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DIY Earthcycle Club seeks to uplift and upcycle

DIY Earthcycle Club seeks to uplift and upcycle

Keya Arora, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

Considering the current state of the environment, the expression "reduce, reuse, recycle" that is often used to promote good habits in children is more important now than ever. Accordingly, DIY Earthcycle Club stays true to this motto and aims to turn recycling into something a bit more fun than a...

Scots show spirit at senior night tailgate

Scots show spirit at senior night tailgate

Mira Bhatt, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

The last football game of the year kicked off with a tailgate, led by the seniors on their annual senior night. This is the second tailgate that the Associated Student Body (ASB) has hosted. A large number of students turned up to support the Carlmont football team, who played their rivals from Sequoia High School. "There's a lot...

Annual dodgeball tournament lifts student and staff morale

Annual dodgeball tournament lifts student and staff morale

Preston Kwok and Ryan Ng

November 8, 2019

The annual dodgeball tournament is here: teams of students rush down to the field where they wait in anticipation of who they are going to face next. Meanwhile, student spectators watch from the bleachers, wondering who will be eliminated. As students hurled one dodgeball after another, many fel...

ASB promotes spirit with the dodgeball tournament

ASB promotes spirit with the dodgeball tournament

Mari Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

This week kicks off the beginning of another Associated Student Body (ASB) event: Carlmont’s annual dodgeball tournament. The tournament, run by ASB’s Spirit commission, is held during lunch on the football field. The competition lasts from Nov. 4 to Nov. 8 and serves as another way to boost spirit...

Deep Blue inspires students to create in STEM

Deep Blue inspires students to create in STEM

Jack Hansen and Kai Yoshida

November 6, 2019

Many students imagine robotics as a group of computer geeks living in a lab year-round.  In reality, this is not the case. Members do not need to be STEM experts nor devote all their free time to the club. In fact, many people join with little to no prior experience. “Initially, I had some e...

Mission Marine Club takes on the environment

Mission Marine Club takes on the environment

Sabrina Lo, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

As oceans rise and the environment deteriorates, Mission Marine Club tackles these issues head-on. This service club strives to preserve the world's oceans by educating their peers and hosting events to save the seas. They also focus on other topics, such as climate change and environmental studie...

Instrumental music plays a big role in many students’ lives

Instrumental music plays a big role in many students’ lives

Elena Chawla, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

As the lights dim over the stage in the Performing Arts Center, a teacher conducts a student-based group who have been preparing for this concert for several months. From the beginning of the first night to the end of the third night of the concert, a total of five instrumental music groups will p...

Scarce seating at lunch is a growing issue

Scarce seating at lunch is a growing issue

Anna Wilkinson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The Carlmont campus is crowded and booming with noise as students scatter and rush to nearby tables. The slower students sulk as they sink and hit the contaminated floor, taking a bite of their lunch.  With 2,152 students at Carlmont High School, the vacancy of seats run low, which is causing a lo...

Locker room theft remains a mystery

Locker room theft remains a mystery

Anna Cassidy and Phoebe Gulsen

November 4, 2019

Students were disheveled after returning to the locker room to find that someone had gone through and stolen their belongings. The Carlmont girls’ dance and PE locker room were broken into on Oct. 28 and items such as phones, AirPods, and a laptop had been reported stolen. This incident was due to the broke...

Spooktacular costume contest showcases student creativity

Spooktacular costume contest showcases student creativity

Leanna Gower, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Ketchup, mustard, the whole Mystery Gang, and the cast of Napoleon Dynamite: all things one would find at Carlmont's annual costume contest, exciting both the students who were participating and those who were watching. The contest took place on Oct. 31, highlighting student creativity and Halloween spirit. ...

Coding Academy Club offers lessons on computer programming

Coding Academy Club offers lessons on computer programming

Aidan Kurt and Brayden Young

November 2, 2019

As the internet evolves, the torch is passed to new generations, bringing the online world to new heights. The Coding Academy Club educates students on coding, the blueprint of the internet that has become widely popular among students. Led by sophomores Raina Lahiri and Amisha Nambiar, the Coding Acade...

Carlmont forms a symbiotic relationship with the Exploratorium

Carlmont forms a symbiotic relationship with the Exploratorium

Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

The Exploratorium strives to engage high school students through visits and its High School Explainer Program. Recently, the Exploratorium celebrated its 50th anniversary on Founders Day. Founders Day constitutes one of the five days each year the museum provides discounted admission. Instead of the ...

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