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Alexis Romanowsky, the CHAMP founder, has a document with the program
Students buddy up with CHAMP
Amelia Clevenger, Staff Writer — January 14, 2021

Carlmont High Adjustment Mentor Program (CHAMP) has officially completed its first semester and will continue to help incoming freshmen students adjust to high school.  CHAMP pairs freshmen with sophomores,...

With multiple COVID-19 vaccines out, California is looking into reopening schools across the state.
California to slowly start reopening schools
Amogh Dhumal and Parsa Kazerani January 13, 2021

With vaccine distribution underway in California, school districts are now preparing to adjust to the new circumstances by reviewing the provided data and deciding when it is appropriate to return students...

Mental illness is a widespread struggle with teens. Diagnoses skyrocket in high school aged students.
SOS offers mental health support for Carlmont students
Ava Litvak, Staff Writer — January 10, 2021

Late nights, coffee, blue light, and, far too often, tears. This is a routine all too familiar for high school students. A routine that’s become even more regular recently. Under the current circumstances,...

Virtual choir concert sees astounding success
Cambell Kirk, Staff Writer — December 22, 2020

The fall semester of distance learning made it especially challenging for choir students to learn, sing, and perform music.  Over the past three months, they compiled various songs into a virtual concert,...

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Board Game Reviews: Century Eastern Wonders

Recent Reviews Stories

Board Game Reviews: Terraforming Mars

January 10, 2021

After building to the limits on Earth, it's time to reach a new horizon as you take your corporation on a mission to terraform Mars faster and better than your competitors....

‘The Prom’ is fun and joyous with a meaningful message

January 4, 2021

Over the past few years, there have been a handful of Broadway musicals adapted for the screen, many of them mediocre. Every so often comes gems like "Mamma Mia" (2008),...

Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’: Season 7 returns to Earth

December 21, 2020

The 7th season of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" premiered on ABC on May 27, 2020, and became available to watch on Netflix in October of 2020.  The popular show takes...

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Vaccine availability begins in Bay Area

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ScotSkim: Ashli Babbitt, QAnon, and Antifa

January 13, 2021

Authorities identify woman killed by police in U.S. Capitol rioting Ashli Babbit, a war veteran and supporter of QANON, was shot and killed at the capitol last Wednesday. Why...

PG&E utilizes helicopters and drones for maintenance

January 11, 2021

Over the past several months, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been performing maintenance work on the Redwood Shores Levee powerlines, employing several...

Breaking News: Rioters storm U.S. Capitol Building

January 6, 2021

Supporters of President Donald Trump breached the U.S. Capitol shortly after he held a rally in front of the White House, according to multiple sources. "We will never...

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Opinion: Gen Z is too sensitive

Recent Opinion Stories

Editorial: Yes, this is the America we know

January 10, 2021

When rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday to overturn the results of the 2020 election, there was an outpouring of shock, anger, and sadness. Many accurately noted...

Opinion: Political extremes hijack national symbols

January 7, 2021

Once representative of freedom and unity, the American flag has become a symbol of the political right in recent years. This association with the right has left many feeling...

Editorial: More guidance is needed for high school sports

December 13, 2020

With California’s COVID-19 cases only rising, the state is left with the decision of how to ensure its high school student-athletes get to play. Although full practices...

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