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The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefighters, and aims to teach skills related to fire service and more. “The main objective of this program is career exploratio...

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Have you ever wondered how many people ride Caltrain each day? On Feb. 19, Caltrain launched their new "Did You Know?" public education program. This program was designed to educate the public about the history of the Caltrain corridor and its future plans for modernization. Caltrain's "Did you kno...

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the state of transit. The program's purpose is to help inform county residents, businesses, and other stakeholders of certain t...

Behind the scenes, Choir Council keeps the choir program alive

Behind the scenes, Choir Council keeps the choir program alive

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Behind the elegant, vibrant performances of Carlmont Choir is the organization that most people in the audience don't know about – the Choir Council. "Choir Council is an organized body of students who get together and make decisions about events that would be best for the choir as a whole," said Kira...

Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont is the home of the Choir Council Club, whose members dedicate themselves to enhancing the Carlmont Choir Program by conducting a number of student-led fundraisers, shows, and musical events. Choir Council began in Carlmont’s earlier years in order to provide more student leadership and involvem...

The development of Carlmont’s football program

The development of Carlmont’s football program

Briana McDonald, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the development of the Carlmont varsity football team.

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

For any student that loves science classes, science clubs, science lectures, or just science in general, the BTI pathway may be the way to go. Starting in sophomore year and ending senior year, the BioTechnology Institute or BTI- offers students with a passion for science a new pathway for his or her...

The development of Carlmont’s football program

The development of Carlmont’s football program

Briana McDonald, Segment Producer

October 24, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the development of Carlmont's football team.

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017


Filed under Campus

It’s 3:15 p.m.   Hundreds of students swarm down Alameda, and a significant number move towards the Belmont Library, which overlooks the busy street from its location. The Belmont Library is the main destination of many students after school. There are working areas, a café, and computers ...

Physics program gets revamped

Physics program gets revamped

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


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Physics at Carlmont is changing gears -- literally. In addition to dropping the five-point AS Physics class, last year's combined algebra-based class for the AP tests Physics 1 and 2 has been replaced with AP Physics C: Mechanics. According to the College Board, “[AP Physics C: Mechanics] corresponds...

BART announces new suicide prevention program

BART announces new suicide prevention program

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Suicide is not the route. In response to a large increase in suicides and suicide attempts, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has launched a new suicide intervention campaign. With guidance from the Bay Area Suicide and Crisis Intervention Alliance (BASCIA), BART has planned a multi-pronged program...

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