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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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Maya Brazil

Maya Brazil, Staff Writer

Maya Brazil is a junior at Carlmont High School and a second-year journalism student. She is interested in Bay Area news because she is thrilled to learn about the local area. As a Carlmont Key Club member, she is aware of local events.

Twitter: @brazil_maya

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Poll: What is the best part of fall?

Poll: What is the best part of fall?

September 12, 2021

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Quiz: Which Starbucks fall drink are you?

Quiz: Which Starbucks fall drink are you?

September 3, 2021

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A variety of internal and external factors impact students education.

Student motivation declines while missing assignments increase

April 6, 2021

Many students have been struggling to complete their school work as they lack the motivation to conquer the growing list of missing assignments.  Although the pandemic jolted all aspects of life, it...

A variety of external and internal factors influence a students education.

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April 6, 2021

A variety of external and internal factors influence a students' education.

A variety of external and internal factors influence a students education.

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April 6, 2021

A variety of external and internal factors influence a students' education.

A variety of internal and external factors can prevent a student from completing their work.

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April 6, 2021

A variety of internal and external factors can prevent a student from completing their work.

In order to return to in-person learning, many believe the benefits must outweigh the risks.

Students and staff ponder returning to in-person learning

February 26, 2021

The Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) announced on Feb. 24 that in-person instruction may resume, starting April 5, 2021. The decision came several hours after San Mateo County moved into the...

People rest at a homeless encampment under a freeway in Redwood City. The camp is filled with tents, shopping carts, makeshift shelters, and trash.

Homelessness at an all-time high

February 8, 2021

Picture yourself walking down the street when you see a homeless man resting on the side with a sign asking for money. You reach into your pocket, dig for spare change, walk up to the man, and sprinkle...

A students computer dies while they are experiencing a power outage. Even if I got WiFi I was worried that my computer would die if I didnt have power. Then I wouldnt be able to charge it, Emilie Brack, a sophomore, said.

Power outages hinder distance learning

January 28, 2021

Imagine getting out of bed to get ready for the day, sitting at a desk, and turning on a computer. A startling error message pops up in a failed attempt to join a class. The WiFi is down, and computers...

An isolated Hillsdale Mall displays their annual Christmas tree. I have been to many places that were crowded last Christmas, now they are deserted, Bols said, Hillsdale Mall has been much less crowded this Christmas season.

Pandemic forces modifications to Christmas traditions

December 9, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb, people are contemplating how they will spend their Christmas season and how closely they will adhere to safety guidelines. With the upcoming holiday...

People are shopping carefully and abiding by COVID-19 safety guidelines. “When I go shopping, there is a little voice in my head saying, ‘What if it’s dangerous or what if something goes wrong?’ But we can take extra precautions by using hand sanitizer, wearing two masks, eating outside, and following social distancing rules,” said Alexia Stevenson, a sophomore.

COVID-19 threatens safety of Black Friday

November 17, 2020

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the world and forced the sales industry to operate abnormally. Instead of an unlimited shopping experience, crucial restrictions will be implemented for this...

According to a student survey conducted in 2020, PG&E power outages positively affected 6% of respondents while 43% were negatively affected. “Power outages are stressful, startling, and surprising because they interrupt distance learning,” said Emily Hall, a sophomore at Carlmont High School.

PG&E power outages take toll on Bay Area students

October 27, 2020

Power outages from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) are placing an immense burden on students as they ravage through the Bay Area. The 2020-2021 school year has been particularly stressful...

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