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  • With society heading back in the direction of normalcy, a positive outlook on the pandemic has taken the forefront of many people’s priorities when it came to their lifestyle. However, many fail to realize that the pandemic has engraved both negative and positive impacts on the lives of all people that will remain prominent, even when the pandemic comes to an end.

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    Opinion: The pandemic will never be over

  • Due to the coronavirus, many regulations and cautions have been placed, making it harder to attend a Carlmont sports game. However, the school provided an outlet known as the NFHS Network to virtually view the athletes at work. Now, Scots fans have the power to watch most of the Carlmont games at the comfort of their own home.

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    Cartoon: Screening Sports

  • Quinn Felton, a young bicyclist, reflects on his passion for cycling and goals for the future.

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    Quinn Felton takes a road less traveled

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    Scots eBikes Ep. 1: Gaining traction

  • Although the SAT can seem unnecessary to some, it can be others

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    Opinion: Standardized testing should continue to be optional

  • School lunches in America are infamous for their low quality and poor taste.

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    Opinion: School lunch needs to play ketchup

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    Arospace Ep. 5: Landing at the season finale

  • By cultivating appreciation for every type of brain, the neurodiversity movement works for a future where people with autism are treated fairly.

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    Neurodiversity strives to amplify autistic voices

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    Controversy within advocacy communities

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Carlmont’s open house website provides an interactive experience for families to check out student work. Gay Buckland-Murray, the instructional vice principal, stressed the importance of the continuation of an open house, despite the abnormal circumstances. “Open House is a chance for students and families to ‘see’ teachers/classes that the student has been involved in all year [and say] ‘here’s the teacher/class that I’ve been talking about’. It’s a chance to look back in that sense to what has been happening this year,” Buckland-Murray said.

Virtual open house highlights perseverance with distance learning

Robin Linares, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

Carlmont’s open house goes virtual this year, with a website showcasing student work and course information.  In past years, the open house has been a tool for families to see projects done in classes,...

Among the duties of campus security, reviewing surveillance camera footage is one of many.

Campus security perseveres through the school year

Andrew Shu, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The flow of events is constantly under the watchful eyes of campus site supervisors at Carlmont High School. Whether it be at a school-wide assembly or during a passing period, campus security monitors...

Summer school will combine in-person and digital learning methods this year. “Some students will be digital-only while others will attend in person a couple of times per school week,” said Dan Deasy, the principal of Carlmont's summer school program. 

Summer school adopts the hybrid learning model

Sophia Awoyinka, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Summer school will operate under the hybrid structure to maintain COVID-safe education this summer.  Students may attend summer school to retake failed classes or earn the final credits needed for...

As students connect to their classes online socialization is tougher.

Remote learning impacts special education

Isa Khalak, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

The difficulty of online education has been a mixed bag, but being a special education student adds an extra wrinkle. Each special education student has different experiences in remote learning. They...

Returning to in-person learning has affected classes like the physical education and music programs.

Carlmont’s PE and music programs adapt to in-person learning

Rebecca Von Tersch, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

With students returning to campus, classes have had to adapt new strategies for learning.  Not all classes have students sitting at a desk and taking notes for the entire period. Carlmont’s music...

The Carlmont Drama Department's spring play will be presented virtually this upcoming month.

The show must go on! Carlmont Drama presents a virtual play

Ava Litvak, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

Live theater is an inherently fickle medium. Anything could go wrong: technical difficulties, costume mishaps, forgotten lines -- but whatever obstacles present themselves, the show must always go on. Perseverance...

The Freshman Assembly welcomes students to the Carlmont campus to help them feel more connected with the school. “I fully believe that there’s so much value in creating a community on campus, a community with your fellow students, and community with your school,” Jim Kelly said.

Carlmont welcomes the Class of 2024 to campus

Amelia Clevenger, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Eight months after the start of the school year, 300 members of the Class of 2024 were welcomed to campus, some for the first time, for the Freshman Assembly.  In the past, the Freshman Assembly, or...

Inspirational speaker Keith Hawkins shares his message with students on the football field.

Freshman Assembly motivates, inspires students

Erin Kee, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

After a year of adjusting to COVID-19 procedures and distance learning, Carlmont brought back some normalcy and tradition for the Class of 2024. The Freshman Assembly, traditionally known as the Welcome...

The AP testing schedule gives information on what day each AP test will be and whether the exam is on campus or digital from home.

Carlmont releases AP exam schedule and information to students

Robin Linares, Staff Writer April 18, 2021

Carlmont released their AP testing schedule with many options for at-home testing and gave more information about the digital exam software. According to the College Board, this year’s Advanced Placement...

As the school year comes to a close, the administration prepares for upcoming 2021 fall semester.

Administration begins planning for upcoming school year

Niamh Marren, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

With Carlmont implementing the hybrid model and students rolling back into school, the administrators plan for a smooth transition into the 2021-2022 school year. With the uncertainty surrounding...

STEM Club provides members with a way to learn about general topics within STEM they may be interested in.

STEM Club encourages learning and curiosity

Anika Marino, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

There are clubs at Carlmont that focus on certain aspects of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), like Robotics or the Chemistry Club. However, none of them focused on STEM as a whole until...

Distance learning has no commute giving students and teachers more time to sleep.

The impact of school commutes

Kai Yoshida, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

One of the biggest advantages of distance learning is the extra time allotted for sleeping in from the disappearance of a commute.  Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the average school commute in America...

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