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Inside the administration office, the administrative vice principals (AVPs) have been intermittently coming to campus to work while following safety protocols.
Administrative vice principals shift focus during distance learning
Robin Linares, Staff Writer

As the pandemic closed school doors and changed the way school is normally run, the administrative vice principals have found ways to adapt their job and responsibilities to aid students during distance...

Students use at-home materials to participate in activities while attending class via Zoom, now that PE classes are online.
Physical education moves online with remote learning
Enzo Carvalho, Staff Writer

Due to the ongoing pandemic and Carlmont’s decision to begin the school year in distance learning, the physical education (PE) department was forced to find creative ways to maintain their classes in...

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Carlmont holds a virtual Clubs Fair to adhere to social distancing protocols
Grace Wu, Staff Writer

Holding a virtual event is no easy task, especially if that event is one of Carlmont's most popular activities. The annual Clubs Fair was held virtually over social media this year due to distance learning...

Carlmont makes significant strides to increase the safety of teachers and students during future in-person learning.
The possible return of in-person learning presents new challenges for students and staff to face
Niamh Marren, Staff Writer

If Carlmont chooses to return to in-person learning, administrators and teachers must solve the never-ending challenges the current pandemic presents. Before the pandemic, the Carlmont Academic Foundation...

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‘Hubie Halloween’ disappoints audiences with bad jokes and boring storyline

Recent Reviews Stories

Mihoyo drops Genshin Impact

October 19, 2020

"Genshin Impact" came out in September 2020 and immediately struck my interest. I downloaded it as soon as I got the chance, and I’m glad I did. This game is Mihoyo's...

Board Game Reviews: Dice Forge

October 15, 2020

There are so many games where players roll dice, and certain numbers are better than others. On the less strategic end, there are games like Monopoly and Yahtzee, and more...

‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ is horror at its very best

October 15, 2020

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from "The Haunting of Bly Manor." In one of the last scenes of Netflix’s 2020 original mini-series, “The Haunting of...

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Palo Alto students return to school using hybrid model

Recent News Stories

Bel Mateo Bowl saved by community GoFundMe efforts

October 19, 2020

Bel Mateo Bowl will stay in business at least through the end of the year due to a community effort on a GoFundMe page. Local bowling league member Tamlyn Murata started...

Belmont community urges youth to vote

October 19, 2020

Citizens of Belmont have gained excitement as they anticipate the upcoming local election. As the voting date nears, members of the Belmont community are gearing up for the...

Mask Mobile distributes masks to those in need

October 16, 2020

San Mateo County’s Mask Mobile distributed over 900 masks to the hardest-hit communities in the past week to keep families safe during the pandemic. The Mask Mobile project...

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Opinion: The internet brings us together

Recent Opinion Stories

Editorial: The presidential debate heightened extreme partisanship

October 15, 2020

Chaotic. Child-like. Pain-inducing. Those are just a few of the myriad words one could use to describe the first presidential debate of 2020 on Sept. 29. Behind the bickering...

Opinion: The internet is dividing us

October 14, 2020

There's a reason the U.S. is more divided now than ever before. That reason is the internet.  Popular apps are programmed to keep their users engaged, so they only give...

Editorial: Artists cannot be separated from their work

October 5, 2020

It can be frustrating to learn that an influential person in society has become a bad example for others to follow. However, as people are discovering that some of their role...

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