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Emily Kim spends time with one of the patients at Mission Hospice.

Emily Kim works against hospice stigma

March 9, 2020

When one thinks of hospice care, the first description that comes to mind is often somber; in reality, hospice care surpasses the negative connotation society has for the service. ...

People with Attention Deficient/Hyperactivity Disorder often have trouble  paying attention in class.

Living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

January 30, 2019

We’ve all had one of those days. You roll out of bed and head to school. Suddenly, you realize that you completely forgot to finish your math homework. You scramble to co...

Signs are put up next to each cat describing their unique personality.

Nine Lives gives new life to at-risk cats

March 24, 2018

It wasn’t long ago that unwanted and un-adopted cats from overcrowded county shelters were destined to be killed. Thanks to the work of the Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood Cit...

Life skills posters in Gregory Schoenstein’s classroom portraying the dangers of tobacco and other harmful drugs, just like the many other classrooms in Carlmont.

Life skills positively influences students

March 2, 2018

High school parties often consist of underage drinking, drugs, and other dangerous activities that are potential problems for partygoers.  Life skills, a required high school course,...

Representatives at Cañada  college speak to students about potential career choices.

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

January 28, 2018

On Jan. 25 after school, students gathered at the Belmont Library to attend a seminar about life. The goal of the seminar series is to show students some choices of education or...

NASA researcher Michael Flynn sums up his presentation with a few brief words of advice for the audience. Flynn said,

NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

November 10, 2017

Scientists, as well as ordinary people, are continually grappling with the question of whether we are alone in the universe. In order to answer that question, they must travel...

Eating any kind of meal with family helps one to decompress after a long day. The what, where, and when are not important, as long as it happens.

Family meals positively affect teens

October 11, 2017

When was the last time you sat down with your family and ate dinner with them? If it's been a while, consider the benefits. Dinner time is an opportunity to take a breath...

Salma Sebt, a junior, played Emily in the Spring Play, “Our Town,” by Thornton Wilder. She said, “The viewpoints that people have on life are different and there’s certain parts of life that we can’t go back on because, well, the past has happened and life just goes on.

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

April 24, 2017

The barista looks up, smiles, and hands a cup of steaming coffee across the counter. The fragrance is pleasant and the warmth is comforting. Each small sip brings a burst of fla...

Students who take Personal Finance at Carlmont learn how to manage their money and prepare themselves for life after high school.

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

September 6, 2016

Beyond high school, students have to adapt to an independent lifestyle and can no longer rely on guidance from their parents and teachers. By enrolling in the personal finance...

For some, passing on means nothing more than an end. For others, it just means a new beginning.

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

March 9, 2016

Many humans live their lives fearing the day of their passing, the uncertainty of what will happen after the end being a daunting truth to face. But what if there was no reason to be afraid? What if death did not have to mean the end of one's life, but rather the beginning of another? As it turns out, that is exactly what it means to some in 2016, as science has made it possible to be reborn back into beauty and amongst the living once more.

Carlmont teacher Cynthia Faupusa and her father, Nelson Artiga, rest before the surgery.

Cynthia Faupusa saves a life through sacrifice

October 28, 2015

Students often forget that teachers do, in fact, have lives outside of their classrooms, and that their commitment to helping others extends beyond just their students. Such...

Life after high school

Life after high school

October 2, 2015

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