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Anthony Horowitz comes to the Belmont Library

Anthony Horowitz comes to the Belmont Library

November 18, 2011


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Yesterday evening, the Belmont Library hosted world-renowned author Anthony Horowitz from the UK talking about his newest novel, a Sherlock Holmes adventure, The House of Silk. The audience was a variety of ages ranging from school age children to World War II veterans and had some people coming from as far as New York. Horowitz was able to reach out to such a diverse gr...

Occupy Carlmont?

Occupy Carlmont?

November 17, 2011


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[media-credit id=53 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] It all started with the Occupy Wall Street protests on Sept. 17 with their main slogan as "We are the 99%," meaning that the majority of people are not amazingly rich as the 1% who are. Recently, the Occupy Oakland protests have been dominating t...

Choreographing the seasons

Choreographing the seasons

November 17, 2011


Filed under A&E, Campus

Carlmont’s intermediate and advanced dancers eagerly begin the choreography projects that will not only act as their academic final for the first semester, but also as pieces for their annual spring show. Each dancer must pick a song and genre that relates to this year’s theme of ...

Carlmont hosts blood drive

Carlmont hosts blood drive

November 16, 2011


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Students and staff will be giving the gift of life at Carlmont this week on Thursday at the blood drive put on by Blood Centers of the Pacific. There is a constant need for blood in hospitals, blood that can only be supplied by donations. Every two seconds a person is in need of blood. Unfortunately, only three out of 100 people in Ameri...

Belmont Incumbents safe, Royce loses in San Carlos

Belmont Incumbents safe, Royce loses in San Carlos

November 11, 2011


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Belmont and San Carlos' city council elections have finally concluded, and some candidates can breathe a sign of relief while others are looking for a new job. Incumbent David Braunstien, who is also a Carlmont history teacher, captured 36% of the vote, sealing his reelection with a comfortable l...

Other ways to warm up your food

Other ways to warm up your food

November 10, 2011


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Since the Student Store has cleaned up and made drastic changes in what snacks to sell, it will also get rid of the toaster and microwave. With the toaster and and microwave being taken out, students will no longer be able to toast up their bagels or pop popcorn in the student store. The reason...

Tutti Frutti franchise

Tutti Frutti franchise

November 8, 2011


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[media-credit name="Jackie Chang" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Tutti Frutti is commonly inhabited by many high school students. Tutti Frutti is the world's largest frozen yogurt retail chain and a favorite of many Carlmont students. It has stores in over 18 countries, including right here in San Ca...

Behind-the-Scenes: “GALA” Edition

Behind-the-Scenes: “GALA” Edition

November 7, 2011


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As guests arrived and enjoyed hors d'oeuvre and tours of the arts building, Carlmont performing art students were frantically preparing backstage in preparation for the performance portion of the second annual Carlmont Arts Showcase Gala.   [media-credit id=45 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-cred...

Harry Potter’s battle of the houses

Harry Potter’s battle of the houses

Isabella Paragas, Staff Writer

November 6, 2011


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[media-credit id=59 align="alignnone" width="220"][/media-credit]On Sunday afternoon, Carlmont's Qudditch club held their first official Qudditch game between the fours houses. Unfortunately, not enough students attended, so it became a practice for the loyal few who did show up for the fun. "This was supposed to be the first game...

The 99 percent marches on Market Street

The 99 percent marches on Market Street

November 6, 2011


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On Nov. 5 at around 3:30 pm, Occupy made themselves known outside the Commonwealth Club on Market Street. The downstairs part of the building housed a Chase Bank, likely the cause of this specific demonstration. "I don't really know enough about what Occupy is to have an opinion on it," Melanie...

Staff dominates students in football match

Staff dominates students in football match

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

November 4, 2011


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The Carlmont staff dominated the 2011 football team at the Staff vs. Students Football game during lunch on Friday, with a score of 7-0. This was one of the first Staff vs. Student games this year. Despite the cold weather, many students piled up on the bleachers to cheer on their classmates and ...

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