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Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Outlook, Student Perspective

Lateness is an ongoing problem at Carlmont High School and unfortunately, having seven minutes is not enough time to get to class comfortably. Students either have to run, leave their previous class early, or just accept that they are late to class every day. "I have to walk from U to F and I just...

Freshmen weigh in on their high school experience

Freshmen weigh in on their high school experience

Ailee Lim, Staff writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, High school reflections, Student Bios, Student Perspective

Freshman year is arguably the hardest year for high school students. Adjusting to the new campus, making new friends, and getting used to everything can put a lot of stress on those not expecting it. "High school is much more stressful and harder academically than middle school," said freshman Varsha...

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Perspective, Student Voices

Carlmont's poetry club, the Dead Poets Society, prides itself on taking the name of the well-known Robin Williams movie. Both students in Carlmont and the movie are able to express themselves through their poetry. The Dead Poets Society is a place where students are able to share their poems with ...

Students share opinions of presidential candidates

Students share opinions of presidential candidates

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under Campus Thoughts, Student Perspective, Student Voices

Students are the future of America, and high school is where opinions begin to form about the politics that will lead America in the years to come. However, there are many students who are unaware of the details of the 2016 election or even the election process in general. Freshman Seema Wadhwa...

Reaching adulthood in high school

Reaching adulthood in high school

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Perspective

Cigarettes, tattoos, lotto tickets, skydiving, and...homework. Turning 18 opens many new opportunities for young adults. Hundreds of seniors turn 18 while at Carlmont, but only a number know all of the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a legal adult in high school. Senior Claire Noemer said, “Nothin...

Where did senior pranks go?

Where did senior pranks go?

Ravina Gujral, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Perspective

Numerous high school students around the nation enjoy the happiness and  glorified end of high school that senior pranks have represented over the years. At Carlmont, there have been ups and downs in the matter, but now there seems to be little to no participation of senior pranks due to various reasons...

Finding money to support our school

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Perspective

With over 30 elective options, Carlmont High School does not lack class variety. Each spring, students of the Sequoia Union High School District meet with their appointed guidance counselors to discuss available classes for the coming year. Performing arts and career technical education courses are among t...

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