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Shaun and his flock are deeply concerned about something in the distance...all except the baby, Timmy, who is concerned with Shaun and the fat sheep, Shirley, who is concerned with eating.

A bleatin’ good story from a Claymation sheep

August 23, 2015

A mobile home is on the loose. Adults look on, appalled. The perpetrators gasp with guilt. Teenagers capture the event on smartphones. Disregard the target audience of "Shaun the Sheep" (PG) for a moment,...

The class of 2015 bids farewell.

10 pieces of advice from Carlmont journalism seniors

May 28, 2015

After four years, 720 days, two principals, and more than 30 football games and 10 dances worth of good times and memories at Carlmont , the students of the graduating class of...

Detention centers in the United States are filling up with  children and single mothers.

Immigrants forced to look in from the outside

May 6, 2015

An 11-year-old boy, a U.S. citizen, wrongfully detained for over a month. A woman forcibly returned to her abusive husband’s control without her attorney's knowledge. The...

At Sunny Cove Beach, friends and families take responsibility for their environment by collecting trash near their local beach.

Tons of trash expelled from Bay Area beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day

April 27, 2015

On April 18, thousands of Save Our Shores volunteers came together for coastal cleanups across the Bay Area. "Keeping our waterways clear and free of debris is huge issue for...

This sign post lost its battle against rain and wind

Large storm is far from a drought-buster

February 9, 2015

While the snow-weary East Coast braces itself for a potentially historical blizzard, California along with the rest of the western border is drenched by a powerful storm that could...

From teacher to mayor: helping is the key

From teacher to mayor: helping is the key

December 14, 2014

History teacher David Braunstein was sworn in as Belmont’s mayor last week at a City Council meeting. After years on the City Council serving as the Vice Mayor, Braunstein...

Minnijean Brown Trickey tells her story to Carlmont students

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

November 1, 2014

She walked with her head held high up the broad steps of her school, surrounded by one thousand troops from the U.S. Army for protection, amidst screams of racist remarks and...

Java is the most basic style of programming taught by Computer Science Club

Computer Science Club expands from humble beginnings

November 1, 2014

Clubs are primarily intended to help students explore new ideas or offer extra academic support, some clubs however have to overcome obstacles to meet these goals. Computer...

English teacher's transition from Terra Nova to Carlmont

English teacher’s transition from Terra Nova to Carlmont

September 12, 2014

English teacher Robert Colvig has experienced the advantages and disadvantages of transitioning to Carlmont after being hired a week after school started in the 2014-15 school...

A mural in Selma, Ala.

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

September 9, 2014

There is not a more direct and personal way of learning about history than experiencing it through the people who made it at the locations where it occurred. Carlmont students...


‘Perfect Sisters’ was far from perfect

April 8, 2014

The new Canadian film “Perfect Sisters” brought a true story back to life. Child star Abigail Breslin, now 18, carried this cast as main character Sandra. Sandra, a high schoo...

Transitioning from books to tablets

Transitioning from books to tablets

March 10, 2014

In recent years, different school administrations have been discussing the digital divide between the “haves" and “have nots.” Many new and state-of-the-art technologies are...

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