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Cookie decorating adds sweetness to homecoming week

Cookie decorating adds sweetness to homecoming week

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Campus

The smell of frosting filled the quad at Carlmont during the cookie decorating event on Oct. 26. Decorating cookies was one of the many activities that contributed to the build-up for the homecoming dance on Oct. 28, 2017. Decorating cookies allowed students to become more involved in the spirit days and ...

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Colors of yellow, pink, green, and blue filled the Terry Stogner gym at Carlmont High School on Oct. 26, 2017, as the annual homecoming assembly took place. Carlmont's homecoming week started with a new tradition, nighttime powder puff. Students gathered at the football field on Tuesday night to watch the fema...

Canceled ‘Free Speech Week’ sparks conversation

Canceled ‘Free Speech Week’ sparks conversation

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under News

Another weekend in Berkeley, another protest. On Sept. 24, a short talk by British free speech advocate Milo Yiannopoulos sparked a day-long conversation between conservatives and liberals on various issues. Yiannopoulos, a former Breitbart editor, was originally scheduled to speak at Sproul ...

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Green Week advocates environmental awareness

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

After about three months of collaborative planning between LEAP Club and Environmental Club, Green Week took place the week of April 24. Hanna Francis, a senior and president of Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) Club, described Green Week as "a fun collaboration between clubs...

Kind week surpasses social norms

Kind week surpasses social norms

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

September 20, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Adriana Ramirez reports on Kind week at Carlmont and how this serves as a positive influence for students and staff.

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students pass by one another throughout the school day, some keep their heads down, avoiding conversation at all costs. Other students offer friendly smiles and small talk. Although kindness can have long-lasting effects, it is not as common as Carlmont ASB hopes it will be someday. Kind Week, a ...

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

May 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits are the norm during Carlmont spirit weeks. With themes such as socks and sandals, wacky day, and pajama day, Carlmont's end...

World Peace Week unifies students

World Peace Week unifies students

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Campus

Carlmont students are conducting celebrations and experiencing unity in a unique way during the week of March 7. ASB’s Culture commission is putting on World Peace Week from March 7 through March 11, a week meant to unite all the diverse cultures at Carlmont. Culture Commission Supervisor Ta...

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2015


Filed under ScotCenter

On Dec. 10 at lunch, SPCA service dogs were brought to Carlmont's Quad for students to interact with to relieve stress before finals. Elena Mateus reports the story.

Dead week comes alive

Dead week comes alive

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Dead week: a time when students expect to prepare for finals without stress of new material. This week, however, can seem to be a time that requires zombie students to come back to life to work their hardest as they near the end of the semester. From Dec. 7 to Dec. 11, classes are busy reviewin...

Spirit week comes across as simple but fun

Spirit week comes across as simple but fun

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under Campus

With spring break in a week, students are trying to survive as long as they can. "We have had three day weekends, but we haven't had a long break since the end of the first semester. I am just trying to last one more week before we finally get off for spring beak," said sophomore Nick Brooks. With...

Look out, finals week incoming

Look out, finals week incoming

Ethan Wong

December 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

Christmas and Hanukkah aren't the only things that students are preparing for in December - finals week begins on the third week of December. Students enter dead week, or the preparation week prior to finals week, with the mindset that the final can either make or break your grade in a class. "Dead...

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