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The AVID team at Carlmont consists of counselors, teachers, and AVID students all working towards a common goal.

AVID helps students pave a path to current and future success

January 29, 2020

Most students know the stress that comes with being a highschooler all too well. Whether it stems from the workload from classes, the pressure to do well, or the ever-looming id...

Led by Griffin Soelberg, a senior, students involved with last year’s Project Snowman fundraiser worked to create graphics such as this. They also decorated boxes to resemble presents, which they used to collect money for the less-fortunate families of Carlmont. “It looks like you're putting money into a present, and the money actually goes to buying presents,” Soelberg said.

Upcoming Snowman Project fundraiser aims to raise Carlmont’s holiday spirit

November 21, 2019

The Carlmont Associated Student Body (ASB) will hold its second annual Snowman Project during the upcoming holiday season. The event will raise money that will go to some of the...

The first piece of garbage falls to the floor of the C hall bathrooms as the bell rings to start the school day.

School bathrooms struggle to remain sanitary

November 16, 2019

School bathrooms. The words that send a shiver down students' spines conjure up images of vaping, overflowing garbage cans, and other unspeakable things.  Restrooms have found ...

Isabella Peterson, a sophomore, and Bronsen Lasala, a sophomore, cut out a paper Donkey Kong for the sophomore float.

Float decorating unites students and sparks school spirit

October 27, 2019

Dozens of students gathered after school to decorate the vivacious floats that were showcased in the homecoming football game on Friday.  While students decorated floats, sophomore class president Jono Sison bur...

Joshua Yglesias, a sophomore, works on a math problem during the first math contest of the year.

Math contest participation multiplies

October 6, 2019

Attendance skyrocketed for the first Carlmont math contest of the year, as students rushed to find an open class to participate in the contest. Students flocked to math cla...

A print-out of the Carlmont High School dress code is displayed in Denise Steward's classroom.

Students raise concerns regarding dress code

May 24, 2019

Over time, there has been much controversy regarding the topic of school dress code and Carlmont High School is no exception. While some believe the dress code is generally biased...

Alison Kim looks disappointedly at another blocked website while she tries to do research for school.

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

May 24, 2019

It isn't uncommon for students using a school-issued device or the campus wifi to find many of their online sources blocked by the Sequoia Union High School District. There...

The cafeteria during passing period sees few people buying lunch.

School cafeteria switches to electronic payment

May 23, 2019

Carlmont took a step towards the future in the last month, changing from cash to credit in the cafeteria. Students are now required to have money attached to their school account...

Specially designed t-shirts serve as uniforms for students who deliver sandwiches for Lunch in a Pickle Club.

Micro-business on campus teaches management and organizational skills

January 29, 2019

Carlmont is home to around 125 clubs. But what makes Lunch in a Pickle Club stand out is that it doesn't act as a club. It acts as a micro-business. Lunch in a Pickle Club...

Alice Chamberlin, a junior, uses the tri-bins to throw her thrash away. With the tri-bins now on campus, many students are eager to throw their trash away in the correct spot.

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

October 23, 2018

The Carlmont Green Team is continually working to improve the environment by implementing new tri-bin trash systems across campus. The trash system was formed last January and...

Classic Film Club members watch

Movie Mates Club ‘premieres’ despite controversy

October 12, 2018

Clubs promote diversity throughout Carlmont and every year, more are created, some based off of new ideas, and others stemming from existing clubs. Movie Mates is a club that...

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

September 16, 2018

In smoothies, tea, or juice. On bread, salad, or fruits. Or simply, by itself. Honey has long since been an ingredient integrated into our daily diets. Bottles and ja...

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