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Cole Gunning, a sophomore, studies for his upcoming finals, practicing study methods such as reviewing notes and re-reading material.

Teachers offer study strategies for upcoming review week

December 5, 2019

As finals are just around the corner, students find themselves struggling to study for their upcoming exams. Many are overloaded with assignments leading up to review week, resulti...

Sophomores Nicole Doud, Emily Kim, Samantha Turtle, and Sabrina Jackson gather around Wilbur the therapy dog.

Therapy dogs help students de-stress before finals

May 28, 2019

Therapy dogs wag their way to the rescue in order to alleviate student stress leading up to finals before summer break. Last Thursday, May 23, two therapy dogs from the Peninsula Humane Society accompanied thei...

The dates of the Spanish II finals are posted in a classroom.

Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

May 25, 2019

Although finals week is approaching fast, exams for the different language classes have already begun. In most classes, teachers administer only one or two finals in the two ho...

A Carlmont swimmer dives into the water to begin a race versus Burlingame High School.

Scots swim past Burlingame with eyes set on PAL finals

April 20, 2019

The Carlmont swim teams completed the four-way sweep of Burlingame High School in their final meet before Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) qualifiers. On Senior Day, the Scots swam hard and fa...

Soni Kanaya and Chloe Palarca-Wong, both juniors, participate in one of the Holiday Village activities by decorating cookies in the quad.

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

December 17, 2018

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims...

AVID students study for finals during the study night after school.

AVID students prepare for finals

December 13, 2018

The clock is ticking, and the first day of finals is getting closer and closer. On Monday, Dec. 17, the first day of finals will officially begin. Finals will end on Thursday...

Therapy dog Pepper patiently waits for more students to pet her.

Therapy dogs entertain students one wag at a time

December 8, 2018

With final exams looming, lunchtime on Dec. 7 was a great opportunity to help students relax and destress. Four therapy dogs from the Pet Assisted Therapy Program convened in the Carlmont quad for students to interact...

Carlmont seniors huddle up and cheer before starting a game of volleyball.

Seniors finish last week of high school

June 6, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, seniors are finishing their last week of high school. For some, this last week is sad and nostalgic; for others, it is the light at the...

The field where Carlmont's 4x400 relay team got third place twice in a row and this place helped them qualify for state finals.

The journey behind Carlmont’s track team taking on CCS trials to CCS finals

May 31, 2018

Sprints. Distance. Long jump. High jump. Shot put. Discus. All of these events were held at the CIF/CCS trials on Saturday, May 19 at Gilroy High School in Gilroy...

Paul Trembley, a junior, studies for his finals during review week.

Students take new approaches to final exams

December 17, 2017

The month of December is supposed to be filled with cheerfulness and unforgettable memories, however, for most high school students, it's the opposite. When the time comes around,...

Holiday grams are one of the many activities that will be going on this holiday season. Be sure to get holiday grams at lunch in the quad from Dec.4 to Dec. 14.

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

November 30, 2017

As the holidays begin to approach, ASB has plans for many activities for all students to participate in. As the holiday season neared in the past, ASB created various activities...

Freshmen Tyler Dartnell and
Parker English fill their backpacks with books to study for finals.

Freshmen tackle finals

December 3, 2016

The flashcards are ready and the study guides are out. With Thanksgiving in the past, talk of finals has spread throughout Carlmont. Carlmont finals week is Dec. 16 to Dec....

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