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Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

As Carlmont’s 2017-18 school year draws to a close, next year's cheerleading team is already ramping up. Tryouts were held from May 15 to May 18, led by coaches Christie Lind Boyce and Kalina Wasman. Over the course of the four-day tryouts, athletes were evaluated on abilities such as their level of dance skill, athl...

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Tessa Bagby and Jasmine Zang. This is the sixth student-directed play in the past seven years and the second Carlmont drama production of the year. "I'm thoroughly impressed wi...

Carlmont’s track team accomplishes 3rd place at Arcadia

Carlmont’s track team accomplishes 3rd place at Arcadia

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

A Carlmont boys' varsity track runner is running in the cold. He is motivated to beat the person in front of him. His speed is pulling him to the finish line. Then, he passes the other guy with all of his might. He puts all of his energy to sprint past the finish line. A few seconds later, he c...

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

Justin Som, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under News

Newspaper. Soil. Water. A variety of different vegetable seeds. These are the only things that the Belmont Library's "Green Team" needed to begin its goal of creating organic produce in the gardens of Barrett Park. The organization is the product of the collaboration efforts of Teen Service Librarian...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but were defeated by an alliance of world champions. A big part of the competition is preparation and the ability to change parts of the r...

Carlmont’s track team falls short in their second meet

Carlmont’s track team falls short in their second meet

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Carlmont’s track and field team went to their second invitational, the Bellarmine-Kiwanis Invitational K-Bell Track and Field Classic at Los Altos High School, on March 10. They raced against many private schools, along with some of their public school rivals. “Other schools, other people. T...

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Although sports teams spend countless hours during their season training and bonding, a team locker room can help lead to friendships that leave the field. These friendships can lead to greater success on the field. But many athletes feel that access to team rooms are not equitable. A member of ...

Green Team continues to improve the tri-bin system

Green Team continues to improve the tri-bin system

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

With the implementation of a tri-bin system of compost, recycling, and landfill at Carlmont, the Green Team has been able to raise environmental awareness in the community. So far, the tri-bins have been a major success but the team needs to keep working to maintain that system. At this point, t...

JV girls’ basketball disappointed after loss against the Bears

JV girls’ basketball disappointed after loss against the Bears

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The JV girls' basketball team kicked off Carlmont's first quad game of the basketball season in the Carlmont vs. Menlo Atherton (MA) home game on January 12 but ultimately fell short and led to the first loss of the night. "We went into the game thinking that we were going to lose. As a team, we need...

The JV soccer team beats Capuchino 5-0 in their first scrimmage

The JV soccer team beats Capuchino 5-0 in their first scrimmage

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

The boys' junior varsity soccer team starts off their season well with a win against the Mustangs the day before Thanksgiving. Only six members of Capuchino's team was present, so one of their varsity players had to sub in. The Scots had nine players on while the Mustangs had seven, contributing to C...

Sequoia comes out victorious over the Carlmont JV football team

Sequoia comes out victorious over the Carlmont JV football team

Brian Olivares, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a difficult game against Sequoia, the Carlmont JV football team was defeated 35-0. The Sequoia team had a hard defense for the Carlmont team to push through, resulting in an early turnover at the beginning of the game. After this, the Sequoia team made some big advances down the field, but they w...

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