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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 ...

Carlmont cuts the ribbon for the new weight room

Carlmont cuts the ribbon for the new weight room

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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Roughly 100 attended the ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 26 to celebrate the opening of the upgraded weight room. When up and running, this new weight room will be in use by roughly 1,000 people every day. Athletic Director Patrick Smith said, "This facility will not only serve our student...

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Colors of yellow, pink, green, and blue filled the Terry Stogner gym at Carlmont High School on Oct. 26, 2017, as the annual homecoming assembly took place. Carlmont's homecoming week started with a new tradition, nighttime powder puff. Students gathered at the football field on Tuesday night to watch the fema...

Ocean Club raises money to support organizations

Ocean Club raises money to support organizations

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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Ocean Club may sound like it’s just about surfing, boogie boarding, or having fun at the beach. However, aside from organizing some fun activities near the sea, Ocean Club also focuses on supporting events and fundraisers for organizations that protect, help, and improve ocean life. “We don’t do any fund...

Seniors named 2017 Powderpuff champions

Seniors named 2017 Powderpuff champions

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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The senior Powderpuff team stripped the win from the juniors at their Championship game. On Oct. 24, the junior and senior Powderpuff teams fought for first place in the 2017 Powderpuff Championships. The game consisted of many thought-out plays and teamwork from both sides. In the end, both teams...

DECA prepares students for the business world

DECA prepares students for the business world

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Carlmont is one of the 3500 high schools to host the DECA program at their school. DECA's mission attracts many students to join the program and to improve the skills needed to succeed in the business world. "The purpose of the DECA club at Carlmont is to create an inclusive environment that ignit...

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Carlmont High School’s Red Cross Club plans to increase safety awareness and support even more people in need this school year. They plan to widen their bases with opportunities to volunteer off-campus, and there will be events to provide aid to local issues. Carlmont's Red Cross Club is affiliated...

BSU highlights need for representation in high school

BSU highlights need for representation in high school

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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Black Student Union (BSU) believes that representation is key to a vibrant and diverse high school experience. BSU is a club focused on African-American culture, heritage, and activism, with members ranging from freshmen to seniors. “I joined BSU as a freshman in the hopes of making some friends ...

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


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One pint. That's all it takes to save three lives. On Oct. 19, Carlmont along with Stanford Blood Center held the Blood Drive in the Student Union. “Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood,” said Monica Doleshel, account manager of Stanford Blood Center. With re...

Weight room construction almost complete

Weight room construction almost complete

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


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The wait is over as construction on the weight room is finally close to completion, with students and teachers alike happy to finally be able to use it. Starting next week, the new weight room will have all the new equipment installed, and students and athletes will hopefully be able to put the renovated we...

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