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Carlmont High School has decided on the two new pilot schedules that will be integrated to replace the traditional schedule next school year.

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

February 1, 2019

Two pilot schedules have been chosen and finalized to be implemented in the following 2019–2020 school year at Carlmont High School, one for each semester. The pilot project,...

Students sit tight during long block period. They are able to focus on their work and get help if needed.

Block schedule leaves students restless

April 20, 2018

The  block schedule weeks that took place between March 20 and April 19 have prompted many different opinions from students. Carlmont made a temporary change in its schedu...

Many students at Carlmont hope to have block schedule permanently in the future.

Carlmont’s path to a new schedule is blocked

February 6, 2018

Imagine having two days a week when you can put off half of your homework until the next day. Imagine only going to half of your classes and therefore having more time to do activities...

A sign promoting the schedule change is posted at a bus stop near Carlmont.

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

January 17, 2018

The SamTrans system provides fundamental transportation services to the Bay Area in the form of trains, accessible services for the disabled, and buses. In an attempt to improve and si...

Beginning this school year, the Monday of final exams week will begin with a minimum day schedule in the morning, followed by a lunch period and then the sixth-period final.

Carlmont reacts to changes in final exam schedule

December 3, 2017

As the Carlmont community wraps up its first semester of the 2017-2018 school year, students and staff members will have to adapt to a change in the final exam schedule. For...

The longer class period  allows students in Spanish class to enjoy hands-on activities, such as recording videos  of conversations to review later.

Block schedule provides new opportunities

April 26, 2017

On April 26 and April 27, the Carlmont schedule will be switched to a block schedule due to standardized testing.  This change was made to allow sophomores and juniors to complete their CAA...

Like many other students, sophomore Gianna Lippi begins her school day an hour later than in previous school years.

Carlmont reacts to new late start schedule

August 22, 2016

With first period beginning at 8:57 a.m. on regular days and at 9:43 a.m. on Wednesdays, many Carlmont students start their days approximately an hour later than in previous sch...

Sophomores had to recall knowledge acquired in freshman biology during the Smarter Balanced testing.

Smarter Balanced testing disrupts class

April 22, 2016

Aside from heralding the beginning of spring, April is the harbinger of the Smarter Balanced assessments. Sophomores are tested in biology and juniors in English. This is part...

Block schedule: fact or myth?

May 2, 2014

Following the temporary block schedule brought on by the Smarter Balance testing on April 28 and 29, many Carlmont students have began pondering the idea of a permanent block schedule. Sophomore...

Current bell schedule

Block schedule: to praise or forget

March 20, 2014

This week all Sequoia High School Union District sophomores with a few upperclassman took the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) leading to a block schedule on March 18 ...

Students enjoy CAHSEE schedule

March 20, 2014

Driving by Carlmont High School on the mornings of March 18 and 19, one would probably be confused by the lack of cars filling the street. Local San Carlos resident Kian Seddighnezad,...

Senior Kalila Kirk takes a math test.

Mixed report card for new finals schedule

December 12, 2013

An onslaught of whining and cheering has stormed the Carlmont campus in reaction to the new finals schedule. Last year, after a regular school day on Monday, students took finals on Tuesday...

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