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Carlmont on the path to sustainability

Carlmont on the path to sustainability

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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The idea of a green planet is a prominent topic in our world today, especially among youth. Carlmont has recently contributed to this trend with new products to help save the environment. The Carlmont administration has recently implemented a new type of water bottle, called Path Water, designed ...

Other options influenced by the era

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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Often, the specific time period determines the direction a student’s future will take. Seventy years ago, joining the military would have been common. Ralph Sternick, who graduated high school in 1946 and was a member of the Army Signal Corp. 24th Division, said, “Until World War II leveled o...

Athletic determination stays strong despite anemia

Athletic determination stays strong despite anemia

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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Passion. A word defined by the dictionary as a strong emotion that’s barely controllable. Yet, to every individual, it has a different meaning. For Allie Ayers, passion, that satisfaction of doing what you love, revolves around running. Ayers discovered this passion in seventh grade, the year ...

Grandma’s Cat rocks the Bay Area

Grandma’s Cat rocks the Bay Area

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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The lights shine down on the center of the stage. The audience waits as the band makes their final adjustments. With the first note played, the show begins. But this isn’t a big-time band, it’s a trio of high school students. Sophomores Reese Posten, Alexander Hauer-Molero, and Joe Seam...

Autism jokes create harmful environment

Autism jokes create harmful environment

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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Two boys walk down C-hall. As they approach the end of the hallway, they see a girl playing Roblox on her computer. One boy turns to the other and says, “That’s autism.”  Though autism is not a joke, they still laugh at the insult. Autism spectrum disorder, also known as autism or A...

Skipping meals affects academic performance

Skipping meals affects academic performance

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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The alarm clock rings. Sophomore Reign Miller wakes up and gets ready for school. Her family members eat breakfast, but she doesn’t - there's not enough time, or she’s not hungry. Fast forward to four hours later: the lunch bell rings. Some students take out a bagged lunch, while others wait i...

Religion lives on at Carlmont

Religion lives on at Carlmont

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


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Sophomore Diane Ji walks through the halls of Carlmont with her faith close to her heart. Dangling from her neck lies a cross with three rings engraved with the words "believe," "grace," and "faith." While she is now a devoted Christian, Ji said that as a child she was not “truly religious.” For Ji...

Summer exchange to Japan broadens cultural horizons

Summer exchange to Japan broadens cultural horizons

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


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5,709 miles. There are 5,709 miles separating the cities of San Carlos and Omura, but traveling between the two is well worth the absence from home. In 2012, the San Carlos Sister Cities Association (SCSCA) established sister city relations with Omura, a small city located in the Nagasaki Prefec...

Warriors spark excitement in new season

Warriors spark excitement in new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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Sixty-seven wins and 15 losses. Four All-Stars. Best record in the NBA. Best ever playoff record for an NBA team. Two championships in three years (according to NBA.com). Some would refer to these facts as “video game statistics,” which are statistics that are so unheard of, they can only be accompli...

Best of October

Best of October

November 2, 2017


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Best of September

Best of September

October 5, 2017


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Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer

May 28, 2017


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Belmont’s roads are among the worst in the state. According to a staff report from the Department of Public Works, Belmont has accumulated upwards of $100 million in deferred road and storm drain maintenance. On the Pavement Condition Index (PCI), an algorithm which scores road quality on a one to...

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