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Some students pick up the camera instead of pursuing other hobbies, such as dance and other sports.

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young...

Curriculum stifles creativity and holds students back

February 12, 2019

According to Patricia Braunstein, a history teacher at Carlmont, the push towards standardizing the curriculum across the district has been a trend throughout the 21st century since the No Child Left Behind Act was signed in 2001.  “I have been here 26 years and when I first got here, the curriculum was much more open to the teacher's discretion; I don't recall anyone telling me what to teach. ...

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...

Art Club members work on their art pieces.

Art Club spreads creativity at Carlmont

December 6, 2017

Art Club is all about experimenting with different styles and mediums while learning more about themselves in the art that they create. The club wants to practice with many art me...

Art on the Square was held inside the San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City.

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

November 24, 2017

Local residents and artists came to the Art on the Square show in the San Mateo County History Museum to view and share art. Pottery, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, painting, and photography were jus...

Creativity changes the way to donate supplies

November 15, 2017

Samantha Dahlberg reports on Create the Change Day in Palo Alto.

President Jonathan Yip's artwork as a product of Animation Club advertises the Digital Arts class.

Animation Club sparks creativity

March 7, 2017

Anyone who loves to animate, or just art in general, was pleased to find the new club that was created this year. The Animation Club was introduced to Carlmont this year under...

Emily Kelvin displays the stencil of Carlmont's mascot that the art club has been working  on.

Explore your creativity in the Art Club

February 28, 2015

One doesn't have to be Pablo Picasso or Vincent Van Gogh to join Carlmont’s Art Club; the only requirement is to be interested in art. Art Club, run by art teacher Cynthia...

Random creativity of Improv

February 26, 2015


Senior, Maylon Robinson expressing her style

Students express themselves through fashion creativity

September 20, 2013

Unique and individual styles are seen around campus everyday. Carlmont has a diverse student population, mixed with different personalities, and characteristics. There are a vari...

Carlmont Prom Competition ignites creativity

March 14, 2013

Prom season is almost in full swing at Carlmont: along with it comes the discussion of dresses, makeup, and creative ways that people get asked to prom. This year, Carlmont ASB has decided to introduce a new incentive to think of a creative way to ask a date to prom: a prom competition. "We decided to do a prom competition because, for the past few years, people have been really into asking their...

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