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Declining FOMF awaits revival

March 31, 2018

Friends of Millard Filmore (FOMF) is an organization that Carlmont students may have heard of, or maybe even looked down upon. As a research-based competition, its popularity h...

Here in the Carlmont library, a group of students led by FOMF leaders Kyle Jung and Sowmya Chandrasekaran research for the answers to the questions in the trivia hunt.

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

February 14, 2017

Over the past weekend, many students could be seen flocking to and from the Carlmont library. These students were part of the well-known trivia hunt: Friends of Millard Fillmo...

As the FOMF competition is just around the corner, Annika Nambiar introduces competition to a history class in hopes of getting the class to join the hunt.  “It is important for the students to know that they have the opportunity to participate in a school activity and possibly gain extra credit points,” said Nambiar.

Friends of Millard Fillmore face lack of competition

February 8, 2017

In less than a week, Carlmont students will be giving up their weekend and coming on campus to participate in a three-day trivia scavenger hunt.   This scavenger hunt is a ...

FOMFers research their way to the top

FOMFers research their way to the top

March 14, 2016

They’ve done it again. Again, and again.   The Carlmont Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF) team won by one point over Castilleja High School in the 47th Annual FOMF Hunt,...

Carlmont's FOMF trophy will be kept after the win.

Carlmont FOMF beats out Castilleja two years in a row

February 5, 2015

On Feb. 5, 2015 defending champion Carlmont's Friends of Millard Fillmore club received its second trophy in two years. Every year since Dr. Robert Hunter started FOMF in 1969,...

FOMF trivia hunt heats up

FOMF trivia hunt heats up

February 3, 2014

Carlmont took part in the annual Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF) trivia hunt Jan. 31- Feb. 2. FOMF is an inter-school trivia hunt hosted by Carlmont, reputed for its difficulty in acquiring two hard-copy p...

Teachers are helping and encouraging FOMFers with their questions.

The FOMF search begins

February 2, 2013

Carlmont FOMF team walks off with second place

Carlmont FOMF team walks off with second place

February 10, 2012

[media-credit id=46 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]On Friday, Jan. 3 through Jan. 5, students at Carlmont High School participated in FOMF, or Friends of Millard Fillmore. This event challenges students to find the answers to tricky t...

FOMF begins this weekend

February 3, 2012

This Friday through Sunday, Carlmont students will be participating in the yearly event called FOMF. FOMF, also known as Friends of Millard Filmore, is a scavenger hunt against schools across the bay area. Carlmont created this event, but has failed to take home the first prize in many years. The event starts Friday, Feb. 3 and ends this Sunday. To participate in the event students are...

FOMF: Maybe next year

February 1, 2011

[media-credit id=11 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] On Saturday, Jan. 29, students stayed at school pouring through questions as part of the scavenger hunt questionaire called FOMF. FOMF, which stands for Friends of Milliard Fi...

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