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San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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San Carlos elementary schools' plans are thrown off again with the construction delays of Charter Learning Center and Mariposa Upper Elementary. The San Carlos School District plans to create a new campus for Charter Learning Center after sharing a campus with Tierra Linda Middle School for 17 y...

Boys volleyball enjoys opportunity to play at lunch

Boys volleyball enjoys opportunity to play at lunch

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Laughter fills the gymnasium as potential players for the Carlmont boys volleyball team practice with one another. During lunch on Nov. 7, the Athletic Director Patrick Smith unlocks the doors to the Scots gym so players can scrimmage together, hoping to perfect their skills or just to have fun. "The...

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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The Girls Who Code Club offers opportunities for girls at Carlmont to discover the language of code and explore the possibilities of computer science careers. The Girls Who Code organization, which started with 20 girls in New York City, is present in high school clubs in all corners of the United Stat...

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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For any student that loves science classes, science clubs, science lectures, or just science in general, the BTI pathway may be the way to go. Starting in sophomore year and ending senior year, the BioTechnology Institute or BTI- offers students with a passion for science a new pathway for his or her...

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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Although school may be tedious for some, other students are able to find opportunities beyond their classroom environments through school-wide organizations. Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont’s Biotechnology Institute (BTI), traveled to Renton, Wash. on Oct. 26 to attend a national confe...

Dumbledore’s Army brings Harry Potter universe to life

Dumbledore’s Army brings Harry Potter universe to life

Marina Ferme, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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The Dumbledore’s Army club is hoping to connect people by hosting contests and events that relate to the Harry Potter universe. At the meetings, the Potterheads are divided into the four Hogwarts houses: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw. The meetings usually consist of competitions...

District works with Happy Campers to build a daycare at Carlmont

District works with Happy Campers to build a daycare at Carlmont

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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It is no secret that living in the Bay Area comes at a cost. Educators, as well as community members, may have a hard time living comfortably in this area, especially those with young children. Looking to provide affordable child care, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) plans to build...

Students celebrate Halloween in the quad

Students celebrate Halloween in the quad

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Festive music, laughs, and Halloween-themed activities and performances greeted anyone who dropped by the quad during lunch on Halloween. The first performance was an interpretation of Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance performed by the PE dance students. “I really liked dancing, and having practiced it a ton, as well as dancing wi...

Carlmont’s annual dodgeball tournament postponed

Carlmont’s annual dodgeball tournament postponed

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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No injuries from dodgeball will happen this week. Although the student planner had "Dodgeball Tournament Begins" on Oct. 30, the event has been postponed until further notice. ASB has been abuzz with activities throughout October: homecoming, football games, Carlmont Cup, and many others. A dodgeb...

Hope Brigade Club gives hope to cancer victims

Hope Brigade Club gives hope to cancer victims

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Among Carlmont’s wide variety of clubs, Hope Brigade Club dedicates itself to spreading cancer awareness and positivity throughout the community, all while commemorating its initial upbringing. Hope Brigade Club President Cindy Chen began the club in 2016, a year after losing her mother to bloo...

Computer Science Club practices programming skills

Computer Science Club practices programming skills

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The Computer Science Club provides students with a learning environment and preparation for programming competitions. New members can learn programming while older members can practice their computer science skills and learn about new computer challenges, all while getting ready for competitions. ...

Cookie decorating adds sweetness to homecoming week

Cookie decorating adds sweetness to homecoming week

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


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The smell of frosting filled the quad at Carlmont during the cookie decorating event on Oct. 26. Decorating cookies was one of the many activities that contributed to the build-up for the homecoming dance on Oct. 28, 2017. Decorating cookies allowed students to become more involved in the spirit days and ...

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