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Donating blood paves the way for saving lives

Donating blood paves the way for saving lives

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

It’s that time of the year again when blood starts being collected by the pint. This year’s blood drive, organized by the Do Something Commission and Red Cross Club, is an event dedicated to saving lives. Students who participate skip part of their school day to give about a pint of their own...

Students donate blood to help save lives

Students donate blood to help save lives

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
October 29, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

Just one blood donation can save three lives. On Oct. 27, The American Red Cross Blood Drive came to Carlmont High School and provided students with an opportunity to donate their blood. "I just love the fact that by my giving up about an hour of my time and a pint of my blood, I can save someone'...

Carlmont students donate blood to save lives – Bijan Khalili

Carlmont students donate blood to save lives – Bijan Khalili

Bijan Khalili, Reporter
March 14, 2016
Filed under ScotCenter

Bijan Khalili reports on Carlmont High School's second blood drive of the year, which was a huge success with 75 students volunteering to donate.  

Carlmont helps save lives one pint at a time

Carlmont helps save lives one pint at a time

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
March 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

A student lies on the table waiting for the poke of the needle. Within 8-10 minutes after the needle penetrates the skin, the student's blood is on its way to changing the lives of others. On Thursday, March 10, 75 Carlmont students had blood extracted and donated to the Red Cross. Carlmont ASB and the...

Save the Music lives up to the hype

Save the Music lives up to the hype

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
October 5, 2015
Filed under A&E, Top News

The 13th annual Save the Music Festival took place Oct. 4 in Twin Pines park of Belmont. Three stages with live music and performers of all ages greeted visitors as they enter. The music fit all tastes; from pop to classical to rock, this festival had it all. Save the Music raises money to maintain...

‘Gone Girl’ lives up to best-seller status

‘Gone Girl’ lives up to best-seller status

Colley Lourn, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014
Filed under A&E

David Fincher's "Gone Girl" is a thriller determined to stay one step ahead of the audience. "Gone Girl" brings an anniversary scavenger hunt into a new light. Ben Affleck plays Nick Dunne, husband of Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike), who is missing on the morning of their anniversary. That morning...

Learning how to save lives

Learning how to save lives

April 23, 2014
Filed under Campus

A life or death situation can occur at any time. With this in mind, administrators implemented the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training program into the freshman physical education classes. The class starts off with an instructional video showing how to perform CPR and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). T...

Alex Chan lives to swim

Sarah Adams, staff writer
April 6, 2014
Filed under Campus, Student Bios

For sophomore Alex Chan, swimming is a way of life. Chan first made the boys varsity swim team in the 2013 season as the only freshman of the year. Now, he is heading into his season with Carlmont's varsity team in the 2014 season, and his fourth year as a competitive swimmer. Chan said, “Swimming has...

Legacy of the ‘Boy Who Lived’ lives on

Legacy of the ‘Boy Who Lived’ lives on

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer
October 11, 2013
Filed under News

J.K. Rowling conjured up a spell of excitement as she announced the imminent production of a new addition to the Harry Potter films, a spinoff called "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Last month, Warner Bros. released a statement that J.K. Rowling, the widely acclaimed author of the Harry Potter se...

Saving lives one drop of blood at a time

Saving lives one drop of blood at a time

Karissa Tom, Staff Writer
February 21, 2013
Filed under Campus

According to the Blood Centers of the Pacific website, just one pint of blood can save up to three peoples' lives. Carlmont students and teachers did some life saving by giving their blood to help those in need at the blood drive. A total of 67 students and teachers signed up to donate blood. The...

The curfew: how it affects students’ lives

The curfew: how it affects students’ lives

May 28, 2012
Filed under Campus

Being a teenager typically means living with parents, which also usually means living under their rules.  For many, it can be hard to balance pleasing parents with having a good time as a high schooler. A common rule that makes teenagers cringe just at the thought is the dreaded curfew. "I have no...

Scots ‘Instagram’ their lives

Scots ‘Instagram’ their lives

April 12, 2012
Filed under Campus

The newest fad in social media is Instagram, which is a mobile application for photo editing and sharing. Instagram, launched as an iPhone app a little over a year ago, has already claimed a spot on over 15 million phones and is the number one most downloaded app at the moment. With its extreme...

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