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F to U hall walk leaves students out of breath and tardy

F to U hall walk leaves students out of breath and tardy

Keya Arora, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

For most high school students, the passing period is something of a relief — a welcomed, although short break to talk to friends, use the bathroom, or check social media. But for Carlmont students with the F to U hall walk, the passing period is almost entirely the opposite. It's the endless walk, or for most people, the infinit...

The unseen significance of administrators

The unseen significance of administrators

Preston Kwok and Ryan Ng

October 19, 2019

Although the responsibilities of an administrator are countless, their efforts go unnoticed by many students. The administrative staff regularly overcome new challenges in order to keep the school functioning smoothly. From looking after students to planning the new bell schedule, an optimist...

French Honor Society celebrates French culture and language

French Honor Society celebrates French culture and language

Chelsea Chang, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The French Honor Society is a national organization dedicated to enriching the lives of students through French culture and language. At Carlmont, it does just that. Students gather in S24 at lunch to discuss current events, their interests, and other casual topics that relate to French. The club ...

Blood drive allows students to save lives in a heartbeat

Blood drive allows students to save lives in a heartbeat

Nikhil Vyas, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Many students and staff donated their blood at Carlmont’s first blood drive of the year on Thursday in the student union. Some walked out as accomplished donors, but others left, ineligible to donate their blood. To donate in Carlmont's annual blood drive, participants must meet specific age requirements. Despite the...

Hope Brigade Club gets students involved in the community

Hope Brigade Club gets students involved in the community

Anna Wilkinson, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

With over 300 toys donated to the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, the Hope Brigade Club gets ready for another jam-packed year, especially with the upcoming holiday season.  The president of the club, Cindy Chen, started this club to honor her mother. It went from a simple idea to a diverse gr...

Fan experience is more than just a football game

Fan experience is more than just a football game

Allison Raisner, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Music. People. Blue. The experience of a football game immerses students the moment they walk in. When they enter, they are given a series of choices to make: buy a boba tea, head to the Snack Shack, sit in the regular bleachers, sit in the Screamin' Scots section, or get their face painted. "It's...

PTA art contest draws participation at Carlmont

PTA art contest draws participation at Carlmont

Miles Oetzel

October 14, 2019

The deadline to participate in the 2019 PTA Reflections Art Contest approaches following a first-place performance at the state level by a Carlmont student last year. Submissions are due by Nov. 8 for the nation-wide contest, which covers a variety of artistic topics. In May of 2019, Cindy Chen, a Carlmo...

In It to Win It meeting sparks class rivalry

In It to Win It meeting sparks class rivalry

Leanna Gower, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

As homecoming rolls around, so do the homecoming activities, such as In It to Win It: a night of competitions and games between classes that fosters unity, and ignites the age-old class rivalries.  This year, In It to Win It takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 22, and ASB held a meeting to preview t...

Ukulele Club bonds students through music

Ukulele Club bonds students through music

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

As the first meeting of the year commenced, the Ukulele Club welcomed its new and returning members with open arms. Students of all grades gathered at the front of the room with ukuleles in hand, ready to introduce themselves and learn their first couple of chords. Throughout its existence, the...

Sophomores gear up for the 2019 powderpuff season

Sophomores gear up for the 2019 powderpuff season

Sean Liuli and David Su

October 12, 2019

After two crushing defeats in their first year of powderpuff against the classes of 2019 and 2020, the "Swaggy Sophomores" have returned with newfound determination and the need to redeem themselves. Despite a low turnout to their first practice, the sophomore powderpuff team is confident in their abili...

DECA installs a brighter future among their students

DECA installs a brighter future among their students

Adila Azizali, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Carlmont DECA is a club that arranges students into their future ideals of business, management, and marketing finance. The purpose of the club is to guide students in competing events and to educate scholars on business concepts, which may be beneficial for college. “DECA is an international business o...

ASB encourages student involvement at football games

ASB encourages student involvement at football games

Cambell Kirk and Daniela Torrey

October 12, 2019

Behind the face of every Friday night football game is a dedicated team of students that work tirelessly to ensure that the game is enjoyable for all. Friday night football games are notorious for the familiar smells of buttered popcorn, students painted in blue and white filling the bleachers, and...

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