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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


Filed under Campus, Top News

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


Filed under Campus, Top News

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


Filed under Campus, Top News

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...

Healthy Cities Tutoring helps kids in need

Healthy Cities Tutoring helps kids in need

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Since 1996, children of San Carlos and Redwood City have been receiving academic support from Healthy Cities Tutoring. Healthy Cities Tutoring (HCT) is a non-profit organization devoted to cultivating San Carlos’ and Redwood City's youth with help from volunteers who assist students who struggle ...

City of San Carlos releases new website

City of San Carlos releases new website

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The city of San Carlos recently launched a new website designed to better serve its community, its first major rework since its creation in 2009. The website took over a year to make with the collaborative efforts of two companies. San Carlos partnered with Vision, a company specializing in website d...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

After months of hard work and preparation, "The Wedding Singer" has finally arrived at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC). This is the fourth Carlmont musical directed by Stephanie Maysonave. "This year I wanted to give the kids more contemporary material. Our last play, 'Anything Goes,'...

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...

Carlmont gears towards electric vehicle sustainability

Carlmont gears towards electric vehicle sustainability

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

One thousand five hundred forty million metric tons of carbon dioxide was spit into the air by motor fuel burning — in 2016 alone — and for transportation only. According to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), this accounts for an estimated 30 percent of U.S. energy related carbon dioxi...

Best of January

Best of January

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

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