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Carlmont Cares program welcomes foster and homeless students

Carlmont Cares program welcomes foster and homeless students

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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In just one day you lose your bedroom, home, parents, friends, and the neighborhood you grew up in. Now put that day on repeat. The National Foster Youth Institute records that 33 percent of foster children change elementary schools at least five or more times in their lives. Foster and homeless children alike face challenges every time they wak...

Students showcase their diverse talents in annual show

Students showcase their diverse talents in annual show

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


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Martial arts, singing, string quartets. Those were just a few of the many talents that were showcased in Carlmont’s Annual Talent show which was held from April 17 through April 20 in the quad. The show is held to give students an outlet to display their individual talents that may otherwise be hi...

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Tessa Bagby and Jasmine Zang. This is the sixth student-directed play in the past seven years and the second Carlmont drama production of the year. "I'm thoroughly impressed wi...

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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America is made up of immigrants, and not all of them speak English. The English as Second Language (ESL) Club at the San Carlos Library aims to change that by providing an opportunity for non-native English speakers to learn and practice their English. Each Saturday from 12:30–1:30 p.m., the ESL Club gathers together i...

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Elias Wilson aces the ACT

Daniel Friis, staff writer

April 19, 2018


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0.136 percent of students who take the American College Testing (ACT)  ace the test with a full score of 36, according to prepscholar.com, a site that gives statistics and percentages regarding the ACT and SAT. Elias Wilson, a junior, is part of that 0.136 percent. As most students do, Wilson went int...

Kabuki play honors Japanese culture

Kabuki play honors Japanese culture

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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The bright, intricate costumes. The sound of the banjo-like shamisen. The audience cheering. These are all important aspects of kabuki. Kabuki is a Japanese performing art, coming in the form of plays and dances. The San Mateo Kabuki Club celebrates kabuki by watching a performed play on a movie s...

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Connor Rickson

April 15, 2018


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The usually quiet city of Belmont experienced an unusually unpleasant night in the last few days of March. Between the night of March 29 and the morning of March 30, six vehicles and two homes were vandalized on Belmont Canyon Road. The suspect or suspects are currently unknown. The vandals tagged...

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Veronica Roseborough, Staff writer

April 11, 2018


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The life of a coach is not an easy one. One may wake up aiming to enrich the lives of students and end up falling short. Rich Vallero, a varsity baseball coach and physical education (P.E.) teacher at Carlmont, knows this feeling all too well. “Sometimes when you strap it on and go to work eve...

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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San Carlos has received its water from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for 105 years. As a result, locals are accustomed to the fresh, crisp taste of their tap water. hey guys currently having a meltdown because i realized when i leave for college i’m gonna have to drink gross not bay area tap...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Varsity softball knocks Sequoia ‘out of the park’ in a 10-0 game

Varsity softball knocks Sequoia ‘out of the park’ in a 10-0 game

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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Cheers and words of encouragement could be heard throughout the field as Carlmont's batters went up to home base. "Go babe!" and "You got this kid!" were commonly heard remarks from players all around. On April 3, the Scots beat Sequoia 10-0, maintaining their winning streak. "The team gets along pretty w...

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