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Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

Although finals week is approaching fast, exams for the different language classes have already begun. In most classes, teachers administer only one or two finals in the two hour period. This can include multiple choice, short answer, essay finals, and so on. However, the language classes at C...

Chinese students celebrate the Lunar New Year – Jai Sinha

Chinese students celebrate the Lunar New Year – Jai Sinha

Jai Sinha, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Jai Sinha reports on Carlmont's Chinese classes celebrating the Lunar New Year.

Lunar New Year Extravaganza welcomes the Year of the Pig

Lunar New Year Extravaganza welcomes the Year of the Pig

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

It is almost the Year of the Pig. But at the Hillsdale Shopping Center, the celebration already started on Jan. 26, a few weeks before the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year is an eastern Asian festival that marks the start of the new year according to the traditional Chinese calendar. The Lunar New Year...

Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant provides staple Chinese fare

Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant provides staple Chinese fare

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

Nearly every family seems to have a restaurant that they can go to when they are hungry and don't know where to go. For my family, this restaurant has always been Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant in San Francisco. We have been going there for years, and they never fail to disappoint. The restaurant...

New year event celebrates Chinese culture

New year event celebrates Chinese culture

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Chinese New Year is a holiday that goes back to ancient times, and it is still celebrated today. The date of Chinese New Year, which is also known as the lunar new year, usually falls between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. This year it is on Feb 16 and this is the year of the dog. At the Hillsdale Mall, a Chinese...

Chinese Culture Club teaches students about Chinese heritage and culture

Chinese Culture Club teaches students about Chinese heritage and culture

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

January 21, 2018

Within the walls of room U14, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) works to extend knowledge about Chinese heritage and culture to all students.  On the first and third Fridays of the month, CCC organizes meetings that consist of a short presentation followed by an interactive activity.   Activities incl...

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

On Friday, April 27, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) officer candidates held their election speeches. As the school year comes to an end, CCC is preparing for its next chapter next year. Last year, there was not any formal election for officer positions due to a lack of volunteers. However, increases ...

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

April 7, 2017

On Friday, March 31, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) went on a field trip to PongPlanet in San Carlos to learn the history of ping pong and how to play the game. Instructor Lau, a ping pong enthusiast, taught students the basics of ping pong. He also introduced many different types of grips that could be used...

Chinese Culture Club plans for next year’s event

Chinese Culture Club plans for next year’s event

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Through previous years, Carlmont students have gained more and more knowledge on Chinese New Year, a holiday celebrated by Chinese families worldwide each year. Chinese Culture Club (CCC) has been planning Chinese New Year events for the past few years, hoping that students get to appreciate Chinese...

Empress of China is the ruler of Chinese TV

Empress of China is the ruler of Chinese TV

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

The only female to ever become an emperor in Chinese history, Wu Zetian, is infamous for her ruthlessness and wit. Legend has it that she killed her own daughter, so she could blame it on the previous emperor's wife to have her dethroned. China's entertainment queen, Fan Bingbing, portrays the life...

San Francisco’s Chinese New Year parade ushers the year of the ram

San Francisco’s Chinese New Year parade ushers the year of the ram

Victor Li, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

Lively music, vibrant colors, and exploding firecrackers sounded San Francisco's famous Chinese New Year Parade this year. Spectators of all ages were confronted with a strong impression created by stilt walkers, lion dancers, Chinese acrobatics, martial arts groups, and school marching bands. Apart...

Chinese Culture Club presents Carlmont’s annual Chinese New Year festival

Chinese Culture Club presents Carlmont’s annual Chinese New Year festival

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Three...two...one... "Gung-Hay Fat Choi," families cry out across the world as midnight arrives, bringing Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is a major event in Chinese culture, and is celebrated by Chinese families across the world. This year Chinese New Year  occurred on Feb 18. Carlmont's...

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