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Block schedule leaves students restless

Block schedule leaves students restless

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus

The  block schedule weeks that took place between March 20 and April 19 have prompted many different opinions from students. Carlmont made a temporary change in its schedule due to required testing for juniors and seniors. Instead of having the usual fifty-minute period, classes were stretched to an hour and...

Polynesian Club prepares for the upcoming Heritage Fair

Polynesian Club prepares for the upcoming Heritage Fair

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Campus

Polynesian culture is one of the lesser-known aspects of Carlmont High School. However, with Heritage Fair scheduled to occur in the coming weeks, the Polynesian Club can use the event as an opportunity to express their culture and pride. Heritage Fair is a chance for students of different backgrounds...

Shoeboxes filled with toys light up the holiday season

Shoeboxes filled with toys light up the holiday season

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under News

Empty cardboard shoeboxes packed with toys and goodies will be shipped out to kids internationally after being donated and collected throughout National Collection Week. Every year during the third week of November Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christman Child encourages those of all ages to hunt around for gifts of any kind and get together with friends and family in a packing party to fill shoebox...

Carlmont leaves the Bears’ court with a loss

Carlmont leaves the Bears’ court with a loss

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The first point of the game predicted the rest of the night as the Lady Scots fell to the floor in attempts to beat the number one team in the league. On Oct. 13 the varsity volleyball team lost all three straight sets to the Menlo-Atherton Bears. Though the Scots fought hard during the first set t...

Construction leaves D-wing in darkness

Construction leaves D-wing in darkness

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under News

Students and staff in D-wing spent Sept. 28 without power. The power was shut off at Carlmont for construction purposes, but when turned back on, D and E-wing's power stayed off. Although E-wing's power was restored in time for school, the entire D-wing remained in the dark for all of Monday. Principal...

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Last week, Germanwings's flight 9525 crashed over the French Alps, leaving no survivors. Evidence from the black box recordings suggests that the crash, which killed 149 people, was intentionally committed by the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz. According to the Washington Post, the Germanwings crash is the third instance of someone committing suicide by crashing a passenger plane in commercial airliner...

Kenyan mall siege leaves over 60 casualties

Kenyan mall siege leaves over 60 casualties

Shayan Mandegarian, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

The Westgate Mall, a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, was attacked by an Islamic extremist group called al-Shabab on Sept. 21 to Sept. 24. By the time Kenyan military and police forces had finally eliminated the attackers, more than 60 people were dead and hundreds more wounded, including some Americans. The...

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