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Teachers offer study strategies for upcoming review week

Teachers offer study strategies for upcoming review week

Leanna Gower, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

As finals are just around the corner, students find themselves struggling to study for their upcoming exams. Many are overloaded with assignments leading up to review week, resulting in an overwhelming amount of stress.  “There’s always a large number of homework assignments in the weeks before finals. Mo...

Jews connect at Carlmont’s Jewish Club

Jews connect at Carlmont’s Jewish Club

Adila Azizali, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Religion is a sensitive topic to touch on. Due to the different views and opinions based on the subject, it is adequately discussed. High school students have reached the age where they are able to formulate their own thoughts and ideas surrounding different beliefs. Jewish Club offers a space for mainly ...

BTI students find paths for their future

BTI students find paths for their future

Kai Yoshida and Jack Hansen

December 5, 2019

Carlmont constructed a $6.7 million lab building in 2011. The goal? To introduce possibilities for students. Since 2002, Carlmont has been offering biotechnology courses. However, in 2015, the school launched a three-year cross-curricular program centrally focused on biotech, called the Biotechnolo...

The mystery of Monty

The mystery of Monty

Camille Kay, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

From sports to after school activities, Monty is always spreading school spirit and giving high-fives to the crowd.  Carlmont’s mascot, most students know him as Monty, cheers mostly in the Screaming Scots section at various sports games. He creates a positive atmosphere and gives off good ener...

The stress of finals hits sooner than most students realize

The stress of finals hits sooner than most students realize

Elena Chawla, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

Finals: a time when high school students crack open a textbook, study for hours on end, and get a few hours of sleep a night.  "Finals are stressful for me because if I don't do well, it could impact my grades negatively," said Anabella Weisgerber, a sophomore. The overwhelming amount of mater...

BTI program builds community through science

BTI program builds community through science

Aidan Kurt and Brayden Young

November 29, 2019

With growing interest in the scientific field, students are seeking opportunities to excel in their career in science.  Carlmont is a big advocate for science pathways. Along with the usual science classes, Carlmont has a biotechnology institute, also known as BTI. BTI is a program that allows students to have more than just the average classroom experience.  “Students learn pract...

Students are ‘stuffing’ Thanksgiving week with studies

Students are ‘stuffing’ Thanksgiving week with studies

Audrey Swenson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

It's that time of year. As the grocery stores run out of pie and the retail shops prepare for their biggest sales of the year, families come together to give thanks on a day fittingly known as Thanksgiving. However, many students are unable to enjoy the holiday to the fullest extent as they are preoccupied...

Eco-fashion Club seeks alternatives to fast fashion

Eco-fashion Club seeks alternatives to fast fashion

Sophia Deynega and Sophia Morgan

November 25, 2019

Eco-fashion Club strives to improve the environment by experimenting with new ways to reuse and recycle old clothing. The club meets every Wednesday to discuss the effects of fast fashion on the Earth. Eco-fashion Club was created to inform students of the different options they have regarding helpin...

Teachers shed light on their indispensable jobs

Teachers shed light on their indispensable jobs

Sean Liuli and David Su

November 25, 2019

Teachers are, in a sense, the unsung heroes of the child-rearing process. High school teachers, in particular, play a very unique and essential role in our society, working to educate and prepare students for the real world. In California specifically, the average salary for a teacher is arou...

J-Pop Club educates others about Japanese culture past and present

J-Pop Club educates others about Japanese culture past and present

Ruya Yaman, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Many people believe that Carlmont’s Japanese Pop Culture (J-Pop) club revolves around anime, but it encompasses much more than this stereotype. J-Pop Club aims to educate others about modern and traditional Japanese culture so it can be better understood throughout society. This is accomplished...

Upcoming Snowman Project fundraiser aims to raise Carlmont’s holiday spirit

Upcoming Snowman Project fundraiser aims to raise Carlmont’s holiday spirit

Ethan Man, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The Carlmont Associated Student Body (ASB) will hold its second annual Snowman Project during the upcoming holiday season. The event will raise money that will go to some of the less-fortunate families of students at Carlmont. Money is raised in the form of student donations, which are then turned...

Canned food drive helps those in need through student participation

Canned food drive helps those in need through student participation

Payton Zolck, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

You gather around the table with your family. You smell the warm aromatic smell of rosemary coming from the bubbling turkey. A sweet smell flows from the vibrant red cranberry sauce, and buttery, fluffy mash potatoes are crowded in a small bowl. For many people, this seems like the perfect Thanksgiving, ...

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