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Mini Madness ends in a senior victory

Mini Madness ends in a senior victory

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

With the month of March coming to end, ASB holds their annual Mini Madness basketball tournament in order to bring the spirit of March Madness to Carlmont and provide all students with an opportunity to get involved. This year, Mini Madness was held March 18–22 every day in the Stogner Gym durin...

ASB interviews spark student involvement

ASB interviews spark student involvement

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

As the end of the third quarter approaches, Carlmont’s ASB prepares for next year by holding their annual ASB interviews, providing interested students with the opportunity to become involved in their leadership program. Soni Kanaya, a junior and member of ASB, said, “The interviewing period i...

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

The recent Screamin' Scots meeting on Jan. 17 promoted school spirit amongst Carlmont students. The event took place during lunch and was originally planned to be on Jan. 16. However, the date was later changed. Screamin’ Scots is a student-run organization that cheers on Carlmont sports teams....

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims to intertwine the two occasions into a spirit week called Holiday Village, where students can participate i...

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

As the holiday season reaches its peak, songs such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” can be heard almost everywhere. However, tunes that are popular today are nothing like the traditional Christmas carols. In an attempt to bring the holiday spirit into the community, Belmont Library...

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Katherine McKinney, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Christmas spirit is starting to light up the faces of citizens in the Bay Area. The Night of Lights celebration in Half Moon Bay took place on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It began with a tree lighting ceremony at Mac Dutra Plaza followed by the crowning of the festival’s prince and princess. ...

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

With technology becoming more prevalent in society, it can be hard to find traditional art that still resonates with people. The annual Harvest Festival celebrates small businesses and artists alike. The Harvest Festival was held from Nov. 9 to Nov.11 at the San Mateo County Events Center. The f...

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

At Atria, a senior living community in Burlingame, the residents spent Halloween watching a pet parade to celebrate the holiday. The main purpose of this event is to create social connections between animals and community members. “Mental, emotional, and physical benefits are often experienced when ...

Students unite through schoolwide activity

Students unite through schoolwide activity

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Students from different grade levels went head to head in a schoolwide competition the night before the homecoming assembly. Homecoming dominated Carlmont all throughout last week. One of the many activities from homecoming week was an event called "In It To Win It." In It To Win It is a competi...

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

As tropical decor lined the walls and a sense of Carlmont spirit filled the air, students packed the bleachers of the Terry Stogner gym on Oct. 25 for the annual homecoming assembly. From cheer to Drumline, all of Carlmont gathered together at the assembly to celebrate and embrace school spirit through...

Homecoming spirit from all angles

Homecoming spirit from all angles

Talia Fine and Kimberly Mitchell

October 28, 2018

Carlmont had Homecoming Oct. 21 to Oct. 26, the week consisting of Powderpuff football, spirit days, class competitions, the assembly, and an all-school dance. Check out this in-depth multimedia project that takes a look at elements of homecomings here, as well as around the nation.

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