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Pi Day is celebrated by local organizations

Pi Day is celebrated by local organizations

Ashlyn Wong, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under News

The numerical term pi is used in everyday math whether at school, home, or work. Almost every student is required to know what this infinite-digit number is and how it is used. Pi Day, March 14, honors the number pi, 3.14(...). “Pi represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle compared to the ...

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under News

The clang of aluminum Sprite cans and the crinkle of loose Doritos bags are familiar sounds to volunteers at the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup.   The CSPF Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup provides opportunities for California residents to do somethin...

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 14, students were greeted with personalized, heart-shaped valentines hung in C-hall. Since the beginning of the year, ASB has worked on this project to make sure that all students felt loved and appreciated on Valentine’s Day. “We started to work on this project around October in order...

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
May 22
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits are the norm during Carlmont spirit weeks. With themes such as socks and sandals, wacky day, and pajama day, Carlmont's end...

The true meaning of Aloha Day

The true meaning of Aloha Day

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
April 26
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Carlmont welcomed the last day before Spring Break with a school-wide dress-up day with the theme of Aloha. The intent was to raise spirit and energy on campus, while embracing the new season. However, the spirit day proved to be more controversial than expected.

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer
April 15
Filed under Sports Talk

The night of April 13 was one that will live on forever in the basketball world. Two historical events occurred in one night: Kobe Bryant's last game, and the Golden State Warriors' chase for the best record in NBA history at 73-9. Whether you were watching The Warriors or Kobe and the Lakers,...

Pi Day is cut into slices by block schedule

Pi Day is cut into slices by block schedule

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under Campus

March 14 is also known as Pi Day, deriving its name from the never-ending number used to measure circles. On Pi Day, the number Pi (3.1415626) is celebrated, as is its physical dessert counterpart, pie. This year, block schedule is changing Pi Day for Carlmont. Some math classes are moving their...

Therapy dogs brighten students’ days

Therapy dogs brighten students’ days

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
December 13
Filed under Campus, Top News

With the stress of finals looming over Carlmont students, many stress levels have peaked. Carlmont ASB decided to bring in trained therapy dogs to help relieve the pressure of finals. On Dec. 10, five therapy dogs were brought into the quad at Carlmont during lunch to help encourage students to persevere...

Carlmont wears all white for game day

Carlmont wears all white for game day

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Campus

Rivalry. Every year the football game between Sequoia High School and Carlmont elicits passion from both sides. For the final home game of the season, Carlmont students participated in a white-out. On most game days, Carlmont students have shown their school pride by wearing Scots gear. However...

The elusive ‘senior ditch day’

The elusive ‘senior ditch day’

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer
May 22
Filed under Campus

"I feel like senior ditch day is more important than any other ditch day since most seniors get together and do something fun as a way to celebrate their last few days of high school. It's become something seniors have done for years so everyone wants to take advantage of being a senior and not having to worry about missing class," said senior Alison Fitch.

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Veterans Day: Students giving back

Veterans Day: Students giving back

Tian Chary, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Campus

As students get excited for of the long Veterans Day weekend, history teachers have given students the chance to write letters to veterans to thank them for all the hard work they have done for the country. To many people, having a day off from work or school is like utopia. However, most people do n...

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