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Students receive free summer reading books

Students receive free summer reading books

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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As the school year draws to a close, thoughts turn to lazy days in the pool and late nights with friends. However, with the approach of summer also comes the yearly summer reading book. After a school-wide vote held in February, the book “Every Day” by David Levithan has been chosen for Carlmon...

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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Among Carlmont's many clubs that work to improve the lives of others is Hope Brigade, which is in its first year and has spent a majority of its focus donating to cancer patients and shelter animals. Club President and freshman Cindy Chen said, "So far, we have held a holiday toy drive for children...

Students react to the Scotlight

Students react to the Scotlight

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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On May 2, Carlmont released its very first magazine, the Scotlight. Once stacks were brought to classrooms, students were curious to take a look at the new addition. The buzz about the magazine was all throughout the halls, and some students loved the new addition to Carlmont journalism. "I...

ASB preps for 2017-2018

ASB preps for 2017-2018

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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As the school year comes to an end, ASB continues to raise school spirit and begins to plan for next year's events. According to Freshman President Joe Sison, ASB is currently working on the celebration assembly that will take place on May 25, Senior Graduation, and the Baccalaureate. In addition, a new activity called ScotsLand is being planned....

Celebration Assembly plans to reflect on the past year

Celebration Assembly plans to reflect on the past year

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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As summer slowly creeps up, Carlmont students are eager to trade in books for bikinis and boring lunch food for exotic summer treats. For many students at Carlmont, the end of the school year is a bittersweet moment; seniors are off to college and a new batch of freshmen enter the mix of students....

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


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Spring has come, and along with it, a new garden project at Carlmont. In hopes to beautify the campus, Environmental Club has taken over a community garden. Located between upper and lower D-hall, the abandoned planter boxes will soon house a variety of plants. Risako Nozaki, a junior and club me...

ASB colors the halls with information

ASB colors the halls with information

Zaina Abdelrahman, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


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The ASB publicity commission advertises school events through colorful paint, markers, and poster paper. They help promote campus events so that students are aware of what is happening in their community. Rachel Gu, a sophomore and publicity commissioner, said, “Publicity helps beautify the school...

Assembly celebrates campus community

Assembly celebrates campus community

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

May 7, 2017


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As the end of the school year approaches, many students look forward to the Celebration Assembly. ASB is working hard with the assembly participants to create the pre-finals excitement that students can look forward to. "We began preparing for the assembly in March, and so far we have all of...

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


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While the end of the school year seems right around the corner, finals and AP testing lurk closer and closer. Testing brings students inevitable stress and insecurity at the thought of not earning a good enough grade. Recognition commission of ASB is working to fight that insecurity. After each AP cl...

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Teachers are showered with food and appreciation

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


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During Teacher Appreciation Week, spanning from May 2 to May 5, the Parent Teacher Student Association set up various breakfasts and lunches for staff members to enjoy in the Teachers’ Lounge as a gesture of appreciation. “While we often receive thanks from students and parents, it is nice to have...

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Ocean Club seeks donations for a bigger cause

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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From shop to shop, leaving jar after jar, Ocean Club is looking to raise money this weekend. Ocean Club is raising money to donate to the children and teenagers in Nicaragua in order to help buy them surf equipment. They will be going from surf shop to surf shop placing jars in the stores, hoping to...

Lunchtime lemonade promotes environmental friendliness

Lunchtime lemonade promotes environmental friendliness

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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On May 4, students gathered in the quad to fill up their water bottles with ice-cold lemonade. During lunch, the ASB do something commission set up a lemonade stand for students to help them deal with the hot weather and to relieve stress from AP (Advanced Placement) tests. Liz Boman, a junior and...

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