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‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Reviews

A book is usually disliked for one of two reasons: bad plot, or poor writing. Often, one may appreciate a book because while either the quality of language or plot may not be strong, the other compensates. However, David Levithan's “Every Day” leaves no room for appreciation as its shallow plot was ...

Seniors gear up for college day

Seniors gear up for college day

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

As acceptance letters roll in, students begin to share what schools they will be attending in the fall. For Carlmont seniors, one of the most highly anticipated spirit days is college gear day. On May 22, ASB held college gear day to kick off the final spirit week of the year. Although this...

Students celebrate Mother’s Day

Students celebrate Mother’s Day

Juliana Rinaldi, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under News

On May 14, people around the world celebrated Mother's Day. Mother's Day is an international holiday celebrating and honoring mothers and the art of motherhood. According to National Geographic, a woman named Anna Jarvis created Mother's Day in 1908 in honor of her mother who passed away in 1905....

Belmont Earth Day celebration promotes sustainability

Belmont Earth Day celebration promotes sustainability

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under News

Reduce, reuse, and recycle was a prominent theme at Belmont's Earth Day festival. Held on April 29 in Twin Pines Park, the Belmont community gathered to learn about sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. Document Shredding, E-waste drop off, compost giveaway, book recycling drop off,...

Pi Day is celebrated by local organizations

Pi Day is celebrated by local organizations

Ashlyn Wong, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under News

The numerical term pi is used in everyday math whether at school, home, or work. Almost every student is required to know what this infinite-digit number is and how it is used. Pi Day, March 14, honors the number pi, 3.14(...). “Pi represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle compared to the ...

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under News

The clang of aluminum Sprite cans and the crinkle of loose Doritos bags are familiar sounds to volunteers at the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup.   The CSPF Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup provides opportunities for California residents to do somethin...

Americans protest Trump’s immigration plans on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

Americans protest Trump’s immigration plans on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

Noah Sun, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under News

With signs of solidarity posted defiantly over their doors, dozens of Bay Area restaurants and businesses have abruptly shut down to show what it is like to live "A Day Without Immigrants." On Thursday, Feb. 16, thousands of immigrants across the country skipped worked and missed school in an effort to ma...

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 14, students were greeted with personalized, heart-shaped valentines hung in C-hall. Since the beginning of the year, ASB has worked on this project to make sure that all students felt loved and appreciated on Valentine’s Day. “We started to work on this project around October in order...

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

May 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits are the norm during Carlmont spirit weeks. With themes such as socks and sandals, wacky day, and pajama day, Carlmont's end...

The true meaning of Aloha Day

The true meaning of Aloha Day

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Carlmont welcomed the last day before Spring Break with a school-wide dress-up day with the theme of Aloha. The intent was to raise spirit and energy on campus, while embracing the new season. However, the spirit day proved to be more controversial than expected.

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Sports Talk

The night of April 13 was one that will live on forever in the basketball world. Two historical events occurred in one night: Kobe Bryant's last game, and the Golden State Warriors' chase for the best record in NBA history at 73-9. Whether you were watching The Warriors or Kobe and the Lakers,...

Pi Day is cut into slices by block schedule

Pi Day is cut into slices by block schedule

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Campus

March 14 is also known as Pi Day, deriving its name from the never-ending number used to measure circles. On Pi Day, the number Pi (3.1415626) is celebrated, as is its physical dessert counterpart, pie. This year, block schedule is changing Pi Day for Carlmont. Some math classes are moving their...

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