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Class choices are fueled by need instead of interests

Class choices are fueled by need instead of interests

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


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, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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, 2014


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 ...

Guide to the class of 2013 senior panel

Guide to the class of 2013 senior panel

May 31, 2013


Filed under Campus

Thursday night in a packed student union, students and parents gathered to listen to a panel of graduating seniors who were chosen to speak about how they personally got through the college admissions process. The 6 seniors were: Amir Abedrabbo (University of Santa Barbara California), Daniel Bereket...

Class difficulty: not easy to rank

Class difficulty: not easy to rank

March 21, 2013


Filed under Campus

Throughout Carlmont, many people have been taught that the two hardest classes in the school are AP Biology and AP U.S. History. Although these classes are extremely difficult for most students, many students believe that these two classes are among a group of extremely challenging classes, but it...

Free spirit gear for class of 2015

Free spirit gear for class of 2015

October 4, 2012


Filed under Campus

Sophomores looking for some protection from the sun are in luck this October. The sophomore class officers will be giving out free "Class of 2015" sunglasses during homecoming week to promote school spirit. Sophomore class officers James Pak, Amanda Breslaur, and Adam Cobb were happy to find e...

Green Technology class is electric

Green Technology class is electric

April 22, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Green Tech is just one of those classes that many of Carlmont’s students are wanting to take next year. Engineering and Green Technology is a relatively new class at Carlmont that emphasizes on both engineering design choices and its impact on the environment, while making devices that use green...

Power Outage stops class

November 3, 2011


Filed under Campus

Around 11 o'clock yesterday, students and teachers in class were suddenly thrown into the dark as lights, computers and smart-boards around the school turned off. According to Carlmont's School Resource Officer, the outage was caused by a faulty transformer located in San Carlos. While power was...

Academy class takes on the beach

Academy class takes on the beach

October 10, 2011


Filed under Campus

A fun opportunity to hang out at the beach and engage in fun activities with fellow classmates instead of school? Last Friday Carlmont Academy students of all grades were game. Leaving at 8:15 in the morning and returning at around 2:30 in the afternoon, students were ensured a half day of fun and...

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