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Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


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Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days filled with music, food, and sweaty bodies. The lineup included popular rappers like Lil Wayne, SchoolBoy Q, and Lil Uzi Vert, who all had lighting and special effects ...

Donations leave fire victims’ needs unfulfilled

Donations leave fire victims’ needs unfulfilled

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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By now, most of the country knows that California has been facing one of the worst fires in the state’s history. The fire has destroyed numerous houses, killed 41 and counting, nearly harmed the exotic animals at Safari West, and destroyed a beloved Jewish summer camp, Camp Newman. With all this...

Ceramics Club puts a spin on lunch

Ceramics Club puts a spin on lunch

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Clay is out, hands are dirty, and paint brushes, as well as lunchboxes, are scattered among the tables in F13. During moments like these, Carlmont Ceramics Club is in full swing. During a Ceramics Club meeting, students can start or continue a ceramics project while receiving instruction and assistance...

Smoke from Napa wildfire breaches Carlmont

Smoke from Napa wildfire breaches Carlmont

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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Roughly 70 miles of highway separates Carlmont and the raging fires in Napa. Yet only three days after the blaze started on Oct. 8, Carlmont students were already wheezing, blanketing their faces, and grabbing face masks. The fire had thankfully not traveled all the way from the North Bay...

Nighttime Powderpuff creates new homecoming tradition

Nighttime Powderpuff creates new homecoming tradition

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Carlmont's 2017 school year has introduced a new homecoming tradition: nighttime Powderpuff. The nighttime Powderpuff is a new twist on the girls' football tournament that usually takes place at lunch during homecoming week. The idea of having nighttime Powderpuff was inspired by other schools...

Vice President leaves Sunday football game after players kneel

Vice President leaves Sunday football game after players kneel

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Sunday football is a long-standing American tradition. Now, it's a kneeling tradition, and the White House has had enough. On Sunday, Oct. 8, Vice President Mike Pence left the San Francisco 49ers v. Indianapolis Colts football game in Indiana after 23 players on the 49ers kneeled for the National...

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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With fall arriving, community members braved the heat to attend the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire from Oct. 7-8 in downtown San Carlos. The Art and Wine Faire occurs every fall and is sponsored by the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce. Along with art, there is a kid zone, live music all day, a car s...

Best of September

Best of September

October 5, 2017


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Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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A Sequoia High School freshman passed away in an apparent suicide on Sept. 26. The incident occurred at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City, where a southbound Caltrain hit 14-year-old Holly Spalletta. Since the tragedy, Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) members, students, an...

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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The banging of drums. The fanfare of trumpets, clarinets, and saxophones. The guitar and vocals of the rock band, Caravanserai. All sights attendees of the Save The Music Festival saw and heard throughout the day. On Oct. 1, the annual Save the Music Festival gathered an ensemble of local bands and...

Rep. Jackie Speier hosts ‘A Pathway to Citizenship’

Rep. Jackie Speier hosts ‘A Pathway to Citizenship’

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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"You know what makes this country so great?" U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier posed this question on Sept. 23 at the San Mateo City Hall at the beginning of her workshop called "A Pathway to Citizenship." Speier hosted the event with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to help residents ...

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to get the win. By that, I mean looking over film countless of times, conditioning...

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