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Venice water canals begin to clear, as boat traffic has come to a halt.

COVID-19 pandemic improves environment, but changes may not last

March 24, 2020

Blue skies. A rare sight for the residents of Hubei, China — until now. The world has come to a screeching halt due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, a virus that has to date kil...

Teenagers wield signs demanding climate justice as they march through the streets of San Francisco on Sept. 20, 2019.

Climate justice now, homework later

October 3, 2019

“Climate justice, now!” chanted hordes of young protesters marching in the streets of San Francisco.  Thousands of people, from toddlers to senior citizens, kicked off the...

Organized trash bins encourage people to properly recycle and dispose their trash.

Earth Day encourages lifestyle changes

April 24, 2019

Earth Day 2019 revived consciousness for mother nature, spurring a number of trash cleanups, festivals, and other environment-related events in the Bay Area and around the wor...

Adapting to a new environment is on the horizon for graduating seniors.

Opinion: Moving on is hard

April 12, 2019

With graduation just around the corner, the thought of moving on from high school becomes a reality. Students are dispersing throughout the country to study their passion, immersin...

MORP brings together students from all parts of the school, including special education and ASB.

MORP creates a welcoming environment for everyone

March 6, 2019

MORP may just be Prom spelled backward, but for some people, it’s the best night of the year. MORP is another one of Carlmont’s many dances that are held annually, and...

Found all around the Peninsula, electric vehicle charging stations are becoming more and more common.

Electric cars: the future of road travel

January 18, 2019

The ignition switches and the engine starts with a roar. A sheet of cold morning mist covers the air, and as you take a breath, steam escapes your mouth. Simultaneously, a dry smoke begins t...

Moynihan's classroom creates a lighthearted and open aura.

Moynihan fosters a welcoming classroom environment

September 23, 2018

Starting this 2018-19 school year, a fresh face has entered the teaching staff of the Biotechnology Institute of Carlmont High School (BTI). After teaching seventh-grade hi...

Plastic cups and straws found on the beach demonstrate the urgency for environmental reform.

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

September 10, 2018

You are at the coffee shop you visit every morning as an essential step in your routine. You order a decaf iced mocha, wait by the pick-up counter, and receive your coffee when...

Video production flyer rests next to a tri-pod, a common stand for filming with a camera. This can be found in room F10 at Carlmont High School.

Video Production Club offers thriving environment

April 17, 2018

Despite its waning popularity, filmmaking is a shared passion among students in Carlmont's Video Production Club. It's a very friendly environment where students work together...

The team room is used by the varsity boys soccer team during the winter season. Players leave their gear in their specific locker. Muaath Nofal, a senior on the soccer team, said:

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

February 12, 2018

Although sports teams spend countless hours during their season training and bonding, a team locker room can help lead to friendships that leave the field. These friendship...

Alexandra Dolgashev and Rachel Combs, both leaders of Yacht Club, run their scheduled presentation to the members.

Yacht Club offers uplifting environment for students

February 5, 2018

Yacht Club: a name that stands for something more. What could it possibly mean? It is simply a place for students and their friends to relax and share a laugh in the unique environment...

High school graduates face futures limited to college.

Students’ environment determines their future

January 23, 2018

Go to college. Get a job. Make money. Live a happy life. Contrary to what it may seem, the path towards a successful future has never been a simple one. However, time and tim...

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