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Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

It isn't uncommon for students using a school-issued device or the campus wifi to find many of their online sources blocked by the Sequoia Union High School District. There have been reports of "excessive" blocking of websites on school Chromebooks that in some cases hinder the user's ability to do...

District blocks Snapchat and Instagram on school network

District blocks Snapchat and Instagram on school network

Mandy Hitchcock, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017

Snapchat is once again blocked on the school Wi-Fi network, and this time, Instagram is too. The Snapchat and Instagram ban on school Wi-Fi was instated on Feb. 14 this year. With the newly completed S-wing up and running, Carlmont continues its transition towards a technologically advanced school. However, the new technolog...

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

The switch is flipped. The plane engine grinds. The propellers spin. The noise spreads across the city and jolts the residents awake. This is the case for many residents in Redwood Shores, which is home to the San Carlos Airport. The San Carlos Airport holds over 30 aviation-related business and fac...

Implementation of new California water restrictions starting in April

Implementation of new California water restrictions starting in April

Victor Li, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Restrictions have been imposed on many aspects of life from movie theaters and club entrances, to driving and voting. Yet, rarely do we hear about restrictions on water. Water is a necessity to life as well as one of the most basic human needs, and that's exactly why California is passing new water...

Teachers stand up to the education restrictions

December 2, 2011

English teachers are planning to attend a school board meeting to recognize the increasing loss of teacher control over curriculum and instruction within the classrooms. The board meeting will take place on Wed., Dec. 7, to discuss the mandatory changes in education. The meeting will be at 5:30 at...

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