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Spring break gives time off from stress

Spring break gives time off from stress

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus

Spring break has almost arrived, and students are more eager than ever to get the time off. Typically, students use spring break to go on vacation, hang out with friends, and relax. During the break, students have the opportunity to take a step back and focus on something besides school. Though ...

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Alexander English, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress begins to overwhelm him, his grades slip. This is the reality for countless high school students around the country, but many...

Too many clubs causes time commitment conflicts

Too many clubs causes time commitment conflicts

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

Theatre Council meets biweekly on Fridays in T3. No one showed. Debate Club meets weekly on Mondays in D3.  No one showed. This is more common than one may think. Back in September, students poured into the Quad eager to explore the clubs offered at Carlmont, signing up for multiple clubs in exchange...

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Outlook, Student Perspective

Lateness is an ongoing problem at Carlmont High School and unfortunately, having seven minutes is not enough time to get to class comfortably. Students either have to run, leave their previous class early, or just accept that they are late to class every day. "I have to walk from U to F and I just...

PAW Club involves community in animal welfare

PAW Club involves community in animal welfare

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

Clubs on campus help people in need of medical care, teach students how to invest money, work to protect the ocean, give gifts to sick children, and more; Protecting Animals Worldwide (PAW) Club adds animals to the list of groups positively impacted by Carlmont clubs. PAW Club is led by Sonali Kanaya...

California considers ending daylight saving time

California considers ending daylight saving time

James Bennet, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

As daylight saving time approaches this year, Assembly Bill 807, which was introduced to the California State Legislature in February 2017, aims to end daylight saving time for California. On March 12, Californians will turn their clocks forward one hour to begin the practice of daylight saving time. In 19...

Students prioritize internet over homework

Students prioritize internet over homework

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2015


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, 2015


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, 2015


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, 2015


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...

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