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The mid-peninsula tightrope

The mid-peninsula tightrope

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Top News

Belmont is walking a fine line between preserving what is and anticipating what will be.

Reptile Show slithers into San Jose

Reptile Show slithers into San Jose

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


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People of all ages joined together last weekend to interact with reptiles. The San Jose Reptile Show is an annual exhibition held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Local vendors bring a variety of reptiles, including snakes, lizards, and tortoises, some of which are bred and some of ...

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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With school back in session, Carlmont’s ASB aims to combat the stress from the first week of school by rekindling student involvement with a brand new Spirit Week. Melina Dimick, a junior and member of ASB, said, “Our goal with this Spirit Week is to encourage more student participation and involvement ...

San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The spirit of the islands has come to San Carlos. On May 19, dancers from Hapa Hula performed at the San Carlos Library in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hapa Hula is a Bay Area entertainment organization that performs a variety of Polynesian dances and songs from...

Memorial Scholarship Swim-a-Thon honors Clara Tao

Memorial Scholarship Swim-a-Thon honors Clara Tao

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

The Carlmont community suffered a loss recently with the passing of Clara Tao — a beloved community member and parent of Carlmont alumni. Clara Tao, as a USA swimming official, helped the Carlmont swim team by overseeing the team's meets throughout several high school seasons in the past. Her absence...

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The gun control debate has reached the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce.   The potential opening of Turner’s Outdoorsman, a sporting goods store chain known for selling guns, triggered a community reaction which resulted in a moratorium. A moratorium means that the store is temporarily banne...

The San Carlos Library presents the world’s deepest cave

The San Carlos Library presents the world’s deepest cave

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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The world's deepest cave in one that has only been experienced by few, until now. On April 24, the San Francisco Bay Chapter (SFBC) of the National Speleological Society (NSS) held its monthly meeting at the San Carlos Library. The NSS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, exploration, and teaching of ca...

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Approximately 20 million new cases of STDs are found in the United States every year. Around half of these are found in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. On Wednesday, April 27, the Belmont Library and the San Mateo County Pride Center hosted a Safe Sex Workshop for LGBT teens, which was ...

JV softball mercy rules Woodside in a 17-2 game

JV softball mercy rules Woodside in a 17-2 game

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont players run to home plate, their teammates cheering them on. "That's it, end of the game," the umpire said. And with that, the game ended 17-2 in only four innings. "I wasn't surprised, this normally happens. The only team that we don't mercy rule is usually Hillsdale," said Alisilani...

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

A scene of children playing a the playground would not be complete without the bright colors of the play structure. In an effort to help add more color to playgrounds, Art at Play is coming to help make the Belameda Park brighter. Art at Play is dedicated to helping beautify Belmont by adding art ar...

Scots make history sweeping PAL finals with a four-title win

Scots make history sweeping PAL finals with a four-title win

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Two years ago, winning all four PAL titles would be unheard of. However, after years of hard work, that once far-fetched dream became a reality when not one, not two, but all four Carlmont swim teams won first place at the PAL Bay Division finals on May 5. Through team cheers and tears of happ...

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