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Food for student thought

Food for student thought

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Features, Top News

When seeking to improve their grades, students seldom think about heading towards the fridge. However, numerous studies done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and various universities have shown that teenagers’ eating habits strongly affect academic performance. Factors that promote this correlation i...

Carlmont student executes his vision to unite campus

Carlmont student executes his vision to unite campus

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Campus, Top News

Turning an idea into action takes a lot of work. No one knows this better than Naser Abdelrahman, Carlmont senior and vice president of the Muslim Fellowship Club, who began planning an interfaith week for the Carlmont campus in mid-November. Inspired by current events, Abdelrahman believed that this week...

Teachers advocate for test retakes

Teachers advocate for test retakes

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under Campus

Students don't want to see themselves fail.  After receiving a poor grade on a test, many students store the paper away and never look back at it. However, in many cases, one test grade does not truly reflect a student's knowledge and understanding of a concept. Physics teacher Veronica Heintz is a strong believer in a growth mindset and has a...

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students travel across campus to get to class, many of them encounter construction detours restricting their paths. One of these construction sites was the remodeling of the Student Union. On Oct. 27, Carlmont reopened the Student Union after 18 weeks of construction. Project Manager Allan F...

Carlmont’s Got Talent showcases student voices

Carlmont’s Got Talent showcases student voices

Rachel Borshchenko and Minh-Han Vu
May 5
Filed under Campus, Multimedia

Senior and ASB Vice President Lukas Kelly checks the quad sound system in preparation for day one of Carlmont's Got Talent. (Minh-Han Vu) Senior Chris Tang plays a classical piece on a home-brought keyboard. Tang has performed in venues across the country and plans to pursue music afte...

Carlmont’s first Club Carnival is a success

Carlmont’s first Club Carnival is a success

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
April 25
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

On Friday, April 22, various clubs at Carlmont worked with ASB's Culture Commission to organize an after-school carnival for the student body. Clubs promoted themselves while selling food, giving out information, and providing entertainment.

Former Carlmont student killed at 19 years old

Former Carlmont student killed at 19 years old

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer
April 30
Filed under News, Top News

Former Carlmont student Denis Meshchyshyn, 19 years old, was killed in an altercation behind Wendy’s restaurant on April 25. According to the Belmont Police report, two friends of Meshchyshyn went to the parking lot behind Wendy’s to meet him, and saw him fighting with the unknown suspect. As...

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Evan Davies, Staff Writer
April 20
Filed under Features, Student Choices

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority of high school students have some amount of free time regardless of how they choose to spend that time. Leisure time gives...

The Black Student Union plays an important role

The Black Student Union plays an important role

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer
April 14
Filed under Campus

The Black Student Union, otherwise known as the BSU, is a club that embraces African American culture and history, and discusses relevant news that affects people of all races. “For me, the club is important because there’s not a large percentage of African American students at Carlmont, so it’s...

Assignment overload results in student stress

Assignment overload results in student stress

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Features, Student Choices

To the average Carlmont student, the stress that comes with having too much homework is a normal part of life. Whether it is because the of the six tests on Friday, a project that hasn’t been started, or too much homework to fit into one day, some students have felt the panic of having a lar...

New student or new teacher?

New student or new teacher?

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
September 5
Filed under Campus

“What sets me apart from other teachers is that I probably get mistaken for a student more than other teachers just because I am so small,” said Fewins.

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