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Social Media causes teens to procrastinate

Social Media causes teens to procrastinate

February 14, 2019

Ten minutes. Just ten more minutes before a student puts down their phone and starts their homework. Soon, this will turn into 30 minutes — then into an hour. For many, social media is a ...

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

October 13, 2018

In debates about internet content, one controversial issue has been that privacy does not exist online so any content could be traced back to the sharer for legal reasons. On th...

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

September 25, 2018

For adults with full-time careers, a spike in gas prices is frustrating yet manageable. However, teenagers across the Bay Area are struggling to fund their transportation. ...

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

May 13, 2018

Approximately 20 million new cases of STDs are found in the United States every year. Around half of these are found in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. On Wednesday, April 27, the Belmont Library and the San Mateo County Pride Center host...

Teens scale the Golden Gate Bridge

Teens scale the Golden Gate Bridge

May 18, 2017

A heart-stopping video posted to YouTube showed two Wisconsin teens filming themselves as they scaled San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, performing somersaults and hang...

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

Carlmont donates ‘Ready Player One’ books to at-risk teens

May 4, 2017

Carlmont is accepting used copies of "Ready Player One," the 2016 school-wide summer reading book, from students.  Every English teacher has been given a book drive donation box and has colle...

Belmont Library offers teen activities

Belmont Library offers teen activities

May 1, 2017

Whether it is through cooking classes, book clubs, or arts and crafts, the Belmont Library brings the people of Belmont together. Recently, the Belmont Library has held many events for teens to get acti...

Students need a healthy breakfast to start their day

Students need a healthy breakfast to start their day

April 2, 2017

Breakfast: a hearty meal to kick start the day or a quick bite before rushing out of the house to school or work? Many teenagers and young adults don't know which one breakfast...

Teens suffer from caffeine addiction

Teens suffer from caffeine addiction

February 25, 2017

The line at Starbucks is out the door as Carlmont High School students wait for their hot lattes and mochas, the majority unaware of possible side effects of the consumed product...

Social media ruins social lives

Social media ruins social lives

January 24, 2017

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teena...

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

January 30, 2015

A concentrated chess player studies the game board carefully and calculates her next move. She made foolish mistakes in her amateur days by rushing into action unprepared, but...

Providing teens with guidance in decision making

Providing teens with guidance in decision making

November 19, 2014

Jimmy felt the pressure to take a hit. He went to a party hosted by a friend’s friend, aware that illegal substances would be there and the host had a reputation. Debating...

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