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Apartment fire brings community together

Apartment fire brings community together

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
March 5
Filed under ScotCenter, Top News

Sophie Penn reports on the Village Drive apartment fire and how the Belmont community is working together to help the victims.

Reach out hangout unites students

Reach out hangout unites students

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Campus

Bringing people of different backgrounds together helps many people come out of their comfort zones and make new friends. On Feb. 3, the monthly meeting of the reach out hangout took place. This group was developed to make people feel more comfortable and social at school.  The students e...

Upcoming graduation brings mixed emotions

Upcoming graduation brings mixed emotions

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
May 9
Filed under ScotCenter

With graduation just around the corner, the juniors and underclassmen of Carlmont have mixed feeling about this year's senior class leaving.

One-man band brings an oddly charming album

One-man band brings an oddly charming album

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under A&E

Brendon Urie as Panic! at the Disco comes back strong with the album "Death Of A Bachelor." The first song on the album, "Victorious," sets an entirely justified celebratory scene for the rest of "Death Of A Bachelor." It's unsurprising that "Death Of A Bachelor" has large amount of variety, because...

Performing Arts Gala a success

Performing Arts Gala a success

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
November 17
Filed under Campus, Top News

The annual Black and White Gala took place on Nov. 14, and raised $13,000 for the Performing Arts Center. The Performing Arts Gala is a black tie event showcasing the various performing art departments on campus. It is organized and run by the Carlmont Arts Council as a fundraiser for the Performing...

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

Hannah Young, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Campus, Top News

Face-paint-covered children ran from one booth to the next. Community members of all ages volunteered in green t-shirts. Parents eagerly photographed their young musicians on stage. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, music of dozens of genres could be heard resonating off of the trees of Twin Pines park. Save...

‘WILD’ brings a twist to synthpop

‘WILD’ brings a twist to synthpop

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer
September 29
Filed under A&E

"WILD," Troye Sivan's latest project, makes great use of electronics when combining them with melodic vocals. Sivan started out his singing career by performing on the Channel Seven Perth Telethon, a television fundraising event for the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and the Telethon Kids ...

‘Badlands’ brings up deeper issues

‘Badlands’ brings up deeper issues

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer
September 1
Filed under A&E

With her new album climbing up the charts, Halsey’s genre of indie pop reaches the ears of the masses. “Badlands” is Halsey’s debut album and has gained popularity in the same way that she started as an artist: the internet. Halsey started out because of attention on the website soundcloud....

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer
May 14
Filed under Campus

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This is the place to go if one wants to be inspired, as well as improve one's social skills. Poetry, a "literary work in...

Tournament for Tots brings joy to the holidays

Tournament for Tots brings joy to the holidays

Justine Phipps, Sports Editor
December 7
Filed under Sports, Top News

Imagine being a six-year old with no presents sitting under your Christmas tree. It's not because you were naughty, but because your family was not financially able to buy you toys for the holidays. Something as simple as a toy car or a teddy bear could make a difference in a child's holiday experience. "My...

Aniles DeVoe brings it on

Aniles DeVoe brings it on

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Campus, Student Bios

The movie “Bring It On” brought senior Aniles DeVoe to cheerleading. “When I watched it, it looked fun so I tried it out freshman year,” said Devoe. After all her hard work, DeVoe was elected to be Carlmont’s varsity cheer captain this year with fellow teammate Sabrina Eftimiou. “I...

Spring 2014 brings back pastels

Spring 2014 brings back pastels

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under A&E

Bring out the shorts, skirts, and dresses. Warm weather has made its way back to Carlmont. The spring season for fashion kicks off with sunny skies and bright colors. Time to put away darker shades of gray, blue, and black, and flaunt florals and pastels. “I don’t wear a lot of floral, but I like being...

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