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Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

The barista looks up, smiles, and hands a cup of steaming coffee across the counter. The fragrance is pleasant and the warmth is comforting. Each small sip brings a burst of flavor and a mind-opening energy boost. The room is lively and bright, the coffee is good, and the day is just beginning. T...

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

Beyond high school, students have to adapt to an independent lifestyle and can no longer rely on guidance from their parents and teachers. By enrolling in the personal finance class at Carlmont, students are able to gain skills that they can use both during and after their high school years. Perso...

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under News, Top News

Many humans live their lives fearing the day of their passing, the uncertainty of what will happen after the end being a daunting truth to face. But what if there was no reason to be afraid? What if death did not have to mean the end of one's life, but rather the beginning of another? As it turns out, that is exactly what it means to some in 2016, as science has made it possible to be reborn back into beauty and amongst the living once more.

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Cynthia Faupusa saves a life through sacrifice

Cynthia Faupusa saves a life through sacrifice

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
October 28, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

Students often forget that teachers do, in fact, have lives outside of their classrooms, and that their commitment to helping others extends beyond just their students. Such is the case of Cynthia Faupusa, a mother of two originally from San Francisco, who is currently teaching her ninth year of English...

Life after high school

Life after high school

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor
October 2, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Campus

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This is the place to go if one wants to be inspired, as well as improve one's social skills. Poetry, a "literary work in...

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Minh-Han Vu, Art Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under College Craze, Features

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time, most graduates must also face their transition without any familiar company. Senior Brian Lee said, “By next fall,...

‘I Bet My Life’ falters in its execution

‘I Bet My Life’ falters in its execution

Evan Davies, Staff Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under A&E, Top News

Some songs manage to covey a lot despite the fact that they are short in length. Imagine Dragons' "I Bet My Life" is not one of those songs. The general theme of "I Bet My Life" is original and interesting. The single is about how people can be cruel towards others who only want to help them....

Rejection is a part of life

Rejection is a part of life

Jessica Adair, Columnist
February 21, 2015
Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Today I got my first college rejection letter. Everything was going great; I had heard back from six schools and hadn't gotten rejected anywhere. But then I opened the email and read the five words no senior wants to see: "we regret to inform you." It wasn't my top school, but nevertheless when...

Transitioning between high school and college life

Transitioning between high school and college life

Karen Gao, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015
Filed under College Craze, Features

Most students do not realize that rigorous academics are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to difficult experiences when they go to college. Students are often relieved and are not prepared for the kind of lifestyle that comes with college after getting accepted into their dream school. In...

ASB teaches important skills for life

ASB teaches important skills for life

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer
June 2, 2014
Filed under Campus

Carlmont's ASB offers not only many opportunities to become involved in Carlmont's community, but the course also teaches students many skills that can be applied outside of school. ASB has many responsibilities in the Carlmont community including organizing dances, assemblies, and other events. Through...

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