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Spring events excite students

Spring events excite students

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Campus

As the weather gets warmer and the end of school is nearing, more activities are being planned by ASB. With events like Gender Equality Week and Mini Madness over, Carlmont is already getting ready for fun end-of-year events. One event, in particular, that is coming up in the spring is prom,...

Students sign up for Carlmont’s Got Talent

Students sign up for Carlmont’s Got Talent

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Campus

Singers, dancers, and artists will all be gathered in the quad for one competition and one prize. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an event during lunch where students can perform any talent they have. Students can sign up in the ASB room from March 20 to April 4. Jake Stulbarg, a junior who is part ...

Parents and students explore new classes and clubs

Parents and students explore new classes and clubs

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Campus, Top News

Although high school is intended for students, parents began to flood the halls and classrooms of Carlmont instead. Teachers welcomed visitors into their classrooms on March 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during this year’s Open House. History teacher Jayson Waller said, “Open House is important because it’s one of the two scho...

Daylight Saving Time affects students’ sleep schedules

Daylight Saving Time affects students’ sleep schedules

Zachary Kuchlenz, Staff Writer
March 17
Filed under Campus

On March 12 at 2 a.m., clocks were set one hour ahead due to one of the most dreaded dates on the calendar, Daylight Saving Time. Some students dread this day because it means one less hour of sleep and a messed up sleep schedule while others may see it as a good thing. In a survey run by the American Academy of N...

Students join the fight for gender equality

Students join the fight for gender equality

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Campus

For over 150 years, women have fought for equal rights. This past week, that fight was brought to Carlmont. Run by the Human Relations Commission of ASB, Gender Equality Week featured a new theme and activity each day, from March 6 to March 10, that supported equal rights for all. Monday encour...

Students take every opportunity to prepare for the SAT

Students take every opportunity to prepare for the SAT

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Campus

The most important test you will ever take. This is how many students view the SAT, so naturally, students have been flocking to register for the practice SAT on March 25. Sophomore Rachael Taube said, “The more times you take the test, the easier it gets. Practice makes perfect.” The more ...

Dance auditions create a fun environment for students

Dance auditions create a fun environment for students

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont dance auditions were held in the dance studio from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 7. They were open to any incoming or current Carlmont students who want to join the intermediate or advanced dance classes. Thirty-four students auditioned and roughly half of them were incoming Carlmont students. Freshman...

Morp embraces students with special needs

Morp embraces students with special needs

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Campus

For many high school students, prom is a magical dance they look forward to for a long time before the special night finally arrives. However, some students never get the opportunity to enjoy the experience, unlike the other students who are able to attend. Beginning in September, the Reach Out Commission began planning Morp, a dance for students with special needs. S...

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

Ben Balster, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Campus

Every other Tuesday at the start of lunch, students make a mad dash towards the math classrooms as they scramble to find a seat for the biweekly contests. As extra credit points are awarded for each correct answer, the classrooms quickly fill to their max within the first few minutes of lunch. Patrick...

Students express themselves with chalk

Students express themselves with chalk

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Campus

A flower, a mermaid, a frog, a face, a star, a heart, an island. These are just some of the many pictures that Carlmont students drew with chalk in an event hosted by ASB on March 1, which was later extended to March 2 as well. This event, which was called Chalk for Happiness by its creators, t...

Students hope to exercise leadership skills by applying for ASB

Students hope to exercise leadership skills by applying for ASB

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Campus

Imagine going to a school with absolutely no activities to raise school spirit; no dances, no lunchtime activities, and no after school activities. At Carlmont, ASB organizes a variety of activities to make school a place for students to look forward to. This past week, a number of students from all grades a...

SOS gives students a place to lead

SOS gives students a place to lead

Nina Heller, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Features, Top News

The first thing most students will notice when entering Therapist and Students Offering Support (SOS) Coordinator Shelley Bustamante's office are the overwhelming amount of photographs of students that cover the wall: senior portraits, prom photos, and class pictures. These photos are of students who have made a...

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