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Belmont announces first Community Service Awards

Belmont announces first Community Service Awards

Max Lee, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under News

With Belmont's first Community Service Award, a Belmont resident will be commemorated as an exceptional volunteer. The city of Belmont's Community Service Award is an opportunity for those who inspire the community with their leadership and unselfishness to be recognized by the mayor, city staff, and commu...

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Laughter and conversation filled the air in downtown San Carlos during the Night of Holiday Lights, a tradition created for residents to celebrate the holidays together. Each December, the City of San Carlos hosts this holiday celebration that people of all ages enjoy. The event used to take place in C...

Food for Fines garners community support

Food for Fines garners community support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under News

Belmont community members have been on the lookout for new ways to help fire victims. For some, the direct approach of driving over to the North Bay and participating in relief efforts may not be the easiest nor most efficient way to show support. The Belmont Library has provided an answer to this...

Students associate with school community through ASB

Students associate with school community through ASB

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

From activities in the quad to cheering on Carlmont's football team under the Friday night lights, the associated student body, better known as ASB, works to get students involved in the community at school. "I love being in ASB because it feels so good to be a part of something that's main goal is...

Parent Education Night teaches anxiety management

Parent Education Night teaches anxiety management

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

Over 300 parents, students, and Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) members poured into the Carlmont Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 9 for Parent Education Night. Parent Education Night is a district-wide program meant to tell parents and students about a variety of issues students...

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Rain sprinkled down in the quad on the evening of Nov. 8 as students and staff members mourned the loss of the victims of recent attacks across the nation. Since the beginning of October, there have been three major terrorist attacks in the U.S., according to The New York Times. On Oct. 1, a gu...

Kozy Kids Club handmakes cozy blankets for children in need

Kozy Kids Club handmakes cozy blankets for children in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont is the home of Kozy Kids Club, whose members dedicate themselves to handmaking colorful blankets for children at the Lucile Packard’s Children Hospital. Kozy Kids Club President Talia Fine began the club in 2016 after experiencing the condition of the hospital room her family friend was ...

Hope Brigade Club gives hope to cancer victims

Hope Brigade Club gives hope to cancer victims

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

Among Carlmont’s wide variety of clubs, Hope Brigade Club dedicates itself to spreading cancer awareness and positivity throughout the community, all while commemorating its initial upbringing. Hope Brigade Club President Cindy Chen began the club in 2016, a year after losing her mother to bloo...

Key Club offers student-led service opportunities

Key Club offers student-led service opportunities

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont is one of the homes of Key Club, the oldest and largest international student-led service organization in the world. The club provides its members with an abundance of service opportunities, character development skills, and leadership experience. Thanks to the work of the dedicated officers...

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

A Sequoia High School freshman passed away in an apparent suicide on Sept. 26. The incident occurred at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City, where a southbound Caltrain hit 14-year-old Holly Spalletta. Since the tragedy, Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) members, students, an...

Community mourns the loss of Liggett

Community mourns the loss of Liggett

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

A Carlmont legend, coach, and teacher, Jim Liggett, passed away on June 4 at the age of 76. Liggett invested over 40 years into the wellbeing of the Carlmont community. Liggett started running the Carlmont softball program in 1976 and holds a state record of 1,009 wins. His teams never failed...

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

Spring has come, and along with it, a new garden project at Carlmont. In hopes to beautify the campus, Environmental Club has taken over a community garden. Located between upper and lower D-hall, the abandoned planter boxes will soon house a variety of plants. Risako Nozaki, a junior and club me...

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