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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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Sherry Liuli

Sherry Liuli, Staff Writer

Sherry Liuli is a sophomore at Carlmont High School, and this is her first year in Media Arts. Sherry is an oboist in Carlmont's Symphony Orchestra. Some of her hobbies include swimming and painting.

Twitter: @sherry_liuli

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Assemblymembers Cristina Garcia and Evan Low proposed a bill to change the traditional five-day workweek to four days, pushing for a better work-life balance for employees. “It means that people are able to get groceries, go to the bank, take their car to the shop or see a doctor without having to squeeze it in after a workday or weekend when everyone is doing the same thing,” Michael O’Neall said.

California raises questions over four-day workweeks

May 2, 2022

Working eight hours a day and five days a week has long since been the norm in the U.S. However, California legislators have recently proposed amends to current labor laws in a new bill. “After two...

The U.S. Senate approved of the Sunshine Protection Act recently, which some people believe will be better than the current daylight saving law. Hopefully, this is the year that this gets done, said Sen. Marc Rubio. And pardon the pun, but this is an idea whose time has come.

U.S. Senate awakens a permanent daylight saving bill

March 28, 2022

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that will make daylight saving permanent a short while ago. The Sunshine Protection Act calls to establish a new permanent standard time, starting in Nov. 2023. "Just...

The majority of teachers in the U.S. grade their students using a traditional grading system of letters and percentages. However, some are not quite fond of this method. I dont think that the traditional letter grading system is fully representative of a students learning because its very limited, Sanvi Adusumilli, a freshman at Carlmont, said. A student is often unable to understand why they ended up with the grade that they did and what they can do to improve and better understand the concepts they missed.

Traditional grading fails students

March 9, 2022

The traditional grading system of the United States has been set in stone for decades.  However, people are starting to question the efficacy of the typical A through F grading scale. “Grading...

Mr. Green Bubble, a café in San Mateo, offers a couple different ways to order food and drinks. They can make orders with the kiosk, at the cash register, and online, Collins Chu said.

Restaurants adopt new technology

February 7, 2022

From delivery apps to contactless payment, restaurants have been implementing more and more technology into their services over the years. The foodservice industry has evolved rapidly over the past...

According to the Federal Reserve, around 52% of college students with a technical or associates degree currently have debt. This is even more so for students with a bachelors degree or higher, as 80% of them currently have debt.

Drowning in student debt

January 16, 2022

The collective student loan debt of college students in America has climbed rapidly over the past decade. From tuition to housing and rent, student loans are designed to help students pay for expenses...

The weight of societys views has a great impact on Asian parents and children.

Asian American families push back against stereotypical norms

December 14, 2021

The Asian child silently hands their parents a transcript of their grades. Their mother scans the paper, her face slowly contorting into a frown as her eyebrows furrow in disappointment. The child’s...

The Jazz Ensemble performs on the last night of the Carlmont Instrumental Music Winter Concert.

Carlmont’s live winter concerts flourish after online performances

December 7, 2021

Carlmonts instrumental music program performed live at the Winter Concert last week after over a year of only recorded performances and online practices.  Hundreds of people attended these concerts...

Juniors and seniors take the AMC in Mr. Ramroths classroom.

Students calculate their way through the American Math Competition

November 16, 2021

Over two hundred Carlmont students of all grades took the American Math Competition (AMC) last Wednesday.  The AMC is widely considered one of the largest and most prestigious competitions in the U.S.,...

Juniors and seniors fill out required information before taking the AMC in Mr. Skrables classroom.

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Juniors and seniors fill out required information before taking the AMC in Mr. Skrable's classroom.

Cars pull out of Carlmonts jam-packed senior parking lot after the school day ends.

Driver’s education and school arrive at an intersection

October 26, 2021

More than a quarter of all 18-year-olds in the U.S. have not received their driver’s license.  One may wonder, why is this true? When a teenager turns 15 and six months in California, they can...

Senior Kayla Hogan has her calculator ready as she studies her materials.

Changes in college admissions leave students conflicted

October 6, 2021

With college application season currently happening, the relevance of the SAT is an ongoing debate. Since the pandemic, SAT scores have not been required in applications for over 1,000 colleges and universities. The...

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