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ASB preps for 2017-2018

ASB preps for 2017-2018

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, ASB continues to raise school spirit and begins to plan for next year's events. According to Freshman President Joe Sison, ASB is currently working on the celebration assembly that will take place on May 25, Senior Graduation, and the Baccalaureate. In addition, a new activity called ScotsLand is being planned....

AP students prepare for exams

AP students prepare for exams

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the days grow longer and warmer, thoughts of summertime fun begin to surface. Before students can embark on their vacations, though, they must slog their way through end-of-the-year final exams. However, for AP students, the first round of tests, the AP exams, comes sooner. The AP, or Advanced Placem...

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, the final prom for Carlmont seniors approaches. For many seniors, prom will be one of their final high school dances and an opportunity to connect with their grade as a whole. ASB dance commission has been hard at work with final preparations for the event to...

Students take every opportunity to prepare for the SAT

Students take every opportunity to prepare for the SAT

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Campus

The most important test you will ever take. This is how many students view the SAT, so naturally, students have been flocking to register for the practice SAT on March 25. Sophomore Rachael Taube said, “The more times you take the test, the easier it gets. Practice makes perfect.” The more ...

Students prepare for counselor appointments

Students prepare for counselor appointments

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Campus

 It's the time of year when students scour the Program Planning Handbook in search of a new elective or worry about how to fit in that music class next year. Registration appointments are here. Beginning in February and extending through April, Carlmont students will meet with their counselor to dis...

Schools prepare for the worst in aftermath of shootings

Schools prepare for the worst in aftermath of shootings

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under News

Mass shootings at schools are no longer the rare occurrence they once were. They have become something that people are constantly hearing about from the media, leaving many to wonder about the viability of school security policies. On Oct. 1, Chris Harper-Mercer, allegedly killed nine and wounded...

Singing Scots prepare for their journey to space

Singing Scots prepare for their journey to space

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under A&E

Carlmont Choirs is busy at work to prepare for the annual Pops Benefit Concert on Oct. 16 and 17. This year's theme is "Scots In Space," featuring all sci fi-related music and decorations. The performance consists of all enrolled choir classes at Carlmont, including the student-run a cappella groups a...

Teachers prepare for the end

Teachers prepare for the end

Adriana Ramirez

December 10, 2014


Filed under Campus

Every teacher has a different workload and with the semester ending, they need to manage their time and work wisely in order reduce stress. Students are not the only ones who have work to complete during the end of the semester. Teachers have to prepare and grade the final exams. "There is grading...

JV basketball drills and kills to prepare for upcoming season

JV basketball drills and kills to prepare for upcoming season

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

November 16, 2014


Filed under Sports

With the junior varsity (JV) basketball season gearing up, both players and coaches are excited to see what's in store with this season's opportunities. JV players believe that this early on it's hard to tell how the season is going to play out, but everyone is hopeful that it will be a good one. "So...

Drama students prepare for “You Can’t Take It With You”

Drama students prepare for “You Can’t Take It With You”

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

Max Ware recites his lines on the practice set of the play.                         Sandra Strongin and Simone Almendarez Baltodano help each other improve their acting skills.     ...

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