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AirPods untangle the future of technology

AirPods untangle the future of technology

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Reviews

AirPods are a game changer. Gone are the days of headphones getting caught while working out, spending forever connecting wireless headphones to cellular devices, and having to decide between charging a phone or listening to music. AirPods have been out since December 2016, yet their popularity...

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Campus

Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world, it can be helpful to develop these skills early. This is exactly what DECA offers.  DECA is an in...

Electric cars: the future of road travel

Electric cars: the future of road travel

Miles Ozorio, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

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 to leak out of the exhaust. Small drops of water drip out of the tailpipe, hitting the ground one by one. The car will take more than a few minutes to warm up, but still, the smoke and ...

Cities make an effort towards a more environmentally friendly future

Cities make an effort towards a more environmentally friendly future

Alyssa Huang, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under News

For many people, the turn of the new year marks the starting point for new goals and aspirations, whether it is to become more fit, save money, or something completely different. This “starting point” not only applies to individuals, but to entire communities who seek to improve themselves in 2019. I...

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Volunteering

In order to make the utility boxes in Belmont more vibrant, the Belmont City Council and Parks and Recreation Commission have approved an art program. This program allows artists to paint the boxes and brighten up the city. Many of these boxes were plain and gray before the start of the program....

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Students start planning for their future by taking the SAT

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

High school strives to prepare students for the future. For some students, this could mean college, and an important aspect of preparing for that is the SAT. The Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) is available for students to take multiple times a year, and on May 5, many had the opportunity to do ...

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Investment Club teaches students to invest in their future

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

High school students often complain that they were taught that mitochondria is the power house of the cell but not taught how to do taxes. Carlmont students took initiative in promoting financial literacy and started an Investment Club. “The purpose of this club is to inform students about topics...

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

April 6, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez explains the many problems of the common gender pay gap.

Declining FOMF awaits revival

Declining FOMF awaits revival

March 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Friends of Millard Filmore (FOMF) is an organization that Carlmont students may have heard of, or maybe even looked down upon. As a research-based competition, its popularity has decreased — yet this hasn't stopped some of its leaders to push for more. Beginning in 1968 as an event only held at ...

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

People are angry. People are demanding social and political change. The Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) provides a platform for people to express their emotions through art. According to its website, “By using textile art as a vehicle for personal transformation and community cohesion, SJSA...

SAT scores do not predict future success

SAT scores do not predict future success

Parker English, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

One test determines a student’s future success. Many want to do well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), but some struggle to understand what the score truly means. While these scores are important, they may not matter as much as one might think. “In some ways, I would say one’s S...

Students’ environment determines their future

Students’ environment determines their future

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

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 time again, students have navigated its rocky slope. The impact of the student’s environment and their pursuit of happiness creates a ...

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