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Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Tessa Bagby and Jasmine Zang. This is the sixth student-directed play in the past seven years and the second Carlmont drama production of the year. "I'm thoroughly impressed wi...

French exchange students adapt to Carlmont culture

French exchange students adapt to Carlmont culture

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Parlez-vous français? Because they do. For two weeks, 11 students from the outskirts of Paris, France are living with students attending Carlmont. Carlmont’s French Department began hosting students from France in 1999, initiated by French teacher Katya Burton. “I have coordinated French ...

Block schedule leaves students restless

Block schedule leaves students restless

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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The  block schedule weeks that took place between March 20 and April 19 have prompted many different opinions from students. Carlmont made a temporary change in its schedule due to required testing for juniors and seniors. Instead of having the usual fifty-minute period, classes were stretched to an hour and...

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Daniel Friis, staff writer

April 19, 2018


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0.136 percent of students who take the American College Testing (ACT)  ace the test with a full score of 36, according to prepscholar.com, a site that gives statistics and percentages regarding the ACT and SAT. Elias Wilson, a junior, is part of that 0.136 percent. As most students do, Wilson went int...

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Throughout the year, clubs work to accomplish goals set at the beginning. Whether they have reached these goals or not, the year is coming to an end, and clubs strive to conclude the year on a positive note. Many challenges are presented in which clubs have to overcome them, however, most have effectively...

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Sober Prom shows that small choices have big consequences

Sober Prom shows that small choices have big consequences

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Carlmont High School's 2018 Sober Prom campaign and the impact it had on students and participants.

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Despite its waning popularity, filmmaking is a shared passion among students in Carlmont's Video Production Club. It's a very friendly environment where students work together to celebrate this passion. "I'd like to spread knowledge in the fields of visual art and provide more opportunities for those...

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Veronica Roseborough, Staff writer

April 11, 2018


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The life of a coach is not an easy one. One may wake up aiming to enrich the lives of students and end up falling short. Rich Vallero, a varsity baseball coach and physical education (P.E.) teacher at Carlmont, knows this feeling all too well. “Sometimes when you strap it on and go to work eve...

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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If a student is in the gym during lunch, it usually means that he or she is attending a sports meeting. However, during the week of April 2, that wasn't the case. Instead, students could be seen dancing to choreography shown on the wall by a projector. From April 2 to April 6, members of ASB held...

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...

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