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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 ...

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Parker English, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Counselor meetings are a very effective tool for students when deciding on upcoming classes. They occur every year starting in February and continuing up until late April. In these meetings, counselors make sure to check up on each student individually to ensure that they are on track to gradu...

Carlmont students give their opinion on gun control

Carlmont students give their opinion on gun control

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

January 4, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Daniel Friis reports students' opinions on gun control.

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Outlook, Student Perspective

Lateness is an ongoing problem at Carlmont High School and unfortunately, having seven minutes is not enough time to get to class comfortably. Students either have to run, leave their previous class early, or just accept that they are late to class every day. "I have to walk from U to F and I just...

New class extends robotics team

New class extends robotics team

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Campus

In the 2016-2017 school year, Carlmont offered a robotics course, called engineering robotics, for the first time.  This class provides students with an opportunity to learn basic robotics skills and build a robot that will compete in a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FI...

Key Club holds opportunities to give back

Key Club holds opportunities to give back

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont offers a wide variety of different clubs and activities that students can participate in, from whether it be gaming or learning about different cultures. Key Club, however, has a focus on acts of community service to benefit people around the Bay Area. It is the oldest and largest service...

Students give insight about moving on as a community

Students give insight about moving on as a community

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

January 23, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Adriana Ramirez reports on students' opinions of how to accept a new president and how to move on together.

Snowflakes for Scots helps Carlmont families in need

Snowflakes for Scots helps Carlmont families in need

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Campus

To many, the holiday season is recognized as a time for giving. That is why the ASB Do Something commission has organized Snowflakes for Scots. "With Snowflakes for Scots, we're collecting money for families in need at Carlmont so that they can have presents, nice dinners, and other things associated...

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...

Students and staff give thanks together

Students and staff give thanks together

November 24, 2015


Filed under Campus

Family, food, friends, comfort. These words relate to the time of year where friends and family congregate together to celebrate their gratitude. People view Thanksgiving as a time to get together with loved ones and celebrate their heritage with food. Carlmont's ASB Culture Commission, part of...

Vegetarians give omnivores food for thought

Vegetarians give omnivores food for thought

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

May 9, 2015


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion

Rumor has it that a common side effect of a vegetarian diet is the oozing moral superiority from of every pore on their body. Based on the interactions that I have observed between myself, a vegetarian, and the rest of the world, vegetarians are perceived as pretentious monsters. Ceilings seem...

Give back and volunteer at Hand ‘n Hand with the Belmont Library

Give back and volunteer at Hand ‘n Hand with the Belmont Library

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Bios, Campus

The majority of the adults working at the Belmont library don't make a single penny there. These adults put in their own time to give back to the community, and Carlmont's Hand 'n Hand with the Belmont library club aims to help out at the Belmont library through their volunteer work. Founder...

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