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Farm to Table: Youth raise livestock in the Bay Area

Farm to Table: Youth raise livestock in the Bay Area

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

When people think about county fairs, they usually associate them with hot summer days, carnival rides and games, cotton candy, and livestock exhibitions. What most fair-goers don't realize is that for some young people, the county fair is more than just a day of summer fun. In fact, for members of local...

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under News

On April 19, local middle school students gathered at the San Carlos Youth Center, where a fun-filled night of dancing, socializing, and eating awaited them. Every month, the San Carlos Youth Center hosts a dance catered to the students of the San Carlos middle schools such as Tierra Linda and Central...

Cannibis companies smoke out youth

Cannibis companies smoke out youth

Eoin Cunningham, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Features

With recreational cannabis legalized in California by popular vote only two years ago, many are rightfully curious if and how the products meant for adults are being accessed by teens. California has put in place many regulations to restrict teens access to marijuana, but minors still do it. Sandy...

Neglectful teaching threatens the success of youth

Neglectful teaching threatens the success of youth

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019


Filed under Features

For a student to be genuinely passionate about a subject in school is a rare and beautiful thing which is often impacted by teachers.  Getting a teacher that can connect well with students while effectively educating can be a blessing in an otherwise stress-filled school day. Being able to seek ...

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019


Filed under News

A few days into the annual Week of the Family run by the San Carlos community, The Circus of Smiles visited the library to put on a show for all ages to come and enjoy. The library's kids’ corner was packed from the front to the back with audience members eager to enjoy the performance. The promise of...

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Aaron Penn, Staff writter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In 2011, a McKinsey consulting firm report concluded that a little over half of the college graduates were unemployed, and out of the remaining graduates who had jobs, 48 percent of them were currently in work that requires less than a four-year degree. With statistics like this behind the questionable success of e...

Opinion: Amazon is ripping this generation apart

Opinion: Amazon is ripping this generation apart

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As a child, I always loved trips to the toy store with my family. I remember going to the Toys "R" Us in Foster City with them; running down those never-ending aisles with my siblings, pushing those little carts around, and grabbing as much stuff as we can. It gave us the thrill of what a time it was ...

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

Editorial Staff

November 18, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” This is the typical response of a parent when their child asks if they can do something because all of their friends are provoking annoyance and a regretful "no" from the child regardless of whether it pertains to their original request.  Although seemin...

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...

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Over 300 students participate in Carlmont’s instrumental music program. About 200 of those students take their musical talents outside of Carlmont to the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. On March 3 and 4, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra (PYO) performed at Carlmont. PYO is a group of four orchestras with...

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Features

There may not be a greater threat to Asian American youth than unacknowledged mental illness. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Asian American females from ages 15 to 24 have the highest suicide rate at 14 percent. Asian American males rank second highest at 13 percent, but less...

Green Youth Alliance’s “Food Revolution”

Green Youth Alliance’s “Food Revolution”

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


Filed under Campus

“Right now Green Youth Alliance is taking steps on spreading awareness about healthy food,” said senior and President of GYA, Gabby D’Souza. Most recently GYA met up at the Redwood City Library Oct. 16 to host an event called “Food Revolution”. GYA focuses on educating youth about the importance...

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