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The Junior State of America Club teaches members to listen to others' points of view and discuss important issues.

Junior State of America promotes open political dialogue

March 25, 2019

According to the Pew Research Center, the divide between Democrats and Republicans on major issues grows wider. The Junior State of America (JSA) Club at Carlmont is trying to...

Jackson Velschow (#75) talks to his teammates during a timeout against Mills on the last game of the 2017 season.

Jackson Velschow commits to Portland State for football

May 6, 2018

Six percent of high school football seniors will play in college, according to CBS news. Jackson Velschow, a senior, has played the offensive line for Carlmont in past years and is going to Portland State. Jackson Velschow is part of the six ...

Zachary Kuchlenz, a junior and a Warriors fan, wears his teams colors in math class.

Warriors spark excitement in new season

November 14, 2017

Sixty-seven wins and 15 losses. Four All-Stars. Best record in the NBA. Best ever playoff record for an NBA team. Two championships in three years (according to Some...

After the heavy rains in February, the wooden fences at Twin Pines Park have collapsed due to the unstable footing underneath.

California requests federal aid for storm recovery

March 20, 2017

To aid repairs for flooding and rain damages, Governor Jerry Brown requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on March 19. The request comes only a month after resident...

San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Berkeley, and San Diego are some of the cities that have adopted sanctuary city status. If passed, the California Values Act would enact sanctuary policies statewide and would go into effect immediately.

California considers becoming a sanctuary state

March 16, 2017

California is home to 10 million immigrants, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. As a response to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that...

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

February 22, 2017

The clang of aluminum Sprite cans and the crinkle of loose Doritos bags are familiar sounds to volunteers at the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) Earth Day Restoration an...

As the number of teachers in San Mateo County decreases each year, class sizes have increased due to a lack of adequate staffing.

State lawmakers tackle teacher shortage

January 31, 2017

A widespread teacher shortage in the Bay Area has led to oversized classrooms and inadequate education for bilingual and special education students. However, a state legislator...

As storms move away from the Bay Area, repairs and aid can be given to those who need it.

State of emergency is proclaimed after storm damages

January 26, 2017

As a result of the storms of thunder and rain sweeping through California since late December, Governor Jerry Brown called a state of emergency for 50 counties on the night of Jan. 23. Sacramento, San Francisco, Merced...

Ohio State University stands strong during the aftermath of a violent attack on campus.

Tragedy hits Ohio State University

December 1, 2016

On Nov. 28, an Ohio State University student drove his car onto a sidewalk full of students and faculty on campus and attacked them with a knife. The attack was over in less...

 Head Coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors talks strategy with the players.

Golden State Warriors: Can they beat the record?

March 28, 2016

To say the Golden State Warriors are having a good season would be an understatement. For the second year in a row, the Warriors are the team to beat with a stellar record....

Sophomore Katie Gray reviews information for her chemistry final.

Finals are looming over Carlmont

December 10, 2015

Students are feeling the overwhelming pressure to study hard and prepare for the stressful time to come: finals week. The week for final exams begins on Dec. 14, and many students ar...

Mixed Choir also performs

Carlmont students advance to All State

March 31, 2015

"It was a beautiful, glorious, delicious experience. Singing with skilled musicians from all over California and hearing their various backgrounds was an truly eye-opening experience,"...

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