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Living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features

We’ve all had one of those days. You roll out of bed and head to school. Suddenly, you realize that you completely forgot to finish your math homework. You scramble to complete it before the class period starts. Later that day, you catch yourself staring out the window and spacing out. You shif...

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

Mohammad Othman, a Carlmont senior and varsity football player, was found shot dead in a parking lot at Central Elementary School on the evening of Jan. 7, 2019. The Belmont police arrived at Central Elementary School around 11 p.m. Monday night after receiving a requested welfare check on the Carlmont...

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Campus

Technology has become increasingly more significant in student lives over the past decade or so. As a result, Carlmont provides Chromebooks as well as Wi-Fi to students on campus. In order to ensure that students are using these resources safely and appropriately, Carlmont has implemented a new mon...

Student gymnast flips training hours into new opportunities

Student gymnast flips training hours into new opportunities

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

October 31, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Carlmont student Ekaterina Mcleod, a junior, faces the pressures and expectations of not only high school, but gymnastics as well. Her seven hours plus of earning an education Monday through Friday is contested by the four hours Monday through Saturday at the gym. ...

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

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...

Blood drive draws student interest

Blood drive draws student interest

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

Instead of going to their classes on Thursday, 89 students signed up to give blood. ASB’s Do Something commission sets up two blood drives each school year, collecting around one pint of viable blood from each donor. The blood drive is a well-known event planned for months in advance by ASB member...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

It is no secret that both stress and anxiety can take a toll on students, especially in high school. Principal Ralph Crame, as well as the rest of the administration, wants to work to combat these everyday obstacles. To do so, he formed a mental health collaboration team following the Western Association...

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under News

At an art show, one wouldn't expect to find a teenager selling their artwork, but a sophomore from Carlmont has strived to break that stereotype. The annual Art and Wine Festival, held in San Carlos, assembled various individuals to sell their works of art. Evan Ajuria, a sophomore, was among them. ...

Clubs Fair has a calling for every student

Clubs Fair has a calling for every student

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

Victoria Valle Remond reports on the 2018 Clubs Fair and how it helps Carlmont students get involved.

ASB sparks freshman spirit

ASB sparks freshman spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

From football games to dances, the new freshman class has yet to experience the essence of Carlmont’s student spirit. In the hopes of engaging new students, ASB held a freshman class meeting last Friday that was aimed to discuss upcoming events and student involvement. Freshman Class President J...

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Tessa Bagby and Jasmine Zang. This is the sixth student-directed play in the past seven years and the second Carlmont drama production of the year. "I'm thoroughly impressed wi...

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Daniel Friis, staff writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

0.136 percent of students who take the American College Testing (ACT)  ace the test with a full score of 36, according to prepscholar.com, a site that gives statistics and percentages regarding the ACT and SAT. Elias Wilson, a junior, is part of that 0.136 percent. As most students do, Wilson went int...

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