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

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

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With advanced classes comes a large course load. Its challenging but not impossible to manage. There are peer tutors that can help in subjects of need, said Carlmont counselor Andrew Kahn.
Students evaluate course selections
Maya Price, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

Stacks upon stacks of paper surround Carlmont students, trapping them within a prison of their own making. The papers, including tests, quizzes, and homework, demand...

Participants of the Carlmont Dance Day perform a series of leaps and turns across the dance studio. Members of Carlmont’s intermediate and advanced dance teams instruct the participants and demonstrate how to perform various moves.
Dancing with the Scots
Lara Ibasco, Staff Writer • February 18, 2024
A Carlmont student searches for her heart in C-Hall. Hearts dangle from the ceiling as students shuffle around the hall, looking for their designated heart with a message. Anticipation builds as students flip through paper hearts, hoping to see their name written on one.
In Photos: Scots celebrate Valentine's Day
Isabella Rice, Staff Writer • February 17, 2024
Carlmont sophomore Justin Dubbs places an orange he got for breakfast in a share basket. These baskets are accessible around the cafeteria area and help prevent food waste. Theyre trying to enforce it and provide more, but some students end up throwing it away, Dubbs said.
Food services team ensures fruitful meals
Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer • February 17, 2024
Senior Georgia Kelly discusses the behind the scenes of Carlmonts spring play. Ms. Berg is not that involved, Kelly said. She helps us to find appropriate deadlines and eventually to manage our budget, but Marlo Lewis and I play the part of directors and producers. We then delegate tasks to other students, so all the pieces can be done by many hands at the same time.
Carlmont drama prepares to dive into the world of 'Wonderland'
Madeline Howard, Staff Writer • February 12, 2024

As auditions for Carlmont's spring play approach, Carlmont seniors Marlo Lewis and Georgia Kelly are working hard in preparation for the return...

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Co-presidents Sam Dechaine and Elaine Jiang lead the club meeting, starting with the announcements and then a debate. The debate topic for the day was whether the world should operate on 24-hour time rather than regions having separate time zones.
Junior State of America Club gears up for Winter Congress
Audrey Navasca, Staff Writer • February 11, 2024

From practicing public speaking, learning about the U.S. government, and getting involved in the community, students in Carlmont's Junior State...

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Students must learn to balance stressful classes, personal hobbies, and extracurriculars as they begin adding to their high school resumes in preparation for college applications. “Its important to have that balance of doing something that you love, but also doing something that challenges you,” said Daivik Vennela.
Students seek balance to ace academics and cultivate passions
Emma Wu and Linda Reeder February 7, 2024

Extracurriculars and the wide variety of classes available at Carlmont allow each student to have a unique high school experience. However, balancing...

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Michael ONeall lights one of his experiments he uses for his Chemistry class. Chemistry is definitely my favorite class to teach because I can clearly ask and show different aspects of the subject, ONeall said.
Staff Profile: Michael O'Neall ignites passion for learning
Mateo Golomb, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024

While students often find educational classes dull, those in Carlmont science teacher Michael O’Neall's classes find themselves in an environment...

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Freshman Jiya Venkatesh delivers her closing argument on the value of academics versus sports during a  Carlmont Speech and Debate Club meeting. The club regularly hosts these debates to prepare for future competitions and events.
Speech and Debate Club trains for a new year of challenges
Madeline Howard, Staff Writer • February 4, 2024

With the arrival of the new semester, Carlmont clubs and their members prepare for the season of frequent competitions and events. For the newly...

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