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Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

September 6, 2018

At Carlmont’s annual Welcome Back Assembly on Sept. 5, youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich made two requests of Carlmont students. “One is to complain less and giv...

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

April 25, 2018

Day of Silence is an annual event during which high school students choose to not speak throughout the duration of the day in order to address the issue that queer teens are ofte...

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

Interact Club encourages students to volunteer

March 21, 2018

Interact Club is an international organization that strives to improve the leadership skills of young people and allows them to discover Service Above Self. Carlmont students worked together ...

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

November 20, 2017

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a t...

Women’s Boot Camp encourages female participation in law enforcement

Women’s Boot Camp encourages female participation in law enforcement

August 28, 2017

Law enforcement can be considered a male-dominated career, so many women even today find infiltrating that work environment to be a daunting task. To combat these feelings, the San Mateo Coun...

ASB encourages early voting registration

ASB encourages early voting registration

May 18, 2017

Throughout the week of May 15, students gathered in the quad during lunch to register to vote. The ASB human relations commission hosted a booth for students over the age of...

Students sign up for Carlmont’s Got Talent

Students sign up for Carlmont’s Got Talent

March 23, 2017

Singers, dancers, and artists will all be gathered in the quad for one competition and one prize. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an event during lunch where students can perform any tal...

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

September 19, 2016

As students pass by one another throughout the school day, some keep their heads down, avoiding conversation at all costs. Other students offer friendly smiles and small talk. Althoug...

Gowns for Girls benefits Carlmont community

Gowns for Girls benefits Carlmont community

May 11, 2016

A new and unique kind of drive is occurring at Carlmont during the month of May. Gowns for Girls is a drive which, unlike many other drives put on by ASB including the bloo...

Buddhism: The religion that encourages positive energy and peace

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

Buddhism is considered the most widespread religion practiced in Asia. Several Carlmont students follow the religious practices of the Buddha. Some of the main ideas of Buddhism is to be at peace with everyone and everything and to always have a positive aura and not have any negative energy within the body. John Fu, a junior, meditates at home and believes that the Buddhist religion is “like...

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