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As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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For most students, the end of the school year means 2 1/2 months of time off and relaxation; for some students, however, the work never stops. Students who work during the summer earn money for a wide variety of reasons, ranging from snacks, cars, or simply to save for the future. Their jobs incl...

Latinos Unidos builds community

Latinos Unidos builds community

Joseph Gomez, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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As the school year comes to an end, Latinos Unidos remains an excited, vocal, and proud group. Carlmont’s Latino club, Latinos Unidos, was founded on the premise of providing Latinos a place to come together to bond and feel safe and accurately represented. Joshua Harris, a senior and vice p...

Finance Commission answers the big question about money

Finance Commission answers the big question about money

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

A student hands in her money for the annual homecoming dance. Little does she know where the money goes or what it goes towards after she’s paid for her ticket. Finance Commission is a part of ASB that deals with all financial aspects of the student body. This commission is part of the executive branch and deals with the sale of tickets for many of Carlmont...

ASB encourages early voting registration

ASB encourages early voting registration

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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Throughout the week of May 15, students gathered in the quad during lunch to register to vote. The ASB human relations commission hosted a booth for students over the age of 16 to register to vote in future elections. Jade Sebti, a junior and the human relations commission supervisor, said, “This...

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont’s annual instrumental music spring concert series is just around the corner. The concert series includes performances from concert band and string orchestra on May 17,  the symphony band and symphony orchestra on May 18, and jazz ensembles and jazz combos on May 19. Tickets to see t...

Carlmont’s a cappella groups display both talent and dedication

Carlmont’s a cappella groups display both talent and dedication

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Lights shine bright on the Carlmont stage, and a packed auditorium waits in silence. One by one, students file out onto the stage and line up in front of a closed curtain. They’re small in number and face an enormous audience, but each and every one of them is smiling wide. “One, two, three ...

Carlmont clubs emphasize quality over quantity

Carlmont clubs emphasize quality over quantity

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


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With 134 clubs listed on the Carlmont website for the year 2016 to 2017, the question arises, “Are there too many clubs at Carlmont High School?" Of those 134 listed clubs, 91 are shaded in, meaning they are not technically active and need to renew their Constitution (notwithstanding the shading, several of these clubs appear to be active). Within the ...

Carlmont Academic Foundation approaches fundraising goals

Carlmont Academic Foundation approaches fundraising goals

Ben Balster, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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The Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) is getting closer to its fundraising goal. After the online donation day on May 10, the CAF is approximately $100,000 away from its goal of $550,000 for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. The inspiration for this day came from recent success in online giving days with Silicon...

Choirs end the year with ‘The Language of Song’

Choirs end the year with ‘The Language of Song’

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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Carlmont choir performed their final show of the year in 14 different languages. As the theme was "Language of Song," the Singing Scots opened the show with a Brazilian ceremonial song, “Estrela e Lua Nova.” The choirs spread out onstage and around the audience to bring the music to life. “...

Creative reWriters helps students take a closer look at their writing

Creative reWriters helps students take a closer look at their writing

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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Since the early 2000s, a variety of students have come to show off their writing pieces in Creative reWriters. The club is a valued place for authors to bring in their original work in order to improve their writing. Carolyn Wallace, the club's advisor, has enjoyed watching students be able to...

Students prepare for the baccalaureate ceremony

Students prepare for the baccalaureate ceremony

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

For many, senior year is a year of lasts. However, this year also includes many seniors' first baccalaureate ceremony, a night that recognizes high-achieving students before they graduate. The ceremony is a memorable opportunity for the graduating class to reflect on all that they have accomplished. ...

Spring concert showcases incredible talent

Spring concert showcases incredible talent

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Viewers have one last chance to “hear some of the finest musicians in the area at the high school age,” according to music teacher John DaBaldo. At 7 pm on May 17, 18, and 19, Carlmont’s Instrumental Music Program is putting on its annual Spring Concert Series. Each night is entirely unique: St...

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