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Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Uncategorized

The recent Screamin' Scots meeting on Jan. 17 promoted school spirit amongst Carlmont students. The event took place during lunch and was originally planned to be on Jan. 16. However, the date was later changed. Screamin’ Scots is a student-run organization that cheers on Carlmont sports teams....

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Campus

Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world, it can be helpful to develop these skills early. This is exactly what DECA offers.  DECA is an in...

Ticket sales meet a new peak for Winter Formal

Ticket sales meet a new peak for Winter Formal

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus

Over 600 students lined up at lunch on Wednesday to get their tickets to winter formal, a number that crushes last years sales by over double. The theme this year is going to be “Under the Stars” and it seems to be catching attention among the student body. The planning starts right after Home...

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus

Every eye is focused on you. You speak confidently and your voice carries over to the crowd of people inspecting the presentation you’d worked on for months. Loud applause rings into the otherwise silent room and you smile in triumph. DECA’s Silicon Valley District Conference was a success for Ca...

Members of Deep Blue dive into the world of technology

Members of Deep Blue dive into the world of technology

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s Robotics Club, Deep Blue, is an intense club that requires a lot of hard work but provides students with lasting benefits. Club members spend six months designing and building robots and competing in the FIRST Robotics competition. The experience gives students an opportunity to work with...

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims to intertwine the two occasions into a spirit week called Holiday Village, where students can participate i...

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Jazz Club is a community of musicians who meet almost every day at lunch to practice what they love: jazz music. The club is well known in the band room but does not get any other exposure as it was not at this years' club fair. Most of the people at Jazz Club heard about it from other people...

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students from the junior class huddled together through the chilly night as the movie "Elf" played on the projector. On Dec. 7,  an activity called Junior Movie Night took place near the student union. The event started at 5 p.m. on the Friday night before dead week, and food was provided for anyone...

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

49 percent of students report feeling stressed every single day. Stress has become a problem in teenagers of the 21st century and now ranks a 5.8 on a ten point scale compared to the average adult stress level of 5.1. With finals coming our way, high schoolers are under a lot of stress which...

AVID students prepare for finals

AVID students prepare for finals

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

The clock is ticking, and the first day of finals is getting closer and closer. On Monday, Dec. 17, the first day of finals will officially begin. Finals will end on Thursday, Dec. 20. As finals approach, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) students can use AVID study nights as a reso...

D&D Club leads the way to fantastic worlds

D&D Club leads the way to fantastic worlds

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Members of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Club battle goblins and owl-bears in fantasy lands filled with danger and adventure every Friday after school in room D26 . Dungeons & Dragons is a tabletop role-playing game in which a band of travelers goes on quests and adventures. The game was created...

Jewish Club celebrates Hanukkah

Jewish Club celebrates Hanukkah

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

During the holidays, small string lights cover houses all throughout the Bay Area. Many are Christmas lights, twinkling red, white, and green. However, some are Hanukkah decorations, twinkling blue and white. Jewish Club met on Friday, Dec. 7 to celebrate the sixth day of Hanukkah. Members of the club made drei...

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