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Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 jobs and opportunities for real-world experiences as they grow up.  The Belmont Library facilitated these aims by hosting its secon...

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 what you are doing — it's about the benefits and takeaways one can receive from doing such things. "Mock Trial really ...

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 find new, loving homes. The Pet Club in San Mateo contributes to this effort by hosting a weekly cat and kitten adoption fair. “We have the fair...

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

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

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

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, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


Filed under Campus

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, someone in the United States needs blood,” said Monica Doleshel, account manager of Stanford Blood Center. With re...

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts

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 a job. Luckily for Carlmont students, mobile apps teacher Kristine Govani posts job flyers and work permits on a bulletin...

Finding Friends through the click of a button

Finding Friends through the click of a button

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News

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. The Mac world has introduced the Find My Friends app in their new software. This feature, which uses the location services...

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Top News

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 of these. CSF is a widely known club that allows dedicated students to be able to earn scholarships in return for community...

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Ivy Nguyen, Art Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

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 find an adviser to lend a room and guidance. Ayesha Abbasi, senior and the president of Model UN, said, "Model UN is a mock...

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

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 time is devoted to school that it seems impossible that any individual could have the time to participate in anything else. Howev...

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

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

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

September 25, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School, Opinion

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 as a junior and a senior. Crazy right? There’s a lot of pressure being a high school student, especially if you take...

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

Karissa Tom, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

Passion. Seven letters. Two syllables. One question. What is my passion? When I asked myself this question last year, I struggled to answer it. At first, I thought the answer would be easy. But then I realized, Sure, there were things that I liked but were they my passion? Did I love them eno...

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