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COVID-19 issues cancel open house despite its importance

COVID-19 issues cancel open house despite its importance

Erin Kee, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Open house is an event where parents can see their student's work and progress throughout the school year. This year, the opportunity wasn't available. Due to the spreading coronavirus (COVID-19), open house was canceled as all, "non-essential gatherings should be canceled, postponed, or done remotely," according to the San Mateo County healt...

Students mourn canceled music tours

Students mourn canceled music tours

Saya Deshpande, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

For months, Carlmont choir and band members anticipated their upcoming tours. These tours included separate trips to New York and Chicago, which featured a performance at Carnegie Hall and a clinic at DePaul University, respectively. Then all of a sudden, on March 11, the choir and instrumental music...

Class officers handle the difficulties of preparation for the upcoming year

Class officers handle the difficulties of preparation for the upcoming year

Niamh Marren, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

Many are oblivious to the responsibilities and duties that the Associated Student Body (ASB) class presidents tackle. Though Carlmont High School has closed due to safety measures, ASB continues to prepare for the next school year. Their primary focus is to navigate through the interview process...

Students introduce Lookin’ Sharp to Carlmont’s choir

Students introduce Lookin’ Sharp to Carlmont’s choir

Adri ten Cate, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

Carlmont choir students decided to form a new a cappella group to allow more students to join the choir and branch out to different musical talents. Joining an a cappella group is a way for singers to better develop their musical listening skills. According to Musical U, listening to people sing without ...

Preparing for the SAT comes in various forms

Preparing for the SAT comes in various forms

Mari Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

It’s the time of year when most high school juniors are taking the test that has been talked about throughout their entire high school career.  The Scholastic Aptitude Test, otherwise known as the SAT, is a standardized test that measures test-takers readiness for college in evidence-based read...

Climate Change Club organizes Earth Day climate strike

Climate Change Club organizes Earth Day climate strike

Ryan Ng, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

On Earth Day, environmental organizations plan thousands of activities to promote action against climate change. Among these activities are about 100 climate strikes funded by the US Climate Strike. One of these strikes is going to take place in San Francisco, and the Climate Change Club is attempting to get ...

ASB elections provide good experiences for candidates and students

ASB elections provide good experiences for candidates and students

Elle Horst, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Winning most elections don’t come without a cost, and Carlmont’s student elections are no exception. Candidates take part in a three-week-long process that includes posters, petitions, and campaign videos to hopefully win a coveted leadership position in the Associative Student Body (ASB). In the weeks leading up to the election, ...

College and Career Center presentation leaves students with a ‘burning’ desire to fight fire

College and Career Center presentation leaves students with a ‘burning’ desire to fight fire

March 9, 2020

As the four short years of high school come to a close and the decision to pick the path for their future career approaches, many students are filled with an overwhelming amount of stress. The College and Career Center is one of the best places on-campus students can go to answer their many questions and relieve their str...

Students prioritize during week of assessments

Students prioritize during week of assessments

Aidan Kurt, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Throughout high school, students' academic progression is tracked to follow individual growth. Starting on March 9, students will take assessments to give the district an idea of how students are performing compared to the academic standards. “The tests are mainly for the district to see w...

Gender Equality Week promotes celebration of everyone

Gender Equality Week promotes celebration of everyone

Anika Marino, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

From March 2nd to 6th, Carlmont's Associated Student Body held a Gender Equality Week in honor of International Women's Day. Students organized a week filled with information and activities surrounding gender-based discrimination. "Gender equality is an extremely relevant global issue that is often overlooked in the ...

Computer Science Club decodes the path to success

Computer Science Club decodes the path to success

Nikhil Vyas, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

It’s nearly impossible to go through a day without interacting with something that uses computer science. From technologies used daily, such as smartphones and laptops, to revolutionary inventions like commercial aircrafts and artificial intelligence, lines of code make things work. “There’s ...

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