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Pi Day is cut into slices by block schedule

Pi Day is cut into slices by block schedule

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Campus

March 14 is also known as Pi Day, deriving its name from the never-ending number used to measure circles. On Pi Day, the number Pi (3.1415626) is celebrated, as is its physical dessert counterpart, pie. This year, block schedule is changing Pi Day for Carlmont. Some math classes are moving their...

Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Campus

With winter break approaching, the "holiday spirit" can be felt booming all around. But what exactly is the holiday spirit? Is it just Santa Clause hats and peppermint coffee? As it turns out, the holiday spirit means a wide variety of things depending on who is asked. Freshman Gianna Lippi...

Holiday grams: Show someone you care

Holiday grams: Show someone you care

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

The bell rings, signaling the beginning of lunch. As Carlmont students trickle out of their classes for lunch, many walk past C hall. These students notice a table stationed by the boys bathroom, covered in colorful squares of paper and manned by a few ASB students. With the beginning of December comes the ann...

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

Carlmont instrumental music's annual winter concert series began on Dec. 2. This first night of the concert included string orchestra and concert band. The concert opened with words from Brad Jung, the president of Carlmont music booster. Jung said, "Thank you all for coming and supporting our...

Choir’s Holiday Sing-Along launches Carlmont into the festivities

Choir’s Holiday Sing-Along launches Carlmont into the festivities

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

Don we now our elf apparel Fa la la la la, la la la la. Carlmont choir students donned their elf apparel with festive hats and a dreidel for Carlmont choir’s fourth Holiday Sing-Along. Families dressed for the season as they attended the free event on Dec. 6. Junior Sam Perry said he encou...

The end to holiday weight gain

The end to holiday weight gain

Julian Smith, Staff Writer

January 20, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

The holiday season is many people's favorite time of the year. But what people often forget, or choose to ignore, is the calorie-packed foods that the countless family and friends’ gatherings entail. From the buttery mashed potatoes to the saturated turkey, the holiday season is a recipe for weight...

Food drive elicits the holiday spirit

Food drive elicits the holiday spirit

Gianna Schuster, Editor

December 10, 2013


Filed under Campus

Students were thrilled to lend a hand to those in their community this year, and after three weeks of effort and enthusiasm put into the food drive, the end result was 10 barrells of food-- that's approximately 2,500 cans, boxes, bags, etc. “Everything has been collected and donated to families...

The commercialization of the holiday season

The commercialization of the holiday season

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

It’s the day after Halloween, parents are trying to find ways to prevent their kids from slipping into sugar comas, but big businesses are gearing up for the busiest season of the year. It’s holiday  time. However, this is not a new occurrence, the overdone holiday season goes back many years t...

Holiday grams spread holiday cheer

Holiday grams spread holiday cheer

December 14, 2012


Filed under Campus

During the past week, holiday grams have been on sale for students to give a message card and candy cane to peers. "I'm excited to see if anyone gives me a holiday gram in class or not," said senior Nava Dallal. Holiday grams are a great way to show your friends and teachers how much students care. With...

Unique recipes for this holiday season

December 5, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Kourambiethes (greek cookies) Ingredients: three sticks unsalted butter, soft one half teaspoon kosher salt quarter cup powdered sugar, plus additional for coating one egg yolk two tablespoons brandy one teaspoon vanilla extract three cups all-purpose flour, sifted 45 whole cloves Directions: 1....

Holiday Hell: a satire

December 5, 2012


Filed under Campus

Aside from summer vacation and Black Friday, the holiday season is my favorite time of year. A solid block from Halloween until New Year’s, when we get to wallow in the beauty of overpriced poultry, jarringly-bright festive lights, and more familial tension than a 12-hour “Jerry Springer” marathon....

The holiday competition: real or fake?

December 5, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

A symbol of the holiday season, the Christmas tree is an important part of the Christmas experience if one celebrates the holiday. Whether one decides to have a fake or real tree, however, is also a part of the experience. Students at Carlmont definitely have their own preferences, usually depending...

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