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The UEFA Champions League is played September through June and involves Europe's top teams.

Champions League round of 16 brings soccer to school

March 15, 2019

With the UEFA Champions League tournament inching further to its final on June 1 in Madrid, Spain, fans around the world are tuning into their screens to see how Europe’s most p...

“Sex Education” is an interesting take on the high school experience

March 5, 2019

For a show that discusses the intricacies of sex alongside high school life, "Sex Education" does a surprisingly good job of tying the two together in a comical and well-written...

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College is expensive, but it doesn’t have to be

March 1, 2019

The price people pay for a degree is equal to the price of purchasing a small home in Sacramento, California. But there are ways to decrease the amounts people pay for your e...

One of the major challenges teachers experience each day is the long commute to and from work.

Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

January 28, 2019

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...

Kyle Dimick, a senior, and Griffin Soelberg, a junior, lead students through cheers.

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

January 22, 2019

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....

BELMONT, CA - JAN. 8: Central Elementary School in Belmont, Calif., remains quiet, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, one day after Belmont police responded to the shooting death of a 17-year-old Redwood City boy in the school's parking lot. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

January 9, 2019

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...

Soni Kanaya and Chloe Palarca-Wong, both juniors, participate in one of the Holiday Village activities by decorating cookies in the quad.

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

December 17, 2018

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...

A new bell schedule probes the question of how it would affect what time school, or even lunch, starts for students and staff.

Potential advisory period provokes enthusiasm among students

November 26, 2018

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 i...

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School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

October 29, 2018

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 an...

Carlmont cheer shows off one of their new stunts in the homecoming assembly.

Students ‘ride the tide’ of school spirit

October 29, 2018

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...

The counselors and other staff discuss their research in a meeting of the mental health collaboration team.

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

October 18, 2018

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...

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

October 16, 2018

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

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.