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Students collaborate with their teammates to brainstorm the best solution for the MASC project on scratch paper issued by the administering teacher.

New summer reading activities leave the school Mars-struck

September 24, 2018

This year, Carlmont held MASC, or Martian All-School Competition, as part of Martian Week, which started Aug. 20. Instead of having students sit on the field as in previous years, all students had at least a 10-minute lesson in every class about a topic related to The Martian.

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Books students read don’t reflect Carlmont’s diverse population

January 23, 2018

J.D. Salinger, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Shakespeare. All three are accomplished writers. All three are white. Sandra Cisneros, also an accomplished writer. Cisneros i...

Sophomore Maya Schwartz looks at the candidates for the 2017 summer reading book and decides which ones to vote on.

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

February 25, 2017

A decision finally left up to the students: the summer reading book. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, students had the opportunity to vote for the upcoming summer reading book through a G...

For those who struggle with reading, many daily tasks, such as navigation by reading signs, can be very difficult.

Dealing with Dyslexia: Students Overcome Reading Difficulties

February 5, 2017

How often do read? Even little things count, like a title on a worksheet, the label on a cereal box, or the text one just received. How much effort did it take to read that sentence? The...

With constantly evolving technological advances, digital reading is becoming more appealing to many people.

Paper is the better reading medium

February 22, 2016

A small weight rests on your lap. You hear the crisp sound of the page turning, and your eyes skim the curved words. Reading a book is commonly associated with this image. But...

SRS members share their and others' literature

Staged Reading Society talks it out

February 25, 2014

Carlmont's drama department has been on the upswing. With recent shows such as The Laramie Project and Annie Get Your Gun, there has been plenty to see and do. These productions ...

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