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Belmont plans to incorporate joint fire department once again

Belmont plans to incorporate joint fire department once again

Max Lee, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under News

The fire departments of Belmont, Foster City, and San Mateo are soon to be seen as one. The Belmont City Council has agreed to join Foster City and San Mateo City Council's plan of creating a joint fire department between the cities. The subject of a joint powers agency is not a new one for Be...

Plans for legalization of marijuana go up in smoke

Plans for legalization of marijuana go up in smoke

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under News

Some Bay Area residents’ wishes of buying marijuana legally are going up in smoke. In the November 2016 election, California residents voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Medical marijuana had been legal in California since 1996. With the year coming to a close, no major California city...

Sandpiper Elementary School plans to expand

Sandpiper Elementary School plans to expand

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under News

In late May, a proposal is set to come before city officials to discuss the expansion of Sandpiper Elementary School in Redwood Shores. The plan would increase the size of the campus and accommodate an extra 220 students. The new building would be used by students during the day but would also be available...

Chinese Culture Club plans for next year’s event

Chinese Culture Club plans for next year’s event

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

Through previous years, Carlmont students have gained more and more knowledge on Chinese New Year, a holiday celebrated by Chinese families worldwide each year. Chinese Culture Club (CCC) has been planning Chinese New Year events for the past few years, hoping that students get to appreciate Chinese...

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Campus

On March 2, Principal Ralph Crame received reports of vandalism against the Jewish community at Carlmont. He responded with an email to parents regarding the incident. There was a star of David drawn with anti-Semitic words in chalk by the Scots gym and a swastika, a symbol most commonly related to...

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Campus

As Spring break approaches students plan to take advantage of their time off in many different ways. Whether it’s visiting colleges, spending time with family and friends, or taking an exotic vacation Carlmont students will not let their spring break go to waste. As the May 1st deadline to decide...

Medina plans to pursue a college education a year early

Medina plans to pursue a college education a year early

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

February 19, 2015


Filed under Bios, Campus, Student Bios

While some students wait four years to get acceptance letters from colleges, there are some who get accepted a year early. Junior Rebecca Medina is one of the few students in Carlmont High School committed to graduating high school a year early. "I want to get out in the world more and experience...

Election Day ushers new plans for America

Election Day ushers new plans for America

Victor Li, Staff writer

November 10, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

A seemingly endless line of responsible US citizens pours out of the polling office and down the street, wrapping around block after block of the neighborhood. Here, they wait before Election Day to cast their vote on what they believe is best for their nation. "The poll where I worked at got double...

Plans for 2015 girls varsity lacrosse

Plans for 2015 girls varsity lacrosse

Sonia Paulo, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports

Carlmont High School welcomed a new team to the spring sport season last school year — the varsity girls lacrosse team. The team had 22 girls, all of which helped pave the way for girls in future years to play lacrosse at Carlmont. “We were actually really good for a startup team,” said...

Plans made to shape up weak Wi-Fi

Plans made to shape up weak Wi-Fi

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014


Filed under Campus

“Cannot connect to network” is one of the most frustrating notifications that can pop up on the screen of a web browser. Many students who own smartphones have had this experience before when connecting to Wi-Fi networks outside their homes. The Wi-Fi networks in schools have a reputation of a weak...

Armenian club educates and plans for future

Armenian club educates and plans for future

Danielle Hamer

February 9, 2014


Filed under Campus

Between fundraisers, discussions, presentations, and more, Armenian club, a group dedicated to connecting itself with Armenia’s culture and educating non- Armenians about the rich culture of the country, has got a lot going on. If you walk into room E-7 on Tuesdays, you will see a group of passion...

San Francisco mayor plans to bring back free Sunday parking

San Francisco mayor plans to bring back free Sunday parking

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014


Filed under News

Finding an affordable parking spot in San Francisco can always be a challenge. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is planning to bring back free Sunday parking to the city. San Francisco started charging for Sunday street parking in the beginning of 2013, hoping to bring in $1.7 million annually to support Muni, th...

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