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Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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“Some of the movies we watch are like time capsules,” a member of the Classic Film Club said while describing the club. Although there are various other movie-watching clubs at Carlmont, the Classic Film Club is unique. While the other clubs choose popular movies that have recently been in theat...

AP test season comes to an end

AP test season comes to an end

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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Many students have been preparing for AP (Advanced Placement) tests since the beginning of the year. As of May 18, all AP tests have finally been completed. During the past two weeks, students from all different AP courses have been taking exams to test their knowledge. These tests consist of multi...

Students prepare for AP test season

Students prepare for AP test season

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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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...

Teachers advocate for test retakes

Teachers advocate for test retakes

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


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Students don't want to see themselves fail.  After receiving a poor grade on a test, many students store the paper away and never look back at it. However, in many cases, one test grade does not truly reflect a student's knowledge and understanding of a concept. Physics teacher Veronica Heintz is a strong believer in a growth mindset and has a...

Coders test their skills with competitions

Coders test their skills with competitions

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


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Computer science is a growing study among many students in Silicon Valley who seek it out for its very useful opportunities. By studying computer science, students learn the practical aspects of coding, and can use that knowledge in future jobs. Although computer science is a recreational hobby,...

Gunn students are faced with retaking AP tests

Gunn students are faced with retaking AP tests

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016


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Months of preparation and many long nights of studying all culminate in a single set of exams: Advanced Placement (AP) tests. Many Gunn High School students were outraged to learn that their AP tests were discounted due to errors made by the school administration. Five AP tests at Gunn were invalidated...

Carlmont practices with new standardized test

Carlmont practices with new standardized test

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


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Scantrons and multiple choice is giving way to a new type of testing in the form of Smarter Balanced assessments. This year will be the first year Carlmont fully implements Smarter Balanced testing. The week of Oct. 26 to Oct. 29 has served as practice to acclimate both students and teachers to...

AP test stress

AP test stress

May 10, 2013


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For the past week, all AP students have been under maximum stress levels, and with summer beginning to feel so close,  studying for the ever important AP tests feels almost impossible and passing the test feels like a far away dream. Beginning on May 6, and ending May 17, the AP exams mark the end of AP courses for a...

We are more than a test score

We are more than a test score

Kristen Friis, Business Manager

May 9, 2013


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Numbers don't define us. One of the top things colleges look at on your application are your SAT/ACT test scores. This can be stressful for many students, as some of them may not be "good" at test taking. "I'm definitely not a good test taker," said sophomore Adelyn Yau. "I psych myself out a l...

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