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Women show their support for Title IX and survivors of sexual assault  at the 2020 Women's March in San Francisco.

Local lawyers take US secretary of education head-on in two year lawsuit

February 8, 2020

In 1972, the Nixon administration introduced Title IX, whose purpose was to prevent sexual harassment and assault in schools. For decades, schools seemed to be getting safer. But n...

The AVID team at Carlmont consists of counselors, teachers, and AVID students all working towards a common goal.

AVID helps students pave a path to current and future success

January 29, 2020

Most students know the stress that comes with being a highschooler all too well. Whether it stems from the workload from classes, the pressure to do well, or the ever-looming id...

Theresa Torres, an intervention counselor, simulates what a group counseling session looks like.

New intervention counseling position reinforces student’s support system

October 19, 2019

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees approved the intervention counseling position to be in place during this school year. An intervention counselor is involved with all student...

Sophomore Benjamin Lee scans his student ID in Chinese class with the new scanners that were installed for flex time. Carlmont has plans to expand the usage of scanners from just flex time attendance to regular attendance.

Carlmont takes actions to improve attendance rates

October 12, 2019

New California education laws have altered Carlmont's attendance policies, making it harder for students to get excused absences. In addition to these new policies, Carlmont installed...

Carlmont High School has decided on the two new pilot schedules that will be integrated to replace the traditional schedule next school year.

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

February 1, 2019

Two pilot schedules have been chosen and finalized to be implemented in the following 2019–2020 school year at Carlmont High School, one for each semester. The pilot project,...

Administrators observe and evaluate teacher instruction to determine if they are meeting the standards.

Administration evaluates teachers to improve instruction

December 11, 2018

Every year, a handful of teachers are evaluated by Carlmont's administration to help them teach effectively and grow professionally. Principal Ralph Crame, Administrative Vice...

Smoke hovers over a Redwood Shores Lagoon. Because of the smoke, Carlmont High School was canceled for Friday, Nov. 16 and students, many of whom reside in Redwood Shores, were advised to stay home.

Unhealthy air quality conquers school operation

November 19, 2018

As the Air Quality Index (AQI) reached a high of 218 in San Carlos on Thursday night, schools decided to shut down for the safety of students and teachers. “The air quality...

Principal Ralph Crame and Administrative Vice Prinicipal Grant Steunenberg discuss the Bark program and its effects on the school.

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

November 6, 2018

Technology has become increasingly more significant in student lives over the past decade or so. As a result, Carlmont provides Chromebooks as well as Wi-Fi to students on campus....

Many students pass

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

October 29, 2018

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective an...

During a lockdown-barricade drill, Carlmont staff is required to lock and barricade all doors, hence the name.

Carlmont’s administration prepares for an armed intruder

March 22, 2018

School is intended to be a place where one can express their ideas, share their opinions, and discover their passions. It is a safe space. However, on a day supposedly dedicated...

Freshmen Nyah Dompier-Norrbom and Mia Messina test out the new spin bikes.

Carlmont cuts the ribbon for the new weight room

October 27, 2017

Roughly 100 attended the ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 26 to celebrate the opening of the upgraded weight room. When up and running, this new weight room will be...

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