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Members of the club get ready for another student's poem.

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

May 14, 2015

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This...

Friends tend to drift apart as they go their separate ways after high school.

Rebuilding a social life after high school

May 6, 2015

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time,...

‘I Bet My Life’ falters in its execution

April 9, 2015

Some songs manage to covey a lot despite the fact that they are short in length. Imagine Dragons' "I Bet My Life" is not one of those songs. The general theme of "I Bet My...

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Rejection is a part of life

February 21, 2015

Today I got my first college rejection letter. Everything was going great; I had heard back from six schools and hadn't gotten rejected anywhere. But then I opened the email...

Counselor Kristin Vernon meets with a student to talk about college options.

Transitioning between high school and college life

February 5, 2015

Most students do not realize that rigorous academics are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to difficult experiences when they go to college. Students are often relieved...

ASB poses together for Carlmont's last day of spirit week.

ASB teaches important skills for life

June 2, 2014

Carlmont's ASB offers not only many opportunities to become involved in Carlmont's community, but the course also teaches students many skills that can be applied outside of school. ASB...

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Disconnected and oblivious teenage life

March 31, 2014

The myriad of technology devices in contemporary society allow anyone to access information at any time. Nonetheless, a vast amount of teenagers are oblivious to international events due t...

Malaysia Airlines puts a price on life

Malaysia Airlines puts a price on life

March 27, 2014

Malaysia flight MH370 went missing on March 8, carrying 239 passengers and the airline now struggles to put a price on a life. Each family has already been given a $5,000 compens...

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Life Through the Camera Lens

January 15, 2014

Ever heard the saying, "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”? This quote, originally from the movie "The Godfather," is one of many movie quotes used in real life ...

Lead your own life

December 17, 2013

“What are you going to be when you grow up?” he said. “I don’t really know yet,” I replied. “But I think being a teacher would be pretty cool.” A frown darkened my friend’s face, as he proceeded to chastise me: “A teacher? That’s a terrible idea. You should do something more fun with your life, or at least make a decent living. You can’t drive a Lamborghini on a teacher’s s...

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