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DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


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Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world, it can be helpful to develop these skills early. This is exactly what DECA offers.  DECA is an in...

Hope Brigade Club prepares for upcoming projects

Hope Brigade Club prepares for upcoming projects

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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Over 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the Hope Brigade Club is dedicated to reaching out and helping as many of those patients as possible. Every Friday, students come to room D7 for relaxing games and rewarding opportunities to help cancer patients in need. Members play ...

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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With the food drive approaching, ASB is beginning to prepare to send the food donations to Second Harvest Food Bank. Any student is eligible to donate canned foods to the annual food drive, which takes place at Carlmont every year. In order to prepare, ASB will recruit students to donate with ...

Interact Club provides members with volunteer opportunities

Interact Club provides members with volunteer opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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For Interact Club, volunteering in the community and meeting new people go hand in hand. The club leaders encourage service work, while also emphasizing the importance of giving back to the community. “We are a community service club,” said TJ Rodriguez, a junior and one of the vice presidents....

ASB prepares for annual blood drive

ASB prepares for annual blood drive

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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With the annual blood drive approaching, ASB is recruiting students to donate blood. Every year, students older than 16 can register to donate blood in Carlmont's blood drive. Working with the Stanford Blood Center, ASB hopes to break their past records and reach a higher number of blood donations...

Quiz Club prepares for competitions

Quiz Club prepares for competitions

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Confined to room D-27 during lunch on Fridays, Quiz Club members usually compete in small teams in attempts to become victorious over their peers. Now, they are moving out of that comfort zone by competing with other schools.   Quiz Club appeals to students at Carlmont by inviting them to have fun answ...

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with being themselves in their school environment if they don't relate with traditional prom-goers. The San Mateo County Pride Cent...

Carlmont’s administration prepares for an armed intruder

Carlmont’s administration prepares for an armed intruder

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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School is intended to be a place where one can express their ideas, share their opinions, and discover their passions. It is a safe space. However, on a day supposedly dedicated to love, 17 Floridian families had one less person to spend Valentine's Day with. After the school shooting in Parkland,...

Ukulele Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Ukulele Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


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With a range of ukuleles, drums, and guitars, the Ukulele Club harmonizes together in preparation for the Heritage Fair at Carlmont. As president, Sedona Regan, a senior, leads her team to play to their full capabilities, and on March 1, the members will perform a piece they created from a combination...

Muslim Fellowship Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Muslim Fellowship Club prepares for Heritage Fair

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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In a dimly lit room, students gather around a SMART board watching a Youtube video from February of 2016 about culture and heritage. These students are part of the Muslim Fellowship club, and they are preparing for the upcoming Heritage Fair in February. “We are preparing for heritage fair by ...

DECA prepares students for the business world

DECA prepares students for the business world

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Carlmont is one of the 3500 high schools to host the DECA program at their school. DECA's mission attracts many students to join the program and to improve the skills needed to succeed in the business world. "The purpose of the DECA club at Carlmont is to create an inclusive environment that ignit...

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity and JV teams productively run through their practice to help them advance, allowing for an effect...

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