Rally shows off robotics team’s success

Rally shows off robotics team’s success

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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On March 29, students rallied in the quad to celebrate the Carlmont robotics team, called Deep Blue Robotics. After making it to the finals of the regional competition in Sacramento, Deep Blue Robotics has been invited to attend the world championships in Houston. The team now has two weeks ...

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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On March 2, Principal Ralph Crame received reports of vandalism against the Jewish community at Carlmont. He responded with an email to parents regarding the incident. There was a star of David drawn with anti-Semitic words in chalk by the Scots gym and a swastika, a symbol most commonly related to...

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