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BTI students find paths for their future

BTI students find paths for their future

December 5, 2019

Carlmont constructed a $6.7 million lab building in 2011. The goal? To introduce possibilities for students. Since 2002, Carlmont has been offering biotechnology courses. Howev...

Anti-tobacco ads reveal the way adults think about youth

December 3, 2019

Eoin Cunningham goes into depth about how anti-tobacco ads showcase the lack of understanding adults have in teens.

Editorial: Equality can’t wait

Editorial: Equality can’t wait

December 2, 2019

Whether it comes to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the Equality Act, or movements such as Black Lives Matter, minority Americans will not be silenced. It’s been 96 yea...

Thanksgiving in the Tenderloin

Thanksgiving in the Tenderloin

December 2, 2019

Through their annual Thanksgiving Day Outreach, San Francisco City Impact (SFCI) delivers thousands of hot Thanksgiving meals to underprivileged members of the Tenderloin communit...

Alcatraz Sunrise Ceremony commemorates history and celebrates the future

Alcatraz Sunrise Ceremony commemorates history and celebrates the future

November 30, 2019

While most of the Bay Area was fast asleep, looking forward to the turkey feast they would indulge in, a quarter-mile-long line stretched past Pier 33 to buy tickets for a ferry...

Scots train to hit home runs this upcoming season

Scots train to hit home runs this upcoming season

November 25, 2019

Coming off of a victorious season, Carlmont softball looks to have another successful year. But to do that, they have to grind it out in their training sessions.  Although their s...

Architects and designers showcase handicraft and talent

Architects and designers showcase handicraft and talent

November 18, 2019

With mass-production businesses booming on the market these days, local artisans often struggle to find ways to showcase their talent. The Excavating Treasures festival created a stage for small businesses to demonstrate their ha...

Runners compete for a chance at State Championships

Runners compete for a chance at State Championships

November 17, 2019

As the boys and girls of Carlmont's cross country team walked through the entrance to the Crystal Springs Cross Country Course, uncertainty filled the air. While the team sw...

Rescue animals find new homes through National Pet Adoption Weekend

Rescue animals find new homes through National Pet Adoption Weekend

November 13, 2019

In 2010, the Friends of Madera Animal Shelter (FMAS) had to put down over 5,000 animals. In 2016, that number dropped significantly to about 1,000. There are an estimated 7...

Seniors are emotional after heartbreaking loss to rival Sequoia

Seniors are emotional after heartbreaking loss to rival Sequoia

November 9, 2019

In their last game of the season, the Scots suffered a 38-28 defeat to rival Ravens in a game where the Scots were only able to force a change in possession once. Although it...

Season recap: the ups and downs of JV girls volleyball

Season recap: the ups and downs of JV girls volleyball

November 7, 2019

Rebecca Acker, a junior, attacks the ball, scoring the last point of the season. The JV girls volleyball team huddles in the center of the court as they cheer “good game” for...

When a Tower Falls

When a Tower Falls

November 6, 2019

If you took an image of any of the 15 fires that have afflicted California in the last week, it would look like a snapshot from hell. Here in the Belmont-San Carlos area, the air pollutant PM 2.5 lingers in the air, a cautious reminder of the fires that burn not so far away from where we sit in our classrooms. The fine particle can cause both short-term symptoms, such as eye, throat, and lung irritation, as well as long-term symptoms, including bronchitis and exacerbated respiratory and cardiovascular issues.  According to the Sacramento Bee, wind speeds have reached highs of over 100 mph in Alpine Meadows and Pine Flat Road. Sonoma County is the most deeply affected by both the high winds and wildfires. High winds have prompted electric company PG&E to shut-off power in approximately 30 counties across the Bay Area in an attempt to prevent further wildfires. At one point, over 1.5 million Bay Area residents were left without power. The rapidly spreading Kincade Fire has spanned dozens of thousands of acres in a matter of days. At the height of its growth, 80,000 homes were at risk.  The fire is suspected to have originated from a malfunctionin...

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