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

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Parker English

Parker English, Staff Writer

Parker English is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. He likes to play lacrosse at Carlmont and soccer outside of school. His favorite subjects are math and computer science.

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A sign displayed in the quad shows seniors where to go to pick up their caps and gowns.

Cap and gown pickups prepare seniors for graduation

May 20, 2018

Graduation is one of the most important moments in every student's high school experience. Walking across a stage in front of parents and friends to receive a diploma, a process marking the next step...

Sophomore Gabe Anson completes the preparatory steps on the AP answer document.

AP slug sessions prepare students for testing

May 1, 2018

Advanced Placement (AP) tests are a crucial motive for many students to take AP classes. The tests allow students to gain college credits for that class, which can be very beneficial because it gives...

Students eagerly await their turn to purchase tickets for prom in the quad.

Students find prom well worth the price

April 21, 2018

Prom season is a time many juniors and seniors look forward to, and for very valid reasons. The night consists of an amazing time at an extravagant venue with friends, dancing, food, and so much more. Tickets...

A list of counselor appointments is posted outside the counseling office for passing students to refer to.

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

March 31, 2018

Counselor meetings are a very effective tool for students when deciding on upcoming classes. They occur every year starting in February and continuing up until late April. In these meetings, counselors...

The chalk wall provides a fun and relaxing atmosphere at Calrmont.

Carlmont chalk wall spreads positivity

March 12, 2018

Distractions are always appreciated in the stressful lives of high school students. On March 7 and March 8, the freshman leadership class set up an activity in the quad meant to relieve stress. This...

Speaker, Skylar Thomas, answers questions after his presentation on sharks.

[Photo] Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

February 16, 2018

Speaker, Skylar Thomas, answers questions after his presentation on sharks.

Luke Hendrickson, a sophomore, buys a box of Trefoils from Ana Alvarez-Rutz, a Girl Scout.

Girl Scout cookies entice students

February 5, 2018

A new season is here: the season of Girl Scout cookies. There are eight different types of Girl Scout cookies from Little Brownie Bakers; Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Savanah Smiles, and...

Tomas Ronderos, a sophomore, walks from Carlmont High School with textbooks in hand, ready to prepare for the SAT and future successes.

SAT scores do not predict future success

January 31, 2018

One test determines a student’s future success. Many want to do well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), but some struggle to understand what the score truly means. While these scores are important,...

Students are free to utilize all of the equipment in the new weight room facility.

New weight room open during zero period

January 22, 2018

The Carlmont weight room first opened to all students during zero period on Jan. 10, the first day of the second semester. This change will give students complete access to the new room and the high-quality...

The Scots prepare for tip-off against Gunn high school.

Girls’ junior varsity basketball displays dominance against the Titans

December 6, 2017

Girls' junior varsity basketball continued their successful season with an outstanding performance against Gunn High School on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Carlmont was the first team to put points on the board...

A dollar bill displayed in front of the Carlmont football field.

Carlmont Boosters Club plays a crucial role in school sports funding

November 19, 2017

Although the Sequoia Union High School District provides funding to the Carlmont High School athletic program, it is not enough to meet the financial needs of the more than 30 Carlmont sports teams. Therefore,...

Carlmont boys stretch during soccer tryouts on Oct. 31.

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November 19, 2017

Carlmont boys stretch during soccer tryouts on Oct. 31.

The Carlmont tennis courts were empty due to the smoke from the fires.

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

October 18, 2017

Sports events at Carlmont High School were suddenly canceled Tuesday, Oct. 17 after air quality became too poor to play in. One of these cancellations was the girls' varsity tennis match, which had...

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