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Family Crafts builds a sense of community for kids

Family Crafts builds a sense of community for kids

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under News

Glue, glitter, colorful feathers, and more. These are the things that decorate the Belmont Library’s Taube Room every Tuesday afternoon and evening. Every week, the Belmont Library hosts Family Crafts, an event in which young elementary school age children get to express themselves through arts and crafts pr...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The LGBT community has faced a lot of controversy in years past, but there is an increasing number of people who want to be LGBT allies (straight or cisgendered supporters of the LGBT community), especially in the Bay Area today. However, some people may not know how to be an ally or what to do as one. On...

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students and parents poured into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, March 9 to attend Chamber Music Night. Instrumental Chamber Music Night is a Carlmont tradition in which small groups and soloists perform short selections of instrumental music. "Anything goes," Assistant Instrum...

Choir potluck strengthens choir community

Choir potluck strengthens choir community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus

Food, fun, and laughter filled the Student Union on Tuesday evening as the choir students were treated to their semi-annual potluck. Due to the absence of regular choir director, Genevieve Tep, the annual choir trip was canceled much to the dismay of some of the students. Long-term substitute Ma...

Barrett Community Center’s new rules compromise within Belmont community

Barrett Community Center’s new rules compromise within Belmont community

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News

After conflict between the dog-owner community and youth sports community, an agreement has been reached in the form of Barrett Community Center's new regulations on dog usage of the grass field. Dogs are now only allowed to be off leash at the Barrett Community Center in the morning from 6-8 a.m betw...

‘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,'...

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


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On Jan. 25 after school, students gathered at the Belmont Library to attend a seminar about life. The goal of the seminar series is to show students some choices of education or career path after high school. "This event is part of a series called Life Hacks. The idea of this came from one of the...

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

A 19-year-old man was shot on Chula Vista Drive in Belmont. The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 17 in front of the victim’s house. Police officers arrived at the scene soon after. Sergeant Pete Lotti of the Belmont Police Department said, “We believe that there ...

The Belmont community gathers to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

The Belmont community gathers to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." Dan DeSmidt, Belmont's chief of police, said, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Many lesser-known Dr. King speeches and excerpt...

Belmont announces first Community Service Awards

Belmont announces first Community Service Awards

Max Lee, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under News

With Belmont's first Community Service Award, a Belmont resident will be commemorated as an exceptional volunteer. The city of Belmont's Community Service Award is an opportunity for those who inspire the community with their leadership and unselfishness to be recognized by the mayor, city staff, and commu...

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Laughter and conversation filled the air in downtown San Carlos during the Night of Holiday Lights, a tradition created for residents to celebrate the holidays together. Each December, the City of San Carlos hosts this holiday celebration that people of all ages enjoy. The event used to take place in C...

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