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Teachers persevere through distance learning
Teachers persevere through distance learning's adverse consequences
Ava Litvak, Staff Writer — December 2, 2020

The distance learning format of the 2020-21 school year has proven to be a challenge for Carlmont teachers' mental health. Teachers are experiencing the same stress, anxiety, and burnout as students...

Couchella will be posted on Dec. 4 with Nov. 30 as the final due date for videos.
ASB creates Couchella to promote talent and unity
Anika Marino, Staff Writer — November 29, 2020

Every year, the Associated Student Body (ASB) holds assemblies and events for the entire school to attend, but due to the continuation of distance learning, this has not been possible. Since the most...

Once someone enters the Scots Gym, the hand sanitizing station and a list of directions and procedures await them. 
"When students get to the check-in station … [they] fill out a questionnaire … then they take their temperature and sanitize their hands," said health aide Samantha Gingher, adding that students can
Administration revises, expands reach of cohorts
Robin Linares, Staff Writer — November 28, 2020

After evaluating the trial run of educational cohorts on campus, the Carlmont administration decided to open up more cohorts for students. The first round of educational cohorts included two cohorts,...

Students at Carlmont High School take part in advocating against climate change. Recently, a petition created by students to the SUHSD pushes the district to spread environmental awareness.
Students lead fight against climate change
Linda Lin, Staff Writer — November 28, 2020

Students demand a climate emergency declaration and resolution in a petition against the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD). The SUHSD Climate Emergency Declaration and Resolution was created...

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Board Game Reviews: Seasons

Recent Reviews Stories

‘Enola Holmes’ breaks gender stereotypes one mystery at a time

November 27, 2020

“Enola Holmes,” released in September 2020, broadcasts the importance of independence and skill as much as caring for another. Holmes breaks gender stereotypes of the...

Board Game Reviews: Wingspan

November 21, 2020

One of the most talked-about games in the past few years is Wingspan. I've had my eye on this game for a long time, but it was so popular that it took over a year for...

Megan Thee Stallion shares ‘Good News’ with her debut album

November 20, 2020

Having a rough year? You’re not alone — but here’s the chance to hear some good news. Megan Thee Stallion, who has captured national attention with hits such as “Hot...

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Teens working at Heartbeat Dance Academy find new opportunities

Recent News Stories

Teachers make ‘final’ decisions regarding final exams

December 1, 2020

Despite learning online for months, students and teachers alike struggle to prepare for finals week.  Each year, after an academic semester, students are presented with...

San Carlos Youth Advisory Committee holds donation drive

November 30, 2020

One of San Carlos’s volunteer groups, the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC), hosted a Homeless Care COVID-19 Donation drive as a project for the community.  The San Carlos...

Bay Area food banks adapt to feed more people

November 29, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, food banks have had to meet the supply for twice as many people than they previously fed due to the loss of jobs or food or...

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Opinion: We must hold exploitative systems accountable

Recent Opinion Stories

Editorial: The youth of the Bay Area have lost the meaning of human interaction

November 29, 2020

"There's nothing to do here." "I'm bored of doing the same things." These statements represent quotidian thoughts in the lives of most teenagers and young adults from...

Opinion: Skip holiday shopping this year

November 28, 2020

Each year, Americans flock to stores during the holiday season to purchase goods inessential to life in unusually high quantities. While most shoppers enter stores with the...

Cartoon: Night Time is For the Virus Only

November 24, 2020

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.