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Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


Filed under Campus

One pint. That's all it takes to save three lives. On Oct. 19, Carlmont along with Stanford Blood Center held the Blood Drive in the Student Union. “Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood,” said Monica Doleshel, account manager of Stanford Blood Center. With re...

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts

Many teenagers experience more freedom from parents and authority figures as they navigate high school. However, these freedoms often come with more responsibility, such as getting a job. Luckily for Carlmont students, mobile apps teacher Kristine Govani posts job flyers and work permits on a bulletin...

Finding Friends through the click of a button

Finding Friends through the click of a button

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News

The Apple industry has been the source of a thriving community for technology users for awhile now, and they haven't ceased to keep improving and expanding their products. The Mac world has introduced the Find My Friends app in their new software. This feature, which uses the location services...

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Top News

Looking for a scholarship? Interested in volunteering for your community? Carlmont's California Scholarship Foundation Club (CSF) is a club that provides the chance to do both of these. CSF is a widely known club that allows dedicated students to be able to earn scholarships in return for community...

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Ivy Nguyen, Art Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Students with a passion to resolve issues outside of the United States assemble together every week and act as delegates from different countries—or they would, if they could find an adviser to lend a room and guidance. Ayesha Abbasi, senior and the president of Model UN, said, "Model UN is a mock...

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

Being a high school student can be hard work and take up a lot of time. Typically, school takes up most of the day and afterwards students go home to do homework. All free time is devoted to school that it seems impossible that any individual could have the time to participate in anything else. Howev...

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

September 25, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School, Opinion

I remember entering Carlmont with my schedule all planned out. I would take the most advanced classes my freshman and sophomore year, then take six Advanced Placement (AP) classes as a junior and a senior. Crazy right? There’s a lot of pressure being a high school student, especially if you take...

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

Karissa Tom, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

Passion. Seven letters. Two syllables. One question. What is my passion? When I asked myself this question last year, I struggled to answer it. At first, I thought the answer would be easy. But then I realized, Sure, there were things that I liked but were they my passion? Did I love them eno...

If you need CPR, find the nearest freshman

If you need CPR, find the nearest freshman

Veronika Dvorakova

April 12, 2013


Filed under Campus

The main goal of the promising new CPR program that has been introduced to the freshmen at Carlmont is to make as many people comfortable with saving lives as possible. "We want to get the kids to do it to the beat of the song Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees, because it's 100 beats per minute," sa...

‘Looking for Alaska’ is a great find

‘Looking for Alaska’ is a great find

Veronika Dvorakova

September 19, 2012


Filed under Campus

The world of mischief, smoking, drinking, and secrets that Miles Harper, the main character in Looking for Alaska by John Green, gets swept into created a controversy as to whether the novel pushes the envelope, or shreds it. Looking for Alaska was first published in March 2005 and since then has go...

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