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Key Club helps students build character and leadership

Key Club helps students build character and leadership

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

February 20, 2018

Key Club is a student-led international organization that gives its members opportunities to provide service, develop leadership, and build character.  In room D12 at Carlmont during lunch on Thursdays, students get the opportunity to do just that. “Key Club is one of the largest clubs on campus...

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Alena Ruhstaller, Scot Scoop Editor

October 16, 2017

With the beginning of a new school year, the members of the Instrumental Music Council hope to hold fundraisers to benefit the music program and create a friendly community for all music students at Carlmont. The club meets weekly on Fridays at lunch in front of F20 to discuss new ideas and future...

Students hope to exercise leadership skills by applying for ASB

Students hope to exercise leadership skills by applying for ASB

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

Imagine going to a school with absolutely no activities to raise school spirit; no dances, no lunchtime activities, and no after school activities. At Carlmont, ASB organizes a variety of activities to make school a place for students to look forward to. This past week, a number of students from all grades a...

IMPACT Club brings adventure to Carlmont

IMPACT Club brings adventure to Carlmont

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

"To establish a welcoming environment where students can have fun, be adventurous, creative, and create bonds with other students." Earlier this school year, IMPACT Club was created with this mission in mind. Activities Director Jim Kelly was at a leadership teaching conference on Oct. 27, and...

Staying passionate in leadership

Staying passionate in leadership

Kimiko Okumura, Highlander Editor

April 29, 2014

Carlmont's leadership teacher, Jim Kelly, was happy. After graduating college, he was working a full-time job for the City of San Mateo, with great pay. But it was not what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. So he travelled for six months around the world to places like Australia, Thailand, and Indones...

Carlmont leadership hopes for a successful clothes drive

Carlmont leadership hopes for a successful clothes drive

Sarah Boro, Highlander Editor

January 22, 2014

Although many are unfamiliar with Carlmont’s new leadership class, the student body should however be familiar with an event that the class is working so hard to put on.  This new and hopefully successful volunteering opportunity is the clothes drive. Anytime during the week of Jan. 27 to Jan. 3...

Leadership class takes on the clothes drive

Leadership class takes on the clothes drive

January 19, 2014

Third period leadership has taken the initiative to run a clothing drive to help victims of human trafficking. "I had expressed to my class that I wanted them to do a class project that would benefit the school, or get the school involved,"said leadership teacher Jim Kelly. This project, being held ...

Leadership: A new ASB alternative

Leadership: A new ASB alternative

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Leadership is Carlmont's newest elective, and has come to Carlmont for students looking to develop their communication and human relation skills. It is also a new option for students interested in joining the Associated Student Body (ASB) in the future. Unlike ASB, Leadership does not require an interview...

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