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Food sales create successful Open House and Clubs Fair

Food sales create successful Open House and Clubs Fair

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
March 19, 2017
Filed under Campus

Food is the key to the heart, as seen by the many students and parents that attended the Open House Clubs Fair last week. On Thursday, March 16, Carlmont held an Open House for prospective parents and students, as well as current families to look at classes. This year, however, had a twist -- during...

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus

Baking Club is on a mission to rise and gain new members. On Thursday, March 16, Baking Club will have a bake sale during the Open House Clubs Fair to promote and make money for the club. They will be selling various baked goods baked by club members, and the funds raised will go to the club’s fu...

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Campus

Tables are set across the pavement, each of them holding signs with food prices and labels proudly decorated in colorful designs. Students clamor around each booth, waving money in the air as club members take each order. The quad, like most days, is full. On February 23, however, it's different from...

GMO foods invoke health debate

GMO foods invoke health debate

Noah Sun, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Features

"What is your favorite food?" A common question asked as an icebreaker. "Why is it your favorite food?" A bit less common. Most people know what their favorite foods are or at least the flavors they enjoy. However, a lot of people don’t fully understand why something tastes so good and e...

Food sale gives new look on heritage

Food sale gives new look on heritage

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 23, the quad filled with the smells of foods from all around the world for Heritage Fair.  Clubs like Filipino Club, Black Student Union, and more were selling foods from their cultures. The food sale is a fundraiser for clubs at Carlmont, but since it is during the week of the Heritage Fa...

Food for student thought

Food for student thought

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Top News

When seeking to improve their grades, students seldom think about heading towards the fridge. However, numerous studies done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and various universities have shown that teenagers’ eating habits strongly affect academic performance. Factors that promote this correlation i...

Reach out hangout unites students

Reach out hangout unites students

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Campus

Bringing people of different backgrounds together helps many people come out of their comfort zones and make new friends. On Feb. 3, the monthly meeting of the reach out hangout took place. This group was developed to make people feel more comfortable and social at school.  The students e...

Food you might have missed

February 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Campus

Donating food can mean the world to someone in need. From Nov. 1 to Nov. 18, students can donate to Second Harvest Food Bank by bringing canned food or non-perishables to their second-period classroom. The class with the most donations will not only help their community but will also be rewarded...

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students travel across campus to get to class, many of them encounter construction detours restricting their paths. One of these construction sites was the remodeling of the Student Union. On Oct. 27, Carlmont reopened the Student Union after 18 weeks of construction. Project Manager Allan F...

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
August 25, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion

Out of all the cuisine in America, from Californian to Creole, Pacific Islander cuisine seems oddly void from our memory. Pacific Islander food, from my perspective, blends the sweetness of St. Louis-style barbecue with the added spiciness of dishes like Mexican adobo. Off the Grid, a collection...

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion

The quest for killer sushi near Carlmont is over. Sushi Monster, located just a five minute drive and a 20 minute walk from Carlmont, will satisfy all sushi cravings. Proximity is not the only perk though, this small Japanese restaurant offers outstanding options that upstage all other Belmont Ja...

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