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Relaxation Motivation Club encourages healthy stress management

Relaxation Motivation Club encourages healthy stress management

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Campus

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 unhealthy amounts of angst and stress. Relaxation Motivation, a club co-founded this year by Sophie Srivastava, Anna Singer, and Samantha Owyang,...

Counselor appointments are accompanied by stress

Counselor appointments are accompanied by stress

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Campus

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 appointment with their counselor in order to pick classes for the next school year. Freshmen have an even bigger task: they, alo...

College is hitting students harder, earlier

College is hitting students harder, earlier

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features, Top News

It’s three in the morning.  Sophomore Jade Sebti wakes with a start.  She rubs her bleary eyes to find her bed covered in chemistry notes and flashcards.   She panics, worrying about how much she has left to study and how she’s going to do on her test tomorrow. She’s not the only one....

Using stress to your advantage

Using stress to your advantage

Victor Li, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices, Top News

After coming home from school tired and exhausted, you cram in hours and hours of homework, with no time to relax. Your responsibilities seem overwhelming, but your persistence drives you on. Yet, right after you begin to relax thinking you have finished your duties, you suddenly remember about...

Assignment overload results in student stress

Assignment overload results in student stress

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

To the average Carlmont student, the stress that comes with having too much homework is a normal part of life. Whether it is because the of the six tests on Friday, a project that hasn’t been started, or too much homework to fit into one day, some students have felt the panic of having a lar...

Reducing stress through small acts of kindness

Reducing stress through small acts of kindness

Jessica Adair

September 1, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

The life of a high school student is a stressful one. With countless amounts of homework and tests, extracurricular activities, and college applications, there is hardly ever time to take a break. According to the 2013 survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 83 percent of...

The stress behind the dance show

The stress behind the dance show

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

Vine- Dance Show

AP test stress

AP test stress

May 10, 2013


Filed under Campus

For the past week, all AP students have been under maximum stress levels, and with summer beginning to feel so close,  studying for the ever important AP tests feels almost impossible and passing the test feels like a far away dream. Beginning on May 6, and ending May 17, the AP exams mark the end of AP courses for a...

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