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‘A Novel Idea’ book club brings readers together

January 19, 2018

"A Novel Idea" book club allows student to explore a number of different genres of books while also providing an environment for interesting discussions. Under the leadership of Aby...

Students head down the quad stairs at the beginning of lunch to receive their free copies of

Students receive free summer reading books

May 12, 2017

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...

Sophomore Maya Schwartz looks at the candidates for the 2017 summer reading book and decides which ones to vote on.

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

February 25, 2017

A decision finally left up to the students: the summer reading book. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, students had the opportunity to vote for the upcoming summer reading book through a G...

Belmont Library teen supervisor Kayla Figard tapes up flyers to advertise teen programs like Spectrum.

Spectrum Book Club focuses on a spectrum of characters

February 10, 2017

Characters from books, movies, and television series serve as role models and inspiration for everyone, whether young or old. For many, it is still hard to find a character that ...

ASB promotes the testing book drive around campus.

Testing book drive provides financial aid

February 6, 2017

High school students are often encouraged to take great measures in preparing for standardized tests, such as the SAT, ACT, and AP exams. Unfortunately, the costs add up. Say a se...

‘The Jungle Book’ 2.0 is a necessity to watch

April 25, 2016

Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” left the pages on April 15 for its debut on the big screen. Directed by Jon Favreau and screenplay written by Justin Marks, this live a...

Freshman Alyssa Higdon meets Schneider after the book talk to get Schneider's autograph.

Students react to Schneider’s book talk

September 21, 2015

On Sept. 17, author Robyn Schneider, who wrote Carlmont's all-school summer reading book, visited the school to speak about her writing experience and autograph students' copies...

‘Divergent’ broke box office

March 25, 2014

"Divergent" broke the box office this weekend as the breakout film of 2014. The long awaited book-turned-movie was a pleasant surprise for audiences, and grossed an estimated 56 m...

The rise in book to movie adaptations

The rise in book to movie adaptations

December 12, 2013

Over the course of years, the number of book to movie adaptations have increased significantly, specifically from the young adult genre. “I think movie producers want to use the ...

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