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Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

Late nights. Early mornings. Slow commutes. Long hours. Scornful students. Teachers put up with this, and more, for half the average wage of a tech worker in Silicon Valley. This is the reality of being a teacher. Every day, teachers struggle with the consequences of their job. The salary of...

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Uncategorized

The recent Screamin' Scots meeting on Jan. 17 promoted school spirit amongst Carlmont students. The event took place during lunch and was originally planned to be on Jan. 16. However, the date was later changed. Screamin’ Scots is a student-run organization that cheers on Carlmont sports teams....

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

Mohammad Othman, a Carlmont senior and varsity football player, was found shot dead in a parking lot at Central Elementary School on the evening of Jan. 7, 2019. The Belmont police arrived at Central Elementary School around 11 p.m. Monday night after receiving a requested welfare check on the Carlmont...

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims to intertwine the two occasions into a spirit week called Holiday Village, where students can participate i...

Potential advisory period provokes enthusiasm among students

Potential advisory period provokes enthusiasm among students

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

Carlmont is working on creating a new bell schedule that will implement an advisory period before lunch for both students and staff. Theoretically, an advisory period could improve communication between students and their teachers by providing them with extra time to speak about any missed work or general ...

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

As tropical decor lined the walls and a sense of Carlmont spirit filled the air, students packed the bleachers of the Terry Stogner gym on Oct. 25 for the annual homecoming assembly. From cheer to Drumline, all of Carlmont gathered together at the assembly to celebrate and embrace school spirit through...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

It is no secret that both stress and anxiety can take a toll on students, especially in high school. Principal Ralph Crame, as well as the rest of the administration, wants to work to combat these everyday obstacles. To do so, he formed a mental health collaboration team following the Western Association...

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

Briana McDonald, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the Scots win on Friday, Oct. 12.

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Back to School Night provides a connection between parents and teachers

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The halls were packed with scores of confused parents who rushed to get across the school as their kids had done every day for the past few months. Yes, this was the night: Back to School Night. “In recent years Carlmont has attempted to make it more of a community event,” Vice Principal Jenn...

Principal tries to reduce student ‘Angst’ with movie

Principal tries to reduce student ‘Angst’ with movie

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus

There’s no doubt that high school is an anxious time. Almost one in three adolescents will meet the criteria of an anxiety disorder before the age of 18, according to a study from the Child Mind Institute. Carlmont will be hosting a showing of 'Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety' in the Carlmont Performing Arts Center on Oct. 11 at 7 ...

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under News

In an attempt to gain more input from the community, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) organized a Community Engagement event on Oct. 2. Superintendent Mary Streshly said, "We wanted to hear parents’ and students’ voices on this issue.” Students, parents, teachers, and public officials came together to discuss the...

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