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ASB’s reach out hangout commission brings people to the Carlmont family

ASB’s reach out hangout commission brings people to the Carlmont family

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

With over 2000 students enrolled in Carlmont, it can be difficult to bring together people of different backgrounds. Every month, the ASB reach out hangout commission hosts an evening filled with food, games, and music that helps unite students and create long-lasting friendships between them. On...

Editorial: College application fees should factor into students’ plans

Editorial: College application fees should factor into students’ plans

Editorial Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As those grand visions of admission into college are getting nearer and nearer for expectant high school seniors, it may be a good time for a reality check. Students boldly announcing that they’re applying to 20 different schools could be underestimating one subtle but crucial detail: application fe...

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

October 2, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter

Carlmont High School students Samantha Turtle, a sophomore, and Tyler Dartnell, a junior, push themselves to take on the time and commitment of participating in more than one sport. In order to balance the multitude of demands being a student requires, they must maintain a healthy schedule and use their...

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As the football players prepare for the game, ASB prepares to spread school spirit. With football back in season, Carlmont’s ASB held their first tailgate of the year in order to rekindle student involvement with carnival games, a barbecue, and a Tie-dye Spirit Day. Greta Foehr, a junior and mem...

Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

Student transcripts hold the potential to determine a college acceptance, a livelihood, and a student's future. It’s no wonder Carlmont’s specialized course schedules, one for every two thousand or more students, are catered to such demands with the utmost attention. Vice Principal Jennifer ...

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

At Carlmont’s annual Welcome Back Assembly on Sept. 5, youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich made two requests of Carlmont students. “One is to complain less and give more,” Backovich said. “The second is to use the things you love to help the people who need it.” This year’s assembly ...

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With school back in session, Carlmont’s ASB aims to combat the stress from the first week of school by rekindling student involvement with a brand new Spirit Week. Melina Dimick, a junior and member of ASB, said, “Our goal with this Spirit Week is to encourage more student participation and involvement ...

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...

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