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Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Biotech Institute creates opportunities for science-loving students

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

For any student that loves science classes, science clubs, science lectures, or just science in general, the BTI pathway may be the way to go. Starting in sophomore year and ending senior year, the BioTechnology Institute or BTI- offers students with a passion for science a new pathway for his or her...

Bridgepointe ice rink reopening provides new opportunities

Bridgepointe ice rink reopening provides new opportunities

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News

It's finally back! On Sept. 18, the Bridgepointe committee fight for the reopening of their ice rink had prevailed. The Redwood city ice rink, run by the Nazareth ice oasis group, was able to obtain ownership of the San Mateo rink and was reopened under the name "Nazareth Ice Oasis San Mateo." The...

Belmont Library’s Jobs Fair gives students new opportunities

Belmont Library’s Jobs Fair gives students new opportunities

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under News

It’s a bright spring day. The air smells of paper, laminated posters, and freshly wiped down tables. People pass through the library entrance and wait for the double doors to open to a new opportunity and experience for every teen in Belmont. As the doors open, a medley of booths await. The Jobs...

Key Club holds opportunities to give back

Key Club holds opportunities to give back

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont offers a wide variety of different clubs and activities that students can participate in, from whether it be gaming or learning about different cultures. Key Club, however, has a focus on acts of community service to benefit people around the Bay Area. It is the oldest and largest service...

Testing book drive provides financial aid

Testing book drive provides financial aid

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

High school students are often encouraged to take great measures in preparing for standardized tests, such as the SAT, ACT, and AP exams. Unfortunately, the costs add up. Say a senior is taking two AP exams, as well as one SAT and one ACT. He or she will spend about $650 to $900. Let’s brea...

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the new late start schedule, many Carlmont students have the opportunity to get extra sleep, eat a bigger breakfast, and take their time in the morning. The new schedule also enables students to receive academic support before class. On Oct. 17, the new tutoring center opened in G-wing and is o...

Coding: the hobby of opportunities

Coding: the hobby of opportunities

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus

Quick fingers dance on a backlit keyboard, sending brackets, and numbers streaming down a computer screen. This is coding, an emerging passion for many students at Carlmont. Coding, unlike how it is often portrayed in movies, takes lots of time, and is not necessarily used for hacking. There were...

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

Find volunteering opportunities at the California Scholarship Foundation Club

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Top News

Looking for a scholarship? Interested in volunteering for your community? Carlmont's California Scholarship Foundation Club (CSF) is a club that provides the chance to do both of these. CSF is a widely known club that allows dedicated students to be able to earn scholarships in return for community...

New fields lead to new opportunities

New fields lead to new opportunities

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus

Over these past couple of months, the baseball and softball fields are being revamped for this upcoming season. The baseball and softball field received new dirt for the infield and new grass for the outfield. With the fields being fixed, there will be less bad hops of the ball for the infielders...

Teenagers are surrounded by opportunities daily

Teenagers are surrounded by opportunities daily

Sarah Boro, Editor

February 18, 2014


Filed under Volunteering

The Belmont-San Carlos area is desperate for help from students, especially those whose goal is to better the community and help those around them. Students start high school and immediately begin thinking about college and their futures.  Along with doing well in school and aiming for excellent grad...

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