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Rolls of stickers are ready to be taken by people who have filled out the census.

San Mateo County libraries prepare to assist the community with the U.S. Census

March 18, 2020

Large stands are lined with books, DVD’s, and magazines. The walls are covered in a variety of posters, ranging from advertisements for local shops to signs about book sales. In...

The seniors in the Carlmont dance program are jump into next year and beyond.

Seniors say goodbye to Carlmont Dance

May 8, 2019

The seniors in the Carlmont dance program are jumping into next year and beyond. They have some thoughts to share as they leave behind a program that has played a big role in their...

A Stanford Splash student listens to a lecture about schizophrenia and psychosis.

Stanford Splash takes students beyond traditional school curriculum

December 7, 2018

Purple-colored schedules flutter in students' hands as they rush to class, relying on paper signs to find their way around the Stanford campus. This is no ordinary day, however....

Each team at the Leap Sandcastle Classic designs their sandcastle ahead of time using clay.

Leap Sandcastle Classic builds support for art education

November 8, 2018

The sun shines brightly overhead as children and adults toil beside the ocean waves, working together to create beautiful sand sculptures in honor of the Leap Sandcastle Classic. On...

This utility box, located near Ralston Avenue, was painted by Chelsea Stewart, a volunteer artist. She spent many weeks working on it and was eventually reimbursed $250 for the supplies she used.

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

October 16, 2018

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...

The explorers practice folding the fire shelter after watching a firefighter demonstrate how.

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

May 21, 2018

The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefight...

Symphonic Band rehearses in the Performing Arts Center before their performance.

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

May 18, 2018

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the...

Diesel trains like these pictured will soon be replaced with more efficient electric trains for the benefit of riders and the Bay Area community.

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

March 5, 2018

Have you ever wondered how many people ride Caltrain each day? On Feb. 19, Caltrain launched their new "Did You Know?" public education program. This program was designed to educate...

The San Mateo County District has been the main source of solutions to transit issues for over 40 years.

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

February 12, 2018

The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the s...

Kiran Boone, a senior and copresident of Choir Council, addresses fellow council members during their meeting in F21.

Behind the scenes, Choir Council keeps the choir program alive

January 29, 2018

Behind the elegant, vibrant performances of Carlmont Choir is the organization that most people in the audience don't know about – the Choir Council. "Choir Council is an orga...

Beyda Ramirez, a senior,  auditions for the role of Elf in Choir Council’s upcoming Holiday Sing-Along event during a council meeting.

Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

November 29, 2017

Carlmont is the home of the Choir Council Club, whose members dedicate themselves to enhancing the Carlmont Choir Program by conducting a number of student-led fundraisers, sho...

The development of Carlmont’s football program

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the development of the Carlmont varsity football team.

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