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Choir students relax outside before their concert begins.

The many choirs of Carlmont

September 14, 2014

Carlmont has a total of nine choirs all taught and supervised by Genevieve Tep. Five of the choirs are scheduled classes during the school day and the other four are extra curricular...

Abbey Holbrook's headshot from Carlmont's musical,

One student, many activities

April 22, 2014

From participating in lacrosse and playing the drums, to choir kid and hardcore San Francisco Giants fan, Abbey Holbrook keeps herself busy during the school year. Currently,...

The Boko Haram terrorist group killed many people in a raid on a Nigerian village. Image courtesy of Creative Commons.

Boko Haram kills many in raid on Nigerian village

February 18, 2014

The Boko Haram, a terrorist organization based near northeast Nigeria, raided a Nigerian village on Feb. 16, killing more than 100 villagers. According to CNN, the gunmen arrived in...

Pittock before getting on stage.

A teenager of many talents

February 11, 2014

With AP classes and extracurriculars, it’s difficult for a teenager to maintain a high GPA, and wake up each morning with lots of energy. Junior Lauren Pittock is able to...

The Coachella promotional poster containing the full lineup.
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Coachella lineup impresses many

January 14, 2014

Each year since 1999, Coachella has brought some of the most well known alternative, indie, and rap artists together to create one of the largest concert festivals held in the Unite...

Why students should be able to take as many AP classes as they want

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

December 12, 2013

Restricting a students access to advances in knowledge sounds like something out of a horror story for any AP student. The unemployment rate for college graduates is at 4.5 percent, and the unemployment rate for high school graduates is even higher at 24 percent. So why stop children from excelling in life early on so that they don’t have to deal with lack qualifications later on in life? AP st...

The Costco pack has a couple more extras than the original starter pack

Disney Infinity surprises many with main fanbase

November 3, 2013

Disney's newest video game has caught the attention of more teenagers than expected. Disney Infinity is a new breed of video game which gives the player the ability to choose...

Samsung's pricey new product have many in awe

Samsung’s pricey new product have many in awe

October 19, 2013

Samsung recently put the third phone of of the Galaxy Note collection on the market,but they surprised many when they also released the Samsung Gear, a watch that is compatible...

Carlmont's own, Tupou impresses many across the world

Carlmont’s own, Tupou impresses many across the world

October 8, 2013

Senior Amelia Tupou manages to impresses many and blow her family away, from nearly 6,500 miles away. Tupou's father has lived in the Soloman Islands since 2009 and most recently...

The promoting movie poster for One Direction:

One Direction: ‘This Is Us’ touches many hearts

October 7, 2013

The heart-warming documentary “This Is Us” caused fans around the world to go crazy for the five British and Irish boys that surround their world. The band One Direction,...

Apple surprises many with new products

Kevin Juarez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013

Phil Schiller, Vice President of Apple Inc., surprised many Apple fans when he revealed not one but two new iPhones in a special event in Cupertino, Calif. on Sept. 10. Apple revealed  the new iPhone 5S, the newest version of the iPhone 5, and a more affordable model named the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5S Is the latest upgrade from the iPhone 5 and it comes with three colors which are Grey, Space Grey,...

Crammed schedules, too many options

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

The decisions you make within the coming weeks will determine the rest of your high school career. Every spring, high school students across the nation must decide on the classes they wish to take in the next school year. For some this choice comes easily, picking the classes they know they will like and want to take. For others this choice is incredibly difficult and grueling. “This year I...

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