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Drake and Future take the number one spot

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under A&E

Rappers Drake and Future take the number one spot on Billboard's top 200 albums with their new hit mixtape "What a Time to be Alive." The surprise mixtape was released on Sept. 20 and quickly made its way up through Billboard's top 200 albums chart based on its streaming time and the number of mix tapes...

Drumline vows to take the Carlmont Cup finals by storm

Drumline vows to take the Carlmont Cup finals by storm

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, Multimedia

As the rain continuously fell on everyone, Drumline and Mock Trial went head to head in a competitive round of Carlmont Cup. However, the round began with some trouble for Mock Trial. "There was a little dispute at the beginning about whether Sam [Levy] could play because he was not at our first...

Cheung sisters take on CMEA with a unanimous superior

Cheung sisters take on CMEA with a unanimous superior

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under Campus

Imagine young students sitting together trying to figure out how to play a piece of wood or metal. This is how the Cheung sisters began their journey with their instruments. In the fourth grade, Ashley Cheung started playing her clarinet and continues to play in her senior year. Sophomore Brittany...

Principal Gleaton resigns to take care of husband

Principal Gleaton resigns to take care of husband

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont's Principal Lisa Gleaton resigned Jan. 21, but she will continue her position until June 30. “I’ll finish the year, but my husband is really sick,” said Gleaton. Being a principal takes up a lot of free time and at the moment, Gleaton believes that free time is the one thing she...

Don’t take away our voice

Don’t take away our voice

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press," reads the First Amendment. Five St. Louis Rams players walked out of their tunnel with both hands in the air, demonstrating the "don't...

Drama students prepare for “You Can’t Take It With You”

Drama students prepare for “You Can’t Take It With You”

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

Max Ware recites his lines on the practice set of the play.                         Sandra Strongin and Simone Almendarez Baltodano help each other improve their acting skills.     ...

Bees take over lunch

Bees take over lunch

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

October 26, 2014


Filed under Campus

Bees are a common lunchtime interruption for Carlmont students. Carlmont students typically spend most of their day in a classroom. On a regular day, it's 50 minutes each period with a seven minute passing period. The only time students can relax and talk with their friends is during lunch. Lunch...

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Senior year is the best year of high school. It's when you get to relax, hang out with your friends, make fun of the freshmen, and fantasize about moving far, far away. Right? Wrong. Senior year is stress overload, and according to the American Psychological Association, the percentage of high school...

Varsity Lady Scots take the win against the Wildcats

Varsity Lady Scots take the win against the Wildcats

February 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Carlmont Scots Girls Varsity team effortlessly won against the Woodside Wildcats during their second home quad game on Friday night for a final score of 62-25. The first quarter started off with Woodside scoring but soon after Carlmont followed with a basket of their own, tied 2-2. For the...

Why students should be able to take as many AP classes as they want

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

December 12, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Original Opinions

Restricting a students access to advances in knowledge sounds like something out of a horror story for any AP student. The unemployment rate for college graduates is at 4.5 percent, and the unemployment rate for high school graduates is even higher at 24 percent. So why stop children from excelling in...

Carlmont students take on Sojourn to the Past

Carlmont students take on Sojourn to the Past

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


Filed under Campus

“Sojourn to the Past is something I’ve been wanting to do since I was a freshman, so I’m beyond excited to do it this year,” said senior Lizzie Guilford. The Sojourn to the Past Club is meant for the preparation of students to attend the Sojourn to the Past trip. The club prepares the students...

Microsoft plans to take over the TV with its new console

Microsoft plans to take over the TV with its new console

Scott Schulze, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013


Filed under A&E

Microsoft’s much anticipated Xbox One is set to be released this Friday and compete with the recently released PlayStation 4. The new Xbox One is the predecessor to the Xbox 360, which came out in 2005. The new console has a new box shaped design. The new Xbox comes with a redesigned Xbox controller....

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