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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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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...

Carlmont's student body started to return to the classroom on April 5, 2021. However, it was different than expected.

Carlmont opens its gates – expectations vs. reality of in-person school

Oliver Fichte, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Ever since mid-March 2020, school for nearly every student in the U.S. has been in front of a screen, completing assignments and video conferences from home. However, on April 5th, 2021, Carlmont High...

Students are expected to bring a device and headphones to connect to Zoom.

One full year later: Students return to campus for hybrid learning

Allison Raisner, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

“We’ll be back at school after Spring Break,” the district told students in March 2020.  This assumption was correct; only it was a full year later that students could return to campus. Sequoia...

The bell schedule remains the same as some of Carlmont's students come back to learn on-site.

Carlmont uses distance learning bell schedule for students returning to campus

Andrew Shu, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

Carlmont High School is returning to in-person instruction, accommodating groups at 25% capacity on Monday, April 5. Despite the students’ return to a conventional school environment, the administration...

One of the slides presented at the seminar shows how specific hallways will be designated as one-way or 2-way hallways.

Parent seminar gives information on concurrent model

Robin Linares, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

A Parent Information Webinar held by Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and the Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) sought to provide more information for the new concurrent learning plan for the...

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 schools amidst the pandemic has been a source of discord among...

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't going to see that type of learning until 2022,

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 Sequoia Union’s plans for reopening schools on April 5.  The...

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's still important to practice proper social distancing protocols.

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 this switch goes into effect, all other Bay Area counties remain...

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 brings sports such as baseball and softball, and leagues...

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