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Students raise concerns regarding dress code

Students raise concerns regarding dress code

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

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 and in need of revision, others think that stricter provisions should be enforced. Likewise, because Carlmont on the...

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

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 have been reports of "excessive" blocking of websites on school Chromebooks that in some cases hinder the user's ability to do...

School cafeteria switches to electronic payment

School cafeteria switches to electronic payment

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

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 if they want to buy food from the school cafeteria. Their parents must be the ones to load the money into their account...

Micro-business on campus teaches management and organizational skills

Micro-business on campus teaches management and organizational skills

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

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 focuses on creating a real-world “business” experience for special education students where they can practice organizational,...

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

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

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

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 can now be found everywhere throughout Carlmont. Although no exact number of tri-bins can be given, there are roughly 50 or...

Movie Mates Club ‘premieres’ despite controversy

Movie Mates Club ‘premieres’ despite controversy

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

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 was founded this year by President Eoin Cunningham and Vice President Jack Likens. Both are fans of cinema, especially cur...

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Mandy Hitchcock, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

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 jars filled to the brim with the iconic gold substance are typical household items that grace the shelves and pantries of the Ame...

Charter Learning Center relocates campus

Charter Learning Center relocates campus

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

After 23 years of sharing a campus with Tierra Linda Middle School (TL), Charter Learning Center (CLC) will have its own campus. Charter is relocating due to the recent addition of Mariposa Upper Elementary School to the school grounds. It will move into newly constructed buildings, and Tierra Lin...

Girl Scout cookies entice students

Girl Scout cookies entice students

Parker English, Staff Writer

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 Trefoils are all $5 while S'mores and Toffee-tastics are $6. This price difference is due to the two "specialty" c...

Murals on campus display school pride

Murals on campus display school pride

Rachel Matatyaou, Publicity Director

January 31, 2018

Students at Carlmont have produced eight, soon to be nine, unique murals on campus over the years. Murals are placed sporadically around campus for students to view them. Principal Ralph Crame said, “Each mural is reflective of the student body and their personality. We want the students to have a say in the ...

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

Anna Feng, Managing Editor

January 27, 2018

Design Tech High School used to be a school without a campus. However, that all changed with the grand opening of Design Tech's new location, situated in the marshes of Redwood Shores. The high school, commonly referred to as d.tech, now operates in a two-story glass building. Plans for constructing...

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez

October 17, 2017

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez report on the impact that recent fires have had on the Carlmont campus.

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