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Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Outlook, Student Perspective

Lateness is an ongoing problem at Carlmont High School and unfortunately, having seven minutes is not enough time to get to class comfortably. Students either have to run, leave their previous class early, or just accept that they are late to class every day. "I have to walk from U to F and I just...

Students associate with school community through ASB

Students associate with school community through ASB

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

From activities in the quad to cheering on Carlmont's football team under the Friday night lights, the associated student body, better known as ASB, works to get students involved in the community at school. "I love being in ASB because it feels so good to be a part of something that's main goal is...

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a toll on students who are working to get through the day while preparing for their future. The Relaxation Motivation Club...

‘The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe’ comes to life at Carlmont

‘The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe’ comes to life at Carlmont

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

The Carlmont High School Drama Department held the opening night of, "The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe," in the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, Nov. 17. This is the first drama production to be held in the PAC. Plays were previously held in the studio theater, which held on...

Students make a difference with the food drive

Students make a difference with the food drive

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

Hunger. A word that terrifies everyone. For many, it can be solved by simply getting a snack out of a pantry, but for others, it is a constant in their lives. Carlmont's annual food drive started on Nov. 6 and ended on Nov. 17. Students brought canned foods and non-perishables to the ASB room...

Reach Out club focuses on including students

Reach Out club focuses on including students

Marina Ferme, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

Reach Out club encourages students to put themselves out of their comfort zones and get in more social environments by having a safe, fun space to go to. The club holds meetings every first and third Friday of the month, where they have lunch and play fun easy games that are created by the Reach ...

ASB builds bonds at Jones Gulch retreat

ASB builds bonds at Jones Gulch retreat

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s Associated Student Body spent the weekend of Nov. 10 in Jones Gulch for their annual retreat. The service council spent Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 at the camp and the activities council went on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12. The retreat was filled with various challenges and team building activities to h...

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Campus

The city of San Carlos is known as "The City of Good Living" and some are looking to make it even better. On Nov. 4, teens from the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council walked around Laurel Street handing out window clings. These clings were produced by the San Carlos Welcomes Everyone project to prom...

Parent Education Night teaches anxiety management

Parent Education Night teaches anxiety management

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

Over 300 parents, students, and Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) members poured into the Carlmont Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 9 for Parent Education Night. Parent Education Night is a district-wide program meant to tell parents and students about a variety of issues students...

Frequent false fire alarms are a safety concern

Frequent false fire alarms are a safety concern

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

The fire alarm screeches as students and teachers both wince as the sound pierces through the air. However, as soon as the alarm goes off, it is almost immediately silenced, followed by an announcement stating that it was a false alarm. “The main reason the alarms have been going off is due to th...

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Rain sprinkled down in the quad on the evening of Nov. 8 as students and staff members mourned the loss of the victims of recent attacks across the nation. Since the beginning of October, there have been three major terrorist attacks in the U.S., according to The New York Times. On Oct. 1, a gu...

NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus

Scientists, as well as ordinary people, are continually grappling with the question of whether we are alone in the universe. In order to answer that question, they must travel beyond the mere reaches Earth's atmosphere, and into space. On Nov. 8, Michael Flynn arrived at Carlmont High School to give a presentation on the sear...

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