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KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

March 19, 2019

The Spark Joy Bay Area KonMari Method Workshop gathered at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany to introduce a new outlook on life. It proposed an organizational strategy that cleanses ...

Station 16 in San Carlos is one of the three fire stations that respond to accidents in the area.

First responders face the stress of saving lives

February 17, 2019

Imagine trudging through debris from a wildfire. Your job is to pick up what the fire hasn’t already destroyed. Houses are reduced to rubble and there isn’t a living thing in...

Melody Liu, a junior, helps Lou Bao, a senior, with his homework at lunch.

Model-minority stereotype impacts the lives of Asian-American students

January 30, 2019

“All Asians are smart." This statement is a well-known assumption that is found to be the center of many stereotypical jokes. However, what seems like a light-hearted jest...

Sarga Nair and Varsha Raj create the sign for the Changing Lives Club.

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

November 25, 2018

Most students in privileged areas would not give a second thought about having an education, and some even take it for granted. For some children, this is not the case. Basic...

A bikers uses the new protected bike lane on El Camino Real during the test run on Oct. 20.

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

October 30, 2018

Every day, bicycle riders take a risk when riding on busy main streets. Because of this, the city of Redwood City has taken some measures to ensure safer streets for everyone. ...

The members of the Changing Lives Club discuss their plans for their upcoming performance.

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

October 27, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate for U.S. citizens was approximately 25 percent in 2015, thus the majority of people don’t spend their time helpi...

Spring break gives students the opportunity to go outside and take a deep breath; it allows students to focus on fun instead of the stresses in their lives.

Spring break gives time off from stress

April 3, 2018

Spring break has almost arrived, and students are more eager than ever to get the time off. Typically, students use spring break to go on vacation, hang out with friends,...

Senior captain and pitcher for the varsity team, Mailey McLemore, holds a bouquet of flowers for Jim Liggett's wife, Charlene Liggett.

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

April 1, 2018

Less than a year ago, Jim Liggett, a beloved coach, teacher, and friend of many, passed away due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. In a ceremony held befor...

Students march for their lives in Redwood City

March 25, 2018

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Redwood City's March for Our Lives and the powerful students involved.

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...

Carlmont students Jill Albertson and Kendall Butler participate in the rally by chanting and holding up signs calling for more gun control.

Students march for their lives

March 24, 2018

At 837 marches, communities gathered to protest the lives lost to gun violence. But in Redwood City, it was different. In Redwood City, the rally was for the students, by the students. At the head of the cause was a group of students from the Sequoia Union High School District: Stefan Sujansky, Holly Newman, Sophie Penn, Ria Calcagno, Elise Kratzer, and Katie Uthman. While another rally was already scheduled to take place in San Francisco on March 24, Penn, a senior at Carlmont High School, said bringing the issue to Redwood City would make it more accessible for the community.

Tia Papapietro, a sophomore, dreams of going to Stanford and becoming a physical therapist.

College brand names define lives of graduates

February 28, 2018

Harvard. Princeton. Stanford. Yale. Every day, students around the world push themselves to their physical and emotional limits in order to get accepted into these pr...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.