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Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club offers students a spectrum of opportunities

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club offers students a spectrum of opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Gender and Sexuality (GSA) Club aims to provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ teens and their allies. The GSA Club is a place where students can go to learn more about issues in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as meet new people. “We want to educate people about queer history, which doesn’t often get taught ...

Baking Club brings together students with a passion for baking

Baking Club brings together students with a passion for baking

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

The smell of freshly baked cakes, muffins, and cookies fill the air in A11 when Baking Club gathers every other Monday. Club President Will Nadan and Vice President Jade Margolis founded the club at the end of the 2015-16 school year and have been leading it ever since. The goal of Baking Club is t...

Thanksgiving Tree spreads appreciation among students

Thanksgiving Tree spreads appreciation among students

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the promise of turkey, mashed potatoes, and pie, it is easy to forget what the spirit of Thanksgiving truly represents: gratitude and appreciation. However, the Carlmont campus has made full use of the appreciative spirit with the new Thanksgiving Tree; on Nov. 20, rows upon rows of paper leaves ...

BTI Club provides extra support for BTI students

BTI Club provides extra support for BTI students

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus

The BTI Club provides BTI students with extra opportunities outside of class. The BTI Club is exclusive to members of the BTI program. Students who are passionate about science have a place where they can learn more about the science field. “The point of this club is to unite like-minded BTI stude...

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Outlook, Student Perspective

Lateness is an ongoing problem at Carlmont High School and unfortunately, having seven minutes is not enough time to get to class comfortably. Students either have to run, leave their previous class early, or just accept that they are late to class every day. "I have to walk from U to F and I just...

Students associate with school community through ASB

Students associate with school community through ASB

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

From activities in the quad to cheering on Carlmont's football team under the Friday night lights, the associated student body, better known as ASB, works to get students involved in the community at school. "I love being in ASB because it feels so good to be a part of something that's main goal is...

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a toll on students who are working to get through the day while preparing for their future. The Relaxation Motivation Club...

Students make a difference with the food drive

Students make a difference with the food drive

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

Hunger. A word that terrifies everyone. For many, it can be solved by simply getting a snack out of a pantry, but for others, it is a constant in their lives. Carlmont's annual food drive started on Nov. 6 and ended on Nov. 17. Students brought canned foods and non-perishables to the ASB room...

Reach Out club focuses on including students

Reach Out club focuses on including students

Marina Ferme, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

Reach Out club encourages students to put themselves out of their comfort zones and get in more social environments by having a safe, fun space to go to. The club holds meetings every first and third Friday of the month, where they have lunch and play fun easy games that are created by the Reach ...

ASB builds bonds at Jones Gulch retreat

ASB builds bonds at Jones Gulch retreat

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s Associated Student Body spent the weekend of Nov. 10 in Jones Gulch for their annual retreat. The service council spent Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 at the camp and the activities council went on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12. The retreat was filled with various challenges and team building activities to h...

Warriors spark excitement in new season

Warriors spark excitement in new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Sixty-seven wins and 15 losses. Four All-Stars. Best record in the NBA. Best ever playoff record for an NBA team. Two championships in three years (according to NBA.com). Some would refer to these facts as “video game statistics,” which are statistics that are so unheard of, they can only be accompli...

Parent Education Night teaches anxiety management

Parent Education Night teaches anxiety management

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

Over 300 parents, students, and Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) members poured into the Carlmont Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 9 for Parent Education Night. Parent Education Night is a district-wide program meant to tell parents and students about a variety of issues students...

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