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Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

Advantage Chess sponsored their annual scholastic chess tournament at Fox Elementary School last weekend, where over 100 students participated. The chess tournaments serve as fundraisers for the Fox School PTA, as all staff members are volunteers. The club began with about 80 kids, but as chess grad...

Personal accomplishments and satisfaction define Robotics Club’s success

Personal accomplishments and satisfaction define Robotics Club’s success

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Robotics Club concluded their competition season with pride and high hopes for their future. The Robotics Team, 199 Deep Blue Robotics, has spent hours upon hours designing, building, and controlling their robot over the course of this school year. When only given six weeks to design...

Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under News

The Belmont library offers their patrons a wide selection of events. One of these events is the Documentary Club, which meets every second Tuesday of the month to watch and talk about documentaries. “We want to provide access for patrons to opportunities and learning experiences that they may...

Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Campus

Music is an integral part of most teenagers lives. Students listen to music on the way to class, with friends, and while doing homework. There are many benefits to listening to music for teenagers and students. According to a 2013 study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), music...

Classic Films Club raises curtain for new leaders

Classic Films Club raises curtain for new leaders

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus

As third quarter comes to an end, the Classic Films Club prepares to welcome new leadership and ideas to bring into the next school year. "Our goal is to appreciate the gems of the film industry," said sophomore Katrina Sharonin, one of the vice presidents. The club has come together to watch and...

Korean club reflects on Heritage Fair

Korean club reflects on Heritage Fair

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus

The Korean American Student Association (KASA) faced many struggles prior to their performance at Heritage Fair. KASA is a club at Carlmont High School that strives to spread Korean traditions and culture to other students. KASA's weekly meetings before their performance at Heritage Fair revolved...

Tennis Club fosters inclusivity and teamwork

Tennis Club fosters inclusivity and teamwork

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Campus

Every second and fourth Monday of the month, students gather in room E12 to learn about strategy, teamwork, and most importantly, tennis. Annika Lin, a junior, is president of the club, with Vice Presidents Lily Gittoes and Isabella Reeves, who all help to run the meetings. Though this is just the s...

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Campus

On Mondays, lunch in room C3 gives students a place to relax and de-stress from the school day. Gosh Yarn It Club is a club where students can hang out with friends while also learning how to knit, with the intent to help the homeless in the Bay Area. Emily Kim, the president of Gosh Yarn It, started...

Girls Who Code Club encourages girls to join

Girls Who Code Club encourages girls to join

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, Uncategorized

When thinking of computer science or coding, it is usually thought of as a male-dominated field. This is because women currently hold only 24 percent of the jobs in computing, which leaves the remainder 76 percent to men. However, there are more opportunities for women to access coding jobs; i...

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus

Every eye is focused on you. You speak confidently and your voice carries over to the crowd of people inspecting the presentation you’d worked on for months. Loud applause rings into the otherwise silent room and you smile in triumph. DECA’s Silicon Valley District Conference was a success for Ca...

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Jazz Club is a community of musicians who meet almost every day at lunch to practice what they love: jazz music. The club is well known in the band room but does not get any other exposure as it was not at this years' club fair. Most of the people at Jazz Club heard about it from other people...

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Take a deep breath and de-stress at the Wellness Club

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

49 percent of students report feeling stressed every single day. Stress has become a problem in teenagers of the 21st century and now ranks a 5.8 on a ten point scale compared to the average adult stress level of 5.1. With finals coming our way, high schoolers are under a lot of stress which...

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