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Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

May 21, 2019

Get good grades, get into a good college, get a good job. This is what many students hear on a daily basis. As finals week approaches, many students are reminded of the pressures to...

Senioritis strikes again

Senioritis strikes again

May 15, 2019

Senioritis whips through the school hallways and crawls under classroom doors, infecting students and impacting their performance in school. In other words, with summer around...

First responders face the stress of saving lives

First responders face the stress of saving lives

February 17, 2019

Imagine trudging through debris from a wildfire. Your job is to pick up what the fire hasn’t already destroyed. Houses are reduced to rubble and there isn’t a living thing in...

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

December 14, 2018

Students from the junior class huddled together through the chilly night as the movie "Elf" played on the projector. On Dec. 7,  an activity called Junior Movie Night took...

Potential advisory period provokes enthusiasm among students

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...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

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...

Annual picnic gives seniors an outlet for stress

Annual picnic gives seniors an outlet for stress

May 3, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, seniors are dealing with the stress of finals and preparing for college. Carlmont’s annual senior picnic gives these students an opport...

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Students struggle for a work-life balance

February 28, 2018

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress ...

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

December 20, 2017

Picture this: you have a math test in 20 minutes that you didn't study for. As you frantically attempt to remember what the previous unit was about, you remember your friend to...

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

November 20, 2017

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a t...

Relaxation Motivation Club encourages healthy stress management

Relaxation Motivation Club encourages healthy stress management

May 31, 2017

A survey conducted by the American Psychological Society in 2013 found that stress is extremely common especially among teenagers, with school as a major contributor to the unh...

Counselor appointments are accompanied by stress

Counselor appointments are accompanied by stress

February 23, 2016

Preparations for the 2016-2017 school year are already well on their way. During the months of Feb., March, and April, all students at Carlmont, except seniors, will have an appo...

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