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International students make up a significant portion of the population, but many are still unaware of the hardships those students may face in the U.S.

Foreign students face foreign problems

April 2, 2020

Some come for a better education, some because of their parents, while others come seeking financial security. The California Department of Education recorded that there were over 2 million students recognized as English...

Many students plan out their work by checking Canvas and writing a schedule in their planners.

The advantages and hardships of distance learning

March 29, 2020

On March 16, the first day of distance learning, Carlmont students opened their eyes to rooms full of sunlight, likely feeling refreshed from a good night's rest and the option...

One of Carlmont's counselors, Ross Yokomura, explains the A-G requirements to sophomores in the College and Career Center. The A-G requirements are used by Carlmont to determine what classes a student must take to graduate high school. Many colleges also use these same requirements to determine whether a student is qualified to apply to their college.

The road to college admission

February 29, 2020

Future jobs, salaries, reputation, and education; so much rides on a student's choice of whether they should attend college and if so, where. As a result, it is important for s...

Cole Gunning, a sophomore, studies for his upcoming finals, practicing study methods such as reviewing notes and re-reading material.

Teachers offer study strategies for upcoming review week

December 5, 2019

As finals are just around the corner, students find themselves struggling to study for their upcoming exams. Many are overloaded with assignments leading up to review week, resulti...

A student crosses the finish line for the Color Run.

Tierra Linda-Mariposa students and families raise money at the Color Run

October 26, 2019

While Carlmont high schoolers were sleeping in on a Sunday morning, Tierra Linda (TL) and Mariposa middle schoolers were up and ready to run a 5K. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on...

Freshman Curly Raddavero spikes a ball, scoring a point for the Scots.

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

October 9, 2019

Carlmont girls JV volleyball team encountered a head-to-head clash with the Hillsdale Knights, triumphant only due to their sudden surge of spirit.  The Scots started the game off strong on Oct. 8...

Sophomore Maya Henry prepares for the PSAT using a PSAT prep book from The Princeton Review at the Belmont Library.

Students reveal the hidden importance of the PSAT

October 2, 2019

The school-mandated PSAT is coming fast, but not all students deal with it the same way. On Oct. 16, sophomores and juniors will be participating in the Preliminary Sch...

Some students pick up the camera instead of pursuing other hobbies, such as dance and other sports.

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young...

Alison Kim looks disappointedly at another blocked website while she tries to do research for school.

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

May 24, 2019

It isn't uncommon for students using a school-issued device or the campus wifi to find many of their online sources blocked by the Sequoia Union High School District. There...

Zane Rodriguez hits a single while Tanner Van Why scores a run.

Carlmont JV baseball mercy-ruled the Menlo Knights

April 13, 2019

It was a sunny Friday afternoon for the Carlmont Scots JV baseball team and a not so sunny disposition for the Menlo High School Knights when mercy rule came into play, giving the Scots a v...

Many question the effectiveness of the school curriculum in preparing students to enter the workforce.

School curriculum develops skills for tomorrow

April 9, 2019

Students hunched over their desk, frantically scribbling away at their notes. At the head of the classroom, the teacher drones on about a concept they barely understand or will ...

Sticky notes with kind messages are posted on every locker.

Kindness Week warms school environment

March 24, 2019

Students gathered in the quad to make bracelets for Kindness Week, a week-long event filled with small activities to promote goodwill and spread positivity. To kick off the...

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