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Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

CJ Ward, Segment Producer

March 23, 2019

Teens around the Bay Area submit their films for a chance to win prizes in the SMCL Teen Film Fest.

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

Bella Reeves, Segment Producer

March 20, 2019

On March 16, California College of the Arts held the 2019 Holi Festival. All funds made from the event were given to the ASHA nonprofit organization to support education in India. ...

Brave Maker hosts their first private feature film screening

Brave Maker hosts their first private feature film screening

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered in Redwood City for Brave Maker’s first feature film screening event at the Cinemark Theatre. “For tonight, my hope is to create a conversation about immigration. It is something I have felt pretty ignorant about in the past few months, and I wanted to find ways to ...

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Justin Som, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

Every year, college tuition prices are rising. According to Make Lemonade, a site that helps with financial aid, there are 44 million borrowers in the United States who have college debt from these large fees. In light of these tuition issues, Kristi Longoria, a Financial Education Administrato...

AVID Club hosts an informational meeting for freshmen

AVID Club hosts an informational meeting for freshmen

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) is a non-profit organization that was founded to help AVID students overcome obstacles and achieve success. Carlmont High School is one of many schools in Bay Area that hosts an AVID program that provides their students with an opportunity to get mor...

The Hiller Aviation Museum hosts its Flying Football Fun Fest

The Hiller Aviation Museum hosts its Flying Football Fun Fest

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018

Kimberly Mitchell reports on the annual Flying Football Fun Festival at the San Carlos Hiller Aviation Museum.

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements. The fair consisted of seven dif...

Music Production Club hosts the next generation of music producers

Music Production Club hosts the next generation of music producers

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017

Heavy bass booms out of a speaker’s subwoofers as a loud melody reaches the ears of passersby. These are the sounds of the weekly Music Production Club, founded in order to provide digital musicians at Carlmont a way to express their passions and talent. “Everyone in the club is connected...

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Many students gathered to join the Belmont Library in their 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge on Nov. 17, 2017. The original challenge of the competition was to make a movie with only three days to work; all the participants' hard work would be displayed that Friday. Kayla Marie Figard, the teen services librarian for the Belm...

Carlmont hosts flag football clinic with local NFL player

Carlmont hosts flag football clinic with local NFL player

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

As the professional football season nears its end, many local seasons are just beginning. On Sept. 18, YepSF hosted a free flag football clinic with former NFL player Kevin Greene at Carlmont High School to get kids interested in playing the sport. The organization will be running an upcoming flag foo...

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

Justin Som, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

To help those who lost their homes and property in the North Bay fires, Belmont is hosting its own gift card drive. People who would like to donate to the fire victims can give gift cards to the Public Works Department in suite 385 of Belmont City Hall. Managed by the city, the Belmont Police Office...

Rep. Jackie Speier hosts ‘A Pathway to Citizenship’

Rep. Jackie Speier hosts ‘A Pathway to Citizenship’

Kylie Lin, Scotlight Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2017

"You know what makes this country so great?" U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier posed this question on Sept. 23 at the San Mateo City Hall at the beginning of her workshop called "A Pathway to Citizenship." Speier hosted the event with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to help residents ...

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