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A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This article has themes involving depression, anxiety, and suicide. If these topics are likely to trigger you, it is suggested that you stop reading. “I want to die.” It rolls off of your tongue easier than ever before. You slip the graded paper, a red F, back into your binder, ...

The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

Katherine McKinney, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

The Bay Area is one of the most diverse places in the entire world to live. It includes Silicon Valley and San Francisco, centers of technological innovation in the US, as well as Oakland, a large, industry-driven city that has existed for over a hundred years. But there is a dark side to this niche of we...

Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

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. This is the reality of being a teacher. Every day, teachers struggle with the consequences of their job. The salary of...

Lack of parking poses issues

Lack of parking poses issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

One of the special bonds that students and parents share is the hassle associated with Carlmont parking lots. Carlmont's parking lots have resulted in an overflow of students and parents parking in nearby streets such as Chula Vista Drive. Despite their actions being completely legal, they have caus...

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Model UN struggles to find an adviser

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Students with a passion to resolve issues outside of the United States assemble together every week and act as delegates from different countries—or they would, if they could find an adviser to lend a room and guidance. Ayesha Abbasi, senior and the president of Model UN, said, "Model UN is a mock...

CTE schedule struggles

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

Not only do you have to get good grades to graduate from high school, you also need to fulfill the graduation requirements. Students are required to finish all Fine Arts, Career Technical Education (CTE), and electives credits by graduation. A few CTE classes offered in Carlmont are Computer Science,...

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