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Students need a healthy breakfast to start their day

Students need a healthy breakfast to start their day

Juliana Rinaldi, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under Features

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 actually should be. Eating just anything for breakfast isn't enough to start the day off right. The quality of the food that...

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

Nikka Gribanovsky, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 2, emails were sent out to Carlmont students with details on counselor appointments for choosing classes for the following year. With nearly 20 Advanced Placement (AP) class options, the choices can be stressful. Sophomore Sakina Bambot said, “I like that AP classes challenge me and allow...

Stress-free break turns into stressful academics

Stress-free break turns into stressful academics

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
April 12, 2016
Filed under Campus

Say goodbye to warm, sandy beaches and hello to textbooks, AP tests, and homework. Spring break has officially ended for Carlmont students, and the next break isn't until summer. With the warm weather that occurred during break, many were able to make the most of their vacation and enjoy their...

Sleep deprivation after break hits students hard

Sleep deprivation after break hits students hard

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Campus

Students are struggling with rewiring their sleep routines after the first week back from winter break. "Although two weeks away from school doesn't seem like a lot, getting back into the usual groove was tough, especially if a student participates in any extracurricular activities or AP classes,"...

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015
Filed under Campus

As Spring break approaches students plan to take advantage of their time off in many different ways. Whether it’s visiting colleges, spending time with family and friends, or taking an exotic vacation Carlmont students will not let their spring break go to waste. As the May 1st deadline to decide...

A new break for physics

A new break for physics

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
March 31, 2015
Filed under Campus

Go big or go home. Next year, aspiring physics students will face two options, the five-point AP class or four-point regular level physics. Students regularly pick a science path early on due to the time investment of two years per AP science. Students would have to pick between AP Chem or AP Physics,...

Finals make or break your grade

Highlander Staff
January 10, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After a long semester of hard work, everything comes down to taking a dreaded final. As a standard, most finals are worth somewhere from 10-20 percent of a total grade. A 20 percent final has multiple effects on students, for some it can be a miracle worker, and for others a grade wrecker. The...

Water main break gives students an extra day of vacation

Water main break gives students an extra day of vacation

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
January 8, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

Students at Carlmont high school gained an extra day of vacation due to the water main break on Terra Linda campus leaving the school without access to water. Between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Monday night the water main was reported broken which resulted in the closing of other San Carlos schools; Tierra...

Students eagerly await spring break

Students eagerly await spring break

Alyssa Fagel, Editor
April 11, 2014
Filed under Campus

With spring break less than 24 hours away, Carlmont students have expressed their eagerness for their last real “break” before summer vacation. Something that has made this spring break more desirable this year than in past years for students remaining in the Bay Area is the warm weather in loca...

Two bones break his season

Two bones break his season

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
March 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

Senior and soccer player Theo Fedronic broke two bones last Tuesday night during his club soccer practice. “Igot in a collision with the goalkeeper during a scrimmage,” said Fedronic “Our keeper went up for a cross and landed on Theo’s legs after a diving save,” said teamate Jordan Kiss. Fedronic broke his tibia and fibula. The tibia is parallel with the fibula and is typically the larger of the two bones betwee...

Students anticipate Thanksgiving Break

Students anticipate Thanksgiving Break

Ashley Kawakami, Features Editor
November 15, 2012
Filed under Campus

                Thanksgiving is approaching quickly and Carlmont students are beginning to get excited for a five day weekend. Carlmont gets Nov. 21 until Nov. 25 off to celebrate Thanksgiving and take a break from school. This year, Thanksgiving Day falls on Thursday, Nov. 22. Carlmont studen...

Spring Break: break from school?

Spring Break: break from school?

April 11, 2012
Filed under Campus

[media-credit id=29 align="alignnone" width="151"][/media-credit]From the gorgeous colors of the sunset to the beautiful sunrise, Carlmont students have spent their Spring Breaks visiting colleges, vacationing, or simply relaxing at home. With Spring Break just ending, many students wonder what other...

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