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 An adopted child looks at photos of her unknown biological bloodline.

Adopted children struggle to find confidence in their identity

February 17, 2019

The sky beams blue as Jessica scrambles around the playground, trying to not be tagged by Cole, the lava monster. Just as Cole reaches out to tag Jessica’s hand, his mother ca...

Students attending the Teen Job and Volunteer Fair are learning more details about possible summer internships and jobs.

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

April 29, 2018

Adults have jobs and make money so they can live and provide for future children, who don't really work and get jobs. Teens, in between kid and adult, are encouraged to find j...

In a courtroom, the gavel, held by the judge, is the one thing that has more authority than anyone else in the room. It is the iconic symbol for such trials.

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

February 26, 2018

Any activities involving group collaboration has its lessons, like sports. Mock Trial may not be a sport, but it sure is competitive. Yet similar to athletics, it's not all about w...

One of the rescued cats naps in its cage during the adoption fair at Pet Club.

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

January 20, 2018

With so many homeless cats and kittens around the world, including an estimated 70 million homeless cats in the United States alone, adoption fairs make it possible for them to fi...

Two puppies look outside from the SPCA's Holiday Windows display at Macy's in San Francisco's Union Square.

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

December 6, 2017

With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, ...

Lizzy Hall, a junior, gives blood at the Blood Drive.

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

October 21, 2017

One pint. That's all it takes to save three lives. On Oct. 19, Carlmont along with Stanford Blood Center held the Blood Drive in the Student Union. “Every two seconds, s...

Sophomore Seema Wadhwa looks at the B-hall bulletin board before class. Wadhwa hopes to find an interesting job opportunity.

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

April 26, 2017

Many teenagers experience more freedom from parents and authority figures as they navigate high school. However, these freedoms often come with more responsibility, such as getting...

Sophomore Austin Leary tracks his friends and family using the Find My Friends app.

Finding Friends through the click of a button

February 10, 2016

The Apple industry has been the source of a thriving community for technology users for awhile now, and they haven't ceased to keep improving and expanding their products. ...

Sophomore Hana Wong applies for CSF.

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

March 19, 2015

Looking for a scholarship? Interested in volunteering for your community? Carlmont's California Scholarship Foundation Club (CSF) is a club that provides the chance to do both...

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

September 17, 2014

Students with a passion to resolve issues outside of the United States assemble together every week and act as delegates from different countries—or they would, if they could...

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

January 29, 2014

Being a high school student can be hard work and take up a lot of time. Typically, school takes up most of the day and afterwards students go home to do homework. All free tim...

Violin and Associated Press (AP) Stylebook

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

September 25, 2013

I remember entering Carlmont with my schedule all planned out. I would take the most advanced classes my freshman and sophomore year, then take six Advanced Placement (AP) classes...

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