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Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

In smoothies, tea, or juice. On bread, salad, or fruits. Or simply, by itself. Honey has long since been an ingredient integrated into our daily diets. Bottles and jars filled to the brim with the iconic gold substance are typical household items that grace the shelves and pantries of the Ame...

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

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...

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the state of transit. The program's purpose is to help inform county residents, businesses, and other stakeholders of certain t...

Quiz Club creates a friendly environment to spread knowledge

Quiz Club creates a friendly environment to spread knowledge

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Campus

Quiz Club is one of the many clubs offered to students at Carlmont that allows students to gain knowledge through lighthearted competition. The club meets weekly during lunch on Fridays in D27 to engage in Jeopardy-like quiz bowls. "Our vice president reads a quiz packet and we divide the room...

Nighttime Powderpuff creates new homecoming tradition

Nighttime Powderpuff creates new homecoming tradition

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont's 2017 school year has introduced a new homecoming tradition: nighttime Powderpuff. The nighttime Powderpuff is a new twist on the girls' football tournament that usually takes place at lunch during homecoming week. The idea of having nighttime Powderpuff was inspired by other schools...

S.O.S creates support for students

S.O.S creates support for students

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

Tuesday is the exception to the norm for freshmen. Unlike all the other students at Carlmont, freshmen have a special event every Tuesday that takes place during their history class: presentations from the Students Offering Support group or S.O.S. S.O.S has been a long-standing program at Carlmont. Started by Shelley Busta...

Reach Out Club creates a safe haven

Reach Out Club creates a safe haven

Olivia Chow, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

Every first and third Friday of the month, students gather at T13 for Reach Out Club, an extension of the ASB commission, Reach Out. Members range from commission members to English Language Learner students to anyone who wants to join. Their goal is to "create a safe environment for [members] to...

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students diligently work inside classrooms located in T-hall and U-hall, construction of the new S-wing rages on outside. This construction provides various distractions and obstacles for many students and teachers at Carlmont. Though some people have become accustomed to the extremity of the ...

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

Evan Davies

May 6, 2015


Filed under A&E

"Shut Up and Dance" was recently released by alternative music group Walk the Moon, and is currently the third most popular song on iTunes. At first, "Shut Up and Dance" seems to be relatively simple. There is a lot of repetition in the song's lyrics, and the premise is very easy to understand. However,...

The new ‘Star Wars’ creates discussion among fans

The new ‘Star Wars’ creates discussion among fans

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

There are not many movies that are more well known or that have had a larger impact than “Star Wars.” Today, “Star Wars” stands as a monument in film-making. Even now, almost 40 years later, it is still hard to find anyone who has not seen it. Lucasfilm, owned by The Walt Disney Co., is currently in production on a new installm...

Carlmont student creates ‘HypedMusic’ application

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

The ways to solve problems and resolve issues are different for everyone; some people leave it alone and wait for problems to pass, while others work them out on their own. Luke Li, worked out personal problem by creating his own music empire, HypedMusic. Carlmont senior and ASB President Luke Li...

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