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Students are able to relax after AP testing

Students are able to relax after AP testing

Zachary Kuchlenz, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Campus

Students spend most of their time towards the end of the school studying for AP testing. Now that it is over, students are relieved that and are glad that the testing is over with. AP testing has stressed out many students and has changed their feelings on AP classes and on whether or not they wa...

Chess Club helps students learn strategy

Chess Club helps students learn strategy

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Campus

Not everyone pictures chess when they want to play something fun, but chess can truly be a fun and engaging activity. The Carlmont Chess Club led by math teacher Michael Skrable is a relaxing environment to play one of history's favorite past time. It is friendly to all levels of players, and the...

Students cool off with inner tube water polo

Students cool off with inner tube water polo

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
May 21, 2017
Filed under ScotCenter

Sophie Penn reports on the student-organized inner tube water polo activity after school.

As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Campus

For most students, the end of the school year means 2 1/2 months of time off and relaxation; for some students, however, the work never stops. Students who work during the summer earn money for a wide variety of reasons, ranging from snacks, cars, or simply to save for the future. Their jobs incl...

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont’s annual instrumental music spring concert series is just around the corner. The concert series includes performances from concert band and string orchestra on May 17,  the symphony band and symphony orchestra on May 18, and jazz ensembles and jazz combos on May 19. Tickets to see t...

Students react to the Scotlight

Students react to the Scotlight

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Campus

On May 2, Carlmont released its very first magazine, the Scotlight. Once stacks were brought to classrooms, students were curious to take a look at the new addition. The buzz about the magazine was all throughout the halls, and some students loved the new addition to Carlmont journalism. "I...

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

While the end of the school year seems right around the corner, finals and AP testing lurk closer and closer. Testing brings students inevitable stress and insecurity at the thought of not earning a good enough grade. Recognition commission of ASB is working to fight that insecurity. After each AP cl...

Belmont Library’s Jobs Fair gives students new opportunities

Belmont Library’s Jobs Fair gives students new opportunities

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under News

It’s a bright spring day. The air smells of paper, laminated posters, and freshly wiped down tables. People pass through the library entrance and wait for the double doors to open to a new opportunity and experience for every teen in Belmont. As the doors open, a medley of booths await. The Jobs...

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Amy Fullerton
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

The lunchtime crowd erupted into a roar of applause after one of the performers finished their act to the awe of many onlookers. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an annual talent show that allows the school population to see the unique talents of their peers. The talent showcased during the event, w...

ASB sells prom tickets in the quad

ASB sells prom tickets in the quad

Suzanna Floersch, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Campus

Carlmont prom is on Friday, April 28, and many students are excited about the event. Tickets are being sold in the quad at lunch. This year’s prom is called “In the Deep Blue” and will be held at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Kimberly Lane, a senior and ASB prom commissioner,...

Math Awards Night celebrates outstanding math students

Math Awards Night celebrates outstanding math students

Natalya Camacho, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Campus

At Math Awards Night, successful math students are rewarded with a certificate for their outstanding achievements. It was an event held for students with a 95 percent or higher in their math class. On April 26, the 43rd annual Math Awards Night was held. Over 450 students were given math awards. Out...

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts

Many teenagers experience more freedom from parents and authority figures as they navigate high school. However, these freedoms often come with more responsibility, such as getting a job. Luckily for Carlmont students, mobile apps teacher Kristine Govani posts job flyers and work permits on a bulletin...

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