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Carlmont makes significant strides to increase the safety of teachers and students during future in-person learning.

The possible return of in-person learning presents new challenges for students and staff to face

October 5, 2020

If Carlmont chooses to return to in-person learning, administrators and teachers must solve the never-ending challenges the current pandemic presents. Before the pandemic, ...

Clubs keep connection through virtual meetings

October 3, 2020

Carlmont has over 130 clubs, and a vast majority of them are heavily reliant on in-person interaction. However, with this semester's distance learning plan, there have been many...

Aeon Lem’s passion for bird watching takes flight

September 10, 2020

Aeon Lem, a junior at Carlmont High School, has a unique hobby—birdwatching. Her passion for birds has enabled her to get a scholarship and artistic opportunities, and has taken...

Carlmont High School has now become a ghost town due to online school.

Online learning forces the administration to rewrite a master schedule

September 7, 2020

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic shifted the U.S.'s educational system to online learning, forcing schools' administrations to rethink their bell schedules. The introduction...

Many students are making changes to their daily lives during quarantine by dyeing their hair.

Carlmont students and staff embrace change during challenging times

April 29, 2020

Everything is changing, but at the same time, it isn’t at all. Outside of the comfort of our homes, the world is doing everything to manage the effects of COVID-19. In quarant...

Processing Minority S2E3: Diet in culture

April 23, 2020

In the Bay Area, there are hundreds of different cultures, and with different cultures comes different food. Depending on religion or tradition, there are diets that some partake...

Apodcalypse Ep. 2: Our new normal

April 22, 2020

We're four weeks into distance learning, and it's time for a check-in. Join hosts Maddy, Rachel, and Emma as they discuss topics like mental health, picking up new hobbies, and...

Coronavirus leaves its impact on schools as Gov. Gavin Newsom suggests school closure for the duration of the school year.

Opinion: School closure is a short-sighted decision

March 25, 2020

Throughout all the communication received, one thing is clear from the school district: they have the best interest of the students and families in mind. But with the best i...

Unpopular Opinion Episode 3: Harvard isn’t worth your time

February 13, 2020

Harvard University is often regarded as the best college in the entire world. However, getting in is extremely difficult. In the end, the benefits of going to such a prestigious...

Sophomore Ella Duarte fills out a rose delivery form at lunch.

Rose sales help students show appreciation for their peers

February 10, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, students hurry to C-hall and the quad to buy roses for their friends and significant others. Every year, the Associated Student Body (ASB) host...

“Grindstone in it’s most basic form is a platform where local teenagers can explore and commit to flexible work opportunities from adults who have flexible work opportunities to give,” said Evan Ajuria, the founder.

Student’s app connects local teens and adults

October 4, 2019

"I can't, I have work." This simple yet infamous statement is seemingly uttered by teenagers daily. Most who mention it are forced to decline offers of fun or activity so they...

Three freshmen from the freshman leadership class speak in front of an audience.

An introduction to the freshman experience

October 4, 2019

The freshman meeting in the ASB room discussed potential plans for this year's homecoming float. Every year, each grade designs and constructs a float to display during halftim...

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