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Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 during this school year and extend it to next year. They also hope to incorporate new elements into their mission. Hope...

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 Boyce and Kalina Wasman. Over the course of the four-day tryouts, athletes were evaluated on abilities such as their level of dance skill, athl...

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 the end to a productive year. According to students in the club, everyone was excited about the party because there...

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 will take place on the field on May 25, and it’s more of a festival than it is of an assembly,” said Melina Dimick, a sophomo...

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 the year on a positive note. Many challenges are presented in which clubs have to overcome them, however, most have effectively...

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Parker English, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 these meetings, counselors make sure to check up on each student individually to ensure that they are on track to gradu...

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

Daniel Friis, student writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

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 set for them were not met. "Our season could have ended better [last year], and it was really tough. A lot of our team ...

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

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 turn of the lunar calendar, acc...

New year event celebrates Chinese culture

New year event celebrates Chinese culture

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Chinese New Year is a holiday that goes back to ancient times, and it is still celebrated today. The date of Chinese New Year, which is also known as the lunar new year, usually falls between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. This year it is on Feb 16 and this is the year of the dog. At the Hillsdale Mall, a Chinese...

Christmas comes earlier every year

Christmas comes earlier every year

Editorial Staff

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After finishing Thanksgiving dinner, some think about the meal and their family. Others, however, are already plotting their Christmas and have made plans to pick up a tree the next day. It used to be that families would get their tree a week or two before Christmas. But now it seems that people cannot...

Cheer leads Carlmont as the only year-round sport

Cheer leads Carlmont as the only year-round sport

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

As the only sports team that plays year-round, the Carlmont cheer team is always improving and preparing themselves for what’s to come.   Many sports at Carlmont, such as basketball and football, last only until the school season is over, then they wait until the next season starts. However, unlike ...

Ukulele Club strums into a new year

Ukulele Club strums into a new year

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus

Ukulele Club's mission is to create a welcoming environment for anyone who seeks to play the ukulele with friends in a safe place. The club is run by Lily Bakour and Sedona Regan, who are both seniors. They meet in the Conference Room behind the Student Union every Thursday where members can gather...

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