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As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

For most students, the end of the school year means 2 1/2 months of time off and relaxation; for some students, however, the work never stops. Students who work during the summer earn money for a wide variety of reasons, ranging from snacks, cars, or simply to save for the future. Their jobs incl...

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

A decision finally left up to the students: the summer reading book. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, students had the opportunity to vote for the upcoming summer reading book through a Google Form. The genres varied from fantasy to nonfiction, and students chose their top three book choices. Some teachers required their classes to vote, but others merely ...

Scots wear shorts in February

Scots wear shorts in February

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

February is typically known as the month with rain boots, rainbows and pale complexions, but the last few weeks have felt more like Bermuda than Belmont. While Carlmont students are trying to study hard through the first half of second semester, a feeling of summer has caused a lack of focus in the...

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Campus

Treat yo’ self by tasting all 31 Baskin Robbins ice cream flavors. You may not have won a math award this year, but you can win the title of Most Accomplished Ice Cream Taster in America. Live on the edge -- go barefoot rock climbing. A thrilling activity! Nothing could go wrong. To...

California expects the driest summer yet

California expects the driest summer yet

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under News

California is in for the driest summer in years. Sierra Nevada Mountains’ snowfall has only reached 5 percent of annual averages. This week, California water officials preformed one of their regular measurements of the state’s snowpack and confirmed that it is drastically lower than of other...

‘Awesome Mix Vol. 1’ takes the summer by storm

‘Awesome Mix Vol. 1’ takes the summer by storm

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

January 8, 2015


Filed under A&E

Music releases during the summer of 2014 were somewhat slow, so slow that one of the season's most popular albums was made up of songs from 50 years ago. "Guardians of the Galaxy" is a comic book movie from Marvel Studios. Its soundtrack, which is made up of hit songs from the 1960s and 1970s, became...

Summer school: the worst way to spend summer?

Summer school: the worst way to spend summer?

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer

May 27, 2014


Filed under Features

When a student falls behind on class credits they have the opportunity to make up those credits in summer school. “The summer school offered at Carlmont is only for credit recovery. If someone failed a class they can take up to a total of two classes, one class per summer school session," said counselor...

Summer jobs

Summer jobs

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

May 14, 2014


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, students possess more free time to do what they please. However, as many people have discovered, the majority of fun activities cost money, and to make money people often have to acquire jobs, which is what many students will do this summer. In general, during the...

Carlmont’s campus gets a summer makeover

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

At the start of the new school year, there are not only new faces at Carlmont, but also many new physical features. From the new turf, bleachers, and stadium lights, to the new floors in D hall, and the gravel that replaced some of the few grassy areas on campus, Carlmont’s image has once again...

‘Cruel Summer’ may live up to immense hype

‘Cruel Summer’ may live up to immense hype

September 12, 2012


Filed under A&E

Despite numerous pushbacks and delays, Carlmont students finally got a taste of the highly anticipated album 'Cruel Summer' on Sept 10. This album was the first Kanye West-helmed project to feature West himself and his G.O.O.D Music labelmates Kid Cudi, Common, 2 Chainz, and Pusha T among others. ...

How to score a summer job

How to score a summer job

May 4, 2012


Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Michael Carian" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Help wanted sign Summer is just over a month away and now's the time for students to apply for summer jobs. But, landing a job is harder than some might think. The first step for a student searching for a job is to decide what kind of job he or she is looking...

Junior student accepted into summer internship at Georgetown University

Junior student accepted into summer internship at Georgetown University

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 27, 2012


Filed under News

[media-credit name="Denise Chan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]As school comes to an end, many Carlmont students are looking for summer programs at colleges and internship opportunities. This summer, junior Ryan Yen applied for a political internship at Georgetown University, Washington D.C....

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