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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Kevin Shimizu

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

Kevin Shimizu is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. Kevin loves to participate in the Carlmont Technical Theater Association to help maintain and work in the Performing Arts Center. He also enjoys photography and listening to music.

Twitter: @Kevin_T_Shimizu

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Colin Welter and Will Nadan sing a rendition of the song, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, with their a cappella group, Fine Tuning.

Choir Pops Benefit Concert embraces diversity

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer May 26, 2019

On May 22 and May 23, the Carlmont Performing Arts Center hosted the annual Choir Pops Benefit Concert. This concert not only allows Carlmont's choir students to show their growth from the start of...

Students box it out in the ASB room during lunch.

Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer May 4, 2019

For the first time in Carlmont history, ASB organized a Wii Boxing tournament, complete with a makeshift ring for anyone who wanted to participate. The tournament lasted from April 29 to May 3 during...

Block schedules can help students improve, but it comes with its downsides.

Block schedule is met with controversy

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer April 13, 2019

For the past few weeks, students at Carlmont High School have experienced annual standardized testing periods that are accompanied by a two-day weekly block schedule. Instead of the usual 50-minute classes,...

Counselors help to provide guidance for students throughout high school.

Passions are not overshadowed in course selection

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer March 14, 2019

Year after year, students go through the same difficult process of deciding which courses to take the next year. In February, students begin to make their way to the counseling office for their annual...

Despite the criticism of the legitimacy of professional gaming, esports has drawn the attention of millions around the world, inspiring a new generation of athletes.

Esports has grown into more than a hobby

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer March 5, 2019

The prize pool for DOTA 2’s tournament, The International 2018 is $25,532,177. That's enough money to buy one Toyota Corolla every day for 1,365 consecutive days, nearly 3.8 years. This is 443 times...

Mid-winter break gives students time to rest without the stress of school.

Mid-winter break presents students with a choice

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer February 16, 2019

Mid-winter break, otherwise known as ski week, is one of a few breaks left before the scheduled dates for the Advanced Placement (AP) tests. This often causes students to make a pivotal decision when they...

Lauren Chong takes a club photo for the yearbook in the quad.

Students purchase yearbooks despite its high cost

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer January 26, 2019

The deadline to purchase a yearbook is fast approaching and many students have decided to buy it despite the high cost. One such student is Ty Takahashi, a sophomore. "Yearbooks are a great way to...

The  main door entrance of the Carlmont Performing Arts Center.

Musical cast members start preparation for long time commitment

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer November 28, 2018

The bell rings and students rush out of their classrooms. Some wait to get picked up by their parents, while some wait for their friends. Some drive themselves and some even walk home. However, this is...

Senior quotes from page 122 of the 2017 yearbook

Senior quotes create opportunities for students to express themselves

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

The deadline for turning in senior quotes has come and passed much like the high school lives of many Carlmont seniors. Senior quotes are an annual tradition in many high schools that give students...

Sock Club meets weekly on Friday in room A11 to improve their knitting skills.

Sock Club strives to get on their feet

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer October 10, 2018

A new addition to Carlmont's long list of clubs, Sock Club, is facing growing pains. As the 2018-19 school year begins, clubs start their usual activities. Whether it be going out to participate in...

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