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The many hallways of Carlmont High School  will be explored by parents during open house.

Carlmont opens its doors to the public

March 15, 2017

The opportunity for the public to explore Carlmont High School is here. Carlmont open house is taking place on March 16. Open house is a night where parents or the general public can vi...

The City of Belmont and the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District are considering converting Barrett Community Center into a small elementary school to help resolve the overcrowding issues at the current schools in the district.

School officials consider turning Barrett into an elementary school

March 9, 2017

Overcrowding in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District (BRSSD) is causing officials to look at Barrett Community Center as a fix. According to BRSSD's website, “Over the l...

Rowers at the 2016 San Diego Crew Classic race to the finish.

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

March 7, 2017

Out-of-school sports can offer Carlmont students benefits, but they can also come with drawbacks. The benefits include valuable friendships, increased discipline, and stayi...

Students from East Palo Alto bring more diversity to Carlmont.

School borders decrease diversity at Carlmont

February 23, 2017

Carlmont High School no longer experiences the enrichment brought there by the diverse students coming from the neighboring communities.                             ...

Student hides behind their personal insecurities brought on by social media

Insecurities stem from social media

February 22, 2017

Social media reinforces teenage insecurities on many levels. Many students in America feel these insecurities on a daily basis as they strive to reach the expectations gover...

Leslie McPherson looks at school options for children in the area of Redwood Shores.

Private schools vs. Public schools: Bay Area edition

February 21, 2017

  Almost a half million public school students enrolled in the ninth grade in California in the fall of 2015. Leah Auyoung was one of them. After attending private school...

On top of the school gym, the name “Carlmont” alongside its mascot, the Scot, reminds students of the community they belong to. Sophomore Nicole Turk says, “To me, a school community is the camaraderie between all the students and faculty at Carlmont while we live in the moment.”

ASB strives for inclusivity in spirit events

February 8, 2017

The typical student recognizes the sound of the cheerleading team at sports games and sees the frantic dash to buy tickets for homecoming. But do these prove the existence of school...

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Fear of school can be an advantage

October 25, 2016

"What are you afraid of?" Most people would answer with "death" or "a zombie apocalypse." However, for an increasing number of high school students, the answer might turn...

ASB puts up posters advertising the homecoming dance, which will take place on Oct. 15.

Homecoming vibes spread around Carlmont

October 3, 2016

As the calendar turns to October, the halls are filled with the anticipation of homecoming week. All over Carlmont campus, ASB posted colorful posters and flyers advertisi...

Students who take Personal Finance at Carlmont learn how to manage their money and prepare themselves for life after high school.

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

September 6, 2016

Beyond high school, students have to adapt to an independent lifestyle and can no longer rely on guidance from their parents and teachers. By enrolling in the personal finance...

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

May 22, 2016

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits...

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