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Canvas receives mixed reviews

Canvas receives mixed reviews

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

For many students, grades are one of the most important school-related thing, and having easy access to them can be important. This year, Carlmont switched from School Loop to Canvas for grades, assignments, and submissions. As the semester moved along, there were mixed reactions to the new system and its feature...

Textbook piloting receives mixed reactions

Textbook piloting receives mixed reactions

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus

Times are changing and with it the textbooks of the Carlmont world language department. After more than ten years of using the same material, it's time for a change. According to Madeleine Fox, a Spanish II teacher at Carlmont, as well as Roberta Scott who teaches French I, Spanish III, and Span...

Welcome Back Assembly evokes mixed feelings

Welcome Back Assembly evokes mixed feelings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

“Who is the hardest person to get to know? Don’t say anything, just think about it,” said Jeff Yalden, the speaker at the 2017 Welcome Back Assembly. Yalden describes himself as a youth advocate, mental health advocate, and youth motivational speaker. “I am passionate about working with...

Block schedule provides new opportunities

Block schedule provides new opportunities

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus

On April 26 and April 27, the Carlmont schedule will be switched to a block schedule due to standardized testing.  This change was made to allow sophomores and juniors to complete their CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) testing in English, science, and math. The te...

Foxtravaganza takes over the Carlmont stage

Foxtravaganza takes over the Carlmont stage

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Dazzling stage lights shine, children sing in unison at the tops of their lungs, and tiny show hosts romp about on stage, getting the crowd hyped up for the next act. These are just a few defining characteristics of Fox Elementary School’s Foxtravaganza. From April 1 through April 2, many Fox Eleme...

Students have mixed emotions about swim unit

Students have mixed emotions about swim unit

Che Larcina Brenes, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

It's that time of the year again when freshmen have to get their feet wet and get ready for the swim unit. Swim unit is one-quarter long and is part of the state requirement for physical education (P.E.), according to the California Department of Education. While some students think swim is fun,...

The 2016 election receives mixed reactions

The 2016 election receives mixed reactions

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

December 8, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Adriana Ramirez reports on the 2016 election and how it shocked many as the results were not the expected results.

Upcoming graduation brings mixed emotions

Upcoming graduation brings mixed emotions

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

May 9, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

With graduation just around the corner, the juniors and underclassmen of Carlmont have mixed feeling about this year's senior class leaving.

‘Love Me Like You Do’ delivers mixed messages

‘Love Me Like You Do’ delivers mixed messages

March 13, 2015


Filed under A&E

Ellie Goulding recently recorded a beautiful song for a not-so-beautiful movie soundtrack. "Love Me Like You Do" was released in early 2015 and was later featured in the soundtrack of the movie adaption of the hit novel "Fifty Shades of Grey." Fifty Shades of Grey is an erotic film centered around the con...

‘Uptown Funk’ receives mixed reviews

‘Uptown Funk’ receives mixed reviews

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under A&E

"Uptown Funk" is a very hard song to categorize. At times the song sounds like an homage to "Saturday Night Fever" and other disco hits of the eighties, while other moments are more in line with the music of today. "Uptown Funk" is the most recent single from Mark Ronson. The single, which features...

Mixed report card for new finals schedule

Mixed report card for new finals schedule

Josh Fagel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

An onslaught of whining and cheering has stormed the Carlmont campus in reaction to the new finals schedule. Last year, after a regular school day on Monday, students took finals on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with three finals on Tuesday for students with seven periods. This semester, finals week w...

Mixed reactions for 2013 Carlmont Homecoming dance

Mixed reactions for 2013 Carlmont Homecoming dance

Josh Fagel, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

One of the most heavily discussed topics on Carlmont’s campus this past week has been the Homecoming dance. The homecoming dance is the culmination of the annual homecoming week. In contrast to all other Carlmont dances, students dress casually and do not attend with a date. The laid-back nature of thi...

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