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Flowers lay at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City in memory of Sequoia High School freshman Holly Spalletta.

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

October 4, 2017

A Sequoia High School freshman passed away in an apparent suicide on Sept. 26. The incident occurred at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City, where a southbou...

Kendall Butler, a junior, and Emma Vanoncini , a junior, wore Scot's gear and college gear, promoting their involvement in spirit week

Spirit Week brings vibrancy to campus

May 25, 2017

While dead week and finals approached, excitement filled the campus as students participated in Spirit Week from May 22 to 26. Monday was Scot's Day and College Day. Seniors wore their colleg...

Students carry large backpacks improperly in the hallway, putting their backs at risk of injury.

Student packs hurt their backs

April 4, 2017

Every day, between school work and extracurricular activities, Carlmont students lug their binders, notebooks, lunch, and other equipment all on their backs. The immense amount...

Students enjoy the clean campus as they stroll through the quad to throw away their food.

A clean campus promotes positive attitudes

March 19, 2017

Throwing away trash is not the top priority for every student. However, by eliminating the trash, students can make the campus look much cleaner and increase positivity throughout...

Starting next school year, both the animation and filmmaking clubs will meet in F10 on Fridays, where animation club currently meets.

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

March 1, 2017

The path to perfection for any live-action or animation film requires more than lights, camera, and action. This is a truth that filmmakers know all too well, but the finished...

Hand drawn posters from the publicity commission are hung on lockers in C-hall.

Publicity Commission informs student body

March 1, 2017

While roaming through Carlmont's hallways, students notice vibrant posters adorned on lockers and walls publicizing sports events and other activities. The posters depict hand-drawn...

Sophomore Sophia Mercado exercises her voting rights during lunch on Feb. 24.

Students elect new ASB officers

February 27, 2017

Carlmont’s halls were filled with campaign posters and encouraging signs that read, “vote for me,” during the weeks before Feb. 24. However, campaign season has officially...

Laying in the plastic field of my elementary school, I realized that we shouldn't have to feel guilty for enjoying life.

Stop feeling guilty for being happy

February 27, 2017

As I laid down with my friend on the field of our elementary school reminiscing about happier times, both of us couldn't help but feel a sense of anxiety. Not because we weren't...

Sophomore Kinjal Vyas eats a healthy a snack as she does her homework.

Food for student thought

February 9, 2017

When seeking to improve their grades, students seldom think about heading towards the fridge. However, numerous studies done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and various universities hav...

Carlmont juniors Kiran Boone and Kalea Pasion promote diversity on campus by helping with lunch time activities.

Carlmont student executes his vision to unite campus

February 2, 2017

Turning an idea into action takes a lot of work. No one knows this better than Naser Abdelrahman, Carlmont senior and vice president of the Muslim Fellowship Club, who began plan...

Sarah Nissov, a junior, writes down her tests for the week so she can study efficiently.

Teachers advocate for test retakes

November 10, 2016

Students don't want to see themselves fail.  After receiving a poor grade on a test, many students store the paper away and never look back at it. However, in many cases, one ...

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

October 28, 2016

As students travel across campus to get to class, many of them encounter construction detours restricting their paths. One of these construction sites was the remodeling of the...

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