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Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Max Lee, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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The north field of the Belmont Sports Complex will be replaced with synthetic turf in order to resolve maintenance issues. Due to the high salinity of its groundwater as well as the high water table of the complex itself, the north baseball field of the complex has been proved to be difficult to m...

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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Have you ever wondered how many people ride Caltrain each day? On Feb. 19, Caltrain launched their new "Did You Know?" public education program. This program was designed to educate the public about the history of the Caltrain corridor and its future plans for modernization. Caltrain's "Did you kno...

Swing Club performs at Heritage Fair

Swing Club performs at Heritage Fair

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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Carlmont students were able to get a taste of the 1940s at the annual Heritage Fair assembly on March 1. Swing Club's performance was in full swing as feet kicked and hands waved along to jazzy music. "In Swing Club, we dance to music that is typically from the 1920s to the 1940s. We meet during...

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


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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...

Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


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While the rain pounded down outside, students crowded into the gym as the Heritage Fair began, eager to learn about their classmate's cultures. The Heritage Fair takes place each year and showcases the many cultures that makeup Carlmont. The gym was filled with balloons and flags representing ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. According to its website, “the mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.” “¡Viva Baja! Life ...

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top News

Statistics show that 187 million people use Snapchat every day. But that number might have changed. On Thursday, Feb. 8, Snapchat came out with a new update, version 10.25.2.0, that has created some controversy amongst its users. The app has also been randomly updating itself even if you don't...

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Students can save three lives in upcoming blood drive

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Carlmont students await the upcoming blood drive, where they are given the opportunity to save three lives by donating a pint of blood. The semi-annual blood drive hosted by Carlmont is approaching soon, and registration forms are now available in the ASB room. The blood drive is an opportunit...

Florida catastrophe calls for action

Florida catastrophe calls for action

Editorial Staff

February 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

Florida is not the first, and it will not be the last. Not unless something changes. On Dec. 14, 2012, a 20-year-old man shot and killed 26 people, children included, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman killed 58 people in a mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip...

San Carlos promotes public art project

San Carlos promotes public art project

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


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Calling all artists: The City of San Carlos is enlisting an artist to repaint a utility box as part of the Utility Box Mural Project. The Utility Box Mural Project is an ongoing effort in San Carlos to deter graffiti, which began in 2016. Various artists have painted murals on utility boxes ar...

JV boys’ basketball team finishes their season strong

JV boys’ basketball team finishes their season strong

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Applause and high fives echoed throughout the gym as the last buzzer of the JV boys' basketball season went off. Carlmont had won their game 40-27 against Aragon High School. "I want to end the season on a high note; we lost four games in a row at one point," said JV coach Josh Wellman. The game st...

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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It's Feb. 14. Heart-shaped chocolates go out of stock in all of the grocery stores, red roses show up almost everywhere, and Hallmark makes a fortune off of their card sales. The day of love has come. Valentine's Day is celebrated annually, originating as a day to commemorate St. Valentine. How...

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