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The many choirs of Carlmont

The many choirs of Carlmont

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

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 activities that students come in on their free time to practice for. “On a typical day in choir we usually spend...

One student, many activities

One student, many activities

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

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, Holbrook is involved in Carlmont's show choir and lacrosse team. The rehearsals and practices nearly overlap on a daily basis. "Reh...

Boko Haram kills many in raid on Nigerian village

Boko Haram kills many in raid on Nigerian village

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

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 the village of Izghe in Borno State, Nigeria "riding in trucks and on several motorcycles.” The group then gathered the m...

A teenager of many talents

A teenager of many talents

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


Filed under Campus

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 maintain a 4.4 GPA even with extracurriculars that include horseback riding, dance, musicals, and being a member of the improv...

Coachella lineup impresses many

Coachella lineup impresses many

Ravina Gujral, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014


Filed under A&E

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 United States. Since there are so many artists at one festival, the tickets are in demand and lure in numerous different fan...

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

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

December 12, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Original Opinions

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...

Disney Infinity surprises many with main fanbase

Disney Infinity surprises many with main fanbase

November 3, 2013


Filed under A&E

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 his or her own experience. The experience can be chosen by a wide selection of characters one can play as if one owns the action...

Samsung’s pricey new product have many in awe

Samsung’s pricey new product have many in awe

Kevin Juarez, Staff Writer

October 19, 2013


Filed under Campus

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 with the phone. Samsung released the Galaxy Note 3 with the choice of two colors, Jet Black and Classic White. These are...

Carlmont’s own, Tupou impresses many across the world

Carlmont’s own, Tupou impresses many across the world

October 7, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

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 moved to New Zealand, taking Tupou's 15 year old brother, David, with him; leaving her with her mother and sister in Belmont."Family...

One Direction: ‘This Is Us’ touches many hearts

One Direction: ‘This Is Us’ touches many hearts

Ravina Gujral, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


Filed under A&E

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, consisting of Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, and Zayn Malik, are one of the largest bands on the planet...

Apple surprises many with new products

Kevin Juarez

September 19, 2013


Filed under A&E

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...

Crammed schedules, too many options

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print, Features

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...

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