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Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Passing period does not give students enough time to get to class

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Outlook, Student Perspective

Lateness is an ongoing problem at Carlmont High School and unfortunately, having seven minutes is not enough time to get to class comfortably. Students either have to run, leave their previous class early, or just accept that they are late to class every day. "I have to walk from U to F and I just...

PAW Club involves community in animal welfare

PAW Club involves community in animal welfare

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

Clubs on campus help people in need of medical care, teach students how to invest money, work to protect the ocean, give gifts to sick children, and more; Protecting Animals Worldwide (PAW) Club adds animals to the list of groups positively impacted by Carlmont clubs. PAW Club is led by Sonali Kanaya...

California considers ending daylight saving time

California considers ending daylight saving time

James Bennet, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

As daylight saving time approaches this year, Assembly Bill 807, which was introduced to the California State Legislature in February 2017, aims to end daylight saving time for California. On March 12, Californians will turn their clocks forward one hour to begin the practice of daylight saving time. In 19...

Students prioritize internet over homework

Students prioritize internet over homework

Thomas Leme, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features

There are only 24 hours in a day, and according to a report by Common Sense Media, teenagers spend nine of those hours using media. According to Brandwatch, over 3 billion people use the internet and over 2 billion of them use social media, making it one of the most popular aspects of media today...

San Carlos Farmers’ Market continues year round

San Carlos Farmers’ Market continues year round

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under News

Hot Harvest Nights are no longer. Since 2004, from May to December, the Hot Harvest Nights farmers' market would set up every Thursday in downtown San Carlos, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. Hot Harvest Nights is being replaced by a year-round market on Sundays. “I like having access to seasonal food year round. It brings the community together year round instead of just the summers,” said Katrina Van...

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top News

One small step for  a high school athlete. One giant leap for Carlmont volleyball. The number one seed Los Altos Eagles were defeated by fifth seed Carlmont Scots on Wednesday Nov. 18 at the Central Coast Section (CCS). At Piedmont High School, San Jose, the gym was missing the Screamin' Scots....

It’s time to watch ‘The Muppets’

It’s time to watch ‘The Muppets’

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under A&E

Chalk-full of dad jokes that will provoke your most violent and self-conscious guffaws, "The Muppets" are back to lighten your life. Not tailored to a Sesame Street-shaped audience, "The Muppets" represent the more mature end of puppetry, delving into the complex industry of television production...

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority of high school students have some amount of free time regardless of how they choose to spend that time. Leisure time gives...

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015


Filed under A&E

Though the series' main focus is seems to be whimsical shenanigans, there is actually a dark and complex story behind "Adventure Time." This show takes place in a world with strange creatures that are a result of a nuclear war that brought about the end of the world, with a boy named Finn being the...

Real Talk: Turkey Time

Real Talk: Turkey Time

Becca Fradkin and Sonia Paulo, Multimedia Editor and Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Podcasts

Listen to hear how different Carlmont students like to spend their Thanksgiving.

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

November 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Say goodbye to the days when your teachers held your hand and gave you a homework pass when you had a rough night, because it's time to grow up. For many of us, this will be our last year in high school, and then it's off to the real world where there is nobody reminding us to do our laundry or to...

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Senior year is the best year of high school. It's when you get to relax, hang out with your friends, make fun of the freshmen, and fantasize about moving far, far away. Right? Wrong. Senior year is stress overload, and according to the American Psychological Association, the percentage of high school...

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