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Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students from the junior class huddled together through the chilly night as the movie "Elf" played on the projector. On Dec. 7,  an activity called Junior Movie Night took place near the student union. The event started at 5 p.m. on the Friday night before dead week, and food was provided for anyone...

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Katherine McKinney, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News

Christmas spirit is starting to light up the faces of citizens in the Bay Area. The Night of Lights celebration in Half Moon Bay took place on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It began with a tree lighting ceremony at Mac Dutra Plaza followed by the crowning of the festival’s prince and princess. ...

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under News

The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked off the holiday season with music, activities, food, and lights. The event was organized and funded by the San Car...

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Downtown Redwood City during the weekend is everything one would expect from a small city. People eat at various restaurants, while a constant stream of people flows in and out of the movie theaters. However, Sunday night was not one of those ordinary nights. On the night of Nov. 4, Courthouse Square wa...

Seniors are honored at the Homecoming game

Seniors are honored at the Homecoming game

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

As the night came to a close, the Carlmont Scots beat the Woodside Wildcats by 41-6 in the largest victory the football team had seen all year. This night, however, wasn't just about the game. Before the first whistle blew, both the Scots' football team and varsity cheer team had their seniors h...

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The halls were packed with scores of confused parents who rushed to get across the school as their kids had done every day for the past few months. Yes, this was the night: Back to School Night. “In recent years Carlmont has attempted to make it more of a community event,” Vice Principal Jenn...

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under News

The annual Belmont movie night allows people from nearby cities to connect with one another while watching the amusing movie “Trolls.” The City of Belmont planned the event for the people of local communities to enjoy the company of one another on the evening of Sept. 20. “I like it when t...

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Carlmont came out with fire to deny a win against rival South San Francisco. On April 26, Carlmont played a conference game against South San Francisco on senior night. The two teams had previously met on Mar. 15; that game also resulted in a win for Carlmont. In their final conference and hom...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students and parents poured into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, March 9 to attend Chamber Music Night. Instrumental Chamber Music Night is a Carlmont tradition in which small groups and soloists perform short selections of instrumental music. "Anything goes," Assistant Instrum...

‘Game Night’ is surprisingly funny

‘Game Night’ is surprisingly funny

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Academic, Reviews

A group of friends with a weekly tradition of game night are thrown head first into a murder party that quickly takes a turn for the worst. Although nowadays many comedies are fake and have first-grade level jokes with very little subtext or thought, 'Game Night' turned that around, bringing a funny,...

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