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Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

At Carlmont’s annual Welcome Back Assembly on Sept. 5, youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich made two requests of Carlmont students. “One is to complain less and give more,” Backovich said. “The second is to use the things you love to help the people who need it.” This year’s assembly ...

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

Day of Silence is an annual event during which high school students choose to not speak throughout the duration of the day in order to address the issue that queer teens are often silenced when it comes to their social concerns. Carlmont and its students will take part in the event, just as they have in the...

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

Interact Club is an international organization that strives to improve the leadership skills of young people and allows them to discover Service Above Self. Carlmont students worked together to create Interact Club on campus that respects and follows the traditional values and principles of the in...

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a toll on students who are working to get through the day while preparing for their future. The Relaxation Motivation Club...

Women’s Boot Camp encourages female participation in law enforcement

Women’s Boot Camp encourages female participation in law enforcement

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under News

Law enforcement can be considered a male-dominated career, so many women even today find infiltrating that work environment to be a daunting task. To combat these feelings, the San Mateo County (SMC) Sheriff's Office holds a Women's Boot Camp every year, helping women to earn a place in their workforce. This year's...

ASB encourages early voting registration

ASB encourages early voting registration

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Campus

Throughout the week of May 15, students gathered in the quad during lunch to register to vote. The ASB human relations commission hosted a booth for students over the age of 16 to register to vote in future elections. Jade Sebti, a junior and the human relations commission supervisor, said, “This...

Students sign up for Carlmont’s Got Talent

Students sign up for Carlmont’s Got Talent

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

Singers, dancers, and artists will all be gathered in the quad for one competition and one prize. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an event during lunch where students can perform any talent they have. Students can sign up in the ASB room from March 20 to April 4. Jake Stulbarg, a junior who is part ...

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students pass by one another throughout the school day, some keep their heads down, avoiding conversation at all costs. Other students offer friendly smiles and small talk. Although kindness can have long-lasting effects, it is not as common as Carlmont ASB hopes it will be someday. Kind Week, a ...

Gowns for Girls benefits Carlmont community

Gowns for Girls benefits Carlmont community

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


Filed under Campus

A new and unique kind of drive is occurring at Carlmont during the month of May. Gowns for Girls is a drive which, unlike many other drives put on by ASB including the blood drive and the food drive, the donations actually benefit the Carlmont community specifically. Organized by ASB’s Do Somet...

Buddhism: The religion that encourages positive energy and peace

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Buddhism is considered the most widespread religion practiced in Asia. Several Carlmont students follow the religious practices of the Buddha. Some of the main ideas of Buddhism is to be at peace with everyone and everything and to always have a positive aura and not have any negative energy within...

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