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Climate justice now, homework later

Climate justice now, homework later

October 3, 2019

“Climate justice, now!” chanted hordes of young protesters marching in the streets of San Francisco.  Thousands of people, from toddlers to senior citizens, kicked off the...

Youth Advisory Committee makes plans to improve Belmont’s community

Youth Advisory Committee makes plans to improve Belmont’s community

October 2, 2019

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) spent its first meeting of the year planning the events it will host this coming school year for the enhancement of the Belmont community. On Sept. 26...

Farm to Table: Youth raise livestock in the Bay Area

Farm to Table: Youth raise livestock in the Bay Area

May 1, 2019

When people think about county fairs, they usually associate them with hot summer days, carnival rides and games, cotton candy, and livestock exhibitions. What most fair-goers...

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

April 22, 2019

On April 19, local middle school students gathered at the San Carlos Youth Center, where a fun-filled night of dancing, socializing, and eating awaited them. Every month, the Sa...

Cannibis companies smoke out youth

Cannibis companies smoke out youth

February 21, 2019

With recreational cannabis legalized in California by popular vote only two years ago, many are rightfully curious if and how the products meant for adults are being accessed by...

Neglectful teaching threatens the success of youth

Neglectful teaching threatens the success of youth

February 2, 2019

For a student to be genuinely passionate about a subject in school is a rare and beautiful thing which is often impacted by teachers.  Getting a teacher that can connect well with...

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

January 27, 2019

A few days into the annual Week of the Family run by the San Carlos community, The Circus of Smiles visited the library to put on a show for all ages to come and enjoy. The library'...

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

December 19, 2018

In 2011, a McKinsey consulting firm report concluded that a little over half of the college graduates were unemployed, and out of the remaining graduates who had jobs, 48 percent of them were currently in work that requires less than a four-year degree. With statisti...

Opinion: Amazon is ripping this generation apart

Opinion: Amazon is ripping this generation apart

November 19, 2018

As a child, I always loved trips to the toy store with my family. I remember going to the Toys "R" Us in Foster City with them; running down those never-ending aisles with ...

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

November 18, 2018

“If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” This is the typical response of a parent when their child asks if they can do something because all of their friends are p...

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Students struggle for a work-life balance

February 28, 2018

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress ...

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

March 6, 2017

Over 300 students participate in Carlmont’s instrumental music program. About 200 of those students take their musical talents outside of Carlmont to the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. On...

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