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Carlmont science teacher runs for office

Carlmont science teacher runs for office

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Running for the position of Assessor-Recorder in San Francisco this year is Paul Bellar, a science teacher in the Sequoia Union High School District. The office of the Assessor, or Assessor-Recorder, accounts for taking all the property in the county, applying the tax law to it, and letting homeow...

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


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With the world revolving around technology, computer programming has become a vital industry in today’s society. Carlmont’s Computer Science Club enables students of all skill levels to learn and develop their programming skills, as well as fosters students’ interest in pursuing a career in coding....

STEM Fair and Art Expo allows students to share their interests with others

STEM Fair and Art Expo allows students to share their interests with others

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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As science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers continue to grow, more and more students begin to show interest in these fields. Every year, the San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) hosts a STEM Fair for students in fifth through 12th grade. For this year’s STEM Fair, the SMCOE ...

Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

Science lecture proves sharks are not ‘mindless monsters’

Parker English, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Many people view sharks as dangerous and irrational beasts. Skylar Thomas is not one of those people. On Feb. 14, Thomas visited Carlmont to give a presentation on sharks and their surprisingly calm and controlled way of thinking. This event was held at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center, from 7 to 8:3...

Computer Science Club does more than just code

Computer Science Club does more than just code

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


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Lunch can be a peaceful or chaotic time. For Computer Science Club members, it can consist of problem-solving with friends. "Computer Science Club is there to help you learn about computer science and to let you participate in events relating to programming. We do several competitions every year....

NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Scientists, as well as ordinary people, are continually grappling with the question of whether we are alone in the universe. In order to answer that question, they must travel beyond the mere reaches Earth's atmosphere, and into space. On Nov. 8, Michael Flynn arrived at Carlmont High School to give a presentation on the sear...

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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The Girls Who Code Club offers opportunities for girls at Carlmont to discover the language of code and explore the possibilities of computer science careers. The Girls Who Code organization, which started with 20 girls in New York City, is present in high school clubs in all corners of the United Stat...

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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For any student that loves science classes, science clubs, science lectures, or just science in general, the BTI pathway may be the way to go. Starting in sophomore year and ending senior year, the BioTechnology Institute or BTI- offers students with a passion for science a new pathway for his or her...

Computer Science Club practices programming skills

Computer Science Club practices programming skills

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The Computer Science Club provides students with a learning environment and preparation for programming competitions. New members can learn programming while older members can practice their computer science skills and learn about new computer challenges, all while getting ready for competitions. ...

Protesters gather in San Francisco to ‘March For Science’

Protesters gather in San Francisco to ‘March For Science’

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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A swelling mass of tens of thousands of lab coats plunged down the streets of San Francisco. Raising their Earth Day banners above their heads, these protesters wanted to distinguish themselves from the typical political rally. They sang, danced, and claimed to be "unbiased" despite a few political...

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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Fingers pound profusely on the keyboard with eyes fixed on the screen. Fast thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration are all being exercised as the final minutes approach. Programmers can't afford to waste any time in this intense atmosphere. Competitions like these are one of the ways that coders...

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


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Cancer research, 3D printing, and self-driving cars are only a few mysteries being tackled in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) world, and the Carlmont STEM Club strives to help students discover their passions within those subjects. STEM Club co-president Jason Liu, a junior...

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