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Carlmont students express themselves in Art Club

Carlmont students express themselves in Art Club

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Campus

Lights and darks, paints strewn across the room, masterpieces hanging on the walls. No, this isn’t a museum. It’s room F12 during lunchtime; this is art club. Art club is a place for students who take art classes and want to develop their skills and for students that just want the opportunit...

CSF Club provides scholarship and volunteer opportunities

CSF Club provides scholarship and volunteer opportunities

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Campus

California Scholarship Federation (CSF) is an honors society that strives to recognize students with high academic achievements. Students created CSF Club in order to provide others with opportunities to get more involved in the community and apply for scholarships. According to Katrina Wong, a junior ...

Students prepare for AP test season

Students prepare for AP test season

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

It's that time of year again: AP test season. Whether it be studying very day or waiting until the very last minute, all students have their own way to prepare for their AP exams. The Advanced Placement (AP) exam is open to anyone who is willing to pay for it, regardless of whether they are enrolle...

International Club welcomes foreign students with open arms

International Club welcomes foreign students with open arms

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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A concert of different languages rings in the students' ears as they file into C11. The room is alive with foreign students conversing with each other from all across the globe The club consists of foreign students who came to live in the Bay Area to experience the life of a student enrolled in...

Life skills positively influences students

Life skills positively influences students

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features

High school parties often consist of underage drinking, drugs, and other dangerous activities that are potential problems for partygoers.  Life skills, a required high school course, educates students about the risks of drugs, social and school stress, and future decisions. Going through the cour...

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont students await the upcoming blood drive, where they are given the opportunity to save three lives by donating a pint of blood. The semi-annual blood drive hosted by Carlmont is approaching soon, and registration forms are now available in the ASB room. The blood drive is an opportunit...

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

Any activities involving group collaboration has its lessons, like sports. Mock Trial may not be a sport, but it sure is competitive. Yet similar to athletics, it's not all about what you are doing — it's about the benefits and takeaways one can receive from doing such things. "Mock Trial really ...

International Club promotes unity and mutual support

International Club promotes unity and mutual support

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

International Club strives to help all international students to come together and feel welcomed at Carlmont by creating a friendly environment within the club. Club Adviser Jenny Lord said, “The students approached me about creating a club that would make sure that all newcomers received a war...

Key Club helps students build character and leadership

Key Club helps students build character and leadership

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Campus

Key Club is a student-led international organization that gives its members opportunities to provide service, develop leadership, and build character.  In room D12 at Carlmont during lunch on Thursdays, students get the opportunity to do just that. “Key Club is one of the largest clubs on campus...

Changes made to senior parking lot inconvenience students

Changes made to senior parking lot inconvenience students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

Eight spots. That’s how many parking spaces in the senior parking lot were converted to staff parking spots. According to Principal Ralph Crame, the reason for this change was to reserve parking for a new development coming to Carlmont. “It was a decision made by the administration to prov...

Students only dream of getting enough sleep

Students only dream of getting enough sleep

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

All students have been there— the fight with morning sleepiness, which they will inevitably lose. Every night, a person needs to spend at least 8 hours laying in a bed unconsciously. It may seem like a waste of time at first, but sleep turns out to be one of the most important functions that th...

Mechanical engineer teaches students about clean energy

Mechanical engineer teaches students about clean energy

Alexander English, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

A mechanical engineer from Tesla Solar visited Carlmont on Feb. 9 to teach students the benefits of clean energy and how Tesla is making a difference in the green industry. The speaker's name was Richie Rasor and he is currently working for Tesla Inc. in their Engineering Management division. In Rasor's pre...

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