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Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

April 26, 2019

As Easter Sunday approached, the City of Belmont organized the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a tradition that has taken place in Belmont for decades. On April 20, children from ...

Mid-winter break gives students time to rest without the stress of school.

Mid-winter break presents students with a choice

February 16, 2019

Mid-winter break, otherwise known as ski week, is one of a few breaks left before the scheduled dates for the Advanced Placement (AP) tests. This often causes students to make a...

Morgan Yee, a junior, takes her time before shooting her free throw.

Carlmont athletes don’t get a break over Thanksgiving

November 22, 2018

With winter sports gearing up for their seasons, Thanksgiving break, which gives students Nov. 21-23 off of school, has created a small obstacle in planning practice for coache...

Post Malone’s ‘beerbongs & bentleys” is on its way to break records

May 2, 2018

Post Malone’s original single, “rockstar” feat. 21 Savage, hit the top of Billboard’s Top 100 in late 2017. The song title is more than fitting: he is indeed a rocksta...

A goal sits untouched due to the lack of use over the break.

Spring break takes an effect on Carlmont’s sports teams

April 15, 2018

Spring break is a time of relaxation for students and staff. However, it has a profound effect on sports teams. Not only does spring break give students the chance to unwind, b...

Spring break gives students the opportunity to go outside and take a deep breath; it allows students to focus on fun instead of the stresses in their lives.

Spring break gives time off from stress

April 3, 2018

Spring break has almost arrived, and students are more eager than ever to get the time off. Typically, students use spring break to go on vacation, hang out with friends,...

The week long Mid-Winter Break interferes with the many clubs that take place during that week.

Mid-Winter Break conflicts with student clubs

March 6, 2018

Mid-winter break is a time of relief for some Carlmont students, but others face the stress of planning their club's schedule to accommodate the break from school. With many...

Instead of having a week to completely relax, some student athletes had both practices and games for their school sport during Mid-Winter Break.

Carlmont student athletes keep working while on break

March 3, 2018

Students woke up excited on Friday, Feb. 16 knowing that it would be their last early morning wake up for a week because that was the final school day before Mid-Winter Break. ...

Mid-Winter Break was added to the Sequoia Union High School District schedule this year in place of Presidents' Weekend.

Sequoia District Teachers Association extends Presidents’ Weekend

January 21, 2018

It is a well-known fact that everyone needs a break now and then, whether it's taking time off from a sport, work, or in this case, school. As some may have noticed, the traditional...

At the Relaxation Motivation club meeting, students gather around tables in D-25 to engage in group activities to relieve stress.

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

November 20, 2017

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a t...

Eating a healthy breakfast can improve energy and concentration. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,

Students need a healthy breakfast to start their day

April 2, 2017

Breakfast: a hearty meal to kick start the day or a quick bite before rushing out of the house to school or work? Many teenagers and young adults don't know which one breakfast...

The AP European History textbook is 952 pages long, and AP European History classes must go through the majority of this content before the AP exam on May 12. Sophomore Sakina Bambot, who is currently enrolled in the class, said, “It’s definitely a lot of work, but I’m getting a lot out of the class.”

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

February 9, 2017

On Feb. 2, emails were sent out to Carlmont students with details on counselor appointments for choosing classes for the following year. With nearly 20 Advanced Placement (AP) clas...

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