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Moynihan fosters a welcoming classroom environment

Moynihan fosters a welcoming classroom environment

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

September 23, 2018


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Starting this 2018-19 school year, a fresh face has entered the teaching staff of the Biotechnology Institute of Carlmont High School (BTI). After teaching seventh-grade history at Ralston Middle School for five years, Lindsey Moynihan now aspires to apply a scientific aspect to Modern European Hi...

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under News

You are at the coffee shop you visit every morning as an essential step in your routine. You order a decaf iced mocha, wait by the pick-up counter, and receive your coffee when you realize something is missing. Where is your straw? Restaurants throughout the Bay Area are eliminating the use of...

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Despite its waning popularity, filmmaking is a shared passion among students in Carlmont's Video Production Club. It's a very friendly environment where students work together to celebrate this passion. "I'd like to spread knowledge in the fields of visual art and provide more opportunities for those...

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Although sports teams spend countless hours during their season training and bonding, a team locker room can help lead to friendships that leave the field. These friendships can lead to greater success on the field. But many athletes feel that access to team rooms are not equitable. A member of ...

Yacht Club offers uplifting environment for students

Yacht Club offers uplifting environment for students

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

Yacht Club: a name that stands for something more. What could it possibly mean? It is simply a place for students and their friends to relax and share a laugh in the unique environment the club has to offer. There are many views on this club. Some use it for relaxation purposes, and others take advantage...

Students’ environment determines their future

Students’ environment determines their future

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Go to college. Get a job. Make money. Live a happy life. Contrary to what it may seem, the path towards a successful future has never been a simple one. However, time and time again, students have navigated its rocky slope. The impact of the student’s environment and their pursuit of happiness creates a ...

Carlmont on the path to sustainability

Carlmont on the path to sustainability

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

The idea of a green planet is a prominent topic in our world today, especially among youth. Carlmont has recently contributed to this trend with new products to help save the environment. The Carlmont administration has recently implemented a new type of water bottle, called Path Water, designed ...

Other options influenced by the era

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Often, the specific time period determines the direction a student’s future will take. Seventy years ago, joining the military would have been common. Ralph Sternick, who graduated high school in 1946 and was a member of the Army Signal Corp. 24th Division, said, “Until World War II leveled o...

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


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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...

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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Among Carlmont's many clubs that work to improve the lives of others is Hope Brigade, which is in its first year and has spent a majority of its focus donating to cancer patients and shelter animals. Club President and freshman Cindy Chen said, "So far, we have held a holiday toy drive for children...

California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

Naveed Delrooz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under News

The shriveling grass and dying trees in California backyards as a result of ongoing drought in California has given environmental communities the urge to teach the public how to preserve water. On Wednesday, March 1 at the Millbrae Library, members of the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association...

Ocean Club harbors Carlmont’s ocean lovers

Ocean Club harbors Carlmont’s ocean lovers

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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The smell of salty sea air, a cool wind whooshing by, and the sound of crashing waves is the perfect setting for the members of Ocean Club, a group of Carlmont students devoted to loving and appreciating the ocean. Ocean Club is comprised of about 20 regular members, including the President and fou...

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