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TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

With summer soon approaching and the school year coming to an end, Carlmont’s ASB is organizing more activities for students to take their minds off of school stress. On May 9, TPumps, a popular boba tea shop, was delivered to Carlmont. Students were able to purchase these drinks after school ...

School bathrooms show uncleanliness

School bathrooms show uncleanliness

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

Throughout the school day, hundreds of kids use the bathrooms. However, some students question how clean those bathrooms are during the day. "Each day, the bathrooms are cleaned by the night custodial staff and are in good condition at the beginning of the school day," Administrative Vice Principal...

School vouchers ignore the existing issues of public education

School vouchers ignore the existing issues of public education

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

In the U.S., every child has the right to a public education. Tuition isn’t paid in order to attend public schools, but schools are funded by taxpayers. What else is funded by taxpayers? Diverting public funding away from public schools in order to send lower-income students to private sch...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Gunshots amidst heart-shaped balloons and boxes of chocolate celebrating St. Valentine’s Day plans were least expected at Stoneman Douglas High School. And yet, heard they were. One month from the death of 17 innocents by gunman Nikolas Cruz, like-minded individuals across the United States of Amer...

High school athletes seek college recruitment

High school athletes seek college recruitment

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features

"I’ve been working up to this moment for my whole life." This thought goes through the minds of many high school athletes as they are going through the college recruitment process. Throughout high school, athletes must work hard both in sports and in school in order to get recruited.   Though h...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

After months of hard work and preparation, "The Wedding Singer" has finally arrived at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC). This is the fourth Carlmont musical directed by Stephanie Maysonave. "This year I wanted to give the kids more contemporary material. Our last play, 'Anything Goes,'...

Girl Scout cookies entice students

Girl Scout cookies entice students

Parker English, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

A new season is here: the season of Girl Scout cookies. There are eight different types of Girl Scout cookies from Little Brownie Bakers; Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Savanah Smiles, and Trefoils are all $5 while S'mores and Toffee-tastics are $6. This price difference is due to the two "specialty" c...

Christian club helps students express their faith at school

Christian club helps students express their faith at school

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Campus

“My faith is a key part of my life that defines my values and interactions with others, and I feel blessed to be able to express and share that at school,” said Kiran Boone, a senior and one of the co-leaders of Christian club. For Boone, faith is a key part of her life.  It is something that she is ...

Murals on campus display school pride

Murals on campus display school pride

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students at Carlmont have produced eight, soon to be nine, unique murals on campus over the years. Murals are placed sporadically around campus for students to view them. Principal Ralph Crame said, “Each mural is reflective of the student body and their personality. We want the students to have a say in the ...

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

Design Tech High School used to be a school without a campus. However, that all changed with the grand opening of Design Tech's new location, situated in the marshes of Redwood Shores. The high school, commonly referred to as d.tech, now operates in a two-story glass building. Plans for constructing...

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