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Jazz Club livens up the band room

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


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The Jazz Club is a community of musicians who meet almost every day at lunch to practice what they love: jazz music. The club is well known in the band room but does not get any other exposure as it was not at this years' club fair. Most of the people at Jazz Club heard about it from other people...

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Students from the junior class huddled together through the chilly night as the movie "Elf" played on the projector. On Dec. 7,  an activity called Junior Movie Night took place near the student union. The event started at 5 p.m. on the Friday night before dead week, and food was provided for anyone...

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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49 percent of students report feeling stressed every single day. Stress has become a problem in teenagers of the 21st century and now ranks a 5.8 on a ten point scale compared to the average adult stress level of 5.1. With finals coming our way, high schoolers are under a lot of stress which...

AVID students prepare for finals

AVID students prepare for finals

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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The clock is ticking, and the first day of finals is getting closer and closer. On Monday, Dec. 17, the first day of finals will officially begin. Finals will end on Thursday, Dec. 20. As finals approach, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) students can use AVID study nights as a reso...

D&D Club leads the way to fantastic worlds

D&D Club leads the way to fantastic worlds

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Members of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Club battle goblins and owl-bears in fantasy lands filled with danger and adventure every Friday after school in room D26 . Dungeons & Dragons is a tabletop role-playing game in which a band of travelers goes on quests and adventures. The game was created...

Jewish Club celebrates Hanukkah

Jewish Club celebrates Hanukkah

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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During the holidays, small string lights cover houses all throughout the Bay Area. Many are Christmas lights, twinkling red, white, and green. However, some are Hanukkah decorations, twinkling blue and white. Jewish Club met on Friday, Dec. 7 to celebrate the sixth day of Hanukkah. Members of the club made drei...

Administration evaluates teachers to improve instruction

Administration evaluates teachers to improve instruction

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Every year, a handful of teachers are evaluated by Carlmont's administration to help them teach effectively and grow professionally. Principal Ralph Crame, Administrative Vice Principals Gregg Patner and Grant Steunenberg, and Instructional Vice Principal Jennifer Cho evaluate the teachers based on...

The Snowman Project aims to help families in need celebrate the holidays

The Snowman Project aims to help families in need celebrate the holidays

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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From Dec. 10 to Dec. 14, students can use their holiday spending money to give extra support to less fortunate families in the community during the holiday season. The Snowman Project is an annual fundraiser held during the holiday season, and this year the project will become school-wide. The dona...

Girls Who Code Club strives to shrink the tech gender gap

Girls Who Code Club strives to shrink the tech gender gap

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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Only one out of every five people in the technology industry are women. The Girls Who Code Club strives to change that statistic by hosting a welcoming environment for high school girls to learn code. The club is run by Jessica Yu, a junior, but is structured by the Girls Who Code organization. In each ...

Hope Brigade Club

December 9, 2018


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"Our goal is to bring awareness to cancer through giving back to our community," said Cindy Chen, president of Hope Brigade Club. The club meets on the second and fourth Friday of every month in room D7.

Therapy dogs entertain students one wag at a time

Therapy dogs entertain students one wag at a time

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


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With final exams looming, lunchtime on Dec. 7 was a great opportunity to help students relax and destress. Four therapy dogs from the Pet Assisted Therapy Program convened in the Carlmont quad for students to interact with. With finals just around the corner, the goal of the event was to provide stud...

Badminton Club trains members before tryouts

Badminton Club trains members before tryouts

Ava Richards, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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With tryouts beginning early next semester, Badminton Club welcomes those that want to improve their skills before the season starts. Badminton tryouts at Carlmont are very competitive due to the vast amount of people looking to be on the team. Being a very technical sport, maintaining a strong se...

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