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The warm weather beckons locals to visit the Stanford Dish Trails.

Summer brings hiking opportunities near the Stanford Dish

June 4, 2019

As summer approaches, the continued maintenance of the Stanford Dish Trail encourages Bay Area residents to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. “The warm weather is p...

Tara Roshan, a sophomore, works on a project during AP Euro class despite senioritis

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...

Work permits issued by the school and Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) are required for students seeking formal employment.

Working Carlmont students prepare for summer

May 14, 2019

As the 2018-2019 school year comes to an end, many Carlmont students prepare for another summer of work and internships, while some debate whether or not to invest their time in...

Carlmont students enjoy the warm day and sunny sky in the quad.

Moods shift as weather heats up

April 22, 2019

For Californians, the emergence of warm sunny days means one thing: the wait is finally over! The sun washes over the sky giving students the opportunity to switch up their...

Students collaborate with their teammates to brainstorm the best solution for the MASC project on scratch paper issued by the administering teacher.

New summer reading activities leave the school Mars-struck

September 24, 2018

This year, Carlmont held MASC, or Martian All-School Competition, as part of Martian Week, which started Aug. 20. Instead of having students sit on the field as in previous years, all students had at least a 10-minute lesson in every class about a topic related to The Martian.

Students who attend the San Carlos Sister City Association's exchange travel to Omura, Japan for two weeks during the month of July.

Summer exchange to Japan broadens cultural horizons

January 10, 2018

5,709 miles. There are 5,709 miles separating the cities of San Carlos and Omura, but traveling between the two is well worth the absence from home. In 2012, the San Carlo...

Waterdog Tavern in the Carlmont shopping center employs many 
Carlmont students as hosts, bussers, and servers both over the summer and during the school year.

As the school year wraps up, students search for summer jobs

May 19, 2017

For most students, the end of the school year means 2 1/2 months of time off and relaxation; for some students, however, the work never stops. Students who work during the summer earn...

Sophomore Maya Schwartz looks at the candidates for the 2017 summer reading book and decides which ones to vote on.

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

February 25, 2017

A decision finally left up to the students: the summer reading book. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, students had the opportunity to vote for the upcoming summer reading book through a G...

The bipolar weather in February has Sophomore Kiki Dvorakova puzzled about her outfit choices.

Scots wear shorts in February

February 18, 2016

February is typically known as the month with rain boots, rainbows and pale complexions, but the last few weeks have felt more like Bermuda than Belmont. While Carlmont students...

Don't let the burden of school work get to you during the summer.

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

May 11, 2015

Treat yo’ self by tasting all 31 Baskin Robbins ice cream flavors. You may not have won a math award this year, but you can win the title of Most Accomplished Ice Crea...

Lake Berryessa water levels decrease every year.

California expects the driest summer yet

April 9, 2015

California is in for the driest summer in years. Sierra Nevada Mountains’ snowfall has only reached 5 percent of annual averages. This week, California water officials...

‘Awesome Mix Vol. 1’ takes the summer by storm

January 8, 2015

Music releases during the summer of 2014 were somewhat slow, so slow that one of the season's most popular albums was made up of songs from 50 years ago. "Guardians of the Galaxy"...

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