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Marketing Communications course to come next year

Marketing Communications course to come next year

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

A new Marketing Communications course will be available for the first time at Carlmont in the next 2019–2020 school year. Carlmont will be the first in the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) to offer the class, which is the second course in the marketing Career Technical Education pathw...

Homemade hair scrunchie business donates proceeds to charity

Homemade hair scrunchie business donates proceeds to charity

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The hair scrunchies that were once trendy in the '80s are now making a benevolent comeback. Carolyn Wang, a sophomore at Carlmont High School, and her sister Emma Wang, an eighth-grader at Tierra Linda Middle School, both started a charitable scrunchie making business called CE Scrunchies. Scrunchies...

DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Carlmont DECA attended the California State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Anaheim over the weekend to compete in business-related activities in an attempt to qualify for the international competition in Orlando, Florida. In the end, four Carlmont DECA members qualified. DECA is a non-profit, i...

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019

Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world, it can be helpful to develop these skills early. This is exactly what DECA offers.  DECA is an in...

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Every eye is focused on you. You speak confidently and your voice carries over to the crowd of people inspecting the presentation you’d worked on for months. Loud applause rings into the otherwise silent room and you smile in triumph. DECA’s Silicon Valley District Conference was a success for Ca...

Carlmont Business Club works towards goals for future DECA competions

Carlmont Business Club works towards goals for future DECA competions

Jessica Klein

November 11, 2018

Every Wednesday in D3, students from across campus come weekly to participate in interactive games and activities in order to have an effective outlet for their passion in business. Carlmont Business Club, also known simply as Carlmont Business, meets to learn about the different aspects of business...

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

May 31, 2018

According to Politifact.com, a political news source that has won a Pulitzer Price, 90 percent of American workers don't own their own business. Theo Korolev, a junior, is not part of this 90 percent. At just 17 years old, Korolev has created his own tutoring business called Neighborhood Tutoring. The...

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

On Feb. 1, the Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates the Caltrain rail system, approved the proposed Caltrain Business Plan. According to Caltrain, the approved plan will allow for them to enact "to identify a service model that supports long-term regional job and population growth, and surging...

DECA prepares students for the business world

DECA prepares students for the business world

Alena Ruhstaller, Managing Editor

October 25, 2017

Carlmont is one of the 3500 high schools to host the DECA program at their school. DECA's mission attracts many students to join the program and to improve the skills needed to succeed in the business world. "The purpose of the DECA club at Carlmont is to create an inclusive environment that ignit...

Survival of the fittest: The presidential election is not a business

Survival of the fittest: The presidential election is not a business

Justin Som, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

In the job market of the 21st century, many Americans agree that competition makes the work environment a cold-hearted dog-eat-dog world. To ensure their own survival in the workforce, workers will do whatever they can to be better than their neighbor. Whether it be sabotage or incrimination, no...

‘None of your business’ is a legitimate reason

‘None of your business’ is a legitimate reason

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Asking a seemingly harmless question can be met with the response, "It's none of your business." Many find it rude or offensive to be met with such an answer to a prying inquiry. However, there is a reason to use this colloquial phrase. People often pry into another person's sensitive topic or...

Tutoring center back in business

Tutoring center back in business

September 29, 2011

[media-credit id=18 align="alignnone" width="239"][/media-credit]Carlmont High School's tutoring center has re-opened for the 2011-2012 school year. The tutoring center offers students help with various subjects including English, math, science, and history, provides a quiet place to study, and the opportunity to imp...

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