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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


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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...

Students wear camo for game day

Students wear camo for game day

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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For the last football game, students show school spirit by taking part in Camo Day. Throughout the week, camouflage shirts were on sale in the quad for all students to purchase for $10.  Each shirt has a green camouflage print with "Scots" printed on the back. On game days, students usually take...

Kozy Kids Club handmakes cozy blankets for children in need

Kozy Kids Club handmakes cozy blankets for children in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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Carlmont is the home of Kozy Kids Club, whose members dedicate themselves to handmaking colorful blankets for children at the Lucile Packard’s Children Hospital. Kozy Kids Club President Talia Fine began the club in 2016 after experiencing the condition of the hospital room her family friend was ...

PAW Club involves community in animal welfare

PAW Club involves community in animal welfare

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Clubs on campus help people in need of medical care, teach students how to invest money, work to protect the ocean, give gifts to sick children, and more; Protecting Animals Worldwide (PAW) Club adds animals to the list of groups positively impacted by Carlmont clubs. PAW Club is led by Sonali Kanaya...

Club commitments vary by student

Club commitments vary by student

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Once the school day is about halfway through, Carlmont students get to take a 45-minute break from their classes. Lunch is a time for students to unwind. Whether that entails time for socializing, doing homework, or pursuing an extracurricular is up to the student. Some of the extracurriculars...

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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San Carlos elementary schools' plans are thrown off again with the construction delays of Charter Learning Center and Mariposa Upper Elementary. The San Carlos School District plans to create a new campus for Charter Learning Center after sharing a campus with Tierra Linda Middle School for 17 y...

Boys volleyball enjoys opportunity to play at lunch

Boys volleyball enjoys opportunity to play at lunch

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Laughter fills the gymnasium as potential players for the Carlmont boys volleyball team practice with one another. During lunch on Nov. 7, the Athletic Director Patrick Smith unlocks the doors to the Scots gym so players can scrimmage together, hoping to perfect their skills or just to have fun. "The...

Ukulele Club strums into a new year

Ukulele Club strums into a new year

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Ukulele Club's mission is to create a welcoming environment for anyone who seeks to play the ukulele with friends in a safe place. The club is run by Lily Bakour and Sedona Regan, who are both seniors. They meet in the Conference Room behind the Student Union every Thursday where members can gather...

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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The Girls Who Code Club offers opportunities for girls at Carlmont to discover the language of code and explore the possibilities of computer science careers. The Girls Who Code organization, which started with 20 girls in New York City, is present in high school clubs in all corners of the United Stat...

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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For any student that loves science classes, science clubs, science lectures, or just science in general, the BTI pathway may be the way to go. Starting in sophomore year and ending senior year, the BioTechnology Institute or BTI- offers students with a passion for science a new pathway for his or her...

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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Although school may be tedious for some, other students are able to find opportunities beyond their classroom environments through school-wide organizations. Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont’s Biotechnology Institute (BTI), traveled to Renton, Wash. on Oct. 26 to attend a national confe...

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