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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...

A club for environmentalists: Green Youth Alliance takes the initiative

A club for environmentalists: Green Youth Alliance takes the initiative

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


Filed under Campus

From coastal clean-ups to being the driving force behind Belmont’s styrofoam and plastic bag ban, Carlmont’s Green Youth Alliance takes big steps concerning our environment. Senior and GYA President Gabby D’Souza explained that the club originated at Aragon, and Joe Pak, a current Harvard senior, ...

Youth today needs to be more aware

March 19, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

During a time when there is an array of different and conflicting issues in our world and society, our generation must take responsibility for the future and start to listen and understand the news. Most students either do not have time or do not find the news entertaining enough to watch, so they...

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