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Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

CJ Ward, Segment Producer

March 23, 2019

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

The difficulties behind teen jobs

The difficulties behind teen jobs

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

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 number also reflects that there was a 1 percent drop in the employment rate of youth compared to the previous year. Teens are finding it difficult to get a job. As a matter of fact, most teens don’t work. The employment rate f...

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair allows students to find job opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

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 jobs and opportunities for real-world experiences as they grow up.  The Belmont Library facilitated these aims by hosting its secon...

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Anna Feng, Managing Editor

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 San Mateo County Library (SMCL) hosts a Pajama Storytime. The San Carlos Library is one of the libraries that host this event....

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

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 San Mateo County Libraries' 10th annual Teen Film Festival, filmmakers from 9th to 12th grade presented their short f...

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

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. The Belmont Library is the main destination of many students after school. There are working areas, a café, and computers ...

Teen passionate about reaching his goals

Teen passionate about reaching his goals

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

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 Raffi Samurkashian is currently taking three AP’s while maintaining a 5.0 GPA. At the same time, he is part of the Armenian...

California teen sneaks flight to Hawaii

California teen sneaks flight to Hawaii

Taran Sun, Managing Editor

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 lethal deficit of oxygen. CNN News reported that the boy was running away from home when he bypassed airport security....

MUN: The epitome of teen political involvement

MUN: The epitome of teen political involvement

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

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 themselves in the world of politics through conferences, discussions, and government involved decision making run rampant. The...

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

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 up during a protest near a borderline that was held by local residents against the Israeli troop. The separation barrier...

Teen Truth Assembly

Teen Truth Assembly

September 16, 2012

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
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