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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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Alice Salgado de Almeida Leme

Alice Salgado de Almeida Leme, Staff Writer

Alice Salgado de Almeida Leme is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. She likes graphic design and photography and is excited to use these skills in Media Arts.

Twitter: @alisal_223


All content by Alice Salgado de Almeida Leme
With the school year coming to a close, seniors find many ways to celebrate their departure from high school. “I am celebrating my graduation by cuddling with my boys and having expensive dinners with my family,” Remi Vernon said.

Students ‘congraduate’ seniors with celebrations

April 22, 2022

Graduating high school is one of the biggest milestones in one's life. The graduating class of 2022 is celebrating this with various special activities to boost student morale before graduation day. The...

Students learn about various topics during sex education besides just sex; the chalkboard includes some of these topics. “This is not just about sex. In fact, one of the things that we dont like is that its called sex education, because then people just think, ‘Oh, its just about sex.’ [...] I think then it just becomes almost stigmatized,” said Perryn Reis, the associate director of Health Connected.

A deep dive into sex education

March 28, 2022

Being a teen parent is no easy feat; it can be difficult, especially if you don’t have the proper support or resources. But it isn’t always a bad thing. California’s Health Connected Sex Education...

Having family members go to or work at the same school can often lead to these scenarios. “Teachers always make the effort to point out when they had my sister as a student,” Petra Kishi Chow said.

‘Familiar’ faces at school cause special relationships

March 23, 2022

“Oh! You’re his brother right?”  "Mr. or Mrs.?”  "I'm sorry, you two just look too similar."  These are the words many students and faculty members hear when they go to school together....

A big part of school dances is asking someone to the dance, and there are many different ways and reasons to ask someone out. “I wanted to participate in the formposal to get involved with school spirit,” Chloe Chun said.

Formposal competition brings together Carlmont’s community

March 6, 2022

“Will you go to formal with me?” These are the words many high schoolers hope to hear from a special someone. Although the winter formal was postponed this year, students are still in high spirits...

Some parents fight for custody of their kids, often resulting in the children switching between houses, making it inconvenient for them.

Divorced parents affect students’ schedules

February 20, 2022

You came home after a long day at school, and your parents sat you down for a chat. “We’re getting a divorce,” said your mom. Even a couple of years later, you still haven’t fully gotten...

Over the years, many different artists and music has been popular. Along with diverse music, listening devices improved.

Take ‘note’ of your teachers’ favorite music

January 12, 2022

Classic rock! Swing! Folk! Classical! Rap! Even Lil Nas X!  These are all examples of what some of our teachers are listening to right now or during their high school experience. Many of our...

After wearing hoodies and sweatpants for over a year, many students come back to school dressed up with a new sense of style.

New fashion trends emerge after quarantine

November 10, 2021

From pajamas and sweatpants to jeans and blazers, fashion trends and styles have changed since the beginning of quarantine. After spending over a year at home in quarantine scrolling through social...

For some students, having to choose between gendered bathrooms can be difficult.

Students call for more gender-neutral bathrooms

October 13, 2021

For many students at Carlmont, gender-neutral bathrooms create a comfortable and safe space, especially for a community with various gender identities.  Carlmont only has one gender-neutral bathroom,...

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