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A student buys tickets for prom at lunch near the quad.

Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

April 12, 2019

Almost 1,000 students are going to prom this year even though ticket prices continue to rise. The average price of a ticket is now $90, but there are still more students buying...

Chinese students celebrate the Lunar New Year – Jai Sinha

March 7, 2019

Jai Sinha reports on Carlmont's Chinese classes celebrating the Lunar New Year.

Lowe begins his talk about what is causing the sea level rise and how people can reduce it.

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

March 6, 2019

For many years, the rising water levels have been in the back of many officials' minds. Now it's starting to impact our cities, and action will need to happen soon before any ...

A student carries a variety of textbooks from classes that are offered at Carlmont.

Students advise peers on choosing classes for next year

February 27, 2019

For juniors, sophomores, and freshmen, the task of choosing classes for next year has come around yet again. Sometimes choosing a class can be daunting, as the GPA boost that...

Cindy Chen, the Hope Brigade Club president, organizes the last club events of the school year.

Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

May 20, 2018

As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end, Carlmont clubs are beginning to prepare new ideas and goals for next fall. Many clubs hope to maintain the success that they've achieved...

Incoming freshman and Carlmont students alike warm up for their May 16 tryouts sporting pink outfits.

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

May 19, 2018

As Carlmont’s 2017-18 school year draws to a close, next year's cheerleading team is already ramping up. Tryouts were held from May 15 to May 18, led by coaches Christie Lind Bo...

Students of Hope Brigade begin eating at the potluck to end a successful year.

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

May 18, 2018

Hope Brigade is a club that offers aid to people with cancer in hospitals in forms of gifts and appreciation. After a year of success, a potluck was held on May 17  to celebrate...

Melina Dimick sorts through forms people and clubs submitted to be a part of Scotsland.

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

May 13, 2018

Approaching the end of the school year, students will participate in a Scotsland festival, where there will be music, games, and food available to enjoy.  “Scotsland wil...

The months between now and the end of school dwindle, and clubs work to complete all of their objectives.

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

April 19, 2018

Throughout the year, clubs work to accomplish goals set at the beginning. Whether they have reached these goals or not, the year is coming to an end, and clubs strive to conclude...

A list of counselor appointments is posted outside the counseling office for passing students to refer to.

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

March 31, 2018

Counselor meetings are a very effective tool for students when deciding on upcoming classes. They occur every year starting in February and continuing up until late April. In...

The varsity girls' swim team prepares for a race against the Burlingame Panthers on March 9.

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

March 18, 2018

Last year's swim season wasn't quite what the Carlmont varsity girls' swim team was expecting. The squad was defeated much sooner than they anticipated, and the high expectations ...

Two performers in a lion costume dance to the beat of drums.

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

March 3, 2018

For a day, the Redwood City Courthouse Square was transformed into a bustling area filled with street stalls and colorful red lanterns as people came together to celebrate Redwood City's eighth annual Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 24. The Lunar New Year marks the ...

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