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Seniors prepare for their final prom

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, the final prom for Carlmont seniors approaches. For many seniors, prom will be one of their final high school dances and an opportunity to connect with their grade as a whole. ASB dance commission has been hard at work with final preparations for the event to...

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Top News

The Bay Area’s real estate bubble has led to a tremendous increase in housing costs and has affected countless residents. To help cure this crisis, the Belmont City Council has recently approved the construction of affordable housing units that have the potential of lowering housing costs for some...

Juniors upset seniors in Mini Madness final

Juniors upset seniors in Mini Madness final

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

It all came down to this. Juniors against seniors to see which class would be the kings of the court. The last game of Mini Madness, on March 23, left the juniors victorious while the seniors took second place. Earlier in the week, the seniors beat the freshmen and the juniors followed sui...

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

He did it again. On March 1, the Scots took down Monterey High School winning in penalty kicks for the second straight game, and for the second straight game, keeper Peyton Young made back-to-back saves for the win. The game started off great as Dro Avetian, a senior, scored in the 17th minute ...

PAL meets pump up athletes

PAL meets pump up athletes

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
May 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

After the dust settles, new records are made. The final stretch of the season includes the PALs. The Peninsula Athletic League is the league that Carlmont sports compete is and the host of the multi-school sport championships of the league. The fastest and strongest of Carlmont athletes approach the...

Track trains and preps for PALS

Track trains and preps for PALS

Jiselle Vigil, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

The 2016 track and field team is getting ready for their last and final meet: PALS. PALS is the championship for freshmen and sophomores who are competing in field and running events. Only the top three athletes from each event compete in PALS. "All the schools that we compete against this season...

Obama promises too much

Obama promises too much

Justin Som, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top News

It is reminiscent of every other State of the Union given by the President, except this time, Barack Obama is ready for his departure. Obama has clearly planned what would happen if Ted Cruz's "carpet bombs" were to approach Syria. He has obviously debated what would happen to Muslims and Mexicans...

Finals are looming over Carlmont

Finals are looming over Carlmont

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

Students are feeling the overwhelming pressure to study hard and prepare for the stressful time to come: finals week. The week for final exams begins on Dec. 14, and many students are stressed over the amount of studying and review needed to be done for each class. Sophomore Ogden Asmar said...

Only finals stand between students and break

Only finals stand between students and break

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

Nights are bright with holiday lights and joy is in the air, but students must first survive finals week before they can celebrate with their friends and family. As students count the days until winter break, many become more and more worried about the final semester tests for each of their classes. Whether...

Girls tennis coach begins final season

Girls tennis coach begins final season

October 2, 2014
Filed under Activity Bios

The girls tennis season has just started off, and Carlmont is off to a strong start. This year there are 24 girls on the team, which include multiple new faces such as freshmen Kristen Ma, Sandra Strongin, and Juliette Rencoret. “I think that they're all super nice, cool, and are working really...

The final push for track team

The final push for track team

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer
April 27, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont track team's final meet before the PAL and CCS championships took place on April 24 against Menlo Atherton High School. This was the last meet for students to earn qualifying times that would allow them to advance to championships. However, the day before this track meet, Carlmont students...

New final exam schedule

New final exam schedule

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under Campus

Final exam week has adopted a new schedule this year. As final week approaches it has become clear to many students that a new schedule has been brought to Carlmont. Testing now starts on Monday instead of Tuesday and ends on Wednesday for students with six periods. Students with seven periods Students ...

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