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Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Campus

Although school may be tedious for some, other students are able to find opportunities beyond their classroom environments through school-wide organizations. Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont’s Biotechnology Institute (BTI), traveled to Renton, Wash. on Oct. 26 to attend a national confe...

DECA prepares students for the business world

DECA prepares students for the business world

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont is one of the 3500 high schools to host the DECA program at their school. DECA's mission attracts many students to join the program and to improve the skills needed to succeed in the business world. "The purpose of the DECA club at Carlmont is to create an inclusive environment that ignit...

World chess champion advocates for women’s rights

World chess champion advocates for women’s rights

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under News

On Oct. 8, the International Chess Federation (FIDE) announced that Iran would host next year’s Women’s World Chess Championship, which means that female contestants will have to cover their hair with scarves in accordance with an Islamic law. As a result, Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a United Stat...

Bedlam in Brussels: the world responds to another terror attack

Bedlam in Brussels: the world responds to another terror attack

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

March 26, 2016


Filed under News, Top News

On March 22, more than four months after a series of terrorist attacks shocked Paris, France, terror struck Europe again as suicide bombers attacked the Brussels Airport and Metro in Belgium. This attack came only days after Belgian police had reported the capture of Salah Abdeslam, a known suspect in...

World Peace Week unifies students

World Peace Week unifies students

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Campus

Carlmont students are conducting celebrations and experiencing unity in a unique way during the week of March 7. ASB’s Culture commission is putting on World Peace Week from March 7 through March 11, a week meant to unite all the diverse cultures at Carlmont. Culture Commission Supervisor Ta...

Formal promises to be out of this world

Formal promises to be out of this world

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


Filed under Campus

With winter formal quickly approaching, students are deciding whether they want to attend one of the biggest dances of the year. This year, Carlmont’s formal will be held at Fox Theater in Redwood City on Jan. 23. The theme is Out of this World, meaning that the dance has an outer space theme. This is diff...

NASA recruits for a job that is out of this world

NASA recruits for a job that is out of this world

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under News

Mars was deprived of any possible chance of having an environment with living conditions when it was hit with solar winds on Thursday, Nov. 5. The winds that hit the planet stripped 100 grams of the atmosphere's gas every second. Earth has a powerful global magnetic field protecting our planet...

The virtual world approaches reality

The virtual world approaches reality

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Top News

The digital world is becoming more and more vivid in its representation of the real world. Remember when families in the '50s crowded around a single television set to watch soaps in black and white, exclaiming that "It feels like the actors are right here in the room with us!" Today, technology has...

World News and Campus Events

World News and Campus Events

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015


Filed under Podcasts

On this week's podcast students discuss the recent tragedy in Paris and, on a lighter note, Carlmont's upcoming Winter Formal.

DECA prepares students for the real world

DECA prepares students for the real world

Megan Tao, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014


Filed under Campus

The world of business is a competitive field, but there are ways to get ahead of the game. This past weekend, Carlmont's DECA club participated in a leadership conference that taught participating club members leadership, organization, and communication skills needed to be successful in the business...

World Trade Center re-opens

World Trade Center re-opens

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

The re-opening of New York's "One World Trade Center" for business after more than 13 years since 9/11 represents the strength and agility throughout the United States. According to BBC news, Dave Checketts, the CEO of Legends said, “It’s a brute fact. We did come back,” Checketts said looking...

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