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Students should consider community college

Students should consider community college

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Harvard, Brown, Yale, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. The seven Ivy League colleges in the United States. This past year, students across the country devoted hours to writing essays and filling out lengthy applications. Yet most will not get accepted into...

Classic Films club provides students with entertainment

Classic Films club provides students with entertainment

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

May 20, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students gather in room A1 for the 47 minutes of lunch, the projector is turned on, a movie is selected, and the show begins. Classic Films club screens movies during lunch filled with mystery, heroism, and sometimes even romance. There are no specific genres that are preferred; movies are randomly...

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

May 20, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

On May 9, 19-year-old cellist Jeremy Tai gave a masterclass to Carlmont’s Symphony Orchestra. Later, he performed Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85 with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra.

Students start preparing for the end of the year

Students start preparing for the end of the year

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

With summer only three weeks away, students are starting to get excited about the two months that they have off. But, before that happens, students must go through something that is dreaded by many. Finals. "Typically finals do stress me out a bit every year. They are tests that jeopardize your...

Weight training club motivates fitness among students

Weight training club motivates fitness among students

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

Fitness is defined by the quality or state of being fit, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary. Yet the process to get there takes a few steps, such as good habits and discipline. All of these factors are encouraged in Weight Training Club at Carlmont High School. "It started two years ago with...

TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

With summer soon approaching and the school year coming to an end, Carlmont’s ASB is organizing more activities for students to take their minds off of school stress. On May 9, TPumps, a popular boba tea shop, was delivered to Carlmont. Students were able to purchase these drinks after school ...

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

High school strives to prepare students for the future. For some students, this could mean college, and an important aspect of preparing for that is the SAT. The Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) is available for students to take multiple times a year, and on May 5, many had the opportunity to do ...

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

High school students often complain that they were taught that mitochondria is the power house of the cell but not taught how to do taxes. Carlmont students took initiative in promoting financial literacy and started an Investment Club. “The purpose of this club is to inform students about topics...

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Alexander English, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under Campus

Each year, students put everything they have learned over the course of a year in their Advanced Placement classes onto paper, and get graded form a scale of one to five for the chance of getting college credit. AP tests originated in the 1950s and have been gaining traction ever since. While not everyone...

Student stress builds alongside college expectations

Student stress builds alongside college expectations

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus

Most students go through high school with one goal in mind: get into a good college. While students are focused on getting into college, they create expectations for what their college experience will be like. However, throughout their four years of high school, the hours of homework and extracurricul...

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

Adults have jobs and make money so they can live and provide for future children, who don't really work and get jobs. Teens, in between kid and adult, are encouraged to find jobs and opportunities for real-world experiences as they grow up.  The Belmont Library facilitated these aims by hosting its secon...

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

Day of Silence is an annual event during which high school students choose to not speak throughout the duration of the day in order to address the issue that queer teens are often silenced when it comes to their social concerns. Carlmont and its students will take part in the event, just as they have in the...

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