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The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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A glass of wine, a unique piece of art, and a whole bunch of people are the essential components that make up "The Peninsula's Premier Fall Festival" held in downtown San Carlos. Known as the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, this event allows vendors and fairgoers alike to enjoy themselves and sup...

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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A new club is bringing the menstrual movement to Carlmont, and they are here to stay. Period. PERIOD is a non-profit organization with over 150 chapters worldwide. The group seeks to bring awareness to the fact that pads and tampons are not necessarily “feminine products,” but rather simply menstr...

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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After speaking for nearly three hours, Youth Motivational Speaker Scott Backovich leaves the Carlmont High School gymnasium only to enter the ASB room.  Backovich isn’t the first, and certainly isn’t the last, motivational speaker to step foot on the Carlmont campus. Every year, the ASB invites a motivation...

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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Church of the Holy Cross invited families to enjoy food, drama, dancing, music, and shops on the 48th Greek Festival. The annual festival in Belmont marked yet another celebration of Greek culture and traditions that allow families across the Bay Area to experience and enjoy it first hand. Anast...

J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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The Japanese culture is one that may interest many, and J-Pop club is the perfect club to learn about the many aspects of their culture, ranging from animation to traditions. Meeting in room E7 every Thursday, J-Pop club features a variety of members, all interested in the culture of Japan. In addit...

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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With holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is easy to forget about one's hometown. With San Carlos, this is not the case. From May 18–20, the San Carlos Hometown Days Committee and a group of volunteers puts on an event dubbed Hometown Days, featuring music, food, and games. Hometown Days began in 1979 when then-Mayor Pat Bennie and other...

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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On April 2, Carlmont music group Scots’ Symphony performed a medley of “Phantom of the Opera” — with a twist. The group, consisting of various Carlmont instrumentalists and vocalists, played through their set during lunch in the quad. Jenna Williamson, a senior and vice president of the club...

New ASB president brings unique perspective

New ASB president brings unique perspective

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


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Valerie Wang is the first ASB president that hasn’t been a class officer before and the first ASB president that came from the Service Council sector rather than the Activities sector. However, this doesn’t mean that she’s any less competent than those who came before her. Wang first became...

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Holi celebrates spring with people of all colors

Holi celebrates spring with people of all colors

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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A stranger runs up to you. They put their hand on your face, yell “Happy Holi!” and disappear into the crowd. Though this may seem like a strange interaction, during Holi, it is to be expected. Holi is a primarily Hindu holiday celebrated around the world in honor of the coming of spring. ...

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Graduate college. Build your own successful company. These are the dreams of many participants in the Distributive Education Clubs of America, or D.E.C.A. This type of business education focuses heavily on finance and marketing, which these young entrepreneurs are already getting a taste of. ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. According to its website, “the mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.” “¡Viva Baja! Life ...

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