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Emily Kim spends time with one of the patients at Mission Hospice.

Emily Kim works against hospice stigma

March 9, 2020

When one thinks of hospice care, the first description that comes to mind is often somber; in reality, hospice care surpasses the negative connotation society has for the service. ...

Students share their ancestry through the Heritage Fair food sale

March 3, 2020

Every year the Quad is filled with the smells of dishes that originate from all over the world. These fragrances come from the Heritage food sale, an event where different clubs...

One of Carlmont's counselors, Ross Yokomura, explains the A-G requirements to sophomores in the College and Career Center. The A-G requirements are used by Carlmont to determine what classes a student must take to graduate high school. Many colleges also use these same requirements to determine whether a student is qualified to apply to their college.

The road to college admission

February 29, 2020

Future jobs, salaries, reputation, and education; so much rides on a student's choice of whether they should attend college and if so, where. As a result, it is important for s...

Matab Abdaljalil faces a mural in Oakland. Her headscarf and long dress in front of the marijuana reference represent the cultural mixing and differences she experienced when she first moved to the Bay Area in 2015.

From havoc to healing: The story of a young refugee

January 22, 2020

Life is hard enough as a high school student. Everything seems like a competition, from trying to get the best grades to facing the pressure from universities to show your ...

Alice Muir works hard on her newest cartoon portrait for her Etsy website.

Alice Muir paints her own future

January 20, 2020

After moving away from home, she had no friends, no belongings, and no passion.  She tried to distract herself with the few art supplies she was able to keep. And before ...

Despite her hardships, Naya Salah continues to live her life to the fullest and remains optimistic.

Naya Salah beats cancer with optimism

December 15, 2019

When she woke up, she saw a different person in the mirror. Her entire body was yellow. Her face was sunken in, and the whites of her eyes were covered in a yellow glaze.  Sh...

Sophomore Jono Sison energizes the crowd at the beginning of the annual homecoming assembly.

Homecoming assembly raises the bar for the ‘future’

October 28, 2019

As futuristic decor lined the walls and a sense of Carlmont spirit filled the air, the students crowded onto the bleachers of the Terry Stogner gym for the annual homecoming a...

Students prepare to perform at the Save the Music festival.

Many ‘sing’ the praises of upcoming Save the Music Festival

September 24, 2019

With the Save the Music Festival fast approaching, leaders are taking the time to reflect on the purpose behind the popular event. According to the National Association for Musi...

Sam Stampleman practices on strengthening his grand jeté in the dance studio.

Sam Stampleman dances into the hearts of the San Francisco Ballet

September 23, 2019

The velvet curtains rustle as the dancers rush to rehearse their routines, perfect their appearance, and mentally prepare for the adrenaline of the stage. It’s the annual...

ASB Advisor Jim Kelly reads his farewell speech dedicated to the seniors and reflects on all of their hard work this year.

ASB’s seniors leave behind their legacy

June 2, 2019

From Screamin’ Scots to annual assemblies, the ASB seniors have dedicated their four years at Carlmont to fostering the student body’s school spirit and involvement, leaving...

ASB Service Council Vice President Kenna Kwok plans upcoming projects for next year’s ASB agenda, such as the spring field trip.

ASB’s new Executive Board plans spring field trip

May 19, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, ASB’s newly elected Executive Board finishes planning one of their final events, the ASB spring field trip. This Friday, ASB held their field trip where...

Block schedules can help students improve, but it comes with its downsides.

Block schedule is met with controversy

April 13, 2019

For the past few weeks, students at Carlmont High School have experienced annual standardized testing periods that are accompanied by a two-day weekly block schedule. Instead of...

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