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Scots join the fight against breast cancer

Scots join the fight against breast cancer

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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Pink ribbons and wristbands littered the halls of Carlmont High School from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, showing support for the thousands of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Annually, roughly 252,710 women are diagnosed with the disease in the United States, and over 1.7 million are diagnosed worldwide, ac...

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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The Women in Technology (WIT) Club is working to close the gender gap in STEM-related fields. The club provides information about possible internship and career opportunities that can get female students involved in STEM. “We want to make sure that women are confident enough to go to STEM-re...

Feminist Club expands views on feminism

Feminist Club expands views on feminism

Marina Ferme, Staff writer

October 18, 2017


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The new officers for the Feminist Club are excited for what they have planned for this year, such as collaborations with other clubs  and events planned to spread the true meaning of feminism: the equality of all people.  The new officers want to get more people involved this year with the clu...

Traffic before school is still bad

Traffic before school is still bad

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Every morning is a new challenge, a question of whether or not one will make it to Carlmont on time, and how early they must leave to do so. For many, traffic on Alameda is a big issue. Every year the freshman class seems to grow and with that brings more cars all heading to a single destination. Carlmont...

Ceramics Club puts a spin on lunch

Ceramics Club puts a spin on lunch

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Clay is out, hands are dirty, and paint brushes, as well as lunchboxes, are scattered among the tables in F13. During moments like these, Carlmont Ceramics Club is in full swing. During a Ceramics club meeting, students can start or continue a ceramics project while receiving instruction and assistance...

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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While many students talk about their days during lunch, some speak of the lack of civil liberties students in third world countries experience on a daily basis. These discussions are held by students attending Carlmont’s Model United Nations club. Model United Nations, or Model UN for short, is a club founded b...

One-day homecoming ticket sale draws students to the quad

One-day homecoming ticket sale draws students to the quad

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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It seems like Black Friday has come early for students at Carlmont. ASB held a one-day homecoming ticket sale on Oct. 16, and students rushed to the quad to buy the discounted tickets. Homecoming has had social media in a frenzy for the past couple of weeks, and ASB continues to promote the home...

No student left behind in Carlmont Cup

No student left behind in Carlmont Cup

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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It’s all fun and games when it comes to Carlmont Cup. The 2017 Carlmont Cup games have been going on for the majority of the school year and will continue until November. In one way or another, each and every student at Carlmont has the opportunity to play. To determine the winner of Carlmont...

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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With the beginning of a new school year, the members of the Instrumental Music Council hope to hold fundraisers to benefit the music program and create a friendly community for all music students at Carlmont. The club meets weekly on Fridays at lunch in front of F20 to discuss new ideas and future...

Key Club offers student-led service opportunities

Key Club offers student-led service opportunities

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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Carlmont is one of the homes of Key Club, the oldest and largest international student-led service organization in the world. The club provides its members with an abundance of service opportunities, character development skills, and leadership experience. Thanks to the work of the dedicated officers...

The Green Team works to implement a tri-bin waste system

The Green Team works to implement a tri-bin waste system

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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The Green Team is making efforts to establish a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont, which would consist of compost, recycling, and landfill. This would be an expanded and more efficient waste system, as the school currently has landfill bins with several recycling bins around campus. This club is l...

District blocks Snapchat and Instagram on school network

District blocks Snapchat and Instagram on school network

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Snapchat is once again blocked on the school Wi-Fi network, and this time, Instagram is too. The Snapchat and Instagram ban on school Wi-Fi was instated on Feb. 14 this year. With the newly completed S-wing up and running, Carlmont continues its transition towards a technologically advanced school. However, the new technolog...

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