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10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Campus

Treat yo’ self by tasting all 31 Baskin Robbins ice cream flavors. You may not have won a math award this year, but you can win the title of Most Accomplished Ice Cream Taster in America. Live on the edge -- go barefoot rock climbing. A thrilling activity! Nothing could go wrong. To...

Middle names — why do we have them?

Middle names — why do we have them?

Ravina Gujral, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under Campus

Middle names: a part of one’s identity, or a useless addition to one’s name? According to the article, “Why do we have middle names” on mentalfloss.com, the usage of middle names dates back to ancient Rome. Multiple names were common for the most important people, such as Gaius Julius Ca...

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Campus

As Spring break approaches students plan to take advantage of their time off in many different ways. Whether it’s visiting colleges, spending time with family and friends, or taking an exotic vacation Carlmont students will not let their spring break go to waste. As the May 1st deadline to decide...

Have you seen this taqueria?

Have you seen this taqueria?

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under A&E

Have you seen Nikko’s Taqueria Mexican Grill? Most people have probably never seen or heard of Nikko’s Taqueria, located on El Camino Real in Redwood City, California, but some may have seen the Seven Eleven to the right of it. Nikko’s is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant that happens to be very...

No need for Cupid when you have food

No need for Cupid when you have food

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

February 12, 2015


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion, Top News

Whether you find yourself  in a restaurant that is as crowded as a can of sardines, giving a box of chocolates to the girl that floods your stomach with butterflies every time she walks into your French class, or on a date with your Netflix account while consuming approximately 5 million gallons...

‘X Factor’ winners have successful first album

‘X Factor’ winners have successful first album

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

Many reality TV show contestants aspire to have a successful music career. It seems like Alex and Sierra are on their way. In 2013, Alex and Sierra won the third and final season of "The X Factor USA," a competition searching for musical talent. Although Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton, both born...

Science teacher prepares to have son

Science teacher prepares to have son

Sophie Haddad, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

Heading a department is a bit like having a child. Once one takes on such a great responsibility, it becomes apparent that much love and care are necessary in order for it to realize its full potential. More than anyone else, perhaps, Tina Smith is aware of this. She is the Department Chair of Science...

Samsung’s pricey new product have many in awe

Samsung’s pricey new product have many in awe

Kevin Juarez, Staff Writer

October 19, 2013


Filed under Campus

Samsung recently put the third phone of of the Galaxy Note collection on the market,but they surprised many when they also released the Samsung Gear, a watch that is compatible with the phone. Samsung released the Galaxy Note 3 with the choice of two colors, Jet Black and Classic White. These are...

Improv team: Hopes to have support from audience

Improv team: Hopes to have support from audience

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under A&E

Members of the improv team at Carlmont High School are preparing for their upcoming performance, which will consist of set games, and an audience who will be providing ideas. Improv is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters, and dialogue of a game, scene, or story are made up in the...

Carlmont students have mixed feelings about Yahoo’s new purchase

Carlmont students have mixed feelings about Yahoo’s new purchase

May 21, 2013


Filed under Campus

Tumblr, one of the top social media networks, was recently purchased by Yahoo for 1.1 billion dollars. Tumblr is a site that allows users to create and make their own blog as well as follow others. The site consists of pictures and inspirational quotes. “I will use Tumblr because the people I...

It’s not fair that AP students have to take finals

May 2, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

This year, Carlmont administrators are placing emphasis on the fact that students taking AP classes still have to take a final exam after completing the AP test. In previous years, students were basically done with their AP class once they took the AP exam. The rest of the year and especially finals...

How to have fun at prom

May 2, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Brace yourselves. Prom is coming. And with it comes the inevitable stress that your night won’t live up to your expectations. Luckily, as someone who has barely gone to any high school dances, I consider myself more than qualified to offer advice on how to make your prom night wonderful. Or, at the...

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