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Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

March 23, 2019

Teens around the Bay Area submit their films for a chance to win prizes in the SMCL Teen Film Fest.

Emma Weitz, a sophomore, prepares a drink for a customer during her shift at Farm House Restaurant in Belmont.

The difficulties behind teen jobs

February 17, 2019

Eleven million eight hundred forty-six thousand. This is the amount of unemployed youth, ages 16-19, in the United States according to 2017 Kids Count Data Center. This nu...

Students attending the Teen Job and Volunteer Fair are learning more details about possible summer internships and jobs.

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

April 29, 2018

Adults have jobs and make money so they can live and provide for future children, who don't really work and get jobs. Teens, in between kid and adult, are encouraged to find j...

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the Sa...

Teenagers from San Mateo County attended the San Mateo County Teen Film Festival to showcase their respective films for others.

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

March 12, 2018

Discussing sound-layering techniques with other filmmakers. Publicizing your documentary or music video to a large audience. Forming connections with real-life movie producers. At...

The Teen Center, located on the side of the library, provides a comfortable space for teens to work and hang out.

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

March 26, 2017

It’s 3:15 p.m.   Hundreds of students swarm down Alameda, and a significant number move towards the Belmont Library, which overlooks the busy street from its location. ...

Raffi Samurkashian.

Teen passionate about reaching his goals

May 20, 2014

Being a junior in high school while taking five point classes is hard enough, but having a 5.0 GPA while being involved in many extra-curriculars seems almost impossible. Junior...

Boy survives deadly conditions in overseas flight

California teen sneaks flight to Hawaii

April 27, 2014

A sixteen year old Californian evaded airport security, slipped into a plane’s wheel well, and survived the subsequent flight to Hawaii, despite subzero temperatures and a potentially...

MUN: The epitome of teen political involvement

MUN: The epitome of teen political involvement

March 5, 2014

To many high school students, the world of politics can seem intimidating and difficult to understand, but for the members of the Model United Nations club, opportunities to immerse...

Doctors attempting to save the 17 year old Palestinian boys life

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

January 15, 2013

Palestinian doctors attempted to save a 17 year-old boy's life after an accidental shooting by an Israeli officer on Jan. 15, 2013 in Ramallah, West Bank. The teen got caught...

Teen Truth Assembly

September 16, 2012

Teen Truth: Body Image Assembly

Teen Truth: Body Image Assembly

September 14, 2012


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