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Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under News

As the holiday season reaches its peak, songs such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” can be heard almost everywhere. However, tunes that are popular today are nothing like the traditional Christmas carols. In an attempt to bring the holiday spirit into the community, Belmont Library...

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Katherine McKinney, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News

Christmas spirit is starting to light up the faces of citizens in the Bay Area. The Night of Lights celebration in Half Moon Bay took place on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It began with a tree lighting ceremony at Mac Dutra Plaza followed by the crowning of the festival’s prince and princess. ...

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers around the globe associate this time of year with gifts, some are not accustomed to that luxury for various reasons. That is why the Hope Brigade Club collects toys to donate to ki...

Society wishes you a costly Christmas

Society wishes you a costly Christmas

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Christmas is a time for family and cheer, a time to be grateful and enjoy the presence of others. However, it's also the season to spend large amounts of money and time. Starting as early as November 1, people begin to plan their holiday by purchasing airline tickets, buying and gifting colorfully...

Interfaith potluck brings unity to main religious clubs

Interfaith potluck brings unity to main religious clubs

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

Brightly colored cupcakes and the promise of food and games drew students to the interfaith potluck hosted by Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Fellowship Clubs. The presidents of the three main religious clubs at Carlmont encouraged students to meet others with beliefs similar or different than their o...

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

Speckled or striped, bumpy or smooth, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes arrive straight from the patch to your doorstep all thanks to the middleman: Trader Joe's. Each year, Trader Joe's adds pumpkins to the list of items sold at their stores. Their wide assortment of colors and shapes allows buyers to se...

JV football’s resilient defense brings home the victory

JV football’s resilient defense brings home the victory

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Carlmont Scots JV Football team overcame a flurry of penalties to edge out the Woodside Wildcats 26-21, winning their respective league. Winners of their last eight games, the Scots improve to 8-1 overall and 5-0 intraconference while Woodside drops to 6-2-1 and 4-1. The Scots will look to continue...

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under News

A glass of wine, a unique piece of art, and a whole bunch of people are the essential components that make up "The Peninsula's Premier Fall Festival" held in downtown San Carlos. Known as the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, this event allows vendors and fairgoers alike to enjoy themselves and sup...

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

A new club is bringing the menstrual movement to Carlmont, and they are here to stay. Period. PERIOD is a non-profit organization with over 150 chapters worldwide. The group seeks to bring awareness to the fact that pads and tampons are not necessarily “feminine products,” but rather simply menstr...

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

After speaking for nearly three hours, Youth Motivational Speaker Scott Backovich leaves the Carlmont High School gymnasium only to enter the ASB room.  Backovich isn’t the first, and certainly isn’t the last, motivational speaker to step foot on the Carlmont campus. Every year, the ASB invites a motivation...

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under News

Church of the Holy Cross invited families to enjoy food, drama, dancing, music, and shops on the 48th Greek Festival. The annual festival in Belmont marked yet another celebration of Greek culture and traditions that allow families across the Bay Area to experience and enjoy it first hand. Anast...

J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

J-Pop club brings Japanese culture to Carlmont

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Japanese culture is one that may interest many, and J-Pop club is the perfect club to learn about the many aspects of their culture, ranging from animation to traditions. Meeting in room E7 every Thursday, J-Pop club features a variety of members, all interested in the culture of Japan. In addit...

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