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Towards finals week, students become extremely stressed over academics and race to study for their difficult classes.

Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

May 21, 2019

Get good grades, get into a good college, get a good job. This is what many students hear on a daily basis. As finals week approaches, many students are reminded of the pressures to...

Journalism welcomes friendly competition with Peep jousting

Journalism welcomes friendly competition with Peep jousting

April 29, 2019

Carlmont's journalism class experiments with marshmallow Peeps in teacher Justin Raisner's microwave in the name of data journalism. ...

Dancer Claire Schick competing with her solo at Velocity.

Velocity Dance Convention recognizes dancers from all over the Bay Area

April 16, 2019

Velocity Dance's combined convention and competition in San Jose allows dancers to test their skills against some of the strongest studios in the Bay Area, but it also opens the...

The team members in the Robotics Club divide up the responsibilities of preparing the practice robot in the workshop on Friday.

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

March 12, 2019

A robot named Neptune, who has the ability to climb and drive, is living under a bag somewhere on campus. The Carlmont Robotics Team, also known as Deep Blue, works together each year to create a new ...

Twin sisters Rachel and Makenna Summers are driven by a competitive nature.

Twin bonds can double tension and anxiety

March 1, 2019

She's always with me. She's my best friend. She competes with me and she fights with me, but she also motivates me. She's my twin sister. Approximately 32 out of every 1000...

Flyers Sophia Morgan, Tara Bakhtegan, Taryn Schloss, and Sadie Lyman fly through the air in the middle of a basket toss stunt.

Cheerleaders jump into competition preparations

November 17, 2018

The Carlmont cheer team is preparing for the Jamz Slam City, a cheer and dance regional competition, at the Cow Palace on Saturday, Dec. 1. They may be nervous, but all of them...

Carlmont’s first annual weightlifing competition

May 24, 2018

Carlmont High School hosted it's first annual weightlifting competition on Saturday, May 19.

Computer Science Club Vice President Josh Vendrow helps club member Selena Sun with new computer software during their regular Monday lunch meeting held in room D23.

Computer Science Club creates future coders

May 6, 2018

With the world revolving around technology, computer programming has become a vital industry in today’s society. Carlmont’s Computer Science Club enables students of all sk...

Two students dance to the Just Dance game shown by a projector on the gym wall.

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

April 9, 2018

If a student is in the gym during lunch, it usually means that he or she is attending a sports meeting. However, during the week of April 2, that wasn't the case. Instead, students...

The Carlmont Robotics team competed at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18, winning two spirit awards.

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

March 20, 2018

The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but wer...

Junior Andrey Shapiro plays in a chess match with his peer during one of Chess Club’s regular Friday lunch meetings in D10.

Chess Club checks all the boxes

March 17, 2018

Though the checkerboard and the racing clock may be intimidating to some, Chess Club strives to educate students on the benefits of playing chess while providing an environment ...

Odyssey of the Mind club members gather to prepare for their upcoming creativity competition during one of their regular Tuesday lunch meetings in room B3.

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

March 4, 2018

Among the hundreds of diverse clubs at Carlmont, the Odyssey of the Mind Club shines through their involvement in creativity competitions and their passion to embrace students’ ...

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