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Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

The barista looks up, smiles, and hands a cup of steaming coffee across the counter. The fragrance is pleasant and the warmth is comforting. Each small sip brings a burst of flavor and a mind-opening energy boost. The room is lively and bright, the coffee is good, and the day is just beginning. T...

Athletes are stigmatized based on the sport they play

Athletes are stigmatized based on the sport they play

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Features

A common stereotype circling around the athletic community is the dumb jock. A dumb jock is a person exactly as their name makes them seem, someone who is less intelligent than average, but very athletic. Yet many athletes defy this stereotype. Freshman soccer player Soni Kanaya said, “My ...

‘The Diner on Washington Street’ proves the capabilities of students

‘The Diner on Washington Street’ proves the capabilities of students

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

April 24, 2016


Filed under A&E, Top News

"Basically what I'm saying with this play is, 'Listen. Stop latching on to ideas, because ideas only get you so far, and some of them are just plain lies. Live in the real world. Truly live your life. Live it how you want to live it, on your own terms. Define your life, and also live with other people,...

Driven students make spring play possible

Driven students make spring play possible

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Campus

Student-written and student-directed, with the drama department providing costumes and parents painting sets, this year's spring play is a community effort. This year's spring play, "Beyond the Pages," is in full swing of rehearsals in preparation for performance. The spring play is unique compared...

Filipino Club and Varsity Volleyball play a spirited Carlmont Cup

Filipino Club and Varsity Volleyball play a spirited Carlmont Cup

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under Campus

Varsity Volleyball and Filipino Club showed their spirit in an intense showdown during round two of Carlmont Cup. Before the match had even begun, Varsity Volleyball and Filipino Club showed their dedication in a loud dispute over junior Chris Ding. Ding is a part of the Filipino club as well as the...

Much ado about Carlmont’s fall play

Much ado about Carlmont’s fall play

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus

“I think the universal themes are forgiveness, to believe in people even though there may be some lies going around, to really find out the truth of situations," said director of Carlmont's fall production of "Much Ado About Nothing" Nancy Martin. Martin and her cast rehearsed in the black box...

Fall play relates to students confronting the future

Fall play relates to students confronting the future

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014


Filed under Campus

Taking the audience on a journey of self-discovery, the fall play "You Can't Take It with You" confronts issues of adolescents making their own decisions for the first time. The play, which premiered on Nov. 5, portrayed a forbidden love like that of Romeo and Juliet, but these lovers ended up...

Preparing for the school play

Preparing for the school play

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014


Filed under Campus

Carlmont students will soon perform their own rendition of the comedic play “You Can’t Take It with You,” which is about the lives of families living in the 1930s. Students participating in the play auditioned for their parts about two months ago, and have since been preparing. They hold practices...

Students play in Battle of the Bands

Students play in Battle of the Bands

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under A&E

Carmichael's Day Off takes a day on for a Battle of the Bands. San Francisco’s DNA Lounge hosted a Battle of the Bands on March 9. Nine bands performed in the contest including Carmichael’s Day Off, a punk band made up of one former and three current Carlmont students. Bass player and junior Jer...

Let’s play dodgeball

Let’s play dodgeball

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Top News

The classic recreational game of dodgeball has swept campus by storm. As this year's dodgeball tournament kicks off, students can be found playing or spectating dodgeball games on the field everyday at lunch for the next few weeks. The teams are composed of students who have selected up to six...

Freshman volleyball play hard, but struggle

Freshman volleyball play hard, but struggle

Sarah Boro, Editor

November 2, 2013


Filed under Multimedia

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Carlmont Lady Scots play without their top two players

Carlmont Lady Scots play without their top two players

October 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

The Carlmont Lady Scots had a tough match against the Menlo-Atherton Bears. The Lady Scots held their heads high with confidence even though some of their players were unable to make it to the match. Senior Cory Sidel and junior Veronika Dvorak ere both unable to attend today's match. They hold the...

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