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Jazz Club livens up the band room

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


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The Jazz Club is a community of musicians who meet almost every day at lunch to practice what they love: jazz music. The club is well known in the band room but does not get any other exposure as it was not at this years' club fair. Most of the people at Jazz Club heard about it from other people...

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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49 percent of students report feeling stressed every single day. Stress has become a problem in teenagers of the 21st century and now ranks a 5.8 on a ten point scale compared to the average adult stress level of 5.1. With finals coming our way, high schoolers are under a lot of stress which...

D&D Club leads the way to fantastic worlds

D&D Club leads the way to fantastic worlds

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Members of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Club battle goblins and owl-bears in fantasy lands filled with danger and adventure every Friday after school in room D26 . Dungeons & Dragons is a tabletop role-playing game in which a band of travelers goes on quests and adventures. The game was created...

Jewish Club celebrates Hanukkah

Jewish Club celebrates Hanukkah

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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During the holidays, small string lights cover houses all throughout the Bay Area. Many are Christmas lights, twinkling red, white, and green. However, some are Hanukkah decorations, twinkling blue and white. Jewish Club met on Friday, Dec. 7 to celebrate the sixth day of Hanukkah. Members of the club made drei...

Girls Who Code Club strives to shrink the tech gender gap

Girls Who Code Club strives to shrink the tech gender gap

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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Only one out of every five people in the technology industry are women. The Girls Who Code Club strives to change that statistic by hosting a welcoming environment for high school girls to learn code. The club is run by Jessica Yu, a junior, but is structured by the Girls Who Code organization. In each ...

Hope Brigade Club

December 9, 2018


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"Our goal is to bring awareness to cancer through giving back to our community," said Cindy Chen, president of Hope Brigade Club. The club meets on the second and fourth Friday of every month in room D7.

Badminton Club trains members before tryouts

Badminton Club trains members before tryouts

Ava Richards, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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With tryouts beginning early next semester, Badminton Club welcomes those that want to improve their skills before the season starts. Badminton tryouts at Carlmont are very competitive due to the vast amount of people looking to be on the team. Being a very technical sport, maintaining a strong se...

Alzheimer’s Club supports those affected by the disease

Alzheimer’s Club supports those affected by the disease

Viveka Kurup, Staff writer

December 5, 2018


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Despite being a newly formed club, Alzheimer's Club strives to raise awareness about the disease in the short amount of time given since the club has formed. Alzheimer's is a certain kind of dementia that deals with memory loss. It typically occurs in people who are typically 60 years or older, but...

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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“Some of the movies we watch are like time capsules,” a member of the Classic Film Club said while describing the club. Although there are various other movie-watching clubs at Carlmont, the Classic Film Club is unique. While the other clubs choose popular movies that have recently been in theat...

Hope Brigade Club prepares for upcoming projects

Hope Brigade Club prepares for upcoming projects

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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Over 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the Hope Brigade Club is dedicated to reaching out and helping as many of those patients as possible. Every Friday, students come to room D7 for relaxing games and rewarding opportunities to help cancer patients in need. Members play ...

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers around the globe associate this time of year with gifts, some are not accustomed to that luxury for various reasons. That is why the Hope Brigade Club collects toys to donate to ki...

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


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Most students in privileged areas would not give a second thought about having an education, and some even take it for granted. For some children, this is not the case. Basic education aid has raised 13 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cul...

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