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San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements. The fair consisted of seven dif...

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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Every year, more than a million migratory birds take refuge in the Palo Alto Baylands. For 2018, Save the Bay intended to welcome these travelers by removing invasive plant species and replacing them with native ones. "We're here to make these estuaries better for the birds and other species that...

The Green Team implements the tri-bin waste system at Carlmont

The Green Team implements the tri-bin waste system at Carlmont

Alexander English, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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Implementing a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont has been the goal of The Green Team, Carlmont's club for environmental awareness, since the 2016-2017 school year. Within recent weeks, that goal has been achieved with 45 new sets of tri-bins on campus and a plan to add more. The members of the club ...

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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The SamTrans system provides fundamental transportation services to the Bay Area in the form of trains, accessible services for the disabled, and buses. In an attempt to improve and simplify service, several SamTrans bus routes and schedules are being modified effective Jan. 21. “The merged routes ...

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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A 19-year-old man was shot on Chula Vista Drive in Belmont. The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 17 in front of the victim’s house. Police officers arrived at the scene soon after. Sergeant Pete Lotti of the Belmont Police Department said, “We believe that there ...

The Belmont community gathers to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

The Belmont community gathers to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." Dan DeSmidt, Belmont's chief of police, said, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Many lesser-known Dr. King speeches and excerpt...

Summer exchange to Japan broadens cultural horizons

Summer exchange to Japan broadens cultural horizons

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


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5,709 miles. There are 5,709 miles separating the cities of San Carlos and Omura, but traveling between the two is well worth the absence from home. In 2012, the San Carlos Sister Cities Association (SCSCA) established sister city relations with Omura, a small city located in the Nagasaki Prefec...

Varsity girls’ basketball takes the win against the Gunn Titans

Varsity girls’ basketball takes the win against the Gunn Titans

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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Despite the fact that the varsity Lady Scots barely worked up a sweat, they were still able to prove victorious over the Gunn High School Titans. From the start, both teams played very different games. While the Scots focused on passing and shooting three-point shots around the outside of the key, the Titans were able to drive t...

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Walking into D-8 on Friday, Dec. 8, chairs are arranged in a large circle as Feminist Club gathers to discuss one of the most controversial topics of 2017: sexual harassment. At the beginning of the meeting, Isabel Harnett, a senior and the president of Feminist Club, played Time Magazine's video about The Silence Breakers, who are...

Girls’ junior varsity basketball displays dominance against the Titans

Girls’ junior varsity basketball displays dominance against the Titans

Parker English, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Girls' junior varsity basketball continued their successful season with an outstanding performance against Gunn High School on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Carlmont was the first team to put points on the board and led the game at the quarter by 14. Throughout the first and second quarter, the Scots went on a ...

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

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