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Weight room renovations are underway

Weight room renovations are underway

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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With funding from Bond Measure A and support from the Sports Boosters, Carlmont is expanding the weight room. This project is scheduled to be open in early September of 2017. The renovation of the weight room started in April, and the construction team is currently working on the destruction of...

NBA 2k17 players jump to new heights

NBA 2k17 players jump to new heights

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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Don’t want to play basketball in these record-breaking temperatures? Carlmont’s NBA 2k17 Tournament is here to keep you occupied. NBA 2k17, a video game by Visual Concepts Entertainment, has been attracting basketball fans from around the globe as they get the opportunity to compete as their fa...

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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Carlmont is accepting used copies of "Ready Player One," the 2016 school-wide summer reading book, from students.  Every English teacher has been given a book drive donation box and has collected books since April 19. The drive will last until May 13. Then, the books will be donated to organizat...

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Christian Club discuss how to stand up for their beliefs

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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Carlmont Christian Club's meeting last week started with a silly Kahoot quiz, named "Memes and Jesus," but in all seriousness, the meeting had a significant undercurrent. The meeting was primarily a discussion about what to do when confronted by someone who puts down Christianity. All of the club members joined the conversation, each g...

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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After about three months of collaborative planning between LEAP Club and Environmental Club, Green Week took place the week of April 24. Hanna Francis, a senior and president of Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) Club, described Green Week as "a fun collaboration between clubs...

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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On Friday, April 27, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) officer candidates held their election speeches. As the school year comes to an end, CCC is preparing for its next chapter next year. Last year, there was not any formal election for officer positions due to a lack of volunteers. However, increases ...

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


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It started out as an idea, as a possibility. Sophomore Alyssa Higdon promptly put it into action. Higdon, inspired by Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning “La La Land,” asked a friend if they were willing to learn the music with her. Over the next few weeks, she spread the proposal to many of her...

Student actors manage schoolwork while putting on a great show

Student actors manage schoolwork while putting on a great show

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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This year’s spring play "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder, had its last showing on Sunday, April 23. Although the show only ran for four days, students have been hard at work preparing since February. They've spent countless hours memorizing their lines, learning their places and scenes, and getting ...

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Amy Fullerton

April 28, 2017


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The lunchtime crowd erupted into a roar of applause after one of the performers finished their act to the awe of many onlookers. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an annual talent show that allows the school population to see the unique talents of their peers. The talent showcased during the event, w...

HOSA club develops future healthcare practitioners

HOSA club develops future healthcare practitioners

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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Some students want to be pilots, some students want to be artists, but the students in Health Occupations Students of America want to be cardiovascular surgeons or biotechnicians. The club is new to Carlmont this year, but it’s a chapter of a larger organization that seeks to provide high school s...

ASB sells prom tickets in the quad

ASB sells prom tickets in the quad

Suzanna Floersch, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


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Carlmont prom is on Friday, April 28, and many students are excited about the event. Tickets are being sold in the quad at lunch. This year’s prom is called “In the Deep Blue” and will be held at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Kimberly Lane, a senior and ASB prom commissioner,...

Math Awards Night celebrates outstanding math students

Math Awards Night celebrates outstanding math students

Natalya Camacho, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


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At Math Awards Night, successful math students are rewarded with a certificate for their outstanding achievements. It was an event held for students with a 95 percent or higher in their math class. On April 26, the 43rd annual Math Awards Night was held. Over 450 students were given math awards. Out...

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