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Mid-winter break presents students with a choice

Mid-winter break presents students with a choice

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019


Filed under Campus

Mid-winter break, otherwise known as ski week, is one of a few breaks left before the scheduled dates for the Advanced Placement (AP) tests. This often causes students to make a pivotal decision when they are given days off: should they start studying? When considering such a timely decision, man...

Jazz Ensemble adds to students’ schedules

Jai Sinha, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Jai Sinha reports on the Carlmont Jazz Ensemble and how students prepare for events.

ASB prepares the love for Valentine’s Day

ASB prepares the love for Valentine’s Day

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top News

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, a sense of love fills the Carlmont halls and ASB becomes hard at work in order to create the annual, personalized heart decorations. Greta Foehr, a junior and member of ASB, said, “It’s that time of year again! ASB has finally begun making Carlmo...

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Gosh Yarn It Club knits students closer together

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Campus

On Mondays, lunch in room C3 gives students a place to relax and de-stress from the school day. Gosh Yarn It Club is a club where students can hang out with friends while also learning how to knit, with the intent to help the homeless in the Bay Area. Emily Kim, the president of Gosh Yarn It, started...

Model-minority stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American students

Model-minority stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American students

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

“All Asians are smart." This statement is a well-known assumption that is found to be the center of many stereotypical jokes. However, what seems like a light-hearted jest can have a negative impact on a huge population of the students that attend Carlmont High School. It is a recurring instance that students of othe...

Model-Minority Stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American Students

Model-Minority Stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American Students

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Features

“All Asians are smart.” This statement is a well-known assumption that is found to be the center of many stereotypical jokes. However, what seems like a light-hearted jest can have a negative impact on a huge population of the students that attend Carlmont High School. It is a recurring instance that students of othe...

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Uncategorized

The recent Screamin' Scots meeting on Jan. 17 promoted school spirit amongst Carlmont students. The event took place during lunch and was originally planned to be on Jan. 16. However, the date was later changed. Screamin’ Scots is a student-run organization that cheers on Carlmont sports teams....

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Campus

Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world, it can be helpful to develop these skills early. This is exactly what DECA offers.  DECA is an in...

AVID students prepare for finals

AVID students prepare for finals

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

The clock is ticking, and the first day of finals is getting closer and closer. On Monday, Dec. 17, the first day of finals will officially begin. Finals will end on Thursday, Dec. 20. As finals approach, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) students can use AVID study nights as a reso...

Students donate food for families in need

Students donate food for families in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the spirit of the holiday season, ASB held their annual food drive in order to give back to the community by collecting canned food donations for those in need. The food drive began on Nov. 13 and ended on Nov. 20. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to bring in canned foods and non-pe...

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

ASB prepares to recruit driven students to donate food

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

With the food drive approaching, ASB is beginning to prepare to send the food donations to Second Harvest Food Bank. Any student is eligible to donate canned foods to the annual food drive, which takes place at Carlmont every year. In order to prepare, ASB will recruit students to donate with ...

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

Halloween. A time to carve pumpkins, let people be whoever or whatever they want to be, and to take candy from strangers, an experience that is far and few between. Every year on Oct. 31, ASB hosts a Halloween rally in the quad during lunch. They play Halloween-themed music and hold a costume contest...

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