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Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Tessa Bagby and Jasmine Zang. This is the sixth student-directed play in the past seven years and the second Carlmont drama production of the year. "I'm thoroughly impressed wi...

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Daniel Friis, staff writer

April 19, 2018


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0.136 percent of students who take the American College Testing (ACT)  ace the test with a full score of 36, according to prepscholar.com, a site that gives statistics and percentages regarding the ACT and SAT. Elias Wilson, a junior, is part of that 0.136 percent. As most students do, Wilson went int...

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


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Tucked away in the corner of the Carlmont campus lies the Visual Arts Program's largest annual event — the Art Show. From March 15-16, the Visual Arts department hosted this show in F22. Held during Open House, the Art Show showcased students’ various artistic creations. Art teacher Cynthia...

Carlmont clubs rely on student commitment

Carlmont clubs rely on student commitment

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


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Clubs are supposed to be organized and consistent meetings throughout the school year, but recently, students are losing their desire to partake in them. Clubs are largely based on commitment, and with fewer students devoted to them, the number of clubs decreases. Only a few clubs at Carlmont continue...

Mid-Winter Break conflicts with student clubs

Mid-Winter Break conflicts with student clubs

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Mid-winter break is a time of relief for some Carlmont students, but others face the stress of planning their club's schedule to accommodate the break from school. With many weekly clubs, the school year has already been organized by the leaders in terms of what they will do each session. However,...

Carlmont student athletes keep working while on break

Carlmont student athletes keep working while on break

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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Students woke up excited on Friday, Feb. 16 knowing that it would be their last early morning wake up for a week because that was the final school day before Mid-Winter Break. Mid-Winter Break was held through the week of Feb. 18. Students had plans of going on tropical or snowy vacations for the...

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Alexander English, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress begins to overwhelm him, his grades slip. This is the reality for countless high school students around the country, but many...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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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,'...

Scots chomp into newly added Subway sandwiches at the Student Union

Scots chomp into newly added Subway sandwiches at the Student Union

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


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Sliced multigrain bread, layers of turkey, a line-up of tomatoes, and a smattering of mustard - these are just some of the typical ingredients in the sandwiches that now decorate the bins of Carlmont’s Student Union starting on Jan. 16. The partnership was first broached by the Food Services supervis...

Club commitments vary by student

Club commitments vary by student

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Once the school day is about halfway through, Carlmont students get to take a 45-minute break from their classes. Lunch is a time for students to unwind. Whether that entails time for socializing, doing homework, or pursuing an extracurricular is up to the student. Some of the extracurriculars...

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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Although school may be tedious for some, other students are able to find opportunities beyond their classroom environments through school-wide organizations. Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont’s Biotechnology Institute (BTI), traveled to Renton, Wash. on Oct. 26 to attend a national confe...

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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A Sequoia High School freshman passed away in an apparent suicide on Sept. 26. The incident occurred at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City, where a southbound Caltrain hit 14-year-old Holly Spalletta. Since the tragedy, Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) members, students, an...

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