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Every morning, Carlmont students wake up and start to get ready for their online classes. While some may have a set morning routine, other students barely get out of their bed. Minutes before class starts sharply at 8:30 a.m., they grab their computer from the side of their bed and log onto class without moving. This method of online school has been the norm for many due to the ease of access, rather than putting effort into getting ready for in-person school. Andrew Benet, a sophomore, said, "Sometimes, I
Returning to school: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Ryan Holoyda, Staff Writer — March 18, 2021

Some teachers have been using their positions as influential figures to persuade students to remain at home rather than return to in-person learning.
Editorial: Teachers shouldn't use their power to influence students regarding reopening
Editorial Staff, Editors — March 15, 2021

“It’s putting my life in danger.” “This should never have happened.” “No one should want to go back.” The reopening of...

The district is investing time and funds to ensure a safe return to in-person learning on April 5. “We long for the day when we can all be packed into a classroom and not wearing masks. But unfortunately, we probably aren
Sequoia Union High School District prepares for in-person learning
Sophia Awoyinka, Staff Writer — March 8, 2021

Interim Superintendent Crystal Leach hosted a Superintendent Office Hours on Thursday, February 25, in which she answered questions regarding...

Carlmont has recently decided to resume the option for in-person instruction on April 5. However, students learning through Zoom in a room may prove chaotic.
Cartoon: Zoomers in a Room
Kasey Liu, Staff Writer — March 5, 2021

With the decrease in COVID-19 cases, San Mateo County, alongside some other California counties, has moved into the red tier. The red tier allows the opening of movie theaters and malls indoors at 25% capacity. Carlmont, as well as other schools, are set to reopen with hybrid learning as well.
Cartoon: Stepping into the Red Zone
Linda Lin, Staff Writer — March 4, 2021

As San Mateo County enters the red tier, it
San Mateo County enters the red tier
Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer — March 2, 2021

Starting Wednesday Feb. 24 at 12:01 a.m., San Mateo and Marin County moved from the purple tier to the less-restrictive red tier. However, as...

BRSYSA softball players have been practicing safety standards as they gear up for a full spring season.
Local youth sport leagues plan to reopen for spring seasons
Noah Braunstein, Staff Writer — March 1, 2021

Despite a national COVID-19 pandemic for the past year, local youth baseball and softball leagues are saying, "play ball!" Spring traditionally...

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