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AVID students prepare for finals

AVID students prepare for finals

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

The clock is ticking, and the first day of finals is getting closer and closer. On Monday, Dec. 17, the first day of finals will officially begin. Finals will end on Thursday, Dec. 20. As finals approach, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) students can use AVID study nights as a reso...

Students donate food for families in need

Students donate food for families in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the spirit of the holiday season, ASB held their annual food drive in order to give back to the community by collecting canned food donations for those in need. The food drive began on Nov. 13 and ended on Nov. 20. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to bring in canned foods and non-pe...

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

With the food drive approaching, ASB is beginning to prepare to send the food donations to Second Harvest Food Bank. Any student is eligible to donate canned foods to the annual food drive, which takes place at Carlmont every year. In order to prepare, ASB will recruit students to donate with ...

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

Halloween. A time to carve pumpkins, let people be whoever or whatever they want to be, and to take candy from strangers, an experience that is far and few between. Every year on Oct. 31, ASB hosts a Halloween rally in the quad during lunch. They play Halloween-themed music and hold a costume contest...

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students need a voice, and the PTA is working toward providing that through their annual art contest. The PTA Art Reflections contest is a national competition for students in pre-K through 12th grade that started 50 years ago. Students can enter work in the form of dance choreography, film, liter...

Students unite through schoolwide activity

Students unite through schoolwide activity

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students from different grade levels went head to head in a schoolwide competition the night before the homecoming assembly. Homecoming dominated Carlmont all throughout last week. One of the many activities from homecoming week was an event called "In It To Win It." In It To Win It is a competi...

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

Key Club creates leaders of service and impact

Key Club creates leaders of service and impact

Ava Richards, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Volunteering

From helping at food banks to running events in the Belmont-Redwood Shores community, Carlmont's Key Club does it all. Key Club International is a global organization that promotes volunteering, service, leadership, and character-building in high school students. It has over 260,000 members in 38 ...

ASB’s reach out hangout commission brings people to the Carlmont family

ASB’s reach out hangout commission brings people to the Carlmont family

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

With over 2000 students enrolled in Carlmont, it can be difficult to bring together people of different backgrounds. Every month, the ASB reach out hangout commission hosts an evening filled with food, games, and music that helps unite students and create long-lasting friendships between them. On...

Editorial: College application fees should factor into students’ plans

Editorial: College application fees should factor into students’ plans

Editorial Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As those grand visions of admission into college are getting nearer and nearer for expectant high school seniors, it may be a good time for a reality check. Students boldly announcing that they’re applying to 20 different schools could be underestimating one subtle but crucial detail: application fe...

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

October 2, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter

Carlmont High School students Samantha Turtle, a sophomore, and Tyler Dartnell, a junior, push themselves to take on the time and commitment of participating in more than one sport. In order to balance the multitude of demands being a student requires, they must maintain a healthy schedule and use their...

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As the football players prepare for the game, ASB prepares to spread school spirit. With football back in season, Carlmont’s ASB held their first tailgate of the year in order to rekindle student involvement with carnival games, a barbecue, and a Tie-dye Spirit Day. Greta Foehr, a junior and mem...

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