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School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

In an attempt to gain more input from the community, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) organized a Community Engagement event on Oct.2. Superintendent Mary Streshly said, "We wanted to hear parents’ and students’ voices on this issue.” Students, parents, teachers, and public officials came together to discuss the...

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

Briana McDonald, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the Scots win on Friday, Oct. 12.

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The halls were packed with scores of confused parents who rushed to get across the school as their kids had done every day for the past few months. Yes, this was the night: Back to School Night. “In recent years Carlmont has attempted to make it more of a community event,” Vice Principal Jenn...

Principal tries to reduce student ‘Angst’ with movie

Principal tries to reduce student ‘Angst’ with movie

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus

There’s no doubt that high school is an anxious time. Almost one in three adolescents will meet the criteria of an anxiety disorder before the age of 18, according to a study from the Child Mind Institute. Carlmont will be hosting a showing of 'Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety' in the Carlmont Performing Arts Center on Oct. 11 at 7 ...

School trends are not helping people

School trends are not helping people

Rachel Hunter, Segment Producer

September 25, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter

This video is about trends around school.

New summer reading activities leave the school Mars-struck

New summer reading activities leave the school Mars-struck

Talia Fine, Multimedia manager

September 24, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Multimedia

This year, Carlmont held MASC, or Martian All-School Competition, as part of Martian Week, which started Aug. 20. Instead of having students sit on the field just with a few other classes for about one hour on just one day like in previous years, all students had at least a 10-minute lesson in every class about a topic related to The Martian. Lessons included listening to planet-themed symphonies in the various Carlmont bands, talking about NASA spending in government classes, and space themed math problems.

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...

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