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Santa visits early in the quad

Santa visits early in the quad

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Santa is scheduled to make an early Christmas visit for Carlmont students in the quad on Dec. 15. This event will conclude the Holiday Village, a week full of holiday-themed events in the spirit of Christmas, Hanukkah, and other religious traditions. The Associated Student Body (ASB) has worked to create a Holiday Week that celebrates as many religious traditions as possible. “For...

Holiday season brings holiday grams

Holiday season brings holiday grams

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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It's that time of year again. Lights hanging outside of buildings shine brightly in the night sky, Christmas music starts playing in every restaurant, and people rush to stores to do their gift shopping. It's officially the holiday season, and with the holiday season comes holiday grams for Carlmont. AS...

Used books serve new purpose

Used books serve new purpose

December 6, 2017


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Donations of money and books are given to various causes due to the monthly used book sale put on by the “Friends of the San Carlos Library.” On the third Sunday of every month, the second story of the San Carlos Public Library is transformed into a consignment shop where consumers can buy books...

Art Club spreads creativity at Carlmont

Art Club spreads creativity at Carlmont

Marina Ferme, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Art Club is all about experimenting with different styles and mediums while learning more about themselves in the art that they create. The club wants to practice with many art mediums, such as oil paints, water colors, step-by-step drawings of flowers, screen paintings, colored pencil. “Our meetings are for work...

Textbook piloting receives mixed reactions

Textbook piloting receives mixed reactions

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Times are changing and with it the textbooks of the Carlmont world language department. After more than ten years of using the same material, it's time for a change. According to Madeleine Fox, a Spanish II teacher at Carlmont, as well as Roberta Scott who teaches French I, Spanish III, and Span...

Carlmont reacts to changes in final exam schedule

Carlmont reacts to changes in final exam schedule

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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As the Carlmont community wraps up its first semester of the 2017-2018 school year, students and staff members will have to adapt to a change in the final exam schedule. For both semesters this school year, there will be a minimum day schedule in the morning on Monday, followed by a lunch period and ...

Muslim Fellowship Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Muslim Fellowship Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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In a dimly lit room, students gather around a SMART board watching a Youtube video from February of 2016 about culture and heritage. These students are part of the Muslim Fellowship club, and they are preparing for the upcoming Heritage Fair in February. “We are preparing for heritage fair by ...

Holiday spirit jingles into Carlmont

Holiday spirit jingles into Carlmont

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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ASB is putting together a holiday village in the quad to increase holiday spirit and get everyone ready for winter break. According to ASB Vice President Tyrese Lopez, they are planning different activities and performances for each day during the week of Dec. 11. ASB is preparing for this week...

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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As the holidays begin to approach, ASB has plans for many activities for all students to participate in. As the holiday season neared in the past, ASB created various activities to engage various students, including cookies in the quad, pictures with Santa, holiday grams, and toy drives to help the community. Many of the traditional activities will be returni...

Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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Carlmont is the home of the Choir Council Club, whose members dedicate themselves to enhancing the Carlmont Choir Program by conducting a number of student-led fundraisers, shows, and musical events. Choir Council began in Carlmont’s earlier years in order to provide more student leadership and involvem...

Computer Science Club does more than just code

Computer Science Club does more than just code

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


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Lunch can be a peaceful or chaotic time. For Computer Science Club members, it can consist of problem-solving with friends. "Computer Science Club is there to help you learn about computer science and to let you participate in events relating to programming. We do several competitions every year....

Korean Club shares culture through food

Korean Club shares culture through food

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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Walking into D3 during lunch on a Thursday, the first thing you can see is people gathered around a table, enjoying an assortment of food. This is Korean Club. The club seeks to educate its members about Korean culture through a combination of both culinary delights and informative presentations. "I...

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