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Chess Club helps students learn strategy

Chess Club helps students learn strategy

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Campus

Not everyone pictures chess when they want to play something fun, but chess can truly be a fun and engaging activity. The Carlmont Chess Club led by math teacher Michael Skrable is a relaxing environment to play one of history's favorite past time. It is friendly to all levels of players, and the...

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

Spring has come, and along with it, a new garden project at Carlmont. In hopes to beautify the campus, Environmental Club has taken over a community garden. Located between upper and lower D-hall, the abandoned planter boxes will soon house a variety of plants. Risako Nozaki, a junior and club me...

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus

From shop to shop, leaving jar after jar, Ocean Club is looking to raise money this weekend. Ocean Club is raising money to donate to the children and teenagers in Nicaragua in order to help buy them surf equipment. They will be going from surf shop to surf shop placing jars in the stores, hoping to...

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus

Carlmont Christian Club's meeting last week started with a silly Kahoot quiz, named "Memes and Jesus," but in all seriousness, the meeting had a significant undercurrent. The meeting was primarily a discussion about what to do when confronted by someone who puts down Christianity. All of the club members joined the conversation, each g...

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

After about three months of collaborative planning between LEAP Club and Environmental Club, Green Week took place the week of April 24. Hanna Francis, a senior and president of Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) Club, described Green Week as "a fun collaboration between clubs...

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, April 27, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) officer candidates held their election speeches. As the school year comes to an end, CCC is preparing for its next chapter next year. Last year, there was not any formal election for officer positions due to a lack of volunteers. However, increases ...

HOSA club develops future healthcare practitioners

HOSA club develops future healthcare practitioners

Talia Fine, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus

Some students want to be pilots, some students want to be artists, but the students in Health Occupations Students of America want to be cardiovascular surgeons or biotechnicians. The club is new to Carlmont this year, but it’s a chapter of a larger organization that seeks to provide high school s...

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Perspective, Student Voices

Carlmont's poetry club, the Dead Poets Society, prides itself on taking the name of the well-known Robin Williams movie. Both students in Carlmont and the movie are able to express themselves through their poetry. The Dead Poets Society is a place where students are able to share their poems with ...

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus

Fingers pound profusely on the keyboard with eyes fixed on the screen. Fast thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration are all being exercised as the final minutes approach. Programmers can't afford to waste any time in this intense atmosphere. Competitions like these are one of the ways that coders...

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Last year, ASB’s Clubs and Culture Commission orchestrated Club Carnival as a way to improve the amount of interaction between the clubs and students. This year, however, will be slightly different. The Health Fair is the commission’s newest project which is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 21 in...

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Campus

From Plato to Aristotle to Voltaire to Freud, members analyze a variety of philosophers in Philosophy Club. With their advisor Martin Turkis, the Philosophy Club meets each week to discuss the work of various philosophers ranging from the last few centuries to philosophers today. Together th...

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, March 31, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) went on a field trip to PongPlanet in San Carlos to learn the history of ping pong and how to play the game. Instructor Lau, a ping pong enthusiast, taught students the basics of ping pong. He also introduced many different types of grips that could be used...

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