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Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

November 1, 2018

Halloween. A time to carve pumpkins, let people be whoever or whatever they want to be, and to take candy from strangers, an experience that is far and few between. Every...

Sofia Ochoa incorporates art into her daily life by always having art supplies on her.

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

October 31, 2018

Students need a voice, and the PTA is working toward providing that through their annual art contest. The PTA Art Reflections contest is a national competition for students in ...

The Social Justice Poster Contest asked for students to create a design that would advocate for equality for all.

Poster contest raises awareness for social justice

February 25, 2018

Across San Mateo County libraries, students in 5th to 12th grade competed in the Teen Social Justice Poster Contest to show their support for equality for all different types of p...

Akiko Balitactac takes her photo for the San Mateo County photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

April 28, 2017

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students ...

Sophomore Patrick McDonough reviews the answers to the math contests. Many students share their answers with each other after each contest to check if they got the right answer.

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

March 4, 2017

Every other Tuesday at the start of lunch, students make a mad dash towards the math classrooms as they scramble to find a seat for the biweekly contests. As extra credit points...

Sophomore Kylie McPherson looks at the flyer for the Black History Month Essay Contest.

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

February 20, 2017

February each year, America celebrates Black History Month. This year the City of Belmont and the Belmont Library are partnering to host an essay contest about the importance...

Sophomore Travis Mathers and junior Spencer Stancil, dressed up as the Joker and Harley Quinn of the Suicide Squad, put on their best impersonations in the final round.

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

November 2, 2016

It was the ultimate face-off. The contestants had given all they had, but it was down to Dora the Explorer and Suicide Squad. Here came the final moment -- the audience would decide who woul...

Students in Screamin' Scots show off their Carlmont logos at a home football game.

Logo contest allows students to become more involved on campus

October 26, 2016

Everywhere you look around the Carlmont campus, there is talent waiting to be discovered. On Sept. 12, at the Carlmont Welcome Back Assembly, Houston Kraft’s message of ...

Freshman William Castro-Ramirez attends his first math contest.

Math contest draws a crowd

September 30, 2015

The end of September was the start of a long tradition of sacrificing lunch to solve math problems. The math contest is held roughly every other Tuesday in all of the school's...

Bill Gates awards $100,000 to winners of condom contest

Bill Gates awards $100,000 to winners of condom contest

November 22, 2013

Brace yourselves, gentlemen, the future of the condom industry is dealing with a whole new “supercondom.” Bill Gates, the creator of the multi-billion dollar Microsoft Corporation,...

Get involved and nominate someone for Homecoming Court. You can fins them in this envelope outside the ASB room A-8.

Homecoming: more than a popularity contest

October 8, 2013

A large portion of the student body considers Homecoming elections a simple popularity contest, but the Associated Student Body (ASB) sets requirements that ensure the election...

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