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Emma Weitz, a sophomore, prepares a drink for a customer during her shift at Farm House Restaurant in Belmont.

The difficulties behind teen jobs

February 17, 2019

Eleven million eight hundred forty-six thousand. This is the amount of unemployed youth, ages 16-19, in the United States according to 2017 Kids Count Data Center. This nu...

John Griesbach, a sophomore, helps a customer at ACE Hardware, the store he works at.

Students struggle for a work-life balance

February 28, 2018

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress ...

Ryan Huskey, a junior, reads to toddlers as a part of his job as a Childcare Associate at the Bay Club in Redwood Shores.

Teens need to get jobs

November 30, 2017

It's a Friday afternoon, and you're about to leave for the mall with your friends. You turn to your parents for your usual 20 dollars -- but wait, you've just received your paycheck;...

Waterdog Tavern in the Carlmont shopping center employs many 
Carlmont students as hosts, bussers, and servers both over the summer and during the school year.

As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

May 19, 2017

For most students, the end of the school year means 2 1/2 months of time off and relaxation; for some students, however, the work never stops. Students who work during the summer earn...

Club president Annika Nambiar presents about the vascular system and surgery to  members in science room C2.

HOSA club develops future healthcare practitioners

April 28, 2017

Some students want to be pilots, some students want to be artists, but the students in Health Occupations Students of America want to be cardiovascular surgeons or biotechnicians. ...

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...

Ryan Kee, a sophomore, searches the job board for work and a place to make connections in the community.

Networking advances job searches

February 6, 2017

“Prior experience required.” These are the words any new college graduate fears when looking for a job. However, finding a job can be simpler through networking. Networking,...

Summer jobs

Summer jobs

May 14, 2014

As the school year comes to an end, students possess more free time to do what they please. However, as many people have discovered, the majority of fun activities cost money,...

The mystery behind students quitting jobs

The mystery behind students quitting jobs

April 8, 2014

There are many reasons why people work, the main one being to make money. However, there is more of a mystery behind why some people decide to quit their jobs. Work is time consum...

Students hold high-end jobs

Students hold high-end jobs

March 26, 2014

The majority of high school students hold jobs that pay a good amount for teenagers but not nearly enough for adults, if they were to have the same job. Although, some student...

Students babysit as part time jobs

Students babysit as part time jobs

March 12, 2014

When people think of teenagers that have jobs they often think of kids working at grocery stores, in small boutiques or shops, or as assistant coaches on sports teams for younger ...

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