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Students express opinions on summer reading

April 27, 2020

To be academically ready at the start of the following school year, students often have work over their summer breaks to keep them on track. Every year, Carlmont assigns a book for the ...

International students make up a significant portion of the population, but many are still unaware of the hardships those students may face in the U.S.

Foreign students face foreign problems

April 2, 2020

Some come for a better education, some because of their parents, while others come seeking financial security. The California Department of Education recorded that there were over 2 million students recognized as English...

COVID-19 and flu shuts down various Carlmont activities

March 19, 2020

Concerns regarding COVID-19 have led to the cancellation of many events that students enjoy throughout their everyday life. These include going to school, playing sports, participating...

Honey Mahogany marches on the front lines of San Francisco’s 2020 Women’s March. “Honey continues to organize and fight for the most vulnerable communities in San Francisco every day as a legislative aide in the District 6 Office, and hopes to be able to continue her service on the SF DCCC [Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee] as an elected member,” Mahogany said on her website.

Drag queen’s campaign for local office inspires Carlmont youth

March 2, 2020

On Jan. 23, 2020, RuPaul Charles announced the 13 new drag queens who would compete for the title of “America’s first drag president” on his Emmy Award-winning reality show ...

One of Carlmont's counselors, Ross Yokomura, explains the A-G requirements to sophomores in the College and Career Center. The A-G requirements are used by Carlmont to determine what classes a student must take to graduate high school. Many colleges also use these same requirements to determine whether a student is qualified to apply to their college.

The road to college admission

February 29, 2020

Future jobs, salaries, reputation, and education; so much rides on a student's choice of whether they should attend college and if so, where. As a result, it is important for s...

Women show their support for Title IX and survivors of sexual assault  at the 2020 Women's March in San Francisco.

Local lawyers take US secretary of education head-on in two year lawsuit

February 8, 2020

In 1972, the Nixon administration introduced Title IX, whose purpose was to prevent sexual harassment and assault in schools. For decades, schools seemed to be getting safer. But n...

Sophomore Tripp Garrish backs down his defender on the perimeter.

Menlo-Atherton Bears rip through Carlmont Scots

February 1, 2020

Many basketball fans in the Bay Area know what it’s like to watch a crippled version of their team lose one of the most important games of the season. Similarly to the Golden...

The leaders of  Screamin' Scots, enthusiastically cheer after Carlmont’s varsity basketball team makes a basket.

Screamin’ Scots cheer on athletes but can be distracting

January 12, 2020

Students cheering in the stands isn't an uncommon sight at Carlmont home games, but whether that cheering helps or hinders the team is uncertain. Carlmont's cheer section, the...

Cole Gunning, a sophomore, studies for his upcoming finals, practicing study methods such as reviewing notes and re-reading material.

Teachers offer study strategies for upcoming review week

December 5, 2019

As finals are just around the corner, students find themselves struggling to study for their upcoming exams. Many are overloaded with assignments leading up to review week, resulti...

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...

Students listen to Alex Karim, a software engineer, share a presentation about Lyft.

Girls Who Code Club inspires women to rise with potential

November 1, 2019

Many young teenage girls are intimidated when entering the field of computer science due to the vast majority of male competition. However, The Girls Who Code Club confronts thes...

Darius Chao prays with the rest of the members of Christians in Action Club at the beginning of their Oct. 21 meeting.

Christians in Action unites denominations at Carlmont

October 22, 2019

CIA at Carlmont doesn’t have international espionage or hold government secrets. Instead, it holds meetings every Monday to unite students through God. At Carlmont, Club...

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