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Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Volunteering

In order to make the utility boxes in Belmont more vibrant, the Belmont City Council and Parks and Recreation Commission have approved an art program. This program allows artists to paint the boxes and brighten up the city. Many of these boxes were plain and gray before the start of the program....

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

High school strives to prepare students for the future. For some students, this could mean college, and an important aspect of preparing for that is the SAT. The Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) is available for students to take multiple times a year, and on May 5, many had the opportunity to do ...

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

High school students often complain that they were taught that mitochondria is the power house of the cell but not taught how to do taxes. Carlmont students took initiative in promoting financial literacy and started an Investment Club. “The purpose of this club is to inform students about topics...

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

April 6, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez explains the many problems of the common gender pay gap.

Declining FOMF awaits revival

Declining FOMF awaits revival

March 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Friends of Millard Filmore (FOMF) is an organization that Carlmont students may have heard of, or maybe even looked down upon. As a research-based competition, its popularity has decreased — yet this hasn't stopped some of its leaders to push for more. Beginning in 1968 as an event only held at ...

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

People are angry. People are demanding social and political change. The Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) provides a platform for people to express their emotions through art. According to its website, “By using textile art as a vehicle for personal transformation and community cohesion, SJSA...

SAT scores do not predict future success

SAT scores do not predict future success

Parker English, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

One test determines a student’s future success. Many want to do well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), but some struggle to understand what the score truly means. While these scores are important, they may not matter as much as one might think. “In some ways, I would say one’s S...

Students’ environment determines their future

Students’ environment determines their future

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Go to college. Get a job. Make money. Live a happy life. Contrary to what it may seem, the path towards a successful future has never been a simple one. However, time and time again, students have navigated its rocky slope. The impact of the student’s environment and their pursuit of happiness creates a ...

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Following a 6-1 victory over Hillsdale High School, the boys' tennis team extended their winning streak to four games with a commanding 7-0 win against San Mateo High School on March 30. Carlmont was expecting to come out on top even before the game began. Jerry Liu, a sophomore and varsity dou...

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Campus

Although it may not seem like it, the end of the school year is fast-approaching. For freshmen in the Carlmont leadership class, this meant making the choice of whether or not they should pursue a spot in ASB for the 2017-2018 school year. In March, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors hoping to join...

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Today's society often portrays men as more superior in sports compared to women. However, this is not always the case. The number of female athletes at NCAA schools has increased from about 30,000 to over 193,000 since 1972, but women still have many fewer participation opportunities than men do according...

Women’s March fuels future protests

Women’s March fuels future protests

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

A sea of pink-eared hats stretched down the endless blocks of the nation’s capital, representing the desperation for equality. A roar erupted from the crowd as they charged forward, pouring down every street of D.C., marching and chanting in sync as one unit. On Jan 21, over 5 million people aroun...

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