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Students prioritize internet over homework

Students prioritize internet over homework

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Features

There are only 24 hours in a day, and according to a report by Common Sense Media, teenagers spend nine of those hours using media. According to Brandwatch, over 3 billion people use the internet and over 2 billion of them use social media, making it one of the most popular aspects of media today...

San Carlos Farmers’ Market continues year round

San Carlos Farmers’ Market continues year round

Nina Heller, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under News

Hot Harvest Nights are no longer. Since 2004, from May to December, the Hot Harvest Nights farmers' market would set up every Thursday in downtown San Carlos, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. Hot Harvest Nights is being replaced by a year-round market on Sundays. “I like having access to seasonal food year round. It brings the community together year round instead of just the summers,” said Katrina Van...

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Sports, Top News

One small step for  a high school athlete. One giant leap for Carlmont volleyball. The number one seed Los Altos Eagles were defeated by fifth seed Carlmont Scots on Wednesday Nov. 18 at the Central Coast Section (CCS). At Piedmont High School, San Jose, the gym was missing the Screamin' Scots....

It’s time to watch ‘The Muppets’

It’s time to watch ‘The Muppets’

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor
October 5
Filed under A&E

Chalk-full of dad jokes that will provoke your most violent and self-conscious guffaws, "The Muppets" are back to lighten your life. Not tailored to a Sesame Street-shaped audience, "The Muppets" represent the more mature end of puppetry, delving into the complex industry of television production...

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Evan Davies, Staff Writer
April 20
Filed under Features, Student Choices

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority of high school students have some amount of free time regardless of how they choose to spend that time. Leisure time gives...

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

Karen Gao, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under A&E

Though the series' main focus is seems to be whimsical shenanigans, there is actually a dark and complex story behind "Adventure Time." This show takes place in a world with strange creatures that are a result of a nuclear war that brought about the end of the world, with a boy named Finn being the...

Real Talk: Turkey Time

Real Talk: Turkey Time

Becca Fradkin and Sonia Paulo, Multimedia Editor and Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Podcasts

Listen to hear how different Carlmont students like to spend their Thanksgiving.

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Say goodbye to the days when your teachers held your hand and gave you a homework pass when you had a rough night, because it's time to grow up. For many of us, this will be our last year in high school, and then it's off to the real world where there is nobody reminding us to do our laundry or to...

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer
October 2
Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Senior year is the best year of high school. It's when you get to relax, hang out with your friends, make fun of the freshmen, and fantasize about moving far, far away. Right? Wrong. Senior year is stress overload, and according to the American Psychological Association, the percentage of high school...

How students spend time during dead week

How students spend time during dead week

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer
June 2
Filed under Multimedia

An exploration of the truth of dead week.

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Students babysit as part time jobs

Students babysit as part time jobs

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Campus

When people think of teenagers that have jobs they often think of kids working at grocery stores, in small boutiques or shops, or as assistant coaches on sports teams for younger children. However, not many people would think that babysitting qualifies as a job. Some students that do not have the time to ...

Victorious in PALs for the first time

Victorious in PALs for the first time

Angelina Castillo, Staff Writer
October 30
Filed under Sports, Top News

Another victory over San Mateo Bearcats leads the Lady Scots to being the first time ever co-champions in the  Pacific Athletic League (PAL). Coach Amina Halsey of the girls tennis team said, “We have played San Mateo before and won 7-0, and with regards to being league champions this is the first ...

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