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Quiz Club prepares for competitions

Quiz Club prepares for competitions

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Confined to room D-27 during lunch on Fridays, Quiz Club members usually compete in small teams in attempts to become victorious over their peers. Now, they are moving out of that comfort zone by competing with other schools.   Quiz Club appeals to students at Carlmont by inviting them to have fun answ...

Students plan for next year during counselor meetings

Students plan for next year during counselor meetings

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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From Digital Arts to Physics, Carlmont has a wide variety of classes for students to choose from, and it's time for them to do so. This year, counselor appointments started on Feb. 12. Since then, students have been meeting with their counselors to discuss their plans for the next year and set th...

AVID Club hosts an informational meeting for freshmen

AVID Club hosts an informational meeting for freshmen

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) is a non-profit organization that was founded to help AVID students overcome obstacles and achieve success. Carlmont High School is one of many schools in Bay Area that hosts an AVID program that provides their students with an opportunity to get mor...

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

On April 2, Carlmont music group Scots’ Symphony performed a medley of “Phantom of the Opera” — with a twist. The group, consisting of various Carlmont instrumentalists and vocalists, played through their set during lunch in the quad. Jenna Williamson, a senior and vice president of the club...

Model United Nations Club addresses international crises

Model United Nations Club addresses international crises

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Within the four walls of room E1, Model United Nations Club strives to promote a diplomatic dialogue amongst Carlmont students in an accepting and unbiased environment through debate, discussion, legislative simulation, and advocacy. Model United Nations Club was started at Carlmont in 2016 by Clu...

Spring break gives time off from stress

Spring break gives time off from stress

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Spring break has almost arrived, and students are more eager than ever to get the time off. Typically, students use spring break to go on vacation, hang out with friends, and relax. During the break, students have the opportunity to take a step back and focus on something besides school. Though ...

San Mateo eatery sets the bar for delicious ramen

San Mateo eatery sets the bar for delicious ramen

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Reviews

Located in downtown San Mateo on the corner of Eighth Avenue, Ramen Dojo offers the Peninsula the opportunity to enjoy a delicious bowl of traditional ramen with an endless amount of toppings. Ramen Dojo is one of the most famous Japanese eateries in the Bay Area, and for good reason. Each bowl of ramen is...

Suiting up for swim unit causes anxiety

Suiting up for swim unit causes anxiety

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


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Dread. The feeling shared by most Carlmont freshmen as fourth-quarter swim unit begins. In order to ensure that all students are capable of swimming in any environment, Carlmont’s physical education (P.E.) classes began a swim unit on March 26 that will continue until the end of the school year. Students are expected to f...

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Parker English, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018


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Counselor meetings are a very effective tool for students when deciding on upcoming classes. They occur every year starting in February and continuing up until late April. In these meetings, counselors make sure to check up on each student individually to ensure that they are on track to gradu...

Declining FOMF awaits revival

Declining FOMF awaits revival

March 31, 2018


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Friends of Millard Filmore (FOMF) is an organization that Carlmont students may have heard of, or maybe even looked down upon. As a research-based competition, its popularity has decreased — yet this hasn't stopped some of its leaders to push for more. Beginning in 1968 as an event only held at ...

Boat project sets sail on Carlmont waters

Boat project sets sail on Carlmont waters

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


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Ramtin Aidi's geometry classes started their morning off with a splash. On Thursday, March 29, Aidi's first, second, and fifth-period geometry classes met at the swimming pool at the start first period to show off the boats they made for their projects. The project required using the concepts that...

Baking Club mixes different ideas between students

Baking Club mixes different ideas between students

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


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Students scramble into room A14, all drawn in by the aroma of freshly baked goods. Golden-brown cookies, chocolate-rich brownies, and fluffy cupcakes make up an array of treats near the classroom entrance. This is Baking Club. Founded in the 2015-16 school year, Baking Club has created an open envi...

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