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New class extends robotics team

New class extends robotics team

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer
March 13
Filed under Campus

In the 2016-2017 school year, Carlmont offered a robotics course, called engineering robotics, for the first time.  This class provides students with an opportunity to learn basic robotics skills and build a robot that will compete in a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FI...

Class of 2020 takes over Panda Express

Class of 2020 takes over Panda Express

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
February 20
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 17, Carlmont students flooded Panda Express in support of their freshman class. After planning and advertising the event for weeks, freshmen Joe Sison and Rachel Amir Chatman held a fundraiser for the freshman class through Panda Express from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. “We’re calling it a takeov...

New faces run for ASB class officers

New faces run for ASB class officers

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus

It’s that time of the year again: class election season. People are seen around campus going from student to student, asking for signatures to meet the required amounts on their petition, hopeful that they will be the next leaders of Carlmont. Class officer voting will take place on Feb. 24 and s...

Students run for class office positions

Students run for class office positions

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus

Many students at Carlmont have decided to run for class office positions. Some students with no previous experience strive for a position, while others return to see if they can secure their spots for another year. “I am running because, for the junior and senior classes, there are two vice pres...

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
August 30
Filed under Campus

It's a typical passing period; some students linger and chat while others briskly walk to their next destinations. Many of these students are walking to their English classes, which are either at regular, honors, or AP levels. However, this year, many sophomores will be heading in a different direction...

Smarter Balanced testing disrupts class

Smarter Balanced testing disrupts class

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
April 22
Filed under Campus

Aside from heralding the beginning of spring, April is the harbinger of the Smarter Balanced assessments. Sophomores are tested in biology and juniors in English. This is part of the results of the No Child Left Behind Act, which passed in Congress and was signed into law by President George W. Bush....

Class choices are fueled by need instead of interests

Class choices are fueled by need instead of interests

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Campus

It’s Monday night and sophomore Elise Haugerud is sitting at her desk, staring at her textbook. Her brain is in a frenzy as she desperately tries to condense the 10 pages into just a few sentences. She glances up at the clock; it’s 2 a.m. Her thoughts become a jumbled mess as she realizes ...

Absent students: why are they even in class?

Absent students: why are they even in class?

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer
May 18
Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

The definition of an absent student is often inaccurate. Many define an absent student as a student who doesn't show up for class, but personally, I believe an absent student is a student who is there physically, but not emotionally or psychologically. An absent student is that kid who is staring...

Adjusting to class officer expectations

Adjusting to class officer expectations

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer
April 30
Filed under Campus

The officers of each class change annually after Associated Student Body (ASB) elections take place in February. “It’s exciting to have an opportunity such as Senior Class Vice President, but I understand it will take a lot of dedication and responsibility,” said junior Omid Afshar. The officer-elects for the year of 2015 are in for “one heck of a ride...

Canadian middle class surpasses U.S. middle class

Canadian middle class surpasses U.S. middle class

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer
April 29
Filed under News

The Canadian middle class is now better-off than the American middle class, according to a recent New York Times report. The report based its conclusions off of a survey of household incomes in 20 countries over 35 years and considered inflation, tax differences, government benefits, and the cost...

Behind the ballot: senior class officers

Behind the ballot: senior class officers

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer
February 26
Filed under Campus

As posters are slowly torn from the many halls and classroom doors of Carlmont High School, school-wide elections have finally come to a close. Over the course of two weeks, students have been campaigning and advertising in hopes to be the officer of their respective class. These students put up posters, ...

Leadership class takes on the clothes drive

Leadership class takes on the clothes drive

January 19
Filed under Campus

Third period leadership has taken the initiative to run a clothing drive to help victims of human trafficking. "I had expressed to my class that I wanted them to do a class project that would benefit the school, or get the school involved,"said leadership teacher Jim Kelly. This project, being held ...

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