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Students struggle for a work-life balance

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Alexander English, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress begins to overwhelm him, his grades slip. This is the reality for countless high school students around the country, but many...

Skipping meals affects academic performance

Skipping meals affects academic performance

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features

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...

Carlmont Academic Foundation receives grant from Oracle

Carlmont Academic Foundation receives grant from Oracle

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News

On Nov. 6, 2015, technology and equipment were replaced and updated in the Biotechnology Institute (BTI) at Carlmont High School using a $20,000 grant given by Oracle. Oracle, whose headquarters are in Redwood City, is a multinational computer technology corporation. Oracle gave this grant to Carlmont...

Carlmont Academic Foundation works toward the ideal classroom

Carlmont Academic Foundation works toward the ideal classroom

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) is an organization made up of parents and volunteers who raise money to financially support the school's enriching programs, such as instrumental music and the biotechnology institute (BTI). “The money we raise allows smaller class sizes and sustains many innovative...

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Campus

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, the holiday season has begun for many in the Carlmont community. The essence of the holiday season is prevalent once again; decorations are being sold in drugstores, eggnog is back in grocery stores, radio stations are playing holiday music, and retail stores...

Varsity volleyball earns Team Academic Award

Varsity volleyball earns Team Academic Award

Justine Phipps, Sports Editor / Writer

August 5, 2014


Filed under Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team received a Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Aug. 4. It is the third consecutive year that varsity volleyball has been honored with this award. “I’m very proud of each of our girls for this achievement,” said coach...

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

January 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is, Top News

Teachers subject their students to forms of torture everyday; some of the most prominent and agonizing forms include group projects, outlines, and presentations. Even though I believe these assignments are tedious and just plain annoying, there is one form I will not tolerate: weekend homework. Assignments...

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